Whitehorse Daily Star

May 30, 2015

MOURNING A GRANDFATHER

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

MOURNING A GRANDFATHER – Two of Allan Waugh’s young granddaughters mourn the loss of the man they called ‘Papa’ this morning, after friends and family marched through the McIntyre subdivision. Waugh was found dead in his home one year ago. The case remains unsolved.

THE TRADITION CONTINUES

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

THE TRADITION CONTINUES – The Leaping Feats will present their annual ‘Dancing Through Life’ show this evening through Sunday at the Yukon Arts Centre. Shows are 7:00 this and Friday evenings, 1 p.m. Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday.

MAJESTIC WILDERNESS WONDERS

Photo by Photo Submitted

MAJESTIC WILDERNESS WONDERS – This mama  grizzly bear, wearing a collar, was seen recently with her two cubs in southern Yukon. Photo by LISA van DOORNICK

 A PROJECTILE WITH PERSONALITY

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

A PROJECTILE WITH PERSONALITY – The Human Cannon Ball flies over the ring in Shipyards Park late Monday afternoon. The circus came to Whitehorse for two shows, delighting the audiences. High-flying acts, a contortionist, fire breathers and a clown were some of the performances.

DRIVER ERROR, FATIGUE SUSPECTED

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

DRIVER ERROR, FATIGUE SUSPECTED – Emergency crews responded after this Chevrolet van went off the Alaska Highway at 7:30 this morning, just south of the Carcross Cutoff. The 73-year-old male driver was taken to Whitehorse General Hospital as a precaution, according to Whitehorse RCMP. Driver error and fatigue are believed to have been factors.

MORNING MUNCHING

Photo by Photo Submitted

MORNING MUNCHING – This cinnamon black bear enjoys breakfast on the Carcross Road recently. The photographer said the bruin sports one of the nicest coats he’s ever seen on a black bear. Photo by SIMON BLAKESLEY

Parties’ views on session differ radically

More money, more problems seemed to ring true for the spring session of the Yukon Legislative Assembly, which saw the largest annual budget this territory has ever witnessed.