Yukon girl celebrates Christmas with donations Each Christmas, children expect gifts from family and Santa Claus, but Jaidyn Raley expects something else. For the past six years, instead of asking for gifts on her birthday and Christmas, Jaidyn has asked for donations to Pets and People. Forefeiting items and toys she may want, Jaiden seems…

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Yukon boy, 6, seeks donations for animal shelter

  Most six-year-old boys want footballs, basketballs or the latest video games for their birthday gifts. Rason Bentley wants to help the animals being housed at the Yukon Animal Shelter. Rason, who turns 6 on Dec. 19, hopes to provide pet food, blankets to keep them warm, and toys for the animals. And he’s teaming…

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Local woman devotes herself to helping dogs find their homes

Claudia Hegener spends her mornings at work and the rest of her days helping others find their lost pets through the use of social media. She also fosters dogs on top of having her own. Hegener is originally from Germany but moved to Yukon in 2013.   “When I moved here I saw there was…

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