Whitehorse Daily Star

November 28, 2014

YOUTHFUL TALENT AT ITS BEST

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YOUTHFUL TALENT AT ITS BEST – Performers at the 2014 Commissioner’s Youth Showcase Performance held Wednesday evening at The Old Fire Hall pose for a group photo after the show.

THE QUEST CONTINUES

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THE QUEST CONTINUES – Maryne Dumaine, left, and Hillary Aitken speak at the 12 Days to End Violence Against Women campaign that began at noon Tuesday in the Yukon College Pit. Events will take place throughout this week and next week.

FUN FUND-RAISING

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FUN FUND-RAISING – Hundreds of people attended last Sunday’s annual Skookum Pancake Breakfast at the Yukon government main administration building. The Northwestel Festival of Trees event is a fund-raiser for the Yukon Hospital Foundation.

FRACK-FREE EVENT HEAVILY ATTENDED

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FRACK-FREE EVENT HEAVILY ATTENDED – The Dakhká Khwáan Dancers perform Friday evening at the Celebration of Yukon’s Land and Water event in support of a frack-free Yukon. The celebration, held at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre, drew an estimated 300 people. Photo by GRANT DOUGLAS PHOTOGRAPHY

A SEA OF PINK

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A SEA OF PINK – F.H. Collins Secondary School students and staff take a pledge this morning to take action against bullying. Pink Shirt Day is all about the Kindness Movement.

PREMIERING THIS EVENING

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PREMIERING THIS EVENING – Eliane Cloutier, Eric Epstein and Ryan McCallion, left-right, appear in ‘Dedication or The Stuff of Dreams’ by Terrance McNally, showing at the Guild Hall from this evening to Dec. 6. ‘Fearlessly funny, strikingly serious … ‘Dedication’ has some of the funniest lines Terrence McNally has written in years,’ says ‘BackStage.’

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Archie Lang sought to ‘help’ club: NDP

The previous Yukon Party government paid $750,000 to buy back its own land — leased by the Mountain View Golf Club — claiming it wanted the riverside property for possible lot development in the Whistle Bend subdivision and had the support of the city.