I must say, I have never been so happy regarding the outcome of a Claremore City Council election as I am with this past week’s results.
Our COMMUNITY spoke - individuals who can see through the blatant political maneuverings of the few who disregarded what was in the best interest of OUR community and tried to propose their own selfish and self-serving agendas.
I am proud to be a Claremore citizen, and thankful to so many who have supported my family through the ridiculous and unnecessary politics that have been played over the past several months.
I have faith in our most recently-elected leaders and believe we have a group of community AND business-minded people who will work hard to promote and progress our town.
The people spoke — loud and clear — and are ready to have leaders make the decisions required to move our town forward.
It will take a group of committed, talented individuals who will not stand for status quo — but instead, look for ways to continually improve and enhance the foundation laid so many years ago by those leaders who were willing to make decisions that weren’t necessarily popular, but were always in the best interest of the community.
I wish our new leaders all the best. Your community supports you!
- Letters to the Editor
LETTER - Commissioners need to take initiative and retool road fund
It is so disheartening to read the positive stories about Tulsa County Commissioners and then have to stomach the actions of a couple of our current Rogers County Commissioners and several of the past ones.
Letter - District 2 residents are getting exactly what they asked for
Dear Editor:A few years ago, Robin Anderson was paid to attend classes for which she had no requirement to attend. Just to further her education at our expense. If your facts are correct, District 2 Commisioner Helm now has:
FINANCIAL FREEDOM ACQUISITION LLC; Plaintiff,
NORMA JEAN DORSEY AS TRUSTEE OF THE EVELYN HURST REVOCABLE TRUST DATED APRIL 28, 2010; et al. Defendants.
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF ELVIN WARREN RHOTEN, DECEASED.
Keystone Pipeline project will bring more jobs, revenues
As a lifelong Oklahoma resident, I feel the need to write concerning the approval process of the Keystone XL Pipeline project. As I am sure you are aware this project is awaiting a Presidential permit for the pipeline to cross the U.S./Canada border.
Floral arrangement missing from Woodlawn Cemetery
On Tuesday, Aug. 16, my son and I went to Woodlawn Cemetery to place a floral arrangement on my husband’s grave to commemorate the second anniversary of his passing.
We placed the saddle arrangement on his headstone shortly before 2 p.m.
Freedmen should be Cherokee citizens
To the Cherokee Nations citizens, government officials and chief. I am a Cherokee Freedman. I live in Claremore, Oklahoma. I have been hearing all the decisions about the Freedman citizenship.
CCVB clarifies $200K hotel incentive; reader writes about volunteering
Two letters on 8/7/11
Duty and rest rules for commercial pilots delayed
I’ve read, with interest, Andy Pasztor’s r article in the 02 August edition of the WSJ on the latest delay in the publication of a final rule to update the decades-old duty and rest rules for most commercial flight operations. It has to be a great challenge to take a complex technical issue and reduce it to understandable terms for a general readership.
City refutes allegations of illegal closed-door meetings
The Claremore Progress recently alleged an executive session held by the trustees of the Claremore Public Works Authority (CPWA) was unlawful. The purpose of the executive session was to confer on matters pertaining to economic development and the creation of a proposal to entice a business to locate to the city.
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