Whitehorse Daily Star

February 12, 2016

KICKING INTO RENDEZVOUS

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

KICKING INTO RENDEZVOUS – The 2016 Air North, Yukon’s Airline can can dancers unveiled their lineup of dancers and dances Thursday evening at the Westmark Whitehorse Hotel. The Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous festival goes from Feb. 19 to Feb. 28.

COMIN’ INTO THE KLONDIKE

Photo by Marcel Vander Wier

COMIN’ INTO THE KLONDIKE – Yukon Quest musher Allen Moore enters Dawson City in second place Wednesday afternoon to begin his 36-hour layover.

NEW BISHOP ORDAINED

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

NEW BISHOP ORDAINED – Héctor Felipe Vila, lying down, is seen at the mass at his episcopal ordination and installation as the sixth bishop of Whitehorse on Sunday.

RINGING IN THE NEW YEAR

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

RINGING IN THE NEW YEAR – The Year of the Monkey was celebrated Saturday with the Chinese community at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre.

OVER THE SUMMIT

Photo by freelancer

OVER THE SUMMIT – Yukon Quest veteran Mike Ellis, of Fox, Alaska, mushes over Eagle Summit on Sunday, the second day of the race. See full coverage in today’s local news section. Photo by ERIN CORNELIUSSEN/FAIRBANKS DAILY NEWS-MINER

SHARP CLIMBING

Photo by Photo Submitted

SHARP CLIMBING – Though Teslin Lake-area residents didn’t get to see this week’s weather groundhog, this young porcupine was spotted up a tree. Judging by the amount of sunshine in the region, he definitely saw his shadow, the photographer reports. Photo by MINNIE CLARK