Whitehorse Daily Star

February 27, 2017

HANDS-ON SOCIAL JUSTICE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

HANDS-ON SOCIAL JUSTICE – Grade 8 students from the F.H. Collins Secondary School’s Social Justice class clean up Tuesday afternoon at the latest Whitehorse Connects event. Curtis Cash, Jamie Phillips-Freedman and Aleix Toews (front to back) were in the dish pit at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre. Whitehorse Connects provides food and services for people needing them.

A SUPER PERFORMER

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A SUPER PERFORMER – Johanna Goossens won second place at the Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous Superstar contest held Wednesday evening at the Yukon Arts Centre. First was rapper Megan Anderson, while third went to Heidi Vallier. The audience choice was the Northern Vibez street dance crew.

TAKING THE PLUNGE

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TAKING THE PLUNGE – Stephanie Dixon jumps into Fish Lake last Sunday. She was helping raise money for developing wells and clean drinking water in Kenya. NDP MLA Kate White, left, also made the plunge. As reported in the coverage on p. 5 of today’s edition, more than $5,000 was raised at the event.

POTENTIAL INFERNO AVERTED

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POTENTIAL INFERNO AVERTED – A fuel truck burns Sunday in the Callison industrial subdivision of Dawson City. The empty vehicle was pulled away from other nearby trucks and a building before the flames could spread. Photo by TIM GRENON

UP AND OVER

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UP AND OVER – The Whitehorse Huskies’ Ted Stephens takes a tumble over Kelowna Sparta goalkeeper Travis Ingram Friday at the Takhini Arena. See coverage of the Huskies’ weekend, p. 18. The Huskies extended their record to 7-1 with two wins over the Sparta last weekend.

COLOURFUL WELCOMING TOOLS

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COLOURFUL WELCOMING TOOLS – Evan Prokopchuck and Alexandrie Duchaine, Grade 11 students at Académie Parhélie French High School in École Émilie-Tremblay, have painted a mural in their hang-out area. The goal was to help enrich the environment of their school and make a friendly place for students to visit. The Grades 7, 8 and 9 students also painted the tables in the foreground with a social justice theme. The mural and tables were unveiled at noon Thursday.