Yukon Review

Canadian County tops population growth in state

Canadian County continues to be the fastest growing county in Oklahoma and one of the fastest growing counties in the nation. According to new figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau, the population of Canadian County has grown by more than 4,000 since 2017 and almost 30,000 since 2010. According to the census estimates, there…

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Another side of Heimbach

Myka Heimbach has made a name for herself as one of the best scorers in the state yet it’s her selflessness that shines the brightest. Heimbach finished the regular season scoring 31 out of 43 total team goals this season. Her 31 goals nears the 38 goal state record. She’s been a factor in almost…

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Threes company

Most high school track and field teams are fortunate to have one good pole vaulter. Yukon girls track and field has three. Sophomore Kyla Davis and seniors Kenadi Hamilton and Maycie Reed have taken center stage across the state when it comes to 6A girls pole vaulting. Davis is the favorite to bring home the…

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Bench trial set for ex-Yukon teacher accused of rape

A former Yukon teacher accused of rape could face a bench trial in May after she failed to enter an expected blind plea on Tuesday. Hunter Joanne Day, 24, told Canadian County District Judge Paul Hesse that she was not prepared to enter a guilty plea to charges of second-degree rape and soliciting sex from…

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Celebrating 105

   Spanish Cove resident Lorraine Harris commemorated her 105th birthday Wednesday with family and friends. At left, Harris prepares to bite into a piece of her three-tiered birthday cake, baked for her by Spanish Cove staff. Above, Harris celebrated with family members Amanda Roggow, Violet Roggow, 6, and Kim Harris. Photos / Larissa Copeland

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Yukon’s Alyssa Wilson is playing her best golf at the right time

Alyssa Wilson has found her groove at the right time with the postseason around the corner for high school golf in Oklahoma. The Yukon High School senior had won the individual competition in the last six tournaments the Millerettes had competed in going into Thursday’s Pre-State Tournament  at Earlywine Golf Course in Oklahoma City. Wilson…

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Program gives Yukon freshmen reality check

More than 600 Yukon High School freshmen got a reality check on Tuesday. They got an opportunity to find out about getting a job, paying for car insurance, buying groceries, paying rent and utilities. All the things that go into being an adult. And it all happened while they were in school. During Reality Check,…

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City financial health improves, analyst says

Yukon’s finances are in the best shape they have been in since at least 2012, city officials were told this week. Frank Crawford, a forensic auditor hired by the city, said Yukon’s overall financial health score ranks on his scale at 6.6 out of 10. That is a significant improvement over previous years. The score…

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Smaistrla reflects on city council service

Wiping tears from her eyes, Earlene Smaistrla said she has enjoyed her time serving Yukon as a city council member, and that she might not yet be done. Smaistrla was honored Tuesday by the Yukon City Council as she attended her final regular meeting as a member of the panel. She has served on the…

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