February 20, 2014

City of Shawnee demands unwarranted tax revenue

City of Shawnee, Okla. officials recently delivered a letter to the four Native American Tribes in the city asking that tribes begin paying a three percent […]
March 27, 2014

BBQ cook-off, family activities scheduled for March 29

Grab the family and enjoy some of the best barbecue in the region at the Third Annual FireLake BBQ Contest on March 29. More than 40 […]
April 8, 2014

City of Shawnee campaign continues despite meeting with tribes

At its latest meeting on April 7, the Shawnee City Commission voted to authorize the City Manager and City Attorney to request formal mediation with other […]
May 12, 2014

FireLake Discount Food’s Kay Bruce reflects on 25 years in the grocery business

  Although tribes have started to build a diverse portfolio of businesses, a grocery store isn’t usually the first thing that come mind. However, for the […]
May 15, 2014

Grilling tips for the summer

  The cold is gone and the heat will soon be on. With spring and summer coming, many people are asking themselves, “What am I going […]
November 26, 2014

28th Annual Cans Film Festival to benefit the Salvation Army’s Holiday Food Drive.

The 28th Annual Cans Film Festival is Thursday, December 4 at 4 p.m. and will be showing the animated film “Rio 2.” The festival  benefits the Salvation […]
January 30, 2015

Tough choice leads to a decade of service at FireLake Express Grocery for Mike Lester

CPN’s impact on Pottawatomie County’s largest city, Shawnee, Okla., is well known. Since 2001 alone, Tribal employment has accounted for 7 of every 10 new jobs […]
July 20, 2015

Potawatomi job feature: FireLake Discount Foods July 2015

Citizen Potawatomi Nation employs more than 2,200 employees across its vast array of commercial enterprises and Tribal government supported programs. Here are three management and supervisor-level […]
November 25, 2015

FireLake provides 175 free Thanksgiving turkeys, hundreds more at discount to Shawnee Rescue Mission

Hundreds lined up along Gordon Cooper Drive to collect free Thanksgiving turkeys and meals from the Shawnee Rescue Mission. Looking out at the long line of […]