Coach Reed moving on to college level

Head Yukon football coach and assistant athletic director Jeremy Reed will not be returning next year. Reed has taken a position at Bethel College in Newton, Kansas. Reed, who has been at Yukon since 2017, will be the college’s assistant football coach, assistant athletic director, and campus representative for Fellowship of Christian Athletes. “I’ve loved…

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Sheriff defends D.C. rally participation

By MARK WEST [email protected] and RAY DYER The El Reno Tribune Canadian County Sheriff Chris West said he traveled to the nation’s capitol earlier this week to attend the Save America Rally, because President Donald Trump “has done so much in support of law enforcement during a very difficult time.” West has been criticized on…

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‘All hands on deck’ for health department

Maggie Jackson is a busy person these days. She is the engagement and planning director for Canadian County Health Department. Jackson and the other health department employees have been using all their resources to help distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to individuals in the area including in Yukon and throughout Canadian County. Among duties for Jackson…

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Heat lamps attributed as cause of house fire

A house fire in the Oklahoma City area south of Yukon was extinguished by the Oklahoma City Fire Department just before New Year’s Eve Dec. 30. The home in the 11600 block of SW 5th Street was unoccupied at the time. A report from the OKC fire department said the cause of the fire was…

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Thieves take golf cart, Gator, power tools in church break-in

A break-in sometime around Christmas at St. John’s Nepomuk Catholic Church, 600 Garth Brooks Boulevard in Yukon, resulted in the loss of several items. Maj. Matt Fairchild, Yukon Police Department public information officer, said the YPD doesn’t have any leads on suspects at this time, but YPD detectives continue to investigate. Church officials reported the…

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Foul play not expected with body found near ‘homeless’ camp

Police investigated a report of a deceased body found near N. 11th Street and Kali Ave. in Yukon on Monday, but initially believe the death is from natural causes. Major Matt Fairchild said the police department awaits a report from the medical examiner’s office, but after the investigation no foul play is expected at this…

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City council approves Kretchmar as next city manager.

Yukon’s assistant city manager Tammy Kretchmar has been hired as the next city manager in Yukon. She was unanimously approved for the position at a noon meeting of the city council today. If upcoming contract negotiations are agreed upon, she will be taking the place of outgoing city manager Jim Crosby, who announced earlier this…

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City attorney, city manager decisions underway with council

Yukon city council was looking to make a decision on who will be the next city manager, and they are hoping to finalize an agreement for a city attorney during this week’s Tuesday night meeting. An executive session (closed meeting) scheduled for the council lists both topics but because of print deadlines for the Review…

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Legislators give update at Yukon breakfast meeting

A gathering for coffee and donuts at Archery Traditions in Yukon provided the opportunity for area legislators to thank former state Sen. Stephanie Bice, as well as provide an update on their activities. An announcement was made by legislative coffee moderator Julia Seay that Bice was in Washington, D.C., at freshmen orientation, and she was…

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City’s brush site closing down Dec. 15

Yukon residents who still have brush from the October ice storm have until Dec. 15 to utilize the brush drop-off area at Frisco Road. The city will be closing the site after that day. A supplement of $200,000 was approved by the council during the Tuesday night meeting in order to pay for additional costs…

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