Area Breaking News

United Way sets $180k fundraising goal

The United Way of Canadian County has set an impressive goal for 2019, and the chairman of this year’s campaign said he believes it is achievable. Craig McVay announced the $180,000 goal on Friday during the Yukon Chamber of Commerce’s weekly Community Coffee. It was held at the Canadian Valley Technology Center in El Reno.…

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Yukon businesswoman plans to seek pot permit

Courtney Young has been waiting for a chance to go into business. She took her first major step toward that goal on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after the city of Yukon amended its laws regulating where medical marijuana dispensaries can locate. Young, who owns the Green Lily, a CDB shop that she plans to…

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Southwest Covenant mercy rules Bluejacket in district opener

Southwest Covenant has yet to play a full game in the 2018 season on the gridiron. The Patriots have mercy ruled every team they have played, including Thursday’s opponent Bluejacket, who didn’t make it to halftime before being run off the field by SWC. Southwest Covenant won the game 47-0 and improved to 4-0 on…

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El Reno man killed Friday in shooting

The man suspected of killing Ryan Randall Johnson on Friday evening, fired multiple times, several rounds from close range, police said. Zachary Khea Huber, 25, is being held in the El Reno municipal jail. Information will be presented to the Canadian County District Attorney for consideration of formal charges. El Reno police arrested Huber just…

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Yukon volleyball takes second in Bartlesville tournament

It was another successful weekend for the Yukon volleyball team. The Millerettes took second place in the Bartlesville tournament with a 4-1 record in the two-day event. Yukon played pool play matches on Friday and went 3-0 against Booker T. Washington, Bishop Kelly junior varsity red and Ponca City. The Millerettes beat Booker T. Washington…

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Group says proposed law could damage eye health

A spokesman for a group of optometrists working to keep a state question related to their work from being approved by voters said the proposed constitutional amendment could affect the eye health of many Oklahomans. Voters will get an opportunity to decide State Question 793 on Nov. 6 during the general election. It would allow…

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Yukon cross country competes in OK Runner Classic

The Yukon cross country teams headed south to compete in the OK Runner Classic last Friday in Norman. The Miller boys took 11th place out of 25 teams, while the Millerettes finished 14th out of 18 teams. Mustang took first place in the boys’ team standings, and Jenks grabbed first in the girls’ standings. Edmond…

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