Whitehorse Daily Star

August 28, 2015

EARLY AUTUMN SPLENDOUR

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

EARLY AUTUMN SPLENDOUR – The fall colours are arriving in the mountains. An Inukshuk, above Fish Lake, is seen here Tuesday afternoon.

MARKING A MILESTONE

Photo by Ingrid Wilcox

MARKING A MILESTONE – The Champagne and Aishihik Dancers perform last Sunday at the Long Ago People’s Place (Kwaday Dan Kenji) 20th anniversary celebration. The camp features re-creations of traditional Southern Tutchone First Nations structures. It has proved a popular learning centre for Yukon students, governments and tourists.

RIGHT ON THE MONEY

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

RIGHT ON THE MONEY – The Royal Canadian Mint unveiled a $20 collector coin featuring a raven and the Northern Lights on Monday at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre. Ta’an Kwach’an Council Chief Kristina Kane, left, and Tourism and Culture Minister Elaine Taylor are seen after the unveiling.

READY AND EAGER

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

READY AND EAGER – Youth await their turn Saturday during the Youth Cosplay Contest during YukomiCon held in Whitehorse. The second annual event featured celebrities, artists, cosplay, gaming, workshops and a variety of comic culture.

LET THE EXTRAVAGANZA BEGIN

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

LET THE EXTRAVAGANZA BEGIN – Cosplayer Andy Rae, left, and Canadian actor Toby Proctor are two of the celebrities in Whitehorse for YukomiCon, which begins this afternoon at the Coast High Country Inn and Yukon Convention Centre. The second annual event, expected to attract hundreds of people, will also feature ‘Star Trek’s’ Marina Sirtis, who is scheduled to arrive Saturday.

WET AND WILD

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

WET AND WILD – Olivier Roy-Jauvin participates in the Whitewater Rodeo freestyle event Wednesday evening by the Rotary Centennial Bridge.