Sunday, December 21, 2014
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  • 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
  • ‘Gold star’ treatment for Foundation grant winner
  • Assistant principal ready to fling rolls at students
  • St. John students learn healthy eating habits
  • ‘Main Street Mob’ members fight over goods

Recent Posts

Expressing proper yuletide greetings

Jim Powell

BY JIM POWELL A sign posted on the outside of a Utica, New York fire station says, “Happy Birthday Jesus. We love you.” That does not set well with the Freedom From Religion Foundation, and officials with that group have demanded the sign be taken down. The placard sits outside Firehouse No. 4 in South Utica and has been posted ... Read More »

‘Christmas in the Park’ brightens Yukon

Yukon's "Christmas in the Park" features 4.5 million twinkling lights across 100 sprawling acres in three interconnecting city parks. (Photos by Jim Powell)

By Jim Powell, Staff Writer After passing the half-way point of the City of Yukon’s holiday lighting extravaganza, crowds have toured “Christmas in the Park” number in the tens of thousands with Christmas Eve still four days away. “The crowds are good,” said Yukon Parks & Recreation Director Jan Scott. “In Chisholm Trail Park, there have been almost 30,000 people ... Read More »

Man charged with grand larceny after being caught taking security camera

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By Conrad Dudderar, Editor EL RENO – A Yukon man faces prison after alert security guards caught him stealing a security camera at a construction site. Joseph Albert Bode, 25, was charged with grand larceny on Dec. 3 in Canadian County District Court. The felony crime is punishable by up to five years in prison. Bode is accused of “taking ... Read More »

Final plats OKd for new restaurant, gymnastics facility

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By Conrad Dudderar, Editor Yukon City Council members at their Dec. 16th meeting approved final plats for a new restaurant and gymnastics facility. Raising Cane’s, a fast-food restaurant specializing in chicken fingers (strips), will be located at 1127 Garth Brooks Blvd. on the north side of Interstate 40. The site is now occupied by a Hallmark store. The existing building ... Read More »

Yukon pub raises $22,000 for Toys for Tots, Bread of Life Project

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Henry Hudsons Pub in Yukon hosted its 3rd annual charity auction on Saturday, Dec. 14 to support Toys for Tots and The Bread of Life Project, a local food bank. During the event, a silent auction took place and hundreds of items – including a Wes Welker autographed football and Kenny Chesney autographed guitar – were auctioned off to the ... Read More »

New concept offers a clinical approach to fitness in Yukon

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Yukon residents may have noticed some changes on 1091 S Cornwell Drive over the past few months. The most notable being the transition of Crosstrainers Fitness Center to Valir Fitness Plus, an 18,000 square foot fitness center and physical therapy clinic. The Oklahoma City-based company purchased the facility in January and has been making improvements ever since. Ryan Flanary, vice ... Read More »

Sheriff’s Office welcomes U.S. Marshal Marc Crawford to team

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EL RENO – Sheriff Randall Edwards welcomed longtime Yukon resident and Deputy United States Marshal Marc Crawford to the Canadian County Sheriff’s Office in a Dec. 17th swearing-in ceremony. Senior Inspector Crawford, who’s retiring after 25 years with the U.S. Marshal’s Office, will start to work at the Sheriff’s Office after Jan. 1. He brings 36 years of law enforcement ... Read More »

Chamber heaps praise on businesses with annual awards

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By Conrad Dudderar, Editor Two businesses have earned high praise for the outstanding service they provide their customers and the genuine commitment they have to Yukon. The Yukon Chamber of Commerce presents its annual Business of the Year awards to businesses “that contribute significantly to the quality of life within the community. “The contributions can take a number of forms ... Read More »

Yukon to annex 243 acres for regional sports park

City Manager Grayson Bottom

By Conrad Dudderar, Editor The City of Yukon is one step closer to annexing land for a new regional sports park. The Yukon City Council has directed City Manager Grayson Bottom to apply to the City of Oklahoma City requesting de-annexation of 243 acres south of Main Street (US-66) and west of Frisco Road. The Yukon Municipal Authority this fall ... Read More »

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