Whitehorse Daily Star

May 27, 2015

MAJESTIC WILDERNESS WONDERS

Photo by Photo Submitted

MAJESTIC WILDERNESS WONDERS – This mama  grizzly bear, wearing a collar, was seen recently with her two cubs in southern Yukon. Photo by LISA van DOORNICK

 A PROJECTILE WITH PERSONALITY

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

A PROJECTILE WITH PERSONALITY – The Human Cannon Ball flies over the ring in Shipyards Park late Monday afternoon. The circus came to Whitehorse for two shows, delighting the audiences. High-flying acts, a contortionist, fire breathers and a clown were some of the performances.

DRIVER ERROR, FATIGUE SUSPECTED

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

DRIVER ERROR, FATIGUE SUSPECTED – Emergency crews responded after this Chevrolet van went off the Alaska Highway at 7:30 this morning, just south of the Carcross Cutoff. The 73-year-old male driver was taken to Whitehorse General Hospital as a precaution, according to Whitehorse RCMP. Driver error and fatigue are believed to have been factors.

MORNING MUNCHING

Photo by Photo Submitted

MORNING MUNCHING – This cinnamon black bear enjoys breakfast on the Carcross Road recently. The photographer said the bruin sports one of the nicest coats he’s ever seen on a black bear. Photo by SIMON BLAKESLEY

BEATING THE HEAT

Photo by Julius Debuschewitz

BEATING THE HEAT – A beaver along the Millennium Trail shakes off last Sunday.

MEASURING WASTE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

MEASURING WASTE – Some of the Hidden Valley School students who picked up garbage along the North Klondike Highway last week are seen Tuesday afternoon with a graph they created using drink containers they separated from the general waste. Discarded beer cans topped the graph.

Man, rescuers camped until daybreak

A man who had lost his way in the alpine around Haeckel Hill last night was found at midnight and safely escorted down early this morning.