March 24, 2020

CPN Police Department serves and protects the greater community

Cross deputation provides CPN police the jurisdiction to patrol countywide. But no matter where the CPN police patrol or who they encounter, the officers employ understanding and strive to keep everyone safe.
March 17, 2020

Citizen Potawatomi Nation improves emergency communications for Pottawatomie County

Geographically, the City of McLoud has areas of lower ground, one between two housing editions, and in the past, weak signals left it as a dead spot. The new tower bridges the area and provides clear audio.
December 10, 2019

FireLake Discount Foods becomes a Blue Zones Project approved worksite

Blue Zones Project in Pottawatomie County celebrated Citizen Potawatomi Nation FireLake Discount Foods’ recent designation as a Blue Zones Project Approved worksite with a ribbon cutting celebration in November 2019.
April 25, 2018

CPN prioritizes emergency fire and police dispatch, now serves 40,000 Pottawatomie County residents

  As upgrades to Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s police and emergency dispatch system expand, so do benefits to more than 40,000 Pottawatomie County residents and nearly a […]
January 4, 2016

Tribal gaming has $6.9 billion impact in Oklahoma

Don’t let anyone tell you that Oklahoma’s tribal nations aren’t paying their fair share of fees and taxes to the state government. According to a report […]
August 6, 2015

Tribal economic impact surpasses $500 million once again

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation had a $540 million impact in Oklahoma for 2014. CPN directly supported 2,100 jobs and paid $78.6 million in wages and benefits. […]
July 7, 2015

Guest column: Local Tribe greatly benefits our communities

As a legislator, I always appreciate those in our communities who work together to make our local areas a better place to live, work and play. […]
July 6, 2015

Tribal member and OK State Senator Smalley protects rail funding in southeast Oklahoma

With the State of Oklahoma facing an estimated $611 million revenue shortfall during the 2015 legislative session, lawmakers from across the state were on the lookout […]
January 7, 2015

Grand employees mark another year of giving to the Salvation Army

  Since 2009 the Grand Casino Hotel and Resort has been collecting Christmas presents from employees for the Shawnee Salvation Army to distribute to children throughout the […]