Whitehorse Daily Star

February 6, 2016

SHARP CLIMBING

Photo by Photo Submitted

SHARP CLIMBING – Though Teslin Lake-area residents didn’t get to see this week’s weather groundhog, this young porcupine was spotted up a tree. Judging by the amount of sunshine in the region, he definitely saw his shadow, the photographer reports. Photo by MINNIE CLARK

A GOOD TIME AT THE FIRE HALL

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

A GOOD TIME AT THE FIRE HALL – Kyla Bergen enjoys the Whitehorse Connects event held Tuesday morning in The Old Fire Hall. Haircuts, foot care, portraits and blood pressure testing were among the services offered at the event. It included a free lunch, made this time by volunteers in a community kitchen in the Association franco-yukonnaise building.

EARLY RACE COMPLICATIONS

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

EARLY RACE COMPLICATIONS – Gabrielle Gagnon spills near the start of Sunday’s Twister race at the Takhini Hot Pools. She finished in seventh place in what was her first race.

A NEW WEEK DAWNS

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A NEW WEEK DAWNS – The sun rises over Whitehorse on Sunday, the final day of what proved to be an unseasonably mild month in southern Yukon. Photo by SIMON BLAKESLEY

HERE AT LAST

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

HERE AT LAST – The 11 members of the Syrian family sponsored by Yukon Cares are seen Saturday evening after arriving at Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport.

NOW SHOWING

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

NOW SHOWING – ‘Opening Doors: From Yukon to Côte d’Azur’, an exhibit by Yukon artist Deanna Bailey, opened Thursday evening in the Hilltop Bistro at Yukon College. The exhibit features Bailey’s intricate modelling clay paintings, which here explore the visual richness of comparing and contrasting doorways in the Yukon and the South of France.