Whitehorse Daily Star

August 27, 2014

AN ENERGETIC SPECTACLE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

AN ENERGETIC SPECTACLE – The Breakdancing Yukon Society presented ‘CypherFest’, a three-day street dance festival, last weekend. Shows featured Yukon Urban Dance for Theatre Project, Rock the Street Dancers, Project Soul (Vancouver), Breadcrumbs (Ottawa) and the Yukon Energy Klondike Heat Battle at the Yukon Arts Centre.

LAST RACE OF SUMMER

Photo by Marcel Vander Wier

LAST RACE OF SUMMER – Sammy Salter rides in the King of the (Rocky) Canyon mountain bike championships Sunday afternoon on the Mount McIntyre trails. The event ended with a new royal court being formed.

RALLYING THE FAITHFUL

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

RALLYING THE FAITHFUL – Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks Thursday evening at a Conservative Party event at former territorial cabinet minister Archie Lang’s house by the Yukon River in Whitehorse. Youth posing at the sides are, left-right, Joah and Ethan Thompson, James Vainio, Emily Robbins and Simon and Joshua Laver.

NORTHERN TOUR BEGINS

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

NORTHERN TOUR BEGINS – Prime Minister Stephen Harper looks at an ice core sample this morning at Yukon College. Stephen Mooney of the Yukon Research Centre is on the right.

UP AND OVER

Photo by Photo Submitted

UP AND OVER – Yukoner Ashley Borgel rides Rio during competition last week at the Rocky Mountain Classic in Calgary. Eight local riders are competing in the Alberta jumping series, and have earned a variety of top-three finishes. Photo courtesy TRACEY BILSKY

FRISKY PLAYMATE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

Justine Benjamin plays with the fox Monday at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve. A fund-raiser to help keep the fox at the preserve instead of his being moved south generated about $2,000, with more than 100 people running in the Definitely A Fox fund-raiser.