Whitehorse Daily Star

April 22, 2018

A MOMENT OF EMOTION

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

A MOMENT OF EMOTION – Carrie MacIntosh is seen at a memorial walk held early Thursday afternoon in the McIntyre subdivision to remember murdered members of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation community. The murders of Sarah MacIntosh, Wendy Carlick, Greg Dawson and Allan Waugh remain unsolved.

MUSIC VIDEOS CELEBRATED

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

MUSIC VIDEOS CELEBRATED – Yukon First Nations youth launched three music videos Wednesday evening at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre. Youth from the Selkirk First Nation, right, presented ‘Best of Me’; the Liard First Nation, ‘Gateway’; and Whitehorse youth, left, ‘Growing Young’. Liard First Nation youth encountered mechanical difficulties and were unable to attend the event. The videos were made in a mobile recording studio through the N’we Jinan initiative. On the right is MC Kluane Adamek.

TALENT IN THE SKY

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

TALENT IN THE SKY – Niko Rodden, from Whitehorse, competes in the big air event during the Yukon Freestyle Ski Championships on Saturday at Mount Sima.

ROADSIDE MAJESTY

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

ROADSIDE MAJESTY – These caribou were seen Sunday along the Tagish Road near Ten Mile Road. There’s been a number of collisions with these animals, and caution should be exercised driving the Carcross/Whitehorse/Tagish loop.

GIVING CHASE

Photo by Dustin Cook

GIVING CHASE – Maya Bulmer (front), from Dawson City, skates with the puck as she is pursued by Whitehorse’s Madilynn-Bennett Wondga during a jamboree game Saturday as part of the Whitehorse Female Hockey Weekend.

HONOURING THE BRONCOS

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

HONOURING THE BRONCOS – A community photo shoot for Jersey Day in support of the Humboldt Broncos was held Thursday evening at the SS Klondike. Sixteen people have died from last Friday’s horrific bus collision in Saskatchewan. See local events coverage, p. 34.

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Report redraws electoral boundaries

The independent commission responsible for proposing the number, names and boundaries of electoral districts in the Yukon has suggested the overall number of ridings increase to 20.