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The two candidates for Osage County District One Commissioner, Randall Jones (left) and Bob Jackson (center), watched Friday as local election officials recounted the more than 3,500 votes from the Nov. 4 general election. A day-long recount confirmed the re-election of Democratic incumbent Jackson by 43 votes over his Republican challenger. Osage County Election Board member Becky Blackwood (standing) supervises handling of the ballots by precinct workers Dee Chambers (on her right) and Kathy Scott (to her left). With their backs to the camera, precinct workers Macy Strom and Ginny Sutton are recording the results. Jack Buzbee/Journal-Capital

Recount confirms Jackson as winner

Nov 19, 2014 1:44pm

A day-long recount Friday confirmed incumbent Bob Jackson as winner of the Nov. 4 general election for the District One seat on the Osage County Commission.

Jackson, a Democrat from Grainola...

Judge orders permit for wind farm

Updated: Nov 19, 2014 1:44pm

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Shown in Photo Wind Farm site near Burbank and Shidler. “The nacelle is the unit containing the generator and all of the equipment needed to produce electricity,” Bill Sweeden, a representative for TradeWind Energy, said. Jack Buzbee/J-C Correspondent

TradeWind Energy representative speaks to Kiwanians

Updated: Sep 25, 2014 2:36pm

Bill Sweeden, a representative of TradeWind Energy Inc., spoke to the Pawhuska Kiwanis Club on Sept. 10 about the latest news about the wind farm construction in Osage County.

His brother...

Verdigris Valley gets USDA loan guarantee

Updated: Sep 25, 2014 2:36pm

Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative has received a $21 million federal loan guarantee that will help improve its delivery of electric power in rural areas.

U.S. Department of Agriculture...

District Court proceedings

Updated: Sep 25, 2014 2:36pm


September 22

Kenneth Brett Cooper, Skiatook — DUI with blood-alcohol content of .08 or more - Great bodily injury.

Pearson Leon Oneal, Skiatook — Burglary in the second...

Jury acquits ex-coach Gilkey in felony embezzlement trial

Sep 19, 2014 7:15pm

Scotty Ray Gilkey was found innocent of embezzlement Friday following a felony trial that concluded an agonizing, two-year ordeal for the former Pawhuska football coach.

An Osage County...

Shown in the photo (L-R): Pawhuska Police Chief Scott Laird, Pawhuska Police Officer Justin Garrison, Rodney Timms, and Sgt. Steve Talburt Osage County Sheriff’s Dept. School Resource Officer. Jack Buzbee/Journal Capital

Businessman travels state in 18-wheeler to raise awareness about child abuse

Sep 17, 2014 12:06pm

On Sept. 10, businessman Rodney Timms, owner of Western Flyer Express, who is a child abuse survivor, stopped in Pawhuska with his 18-wheeler as part of his 77-county tour of Oklahoma to raise...

Topping the view from North Grandview Avenue is the Osage Nation Welcome Center, which is currently under construction. A realignment of Grandview in the vicinity of the new ON building was recently approved by the Pawhuska City Council. Mike Erwin/Journal-Capital

Grandview realignment in tune with campus plan

Sep 17, 2014 12:06pm

Traffic will soon cease to flow along an existing stretch of Grandview Avenue as part of a road re-design prompted by Campus Master Plan improvements for the Osage Nation Tribal Headquarters.


Annual fundraiser for local schools set

Sep 17, 2014 12:06pm

The Pawhuska Public School Foundation will hold its annual golf tournament fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 27, at Keystone Golf Club in Cleveland.

Registration for the four-person scramble...

County names new emergency director

Sep 17, 2014 12:06pm

Osage County’s longtime director of emergency management concluded his final monthly report with a word of caution Monday.

During an appearance before the Osage County Commission, Mike...

District Court Proceedings

Sep 17, 2014 12:06pm

The following cases were filed recently in Osage County District Court:


Sept. 12

Robin Renee Reed Bickford, Hominy — Burglary in the second degree.


Osages to terminate lease at Wah-Sha-She park on Hulah Lake

Sep 17, 2014 12:06pm

The Osage Nation has informed the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of its intention to terminate a lease agreement at Wah-Sha-She Park on Hulah Lake, tribal officials said.

In a letter sent last...

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