Yukon Area News

Mustang, Yukon discuss joint water treatment facility

A joint arsenic removal facility would benefit Mustang and Yukon, Jay Adams, Central Oklahoma Water Resource Authority chairman, said. “One of the things we can’t afford to neglect is doing long-range planning to make sure our communities have access to water,” he said. According to the World Health Organization, arsenic, which is a chemical element…

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City’s wastewater treatment facility reaching capacity

As the City of Yukon polls citizens on the type of amenities they would like to see through a General Obligation Bond or Sales Tax, one item is threatening to be placed on the wish-list through necessity. The wastewater treatment plant has reached capacity in terms of water flow it is able to handle. The…

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For the Dogs

Bragging rights were on the line in the four-legged world as Yukon Parks and Recreation hosted its Friday Fun Day Dog Show. Approximately 50 spectators and contestants turned out for the event, vying for top prizes in different categories. Among the categories up for grabs were Best Costume, Best Trick, Best Kisser, Best Behaved, Looks…

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Local charities busy under weight of need and expectation

In regard to the current state of affairs, charities are reporting an increase of need for food and financial assistance as debate grows over an end to evictions and COVID-19 unemployment. Locally, the oilfield has not reached its former glory weighing down recovery efforts. “I think there is a trinkled down effect and we are…

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Local rep talks ammunition shortage

Editor’s Note: This is the second story in a two-part series about ammunition shortages throughout Canadian County. Oklahoma state rep. Jay Steagall said his ammunition and gunsmithing business has provided ammo despite the nationwide shortage. “Manufacturing is an essential business,” Steagall said. “It’s critical for national security and national defense.” Ammunition shortages haven’t stopped Steagall…

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Firefighters working to fill golf tourney field

Hoses and ladders will give way to fairways and greens Friday as the Yukon Firefighters host an annual golf tournament. The tournament will begin at 9 a.m. with teams of four. Entry fee is $100 per golfer or $400 per team. Hole sponsorships are also available for $125. The tournament will be at Winter Creek…

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