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  • BY CYDNEY BARON cbaron@claremoreprogress.com

In Rogers County, and all across the state, candidates were given the opportunity to put their name in the hat for numerous elected positions starting yesterday.

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  • BY CYDNEY BARON cbaron@claremoreprogress.com

A lengthy conversation regarding the renewal of a county sales tax resulted in the county commissioners voting to do something different entirely.

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  • BY CYDNEY BARON cbaron@claremoreprogress.com

Whether or not to join in litigation involving opioid manufacturers will continue to be a subject of conversation with the county commissioners for another week.

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At the end of the month, Dwayne Steidley will have completed 31-years of public service as a legislator and district judge. His current term as district judge for the 12th judicial district will end in January of 2019.

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  • BY CYDNEY BARON cbaron@claremoreprogress.com

A nomination is being submitted that could land Claremore's federal building on the National Register of Historic Places.

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  • BY CYDNEY BARON cbaron@claremoreprogress.com

The county is throwing their name in the hat for a $2 million grant.

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  • BY CYDNEY BARON cbaron@claremoreprogress.com

With only one candidate filing in each of the county's three wards, commissioners cancelled the upcoming Fair Board election.

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When Rogers County entities hit a bump in the road to a bond election, the local election board reached out to the state legislator's representing the county.

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  • BY CYDNEY BARON cbaron@claremoreprogress.com

Rogers County saw an increase in tax collections during the 2017 season.

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  • BY CYDNEY BARON cbaron@claremoreprogress.com

The Claremore City Council meeting of the year contained a discussion, and vote, on whether or not to seek request proposals for design services for the new solid waste transfer station.

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  • By TOM FINK tfink@claremoreprogress.com

Although county offices may have been closed last week for the holidays, Rogers County Assessor Scott Marsh took to social media to address a rumor surrounding early payment of property taxes.

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Empathy and compassion in a sensitive situation earned Judge Stephen Pazzo special recognition by the Rogers County Sheriff’s Office.

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Each year the Rogers County Treasurer's office is required to submit a budget for the Resale Account — a cash account used for various county purposes.

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  • By DIANA DICKINSON ddickinson@claremoreprogress.com

A year-long engagement with the community, teachers and school administrators in the Oologah-Talala School District resulted in a five-year plan that is stakeholder and data driven.

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  • By Carolyn Ashford Publisher Claremore Daily Progress

A large portion of any town's budget is based on sales tax collections. As on-line sales have increased, towns have grown increasingly concerned about how this affects their budgets. In past years, most towns planned for an annual increase in sales tax collections based on rising prices and …

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  • By DIANA DICKINSON ddickinson@claremroeprogress.com

Rogers County Sheriff Scott Walton is ready to take the plunge into ice cold water to help raise money for the K-9 Search and Rescue team, that is, if you have a good aim.

  • By DIANA DICKINSON ddickinson@claremoreprogress.com

Last week, it was Boy Scout Troop 88 led by Chet Jenkins that provided outdoor improvements to Justus-Tiawah School.

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Damage from heavy rains with localized flash flooding, extreme high lake levels and two tornadoes that pushed through Rogers County over the past several weeks, caused the Rogers County Board of Commissioners to sign a Disaster Emergency Proclamation early Monday morning, during their regula…

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After two years as the Rogers County District Court's therapeutic dog, Jerzy celebrated her third birthday last week with her court colleagues, including another therapy dog — Bear.

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A $91,199,199 City of Claremore budget is currently being reviewed for approval.

City Manager Jim Thomas said the proposed fiscal year 2018 budget includes a 2.5 percent cost of living adjustment, some salary increases, and a host of capital improvement, infrastructure and department projects.

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Four council members raised their right hand and took an oath to faithfully serve their city during the Claremore City Council swearing-in ceremony Monday night. 

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The Rogers County Board of County Commissioners expressed intent to enter into an agreement with the Tulsa Chamber of Commerce Tulsa’s Future III program during a regular BOCC board meeting Monday.

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Moderator Dr. Jeffery Gentry fielded a series of questions to eight of nine Claremore City Council candidates during a candidate forum Tuesday to prepare voters for the April 4 election.

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The Rogers County Board of County Commissioners voted Monday during its regular board meeting to “expire” the countywide burn ban due to recent and expected precipitation. 

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