Whitehorse Daily Star

November 21, 2017

BEARING UP TO INSPECTION

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

BEARING UP TO INSPECTION – Lauren Solberg checks out the new fluoroscopy machine at the Whitehorse General Hospital during Saturday’s Teddy Bear Clinic. Youth were invited in to have their bears checked out. The event was celebrating the close of the Fluoroscopy Campaign to purchase the $600,000 piece of equipment. The money came from local fundraising by the Yukon Hospital Foundation.

HOME-MADE TREASURES

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

HOME-MADE TREASURES – Lynda Dickson displays her wares Saturday at the annual Spruce Bog Fair at the Canada Games Centre. The craft fair season is now in full swing.

COOL CAT

Photo by Photo Submitted

COOL CAT – A lynx peers out of the winter wilderness near Pelly Crossing last Saturday. Photo by NAOMI BLINDHEIM

A HEROIC QUARTET

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

A HEROIC QUARTET – Commissioner’s Awards for Bravery were handed out to four people Wednesday evening. Peter Nagano, Bruce Taylor, Will Feller and Tyson Bourgard (back row, left-right) received the awards. In 2015, they rescued Joann Vriend, right foreground, beside Commissioner Doug Phillips, after she fell and became stranded while skiing near Dawson City. Kyler Mather also was involved, but was unable to attend Wednesday’s event.

 FIRE GUTS VEHICLE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

FIRE GUTS VEHICLE – Whitehorse firefighters answered a call to the power line behind Porter Creek West late Tuesday afternoon. This vehicle was fully involved when they arrived. Yukon RCMP are investigating.

NEVER TO BE FORGOTTEN

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

NEVER TO BE FORGOTTEN – Mast. Cpl. Hailey Clay stands vigil at the Cenotaph during Saturday’s Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Canada Games Centre.