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Local motorcycle club donates backpacks, school supplies

For the second year in a row, the Naysayer Motorcycle Club of Yukon is providing school supplies to children in need. On Saturday, club members headed to the Yukon Police Department to drop off 72 children’s backpacks. About 48 of those backpacks were filled with school supplies for the upcoming school year. John “Tracker” Brewster,…

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Councilman retires from Civil Patrol

Rick Cacini had a night to remember as he said goodbye to an organization he had served with faithfully for over two decades. Cacini retired from the Oklahoma Civil Patrol which is an auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force and was among those honored during a dinner at the Stony Creek Hotel Conference Center in…

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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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Alzheimer’s Walk returns to Yukon Friday

For the second year, Yukon’s Main Street Board will do its part in the fight against Alzheimer’s. Following the Yukon Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee Friday morning, the Yukon Walk the Route for Alzheimer’s Awareness will start at the Chamber, located at 10 West Main Street, with the route taking walkers down Main Street and…

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Annual school supply drive is underway

The new school year is quickly approaching, and the sixth annual School Supply Drive is now underway. Collection points were set up at Walmart and Five Below Saturday and will be in place for the upcoming three weeks. Last year, the event collected backpacks filled with school supplies for 1,750 kids with a goal of…

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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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