Whitehorse Daily Star

December 13, 2017

SHOWS FOR THE SEASON

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

SHOWS FOR THE SEASON – The Heart of Riverdale Community Centre held a Holiday Open House on Sunday. There were two shows in the Black Box Theatre featuring dance, vaudeville, musical theatre and singing, as well as many activities throughout the premises.

GLIDING INTO CHRISTMAS

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

GLIDING INTO CHRISTMAS – Thousands of people enjoyed the unseasonably warm weather to attend Saturday’s annual Winterval Santa Parade and tree-lighting ceremony. Here, Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive by horse and sleigh.

A SEASONAL TRADITION RETURNS

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

A SEASONAL TRADITION RETURNS – The Northern Lights School of Dance will present its annual performance of ‘Nutcracker’ at 7:00 tonight and Saturday at the Yukon Arts Centre. A matinée will take the stage at 1 p.m. Saturday. Here Ella Bradford, Teighan Quaile and Pyper Smith, left-right, are seen at Wednesday’s dress rehearsal.

A POIGNANT MOMENT

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

A POIGNANT MOMENT – Red roses were handed out for 41 missing or murdered Yukon Aboriginal women Wednesday afternoon during the local observance of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Fourteen white roses were distributed for the women murdered at École Polytechnique in Montreal 28 years ago Wednesday.

SONGS OF THE SEASON

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

SONGS OF THE SEASON – Youth from École Whitehorse Elementary School perform Tuesday at the Celebration of Music in the Yukon Government Main Administration Building.

EAGER FOR ACTION

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

EAGER FOR ACTION – Amelie Janin’s dogs were ready to go at the start of Sunday’s Season Kick Off – DPSAY Twister Race Series.

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Council adopts 2018 spending plan

The city will spend up to $20 million next year after passing third reading – thus adopting – the 2018 capital budget at Monday’s city council meeting.