Whitehorse Daily Star

March 23, 2018


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SHARING A MOMENT – A male silver fox is seen with a female fox on Wickstrom Road recently. Photo by COLEEN FIRTH


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GOLDEN GIRL – Bianca Berko-Malvasio of Whitehorse has four gold ulus in Arctic Sports at the Arctic Winter Games. The Yukon leads in the medal standings after Wednesday, with 56 ulus. Photo by STEPHEN ANDERSON-LINDSAY/TEAM YUKON


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WINTER’S BANISHMENT BECKONS – Claire Ness has made the effi gy for this year’s Burning Away the Winter Blues event. According to the organizers’ Facebook page, there will be no parade. People are asked to gather at the Robert Service Campground at 8 p.m. Saturday for the celebration, which will include music, dancing and hot chocolate.


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MAIDEN MEDALLIST – Yukon speedskater Lisa Freeman races Monday in the 1,000-metre juvenile female race at the 2018 Arctic Winter Games in Fort Smith, N.W.T. Freeman won the Games’ first medal for Team Yukon with a silver ulu in the event, which started a string of 27 medals for the Yukon on Day 1 of competition. Photo by STEPHEN ANDERSON-LINDSAY/TEAM YUKON


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EVENING THE SCORE – K&D Outlaws player Anthony Kinistino celebrates after scoring the tying goal late in the third period against the C/A Storm in the Yukon Native Hockey Tournament A Division gold-medal game. The Outlaws went on to win the game 5-3 in front of a packed Takhini Arena crowd.


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FRENCH SINGING SKILLS SHOWCASED – Whitehorse elementary school students got together at noon Thursday to sing. The Yukon government, together with Canadian Parents for French, presented ‘Chante-la ta chanson’, which is put on by children from Core French, Intensive French and French Immersion programs in Whitehorse, and those from the French First Language program at École Émilie-Tremblay. The event showcases the students’ French skills. Here, Christ the King Elementary School students perform.

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City eyes expansion of area quarry

The city’s quarry in the McLean Lake area could be expanded by 8.8 hectares if council votes to sign off on a new lease with the Yukon government.