Barrett elected for tenth term, District 1 goes to runoff

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Tribal Chairman John “Rocky” Barrett was elected to his tenth term as Tribal Chairman. District 1 candidates Alan Melot and David Slavin will compete in a runoff election due to neither candidate receiving the required 50 percent of votes.

Capps and Barrett awarded Pottawatomie Power top spots

Every decade, the Countywide & Sun newspaper conducts the Pottawatomie Power Polls. Readers and residents nominate Pottawatomie County leaders and then vote to determine the top 10. In 2020, two of Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s executive team received rankings as the county’s two most powerful people.

CPN-Pottawatomie County Sheriff partnership benefits area residents

When first responders receive a call for help they know their fellow agencies are listening and ready to provide backup. This is how the working relationship between the CPN Tribal Police and sister agencies like the Pottawatomie County Sherriff’s Office has worked for years, and in recent months that partnership has only increased. “For one Read More »