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Citizens file class action lawsuit against wind energy companies

Plaintiff in the class action lawsuit say they are seeking reasonable placement of wind farms to protect health of nearby residents.

OKLAHOMA CITY – Citizens of Canadian and Kingfisher counties on Aug. 27 filed a class action lawsuit in United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma to prohibit the placement of wind turbines that will harm residents. After exhausting all local and state legislative and government resources, members of the lawsuit are seeking protection from adverse health effects, ... Read More »

Czech Day parade applications due Sept. 15

The public is reminded to get their Czech Festival parade entry applications submitted by a Sept. 15th deadline.

Deadline is Sept. 15 to enter the annual Oklahoma Czech Festival parade. Czech Day is Saturday, Oct. 4 in Yukon and the Main Street parade starts at 10 a.m. For an application or more information, email or call Marjorie at 405-206-8142 (no texting). The Oklahoma Czech Festival, a celebration of Yukon’s rich Czech heritage, is presented annually by Oklahoma ... Read More »

Tuesday’s GOP primary run-off winners: Bice, Jordan, Hader

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By Conrad Dudderar, Editor Edmond small businesswoman Stephanie Bice bested Yukon homebuilder Mark Thomas in Tuesday’s Republican run-off to claim State Senate District 22. With 5,074 votes counted across 27 precincts in both Canadian and Oklahoma counties, Bice won by a 53.1% margin. In the 13 precincts in Canadian County, Thomas was favored by a 53.8% margin among 2,687 votes cast. ... Read More »

‘Family Camp Night’ set Sept. 26-27 at City Park


A Family Camp Night will be 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. Friday-Saturday, Sept. 26-27 at Yukon City Park. Yukon Parks & Recreation encourages families to come out for a fun-filled night of camping activities, including outdoor games, fishing, nature hikes, and star gazing. Participants will grill hot dogs and follow dinner with s’mores. Cost is $15 for the first two ... Read More »

‘Best of Show’

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Canadian Valley Art Guild’s August “Best of Show” winner Jody Walker stands with Mustang’s Bank of Commerce new account representative Ivy Yeahquo. The C.V.A.G. art exhibit continues through the end of the month at Bank of Commerce, 620 E. St. Hwy 152 in Mustang. The public is invited to view the exhibit inside the bank lobby. The C.V.A.G.’s exhibits are ... Read More »

Yukon students graduate from OSU Health Sciences Center


TULSA – Several Yukon students have graduated from Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences in Tulsa with a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine. A 2003 graduate of Yukon High School, Crysten Cheatwood earned her Bachelor of Science in Health Studies from the University of Oklahoma in 2008 and a master’s degree in physical therapy from the OU Health Sciences Center. ... Read More »

Amarillo Junction to perform at crime ‘Night Out’ event Sept. 9

The Amarillo Junction Band will perform at the "National Night Out" event in Yukon.

The Amarillo Junction band will present a free outdoor concert during Yukon’s National Night Out against crime from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9 at Chisholm Trail Park, 500 W. Vandament. Free food, children’s activities and equipment displays from several law enforcement agencies will be included. All Yukon residents and neighborhood watch groups are invited to participate in the fun event ... Read More »

Apps due Nov. 1 for ‘Certified Healthy Oklahoma’ programs

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The Canadian County Health Department on Aug. 21 announced the application process for Certified Healthy Oklahoma programs is open. Businesses, communities, schools and places of worship that may qualify for certification are encouraged to apply for recognition in helping make Oklahoma a healthier place to live. A crucial factor to improving the health of Oklahomans is providing a variety of ... Read More »

Author signs book Oct. 30 at Hastings

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A book signing for “Words of Comfort, Soothing Your Spirit Through Poems and Letters” will be 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 at Hastings, 1105 Garth Brooks Blvd. Words have tremendous power to heal and affirm us. In “Words of Comfort”, professional counselor Cheryl Robinson provides readers with a collection of poems and letters meant to calm your spirit and bring ... Read More »