Whitehorse Daily Star

February 22, 2017

POTENTIAL INFERNO AVERTED

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POTENTIAL INFERNO AVERTED – A fuel truck burns Sunday in the Callison industrial subdivision of Dawson City. The empty vehicle was pulled away from other nearby trucks and a building before the flames could spread. Photo by TIM GRENON

UP AND OVER

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UP AND OVER – The Whitehorse Huskies’ Ted Stephens takes a tumble over Kelowna Sparta goalkeeper Travis Ingram Friday at the Takhini Arena. See coverage of the Huskies’ weekend, p. 18. The Huskies extended their record to 7-1 with two wins over the Sparta last weekend.

COLOURFUL WELCOMING TOOLS

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COLOURFUL WELCOMING TOOLS – Evan Prokopchuck and Alexandrie Duchaine, Grade 11 students at Académie Parhélie French High School in École Émilie-Tremblay, have painted a mural in their hang-out area. The goal was to help enrich the environment of their school and make a friendly place for students to visit. The Grades 7, 8 and 9 students also painted the tables in the foreground with a social justice theme. The mural and tables were unveiled at noon Thursday.

A GRUELLING CHALLENGE

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A GRUELLING CHALLENGE – Yukon Quest mushers Sebastien Dos Santos Borges, Brian Wilmshurst and Ben Good, left to right, climb Eagle Summit Wednesday. Photo by JULIEN SCHRODER/YUKON QUEST

THE ODYSSEY ENDS

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THE ODYSSEY ENDS – Matt Hall poses with his lead dogs early Tuesday afternoon after winning the 2017 Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race in Fairbanks. The 1,600-km race began Feb. 4 in Whitehorse. Photo by ERIC ENGMAN/NEWS-MINER

A BRIEF RESPITE

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A BRIEF RESPITE – Yukon Quest musher Hugh Neff ’s dog Archie, a veteran of 8,000 miles of sled dog racing, rests Monday at the Mile 101 checkpoint. Matt Hall won the race this afternoon in Fairbanks. Photo by SAM FRIEDMAN/NEWS-MINER