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Regional pairings split Yukon cagers

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The Yukon High School basketball teams are going in different directions for the playoffs. With only two games remaining in the regular season, the boys basketball team has been assigned to the East Bracket, while the girls teams will stay closer to home. The Oklahoma Secondary Activities Association released the brackets late Thursday. According to…

Yukon advances swimmers to state meet

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For most athletes on the Yukon swim team, their season came to a close last week. Competing at the 6A West Regional in Edmond, several Millers had good days, but just not good enough. “I am extremely proud of how they performed,” Yukon coach Bruce Clifton said. “Almost all of them cut time both days. …

Gilliland looks forward to council role

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Aric Gilliland says that over the past few months, as he’s gone door-to-door talking to residents of his neighborhood, he’s learned one thing — people want a voice in city government. Gilliland, 41, says he plans to be that voice when he takes the oath of office to begin serving as the city council member…

Canadian County deputy dies in crash

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A Canadian County deputy is dead and two other people were seriously injured early Friday after what appears to have been a head-on collision on Northwest Expressway. Canadian County Sheriff Chris West identified the deputy as Lt. Shirley Lanning. She had been a background investigator for the sheriff’s office, and had previously worked at that…

Homelessness on the rise in Yukon, city officials say

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In encampments in wooded areas, in tents tucked out of sight or on the city streets after dark in various places around Yukon, more homeless people have been seen recently, at least two city officials report. Joe Horn, a Yukon resident who serves as the city’s board of adjustment chairman, said he has observed a…

Ahead of Tuesday election, council candidates talk issues

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Editor’s note: Yukon voters will head to the polls Tuesday to determine who will represent Ward 4. The Yukon Review recently spoke with both candidates on their qualifications and plans if elected. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aric Gilliland • Age: 41 • Occupation: Educator and Small Business Owner •…

Dentists screen 1,300 Yukon and Piedmont students

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In 1975, Dr. David Deason was one of four dentists in Yukon, and he started a dental screening program for school children. Today, that program has grown, with 25 dentists involved in screening 1,300 first graders from Yukon and Piedmont schools. They conducted many of the screenings Tuesday following a luncheon at the Yukon Public…

Traffic Stop Nets 129 Pounds of Drugs In Yukon

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A traffic stop along Interstate 40 in Yukon Monday led to the seizure of 129 pounds of illegal drugs worth more than $1 million, and law officers have made three arrests. About noon Monday, officers and agents from the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs stopped a car that was eastbound on I-40. Law…

Yukon girls’ track finds success at indoor meet

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The Yukon girls’ track team competed in its first indoor meet of the season last week in Norman. Competing at the University of Oklahoma, the Lady Millers had a solid showing according to coach Rod Zimmerman. “I thought they did well at the OU meet,” Zimmerman said. “For the most part, they performed like I…

Cheer takes sixth at nationals

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