Whitehorse Daily Star

May 24, 2017

FOX ON THE RUN

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

FOX ON THE RUN – A fox gallops along across from the SS Klondike early this morning. The steadily warming weather will no doubt bring more wildlife sightings.

WIND TAKES A TOLL

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

WIND TAKES A TOLL – Whitehorse firefighter Nicholas O’Carroll, on the ladder, lowers a tree blown down by the wind Sunday evening on Alsek Road. Firefighters were on the scene for about an hour and a half bringing down the tree to ensure there was no risk to public safety.

 PARENTAL PEACE

Photo by Photo Submitted

PARENTAL PEACE – This Marsh Lake-area eagles nest was a place of rest on Monday. Note the baby eagle in the front of the parent. Photo by DENNIS SENGER

TEXTILES EXHIBITED

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

TEXTILES EXHIBITED – Vanessa Ægirsdóttir has opened a show at Baked Café. The textile artist has more than 20 years’ experience working with fabrics, yarns, and other fibre-based media. She has also attended two residencies in north Iceland, and has participated in numerous exhibitions there and in Canada. Her show is up until the end of the month.

SUCCULENCE SERVED WITH SINCERITY

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

SUCCULENCE SERVED WITH SINCERITY – Angus Clarke, Michael Kishchuk and Isak Parker, left-right, with the F.H. Collins Secondary School Social Justice class, prepare food Tuesday for Whitehorse Connects at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre. Whitehorse Connects provides food and services for people needing them.

HANDLING WITH CARE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

HANDLING WITH CARE – Nick Guenette works with a sandpiper last Saturday at the McIntyre Marsh bird banding station. People visiting the station get up close to the birds, as seen at the left. The eight-year-old station is not currently a full-scale migration monitoring facility. Its primary goal is to provide a public demonstration site and collect baseline information on the use of the marsh’s wetlands by migratory birds.