Rogers County Fair is underway at the Claremore Expo this week.
Officials with the Oklahoma State Election Board cautioned voters about a mailing from a Tulsa-based organization, “OKVOTE,” after state and county election offices received several complaints from voters this week.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Cherokee Nation was recently named as the 2020 Tribal Destination of the Year by the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association.
As the Rogers County Fair kicks off in Claremore once again, county leaders took the opportunity to boast the safety measures implemented by fair organizers.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Cherokee Nation recently donated nearly $9,000 to mental health and substance abuse support programs as well as food pantry services in Rogers County.
Anyone who has been in Claremore long has probably met Brandon Irby in some capacity. From city government to Claremore Collective to Rogers State University and countless board and committees in between, Irby is working behind the scenes for Claremore in countless ways.
OKLAHOMA CITY – With the state Capitol restoration project just two years away from completion, Senate Appropriations Chair Roger Thompson called Wednesday’s grand opening of the new ground floor visitor entrance a milestone in Oklahoma history.
OKLAHOMA CITY — A House lawmaker said Tuesday he plans to propose a bill protecting a controversial therapy practice that aims to counsel away same-sex attractions in lesbian, gay and transgender Oklahomans.
OKLAHOMA CITY – On the heels of a devastating weekend for law enforcement officers after the brutal attack on two police officers in Los Angeles, Sen. Casey Murdock, R-Felt, plans to file legislation later this fall that will classify any targeted assault or threat to a law enforcement offic…
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.
The new community recycling program in Verdigris officially opened this weekend. The new recycling drop off sites are located in the parking lot of Verdigris Junior High. Pictured Charles Nadal and Larry Escalante, middle pic Clarles Nadal Town of Verdigris and Verdigris Schools and Larry Es…
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — The Cherokee Nation has distributed more than 13,000 ready-made meals to keep Cherokee elders fed after many senior nutrition sites temporarily closed to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
OKLAHOMA CITY — As a growing number of students return to in-person instruction, state leaders have decided to leave it solely to districts to decide whether to notify parents and the community about COVID-19 cases within school walls.
The Rogers County Fair will be different in a year with a global pandemic, but there will be plenty that’s familiar to fairgoers next week.
From SheBrews Coffee: "We apologize for the inconvenience but due to a positive case of Covid-19 of at least one of our ministry ladies, we are taking the upmost precaution for the safety of our SheBrews team and our valued customers. Therefore we have chosen to close both Claremore location…
Rogers State University Public Affairs Junior Jake Brillhart is leading the Civic Engagement Initiative, a coalition to educate and empower fellow students on their constitutional rights, their platform and their duty of democracy to voice their vote.
The nineteenth anniversary of the terror attacks on the World Trade Center has the country reflecting on where they were when they heard the news and contemplating how the events changed the trajectory of the country.
For years Rory Peterson has been doing everything he can to give back to the community, and in his moment of need the community is rising up to return the favor. Lisa Jo Saylor said she's been friend with Rory Peterson and his wife Cheri for nearly 20 years. During that time she's had a fron…
NEW YORK (AP) — In a year when the coronavirus pandemic has reshaped countless American rituals, even the commemoration of 9/11 could not escape unchanged.
Maxi is a very social happy girl. She weighs about 50 lbs, and is about one year old. She will be an alerter, but is up for making a new friend. She has a lot of playful energy and would enjoy a yard. Maxi’s adoption fee is $90. To adopt Maxi, contact the Claremore Animal Shelter at 918-341-…
Anyone interested in filling the Claremore City Council ward one position should submit their letter of interest before Sept. 24.
From National Weather Service Tulsa: "Mid day temps ranged from mid 50s to mid 70s for E OK & NW AR. Much below seasonal average temps forecast today. These temps could break low maximum temp records for some locations in E OK today."
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) has released revised guidance to support long-term care facilities’ efforts to balance the need to protect residents from COVID-19 and ensure healthy social and emotional connections with family and friends during the ongoing pandemic.
Federal regulators lifted protections for the American burying beetle, reclassifying the first insect identified as an endangered species to one that is threatened.
From the National Weather Service Tulsa: "Isolated showers remained ongoing west of Hwy 75 in NE OK. Movement was north around 20 mph. Areas of patchy fog also continued for parts of NE OK, northwest of the frontal boundary positioned near McAlester to Jay."
The technicolor masterpiece on the window of main street's Wildflour Baking Co., is the latest work by artist Caroline Holland. The colorful, creative, commissioned piece represents a long journey for Holland, a Claremore native.
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.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Public schools statewide are slated to receive rapid COVID-19 tests by the end of year, state Department of Health officials announced today.
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.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Cherokee Nation announced four Cherokee Nation citizens are receiving the distinction of Cherokee National Treasure for their work in preserving and promoting Cherokee art and culture during the virtual 68th annual Cherokee National Holiday events.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — The Cherokee Nation was met with both “difficulties and triumphs” over the past year, with huge investments being made in language preservation, career readiness and elder housing, holding governments accountable for their promises, and emerging with a response plan to COV…
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma’s economic recovery from COVID-19 continues to improve. The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission reports today that unemployment claims continued to decline for the week ending Aug. 29 – marking 10-straight weeks of fewer Oklahomans filing for benefits
The Rogers State University nursing program has experienced significant growth with the transition to a bachelor’s degree program. Sixty-four seniors will graduate in spring 2021, and 80 juniors were admitted from a pool of more than 180 applicants eager to join the innovative and rigorous R…
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.
As the presidential election nears, and misinformation about voting by mail is growing, state election board officials wanted to offer clarity.
The following construction projects will impact those choosing to travel on major highways and interstates from Friday, Sept. 4, to Monday, Sept. 7.
This Week's Circulars
On Sunday, September 13, 2020, William King Ogle, 83, of Claremore, Oklahoma, passed away at home with family. William (Bill) was born August 19, 1937 in Detroit, Mich. to Charles H. and Mildred (King) Ogle. He graduated from Athens (Ohio) High School in 1955 and studied at Ohio University. …
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