Rogers County Information Technology Director Brett Williston asked a question during the weekly commissioners meeting that has been on everybody’s mind: can Rogers County, as a condition of employment, require employees to have a COVID-19 vaccination?
The Rogers County Board of Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. Monday on the first floor of the county courthouse, 200 S. Lynn Riggs. The agenda includes:
• Early Voting will be available at the County Election Board office and our Second Site at Central Baptist Church from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Thursday October 29th and Friday October 30th and also Saturday October 31 from 9-2.
Early in-person voting is this week for the Nov. 3 elections, and a county official thinks voters at the Rogers County Election Board might like what they see.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Cherokee Nation officials recently joined community leaders of Native American Fellowship Inc. in South Coffeyville and Tri-Community Association in Briggs to celebrate the installation of rooftop solar panels to their community buildings to help lower utility costs as wel…
Less than a week remains for registered voters in Rogers County to apply for absentee ballots to be mailed to them for the November 3 General Election, County Election Board Secretary Julie Dermody said today.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Cherokee Nation Health Services has been selected as a host site for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Association Program to assist with the COVID-19 response. The Public Health Associate Program is a competitive, two-year, paid training program…
Officials at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (NEO) announced that Judge Kassie McCoy has been selected as the recipient for this year’s Outstanding Young Alumna. Traditionally recognized in coordination with NEO Football Homecoming, NEO is planning to recognize this year’s honorees dur…
The city of Claremore has received more than $1.4 million in federal money from the CARES Act. Now, it's in the process of deciding how to spend it.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — The Commission for the Protection of Cherokee Nation Sovereignty established by the Principal Chief after the U.S. Supreme Court McGirt ruling, has issued its first recommendations on expanding the tribe’s courts, attorneys and marshal service.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. and Deputy Chief Bryan Warner announced Friday the tribe will build a meat processing facility in Tahlequah.
The deadline to register to vote or update your voter registration for November 3 General Election is October 9.
Following an executive session Monday, the Board of County Commissioners voted to settle a 2017 civil matter involving former commissioner Mike Helm.
With their annual fundraisers cancelled because of COVID-19, local 4-H organizers were unsure where their operating money would come from.
Rogers County commissioners have committed to spending more than $4 million in federal funds for expenses related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Monday morning, Rogers County Commissioners will discuss the “loss of 4-H funding due to COVID-19” as presented by the OSU extension office.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr., Deputy Chief Bryan Warner and members of the Council of the Cherokee Nation met Sept. 24 to officially sign the Cherokee Heritage Center Act of 2020. The Council of the Cherokee Nation unanimously approved the legislation d…
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. and Deputy Chief Bryan Warner announced Thursday that Cherokee Nation government employees will receive up to a 3 percent increase to their base salary in October and will also receive a holiday bonus.
The Rodeo Arena Cooperative invites the public to join in a community celebration as we “Light Up Stampede Park”, Sep. 29 starting at 6:30pm.
Anyone interested in filling the Claremore City Council ward one position should submit their letter of interest before Sept. 24.
Effective this week Claremore City Hall has re-opened for utility billing and access to the city clerk's office.
OKMULGEE, Okla. - “Are you willing to wear a mask for your neighbor?” Dr. David Kendrick, CEO of MyHealth Access Network and OU-Tulsa’s chair of medical informatics, puts it that simply.
When Claremore city council meets Monday night they will discuss the resignation of council member Susan Kirtley and declare her seat vacant effective Sept. 15.
Claremore City Councilor Susan Kirtley will soon be ending her service to the city. She has represented Ward I since 2013 and is leaving the council effective Sept. 15 because she will be relocating within Claremore.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — The Cherokee Nation recently received a nearly $300,000 grant from the Federal Transit Administration for five new transit vehicles that will replace older vans and expand services in Tahlequah and Stilwell.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — The Cherokee Nation is working to improve access to quality, affordable broadband for its citizens throughout the reservation boundaries with a new grant and with leadership advocating for Indian Country on a number of federal broadband advisory boards.
Litigation aiming to disgorge the state and political subdivisions of their ill-gotten gains has been filed, naming Rogers County entities and courts in the process.
A controversial re-zoning request was a debated before the Rogers County Commissioners after being denied by the county planning commission.
In a move hailed as an economic success by the Claremore Industrial & Economic Development Authority (CIEDA), the City of Claremore Council voted to authorize the closing of a financing plan set in motion in 2014, to be paid off nine years ahead of schedule. The tax increment financing d…
All judicial offices and courts are closed for in-person court until August 17 due to COVID-19, according to a statement issued today by the Rogers County Courthouse.
In their Monday morning meeting, the Board of County Commissioners said they will continue to require masks or other face coverings for those entering the Rogers County Courthouse.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — In just the past 30 days, the number of positive COVID-19 cases in the Cherokee Nation rose from 219 to 684. Much of the increase is attributed to gatherings where social-distancing measures and proper mask usage have not been observed, according to contact tracing efforts…
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