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Second generation banker Doug Stuart stands beside an etched drawing of the historical First National Bank Building which was created by Catherine Pearson in 2007.

First National Bank sale: End of an era

Updated: Oct 22, 2014 3:38pm

The recent announcement of the sale of Pawhuska’s historic First National Bank is far from being a routine business transaction. Rather, it marks the end of 108 years of an independent, family-...

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Aug 27, 2014 12:05pm

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In this Aug. 6, file photo, Veronica, the child at the center of a national adoption dispute, is shown at the Cherokee Nation Jack Brown Center in Tahlequah, Okla. AP Photo/Tulsa World, Mike Simons, File

What about Veronica?

Updated: Sep 11, 2013 3:19pm

In a perfect world, daddies do not give up their babies.

Neither do mommies.

In a perfect world, adoptive parents aren’t needed because there are no children who need their love. They...

A special type of Grandparent’s Day celebration

Updated: Sep 11, 2013 4:56pm

When my seven-year old twin granddaughter, Finley, called me last week, she was insistent that I join her and her two brothers for an early-morning breakfast celebrating Grandparent’s Day. The...

US has big decision to make on Syria

Sep 04, 2013 12:17pm

BEVERLY HILLS — God bless America, and how’s everybody?

President Obama on Thursday hadn’t decided if the U.S. will strike Syria. He wants to launch a strike in the middle of a civil war...

The Oklahoman: Food stamp fraud not something to be dismissed

Sep 04, 2013 12:06pm

Food stamp fraud is on the rise nationally. Yet Matt Bruenig, writing for The American Prospect, proclaims fraud is “not even a problem” and “totally fine.”

“I don’t care about it and...

Muskogee Phoenix: Sharia law amendment a waste

Sep 04, 2013 12:06pm

Having the public vote on whether to ban state courts from considering international or Islamic law when deciding cases was a waste of taxpayer money.

Oklahomans approved State Question 755...

Editorial Cartoon

Sep 04, 2013 12:06pm

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Yes, you can trust the poor

Sep 04, 2013 12:06pm

Let us for a moment contemplate the state of charity in the world. Let’s use Heifer International as the model.

After the Spanish Civil War, an Indiana farmer by the name of Dan West...

On the right Osage Principal Chief John D. Red Eagle visits with friends at his family camp in the Pawhuska Indian Village during the 2013 In’lonshka dances in Pawhuska, as preparations for the evening meal are made.

Interview: Chief Red Eagle talks about his life and legacy

Aug 28, 2013 12:07pm

During the June ceremonial In’lonshka dances in Pawhuska, Principal Chief John D. Red Eagle, took time out to talk about his life and legacy.

Chief Red Eagle has lived a life steeped in...

Opinion True at first light: President Hillary Clinton?

Aug 28, 2013 12:06pm

It’s the dead of summer. Congress is on recess. Egypt burns. ObamaCare looms. Government spooks read our email.

What better time to dream about a new U.S. president?

The next...

Red Eagle: New Osage Nation government stands in contrast to the old one

Updated: Aug 21, 2013 3:19pm

On Aug. 19, the Osage Nation Congressional Committee of Inquiry began interviewing those subpoenaed to appear. As I predicted, the Inquiry is entirely one-sided. The committee is not allowing me...

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