Whitehorse Daily Star

July 3, 2015

MAKING FRIENDS

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

MAKING FRIENDS – Charlie the miniature horse was popular in the Canada Day parade in downtown Whitehorse.

ABORIGINAL CULTURE AT ITS BEST

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

ABORIGINAL CULTURE AT ITS BEST – Mark Rutledge dances Sunday for the Sharing Our Spirit Celebration at the Adäka Cultural Festival. Numerous dance groups took to the stage. The festival continues until Thursday.

RAGING INFERNO

Photo by Photo Submitted

RAGING INFERNO – This fire, discovered Sunday afternoon, is located about 72 kilometres east of Watson Lake near the Coal River Logging Road. Photo courtesy YUKON WILDLAND FIRE MANAGEMENT

FURRY AND INQUISITIVE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

FURRY AND INQUISITIVE – Midnight Sun Alpacas brought three members of their herd to the Fireweed Community Market on Thursday afternoon. The market will open tomorrow on the Waterfront Wharf.

A CALM CROSSING

Photo by Aimee O'Connor

A CALM CROSSING – Yukon River Quest paddlers Josh Friedman and Julie Kirk were far from the back of the pack on a placid Lake Laberge Wednesday afternoon. The duo from Idaho were the recipients of the Red Lantern award in the 2014 race, given to the last team who crosses the finish line.

OFF TO THE RACES

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

OFF TO THE RACES – Quebec paddlers Antoine Bertrand and Mario d'allier Desrosiers hit the river in Whitehorse during this afternoon’s start of the 17th annual Yukon River Quest. A total of 58 teams are participating in the 715-kilometre race.