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Redstone school plans are unveiled

Construction is expected to begin on Yukon’s newest school building before spring break. Superintendent Dr. Jason Simeroth said Monday that the 120,000-square-foot building should be completed and ready for students by the time the 2020 school year begins. Plans for the estimated $28 million building were made public during Monday’s school board meeting. Officials from…

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Yukon gears up for holiday season

On Nov. 17, just moments after the winners of Yukon’s annual Chill Your Cheeks 5k cross the finish line and walkers make their way around the 1-mile trail that makes up the city’s Jingle Walk, more than 4 million LED Christmas lights will be set aglow, marking the beginning of 45 days of Christmas in…

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Program aims to help teenage girls

The Yukon park system wasn’t the only organization to benefit from last Friday’s Patriot Project fundraising effort. The House of Healing also reaped its rewards. The Patriot Project is sponsored each year by Southwest Covenant Schools. It is a one-day effort in which students, parents and volunteers team up with city employees for a day…

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Event raises funds for mobile testing center

A little more than a year since announcing plans to change its name and its destiny, Gateway Express Testing Center is moving forward with plans to expand its services. Last October, officials with Gateway Women’s Clinic said that it was changing its name. It also said that while its past had been focused on pregnancy…

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New Canadian County fairgrounds land could lead to large investment

The purchase of land for a new Canadian County fairgrounds is part of a developing plan that could very well lead to “substantial” investment from the private sector, said one proponent of the concept. Brad Tipton, former OSU Extension agent, was appointed to serve as a “liaison” between the fair board and the county commissioners…

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Breaking down the Tuesday elections

CANADIAN COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 1 Voters in Canadian County District 1 will go to the polls Tuesday to decide who will represent them on the county commission. The incumbent is Marc Hader, a Republican. Hader is seeking his second, four-year term. He is being challenged by Marcus Hall, a Libertarian. The Yukon Review posed a…

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Yukon freshmen have strong showing in 2018

By Hayden Tucker, staff writer The buzzer sounded Tuesday night at Miller Stadium indicating the end of the season for Yukon freshman football. The young Millers were vying for a Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference championship, but they fell short when Westmoore scored a late touchdown and converted a two-point conversion with 10 seconds left. The…

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New Canadian County fairgrounds a good deal

Some in Canadian County are throwing rocks at the county commissioners for purchasing land for a new fairgrounds. They’re wrong to do so. The commissioners voted unanimously to purchase 50 acres that pretty much sits at I-40 and U.S. 81. They have an option to purchase another 50 acres if the need arises. At $25,000…

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Yukon Review endorsements for the Nov. 6 election

STATE QUESTION 793 Allow Optometrists & Opticians to Operate in Retail Stores INITIATIVE PETITION 415 STATE QUESTION 793 This measure adds a new Section 3 to Article 20 of the Oklahoma Constitution. Under the new Section, no law shall infringe on optometrists’ or opticians’ ability to practice within a retail mercantile establishment, discriminate against optometrists…

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