Whitehorse Daily Star

December 19, 2014

SEASONAL SPECTACLE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

SEASONAL SPECTACLE – The Christ the King Elementary School Filipino choir performs Thursday evening at the school’s Christmas concert. ‘A Night of Angels and Stars’ featured music and the Christmas story.

MONEY NEEDED TO PAY FOR FOOD

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

MONEY NEEDED TO PAY FOR FOOD – Karen Shannon, left, and Val Bumstead, Kinette Club of Whitehorse members, are seen this morning at the Share the Spirit premises in the old Whitehorse Public Library. Christmas hampers for families are being put together. They are still $10,000 short for paying for the food for this year’s hampers. Donations can be made at Sport Yukon, and any help would be greatly appreciated.

PEEL PARTY

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

PEEL PARTY – Geri-Lee Buyck, left, the youth councillor with the First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun, and Eileen Peter, with Nacho Nyak Dun Heritage, attended the Peel Celebration held Tuesday evening at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre multi-purpose room. A large group of people attended the fete, which saluted this month’s Yukon Supreme Court ruling rejecting the territorial government’s management plan for the Peel watershed.

Back On The Road

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

BACK ON THE ROAD – Whitehorse’s Garbage Truck Santa, Wayne Henderson, is back on the road handing out candy canes to everybody. After the City of Whitehorse ended the program and Henderson left his job with the city, Maggie Holt, the owner of the Takhini Trailer Court, offered her garbage truck for Henderson’s use. Santa is very popular with the schools and daycares. A number of businesses are sponsoring this year’s Garbage Truck Santa.

SMILES AND CRAFTS

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SMILES AND CRAFTS – Gertie Tom (right) and Agnes Mills are seen Saturday at Tom’s table at the First Nations Craft Fair at Elijah Smith Elementary School.

SEASONAL ELEGANCE RETURNS

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SEASONAL ELEGANCE RETURNS – The annual ‘Nutcracker’ performance will be presented by the Northern Lights School of Dance at 7:00 this evening at the Yukon Arts Centre. There will also be performances at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday.