Whitehorse Daily Star

May 2, 2016

TRANSPARENT TEAMWORK

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

TRANSPARENT TEAMWORK – Mark Steudle and Lasia Stetkiewicz work on a piece of glass Sunday at Lumel Studios in Whitehorse. On the top right is what is called a glory hole for reheating the glass while working it. There will be a grand opening of the studio June 4.

AN OCCASION TO REMEMBER

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AN OCCASION TO REMEMBER – The annual Day of Mourning ceremony was held Thursday afternoon in the Yukon government’s main administration building. See coverage, this website.

A CLASSIC TAKES THE STAGE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

A CLASSIC TAKES THE STAGE – Kayleigh Poelman plays Mary Poppins in the Music, Art and Drama 11/12 class annual musical: The Broadway/Disney musical ‘Mary Poppins’. Evening performances will run at 7:30 this Friday and Saturday and May 5-7. Matinée performances will take the stage at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, and May 7. All performances are at the Wood Street Centre.

FURNACE TO BE FIRED UP

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FURNACE TO BE FIRED UP – Luann Baker-Johnson is seen Tuesday in the Lumel Studios, which will be the site of demonstrations this weekend. Baker-Johnson owns the new glass-blowing business with her husband, Mel Johnson.

THE ODYSSEY CONTINUES

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THE ODYSSEY CONTINUES – Erika and Paul Piazza are seen by their home, a 1982 Volkswagen Kombi van, Monday afternoon in Hillcrest. The couple is travelling from Argentina to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska.

PLAYING OUT THE SEASON

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

PLAYING OUT THE SEASON – Men’s basketball wrapped up Saturday evening at Porter Creek Secondary School. The Bulls won the championship.

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Student awarded scholarship worth $60,000

When Jaedyn Smith, a Grade 12 Porter Creek Secondary School (PCSS) student, started filling out applications to universities, she figured it couldn’t hurt to apply for any available scholarships.