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Samaritan EMS, city officials reworking contract to best serve community


After officially beginning their contract with the City of Yukon on March 5, Samaritan EMS has had a positive and successful few weeks. Samaritan even served 18 calls on Tuesday, March 14. They also have been meeting efficient response times and have received positive comments and praise from Yukon residents, according to City Manager Jim…

Crosby meets with residents to hear concerns, suggestions


City Manager Jim Crosby met with some concerned citizens this week. Crosby told City Council members Tuesday during their work session that he met with the citizens on Monday evening. The meeting was set up by Scott Myrick with some residents who were expressive of their opinions or concerns about the City of Yukon on…

Building a foundation: Yukon football begins new era weight, conditioning program


When new Yukon head football coach was hired in January, he talked about wanting to change the mentality of the program and create a new culture for Miller football. Reed said changing the mindset of his players starts now with a strong work ethic. “The foundation of our whole program is going to be our…

Sweets, treats and all the meats!


Plenty of Yukon residents showed up hungry to the Dale Robertson Center Thursday night, but left with full stomachs and smiles on their faces. Yukon’s 18th annual Taste of Yukon was a success. Taste of Yukon featured different types of food, including cupcakes, bread pudding, fudge, chicken tenders, smoked brisket, hamburgers, macaroni and cheese, sushi,…

Yukon baseball: Millers dominate Jenks on diamond


With the score knotted at 2-2 in the top of the fourth-inning, nine-hole hitter Rylan Vanlandingham stepped up to the plate against Jenks. The Yukon junior baseball player had a runner on second and third as he stepped into the home plate circle at Hinch Field. Before he stepped into the box, he took a…

Celebrating Yukon’s Birthday


Yukon will be celebrating its 126th birthday on Saturday. Yukon’s Birthday Bash, hosted by the City of Yukon and Yukon’s Best Main Street, is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The bash will include entertainment, shopping, a kid’s area and activities, contests, food and drinks and more. The Entertainment Stage on 5th Street…

Yukon’s history remembered as birthday arrives


Yukon, once a small town founded in 1891, is getting ready to celebrate its 126th birthday. Yukon first became known as part of the Chisholm Trail, which started in 1867 after the Civil War. Texans would bring herds of long horned cattle from the ranges of Texas to the railroads in Kansas, passing through several…

Beauty and the Beast is ‘magical, beautiful’


The 2017 Beauty and the Beast live-action remake truly is a breath of fresh air. The remake stayed true to the original plot, some scenes being almost an exact match to the 1991 cartoon, which has brought about some complaints, but I thought it was brilliant. Director Bill Condon kept the original “tale as old…

Millers take ninth-place out of nine teams at the Yukon Miller Invitational


High School golf in March and early April can be a tricky sport. The two main tournaments when it comes to high school golf in Oklahoma are the regional tournament and then of course, the state tournament. Everything else up to that point is simply just “practice”, but even though it may be just “practice”,…

St. John Nepomuk student named new Kid Governor


Audrey Patton, a fifth grader at St. John Nepomuk Catholic School, was recently chosen as Oklahoma’s 2017 Kid Governor by Sunbeam Family Services and the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA). The Kid Governor program began last year as a way for children to be represented in the state by a child going around speaking…

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