Whitehorse Daily Star

September 20, 2014

BLACKBIRD FLYING HIGH

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

BLACKBIRD FLYING HIGH – Kayla Morrison won the Young Entrepreneur of the Year award at the recent Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce annual general meeting. Her business, the Blackbird Bakery, is located in the Waterfront Building.

HONOURING THE FLAME-QUELLERS

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

HONOURING THE FLAME-QUELLERS – A firefighter statue was unveiled Wednesday beside The Old Fire Hall by Susan Velder, centre-left, and Mayor Dan Curtis. Fire Chief Kevin Lyslo is beside Velder, and the Honour Guard is, left, David Dowie, and right, Allan Koprowski.

SEASONAL SENSATION

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SEASONAL SENSATION – The sun brings out the brilliant fall colours Tuesday, as seen from the hillside overlooking Whitehorse.

REAPING THE SOIL’S REWARDS

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

REAPING THE SOIL’S REWARDS – Grade 1 students from École Whitehorse Elementary School harvest their crop from the beds by the school last Friday. School Yard Greening is a program introduced last year, and these students grew potatoes and carrots for the Whitehorse Food Bank.

 DRUMSTICKS DUTY

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

DRUMSTICKS DUTY – Kieran Horton helps out on the drums with Midnight Sons drummer Patrick Docherty on Sunday after the Terry Fox Run. There were 210 participants in the annual event, with $4,720 raised.

TOURING TALENT

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

TOURING TALENT – Ja Pace with the Rio Samaya Band entertains Thursday afternoon at École Whitehorse Elementary School. The band has been touring the Yukon presenting original music, including Latin, regge and rhumba.