Author Archives: Roseanne McKee

About Roseanne McKee

Journalist who enjoys reporting the community events/news of Pawhuska, Okla. Pawhuska has a rich culture as the home of the Osage Nation. Cattle ranching, the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve and the oil industry are all located near Pawhuska. The people are warm, generous and unpretentious. I love Pawhuska!

Grandma Pawhuska

By Roseanne McKee Republished with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise Hominy resident Carl Blue’s family is full of interesting characters and in this column, I’ll introduce you to several of them. The first is Virgie Elizabeth Stewart, Blue’s grandmother, who … Continue reading

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Gold prospecting for profit and fun

By Roseanne McKee Reprinted with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise When Mike Grim retired, he had no idea what adventures lay ahead for him. One small decision changed the course of his retirement — he joined the GPAA (Gold Prospectors … Continue reading

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Boys State an inspiring experience

By: Roseanne McKee Republished with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise The Chris Gailey American Legion Post 450 in Ochelata chose Weston Moses, 17, to attend the American Legion Oklahoma Boys State, a weeklong camp, hosted annually by the American Legion. … Continue reading

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Osage Nation Museum Curator takes position at American Indian Cultural Center and Museum

Photo by Roseanne McKee By Geneva HorseChief-Hamilton, ON Communications It has been a few short, and very busy, years filled with more than Hallie Winter (Osage) imagined when she left Buffalo, N.Y., in early 2015 to become the new director … Continue reading

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Ribbonwork a dying art

Republished by permission of the Examiner-Enterprise By: Roseanne McKee In June, while visiting the Water Bird Gallery, I ran into Kathryn Red Corn, who served as director of the Osage Museum for many years, was a member of the Osage … Continue reading

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Buford Ranch on OCCA Ranch Tour

By: Roseanne McKee Republished with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise The Osage County Cattlemen’s Association’s annual ranch tour, held each Father’s Day weekend, featured six ranches this year. This column provides highlights of the Buford Ranch, the fifth tour stop, … Continue reading

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Alred Ranch, Bluestem Ranch and Turkey Trak Ranch on OCCA 2018 Ranch Tour

Republished with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise By: Roseanne McKee The Osage County Cattlemen’s Association annual ranch tour is a treasured tradition in Osage County. It’s an opportunity for ranchers to showcase their cattle operations. Interviews with the ranchers or … Continue reading

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