Remembering Ken McAlister

By Carol Mowdy Bond Contributing Writer Kenneth Ray McAlister, a Yukon pharmacist, passed away on December 27 due to health issues complicated by COVID-19. As a Yukon...

Canadian County pays off jail debt early

By Conrad Dudderar Senior Staff Writer Canadian County has paid off a construction loan for a 2013 jail expansion project – and it’s retired the debt...

Suit filed in fatal Yukon auto-pedestrian crash

By Conrad Dudderar Senior Staff Writer A lawsuit alleging auto negligence has been filed in connection with a fatal auto-pedestrian crash on Interstate 40 in west...

Local Girl Scout troop rolling despite COVID-19

By Carol Mowdy Bond Contributing Writer Girl Scout Troop 294 is still rockin’ and rollin’ despite COVID-19. The multi-level troop of 16 Brownies, Juniors, and Cadettes...

Problem Solvers

By Carol Mowdy Bond Contributing Writer Cub Scout Den 399 doesn’t have a place to meet due to COVID-19. But the den members aren’t letting that...

Financing sought for rural Canadian County road district

By Conrad Dudderar Senior Staff Writer A group of homeowners in rural Canadian County are working to secure financing for a new road improvement district. Canadian County...

COVID leave eligibility period extended for Canadian County employees

By Conrad Dudderar Senior Staff Writer EL RENO - Emergency medical and family leave for Canadian County employees has been extended under a federal coronavirus program. Canadian...

Sentencing Feb. 23 for ex-teacher in sexting case

By Conrad Dudderar Senior Staff Writer A former Yukon Catholic School teacher is due to be sentenced next month after waiving her right to a jury...

PPP loans available at Yukon-area banks

From Staff Reports The U.S Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced that the Paycheck Protection Program reopened the week of January...

He’s Got the Power: Yukon electrician reaches milestone

By Conrad Dudderar Senior Staff Writer Just before last fall’s devastating ice storm that saw him helping his many customers facing emergencies, a longtime Yukon electrician...