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  • Ryan Andrazek wins ‘Mr. Yukon’ title
  • Students help plan for future at YPS ‘Community Summit’
  • ‘Miss Rodeo USA’ visits Ranchwood school
  • Spanish Cove honors ‘exceptional residents’
  • Lakeview 4th grade Honor Choir performs ‘Songs of the Season’ concert
  • Chamber welcomes newest member at luncheon
  • Chamber hosts ribbon cutting for McAlister’s Deli
  • Surrey students decorate Capitol Christmas tree
  • Surrey third graders make ornaments for Capitol Christmas tree
  • Lunch crowd urged to volunteer in schools
  • ‘Patriot Project’ effort captured with mom/daughter selfie
  • ‘Top Dog’ serves at Skyview’s turkey day feast
  • Express Angus bull named reserve champ
  • ‘Watch Dogs’ help with turkey day lunch

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City seeks input on Hazard Mitigation Plan update; meeting Feb. 11

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The City of Yukon and the Yukon Emergency Management office are joining with the citizens of Yukon to update the current Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan that will expire in 2016. Yukon Emergency Management is looking to identify a team of dedicated local individuals to participate in updating this plan. The public is invited to be part of this important process. ... Read More »

Central Elementary adds ‘Little Free Library’

Students Alex Adams, Addison Halsrud, Madison Hatcher, Laira Halberg, Jace Owens, Kyson Kinsey, and Brekyn Mortensen enjoy the new "Little Free Library" at Central Elementary School.

A few months ago, Central Elementary Helping Hands’ volunteer Charlotte (and Jason) Toews contacted the Ladies Library Club and expressed an interest in becoming a part of their Little Free Library initiative they were sponsoring in Yukon. Upon visiting with Sue Kilmer, the club’s Little Free Library chair, Charlotte expressed she want to provide a “library” to be housed in ... Read More »

New commissioner Hader seeks changes to enhance county’s governing board

Canadian County District 1 Commissioner Marc Hader

By Jim Powell, Staff Writer New District 1 Canadian County Commissioner Marc Hader has suggested some changes be made in the way commissioners currently conduct the proceedings of County government. During the Jan. 19th Canadian County commissioners’ meeting in El Reno, Commissioner Hader (who recently succeeded the retiring Commissioner Phil Carson after winning the Nov. 4th election) provided his thoughts on ... Read More »

‘Meet & Greet’ set Jan. 28 for new Chamber CEO Farris

Yukon Chamber of Commerce CEO Kinlee Farris

A “Meet and Greet” to welcome new Yukon Chamber of Commerce CEO Kinlee Farris will be 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28 in the Integris Canadian Valley Hospital Meeting Room, 1201 Health Center Parkway. Farris comes to Yukon after seven years with the Shawnee Convention & Visitors Bureau. An Oklahoma native, she is a 1990 Putnam City High School graduate. Farris ... Read More »

Council receives glowing audit report of City finances

By Jim Powell, Staff Writer The Yukon City Council received a glowing audit report for the past fiscal year at their Jan. 20th meeting. Derrel White, CPA, said the audit of year 2013-14 produced positive results throughout and had high praise for Council members and City Manager Grayson Bottom for their oversight of the City’s pocketbook. “We really liked the ... Read More »

Yukon felon charged after kicking in motel room door, threatening police officer

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By Conrad Dudderar, Editor EL RENO – A Yukon felon who allegedly kicked in the door of a Main Street motel room and threatened to harm a police officer faces a lengthy prison sentence. Michael Paul Amway, 35, was charged Jan. 8 in Canadian County District Court with attempted first-degree burglary, threatening to perform an act of violence and falsely ... Read More »

SWEET! 4th Annual Yukon Chocolate Festival Feb. 7 at DRC

Shawn Steggles, Mary Bucher and Althea Brown sit before a collection of confections.  (Photo by Erik Jackson)

Chocoholics are shivering in anticipation of a tasty tradition that returns soon to Yukon. A copious quantity of sugary treats are promised at the fourth annual Yukon Chocolate Festival “An Affair Extraordinaire” set 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Dale Robertson Center, 1200 Lakeshore. “It’s going to be a sweet time,” Yukon Librarian Sara Schieman pledged. “This is the ... Read More »

ePaper for Jan 24, 2015

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The Yukon Review – Jan 24, 2014 (PDF Download) Read More »

Woman’s call for help leads to sheriff’s drug bust of Indiana pair

Jeremy Tyler Ferrell

Two Indiana men were arrested early Jan. 21 after Canadian County sheriff’s deputies responded to a cell phone call for help. The caller told dispatchers that an older blue van with Indiana plates was tailgating her, pulling up alongside and swerving into her lane, exposing their body parts to her and “flipping her off.” An arrest report filed by the ... Read More »

Tix on sale for Jan. 31st ‘Daddy Daughter Dance’ at DRC

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Yukon’s 12th annual Daddy Daughter Dance will stroll into town on Saturday, Jan. 31 inside the Dale Robertson Center, Hwy 66 and Yukon Parkway. This is a wonderful opportunity for little girls to get dressed up and enjoy an evening of charm with their dads. There will be three dances for the young ladies – from 3-4:30 p.m. and 5-6:30 ... Read More »