• Yukon's Iron Thistle Scottish Festival set for this weekend

    By Laura Ladymon, For The Oklahoman | Yesterday

    Friday through Sunday, the 10th Iron Thistle Scottish Festival will bring Scottish culture and entertainment to the Kirkpatrick Family Farm in Yukon.

  • Yukon to host Festival of the Child

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Apr 28, 2016

    The Festival of the Child on May 7 in Yukon will feature more than 50 areas of activities include kayaking, inflatables, crafts, pony rides and storytelling, according to a news release.

  • Three people dead after wrecks on Oklahoma roads

    From Staff Reports | Updated: Wed, Apr 27, 2016

    Three people died in wrecks along Oklahoma highways, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported Wednesday.

  • Oklahoma news briefs for April 27

    From Staff Reports | Published: Wed, Apr 27, 2016

    Oklahoma news briefs for April 27, 2016

  • Yukon's Branden Brus signs to play soccer at ORU

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Tue, Apr 26, 2016

    Yukon soccer player Branden Brus signed his National Letter of Intent with Oral Roberts on Tuesday. Brus, a defender and midfielder, has been instrumental in helping Yukon lock up a playoff spot next week. The Millers are third in District 6A-1 with a 5-2 district record. They are 7-5 overall. Brus is expected to primarily play defender at ORU, according to his father Brady Brus, the former owner of television network KSBI and a former meteorologist.

  • Oklahoma technology center offers workplace safety training

    By Bill Kramer for The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, Apr 26, 2016

    Canadian Valley Technology Center offers workplace safety training so that Oklahoma companies comply with Occupation Safety and Health Administration standards.

  • Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, Apr 26, 2016

    Barney, a friendly 1-year-old, 52-pound Labrador mix, is the featured adoptable pet for April 26 at the Oklahoma City Animal Shelter.

  • Were Oklahoma, local bidding laws ignored in Yukon?

    By Ben Felder Staff Writer bfelder@oklahoman.com | Published: Sun, Apr 24, 2016

    The Oklahoman was unable to find any record of the city council approving the entire $600,000 purchase of trash carts and city staff could not confirm a record of approval.

  • Oklahoma news briefs for April 23

    From staff reports | Published: Sat, Apr 23, 2016

    Oklahoma news briefs for April 23, 2016

  • Canadian Valley Tech Center's child care education program fuels variety of careers

    By Bill Kramer For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, Apr 23, 2016

    Debbie White, a 31-year teacher at Canadian Valley and two-time recipient of El Reno Campus Teacher of the Year, said Early Care and Education seeks to provide students with knowledge of basic human development. About 35 percent of her students go on to college. Many others go to work in child care centers.

  • Oklahoma City Symphonic Band's spring concert to feature young artist competition winner

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Apr 23, 2016

    The Oklahoma City Symphonic Band's spring concert will feature Matthew Gregg, winner of the young artist competition. The concert will be Thursday in Yukon.

  • Judge rules Rayo OKC soccer team can sell beer at games

    By Ben Felder Staff Writer bfelder@oklahoman.com | Updated: Wed, Apr 20, 2016

    More than 100 protests were filed with the Canadian County clerk in response to a permit application to sell beer at Rayo OKC games being played at Yukon High School, including an objection by Sheriff Randall Edwards.

  • Yukon hires Mike Clark as athletic director

    scott wright | Updated: Wed, Apr 20, 2016

    Now Mike Clark will get to see Canadian County Bedlam from the other side. Previously an athletic director at Mustang, Clark was named Wednesday to that same position at Yukon. He replaces David Fisher, who announced his retirement last month, to take effect at the end of June. After leaving Mustang, Clark served as an assistant director at the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association, and spent the last year as the district athletic director for Mid-Del schools. Clark was state champion wrestling coach at Midwest City, so Mid-Del felt like home. But as the district-wide athletic director, he didn’t sense the closeness with the students like he had at Mustang. “At Mid-Del,

  • Canadian Valley students build Rube Goldberg machine

    By Bill Kramer For The Oklahoman | Published: Wed, Apr 20, 2016

    Inspired by Canadian Valley Technology Center pre-engineering instructor Angela Northcutt, Canadian Valley Technology Center students Josh Goodwin, of Mustang, and Bradon McGill, of Yukon, created a Rube Goldberg machine as part of a senior project.

  • Yukon hires attorney concerning former city manager

    By Ben Felder Staff Writer bfelder@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Apr 19, 2016

    Last month, the Yukon city council announced it had discovered various financial irregularities, including the improper transfer of money between accounts and purchases made without council approval.

  • Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: April 17, 2016

    By Helen Ford Wallace hwallace@Oklahoman.com | Published: Sun, Apr 17, 2016

    Gala, Reception, Dinner, Luncheon, Before Party

  • Adopt a pet

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Apr 16, 2016

    Adopt a pet

  • Half-century-old Surrey Hills golf club undergoes facelift

    By Tim Fall For The Oklahoman trfall@gmail.com | Published: Fri, Apr 15, 2016

    An established old neighborhood in far northwest Oklahoma City has been undergoing a quiet transformation with new additions and development phases, and, more recently, a facelift for the 50-year-old golf course that anchors it.   Surrey Hills, founded in 1965 west of Sara Road and south of Northwest Expressway, was a sellout success as a housing development in its early years. But its namesake golf course, a private club through the 1970s and 1980s, fell into neglect. By the 1990s the housing additions that surround it were fading, too.   Enter CCDC Inc., a development company led by Joe Love, Michael Love and Claud Cypert, who in 1999 came in to reinvigorate the overlooked course, while developing housing lots on

  • 'Where the Lilies Bloom' opens Friday at The Stage Door Theater

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Apr 14, 2016

    The Stage Door Theater will open its production of “Where the Lilies Bloom.”

  • Yukon expects staff cuts amid financial crisis

    By Ben Felder Staff Writer bfelder@oklahoman.com | Updated: Wed, Apr 13, 2016

    New city manager, Jim Crosby, said 10 to 15 positions could be cut from the Oklahoma City suburb's staff of 246 employees.