Yukon Review opinion

With walkout over, were there winners?

Yukon teachers will head back to class on Monday and with that can claim victory. Did they achieve everything they wanted? No. But they did make an impact on the future of education in Oklahoma. Yukon, like other schools across the state, sent its teachers to the Capitol in search of additional funding for education.…

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Even this Grinch found the holiday spirit

Being a Grinch in Yukon is pretty much impossible, especially over the past week. Yes, I am that guy. I am the guy who never seems to be in the holiday spirit. There’s too much to do, too little time to do it. Oh, I get it. I have a “Charlie Brown Christmas tree” on…

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Vote yes on 2017 Yukon bond issue

On Tuesday, Yukon voters will go to the polls to vote “yes” or “no” on the Yukon Public Schools bond issue for 2017. As the managing editor of the Yukon Review, I can say that our staff at the Yukon Review and I are in full support of the bond issue for Yukon Public Schools.…

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Spotlight: Cigarette tax increase could help

The Oklahoma House of Representatives Appropriations and Budget Committee voted 17-10 Monday for House Bill 1841 by Rep. Leslie Osborn, R-Mustang. The bill proposes a $1.50 per pack increase in the state’s cigarette tax and would direct revenue from the proposed tax increase into health care. The bill would have to get at least 75…

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Yukon has pieces to make deep playoff run in Class 6A

It’s that time of year again sports fans. High School basketball playoffs begin around the state of Oklahoma next week across Class 6A and people are already starting to make their bets on who is going to be raising the gold ball in mid-March in Tulsa. Most “experts” across the state are favoring Tulsa Union…

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