It is starting to happen all over the country right now. The West Nile Virus (WNV) is testing positive in mosquitoes almost everywhere throughout the U.S. Only one human case has been reported in the state in Cleveland County, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.

Meet “Shadow,” the featured pet this week at the Claremore Animal Shelter.

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Meet “Arva,” the featured pet this week at the Claremore Animal Shelter.

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Meet “Crush,” the featured pet this week at the Claremore Animal Shelter.

Meet “Simon,” the featured pet this week at the Claremore Animal Shelter.

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Meet “Oreo,” the featured pet this week at the Claremore Animal Shelter.

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Meet “Saffron,” the featured pet this week at the Claremore Animal Shelter.

Meet “Misty,” the featured pet this week at the Claremore Animal Shelter. “Misty” is a two-year-old female Calico cat who is curious, friendly, and ready to be adopted into a good family.

Meet “Peaches,” the featured pet this week at the Claremore Animal Shelter. “Peaches” is a two-year-old domestic longhair female who is extremely well-mannered, affectionate, and ready to be adopted into a good forever home. For more information about “Peaches” or to inquire about other pet …

Meet “Kiki,” the featured pet this week at the Claremore Animal Shelter. “Kiki” is a spayed female cat who is affectionate, very friendly and ready to be adopted into a good family. For more information about “Kiki” or to inquire about other pet availability, contact the Claremore Animal She…

Meet “Buddy,” the featured pet this week at the Claremore Animal Shelter. “Buddy” is a male shepherd/basset mix who is very well-mannered, friendly, and ready to be adopted into a good home. For more information about “Buddy” or to inquire about other pet availability, contact the Claremore …

Rebecca Lea Hattaway of Claremore and Matthew Lee Wood of Uniontown, Kan., will be united in marriage in a family ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015.

“This Alaska is a great country if they can just keep from being taken over by the United States. They got a great future. This is the greatest aviation minded city of its size in the world. There is only 30 thousand white people in Alaska and there is 70 commercial planes operating every da…

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Future firefighter David Wilkins, age 4, wanted to help put out fires Wednesday afternoon but helped water plants instead. He has been stopping by the Claremore Fire Station for three years, his mom Brittney Wallace said. Claremore Firefighter Lauren Hasty gave David the grand tour of the st…

Several years ago, before all the modern conveniences now available, people enjoyed the little spare time they had to relax. Men might gather at the local pool hall Saturday afternoon to share tall tales, play a round of pool, dominos, and maybe chew tobacco.

The 1970 New Year was welcomed by a 3-inch snow fall that gave a picturesque holiday scene covering Claremore and the surrounding area. Six weeks later, a much different view would spring forth.

RCI Insurance Group is partnering with Blue Star Mothers to send items to troops serving overseas. Through July 25, for every like, share, comment, or story on a patriotic post or picture, RCI will donate one item to Blue Star Mothers. Like and visit RCI Insurance Group’s page at www.faceboo…

Today the name Joseph Abraham is mostly unknown among Claremore residents. Fact is he may have only been here one time because there appears to be no knowledge of addition visits.

PHOTO PROVIDED Ribbon cutting The Claremore Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Cappuccino Corner, Claremore’s oldest coffee house, on Thursday. The business, located at 900 E. Will Rogers Blvd., is under new ownership. For more information, call 918-283-2633 or visit them on Facebook.

Nearly 400 youth from seven counties came together to learn more about careers in manufacturing and networking opportunities Tuesday during the “Elevate Youth Summit” held at Pryor High School’s Burdick Center.