Whitehorse Daily Star

September 26, 2017

HEAVE-HO!

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

HEAVE-HO! – The United Way Plane Pull took place Saturday at the Air North area by the airport. Here, team NVD Yukon Brewing Lead Dogs team spills at the end of the pull.

ELK EXPEDITION GOES TODAY

Photo by Photo Submitted

ELK EXPEDITION GOES TODAY – An elk is seen along the Alaska Highway last weekend. At 5:30 this afternoon, Yukon Wildlife Viewing will lead an elk viewing/bugling trip to the Takhini Burn, about 50 kilometres west of Whitehorse. The group will meet at the Cousins airstrip rest area near the Alaska Highway-Mayo Road intersection and vehicle-pool to the area. Photo by JIM PETELSKI

CREATIVE KIDS

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

CREATIVE KIDS – Mahek, left, and Eva take part in last Sunday’s Yukon Arts Centre Kids Create season opener. The free event, sponsored by ATCO Electric Yukon, saw Helen O’Connor lead the youth in a workshop. They crafted noisemakers and banners to be used in the Culture Days parade set for 11a.m. to noon Sept. 30 along Front Street.

JOURNAL GETS A NEW LIFE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

JOURNAL GETS A NEW LIFE – Jeremy Linville performs at Tuesday evening’s launch party for the ‘Shākāt Journal: The Change Project’ at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre. ‘The Journal’, which last appeared 25 years ago, is being revived as a voice for millennials. It’s being published on the web and in print. Linville collaborated on the song with Rebecca Law.

STAR PERFORMER COMES NORTH

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

STAR PERFORMER COMES NORTH – Ferron performs Sunday evening with her All-Star Band at the Yukon Arts Centre. The Canadian-born singer-songwriter pleased the crowd with old and new songs.

PREPARING FOR A LANDING

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

PREPARING FOR A LANDING – Ken Rombough lines up on the runway Saturday, flying a home-built RV 8, during the Yukon chapter of the Canadian Owners and Pilots Association’s ninth COPA for Kids event by the Alkan Air Flying School. Youth were taken for a short flight around Whitehorse in a variety of aircraft. Free burgers and hot dogs were served.