City of Yukon

City of Yukon, church reach land deal

A much anticipated project that will add on- and off-ramps on Interstate 40 at Frisco Road took a major step forward Tuesday. The Yukon City Council voted to pay the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City and St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church in Yukon $26,500 for three pieces of property. The land will be used for rights…

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City of Yukon reserve account hits record level

  Just a little more than three years ago, the Yukon City Council learned that the city’s finances were on the brink of disaster. The city had less than $3,000 remaining in its reserve accounts. That discovery led officials to delay a decision to renew the contract of then-City Manager Grayson Bottom, who later resigned.…

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Teacher walkout, elections highlight 2018 news

From a teacher walkout to road projects, 2018 was filled with plenty of news. Over the next two editions, the Yukon Review will give a brief synopsis of some of the top stories that impacted Yukon and Canadian County. JANUARY Newspaper sale On Jan. 1, Chisholm Trail LLC purchased The Yukon Review and Mustang News.…

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Yukon Chamber’s Departure Party is a success

  For the second consecutive year, the Yukon Chamber of Commerce gave away thousands of dollars as part of its annual Santa Bucks program. And in one case, a local charity was the big winner. Officials with the Chamber said they gave away $5,500 through its Santa Bucks promotion. The money, which can be spent…

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Rugby Club to put on inaugural fundraiser

  Rugby was born in Canadian County in the fall 2014 when the Yukon Rugby Club was formed. Its first official season was the spring of 2015. Four years after its birth, the Yukon Rugby Club has grown to the largest school rugby club in the state. It has 60-70 members at the elementary-age level…

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Yukon man accused of kidnapping, shooting wife

  A Yukon man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly kidnapped his wife and shot her. Howard Alexander Santacruz, 32, is charged with assault and battery with a deadly weapon, kidnapping, domestic abuse, possession of a controlled substance and resisting arrest following an incident that occurred Nov. 22. The report on the arrest was…

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Two city road projects near completion

  The newly realigned Vandament Avenue in Yukon is expected to open to the public next week. Construction crews from Bishop Construction poured the final section of the roadway earlier this week. City Manager Jim Crosby said the concrete will need to “season” for a few days before it can be driven on, but it…

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Christmas with a Cop builds bond with kids

By Chris Eversole The Yukon Police Department helped make Christmas merrier Saturday for 32 children through its Christmas with a Cop event. State troopers and volunteers from Yukon’s Citizens’ Police Academy and the National Honor Society at Yukon High School helped provide presents for the children and their families. The day began with a breakfast…

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