Whitehorse Daily Star

October 21, 2014


Photo by Vince Fedoroff

FEELING THE VIBE – Internationally renowned musician Tim Williams performs at the Yukon Blues and Roots Festival Friday evening to a sold-out house. The new festival was produced by local musician Brandon Isaak.


Photo by Vince Fedoroff

SHARING THE BOUNTY – John Carson, right, prepares chapatis with Andrew, Colton and Rayden at the Takhini Elementary School Thursday afternoon. Carson is Takhini’s Kenyan sister school co-ordinator. The Grade 6 class was celebrating World Food Day and prepared a variety of dishes from around the world to share with other students in the school.

Chowing Down

Photo by Julius Debuschewitz

This grizzly was feasting on salmon in Haines, Alaska recently. The 18-year-old sow is apparently the matriarch of the Chilkoot River, judging by the behaviour of the other bears.


Photo by Vince Fedoroff

HIT AND RUN VICTIM – Sophia Hosni, an F.H. Collins Secondary School student, was struck by a truck in the crosswalk by the school Tuesday morning. The vehicle then left the scene. See story on this website.


Photo by Vince Fedoroff

MUSIC ON THE MENU – Diyet and Robert van Lieshout perform Saturday at CHON-FM’s radio pledge show for the Whitehorse Food Bank at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre.


Photo by Vince Fedoroff

PERFORMING SATURDAY – Madi Dixon is one of the performers in the ‘Because I Am A Girl’ second annual concert set for 7 p.m. Saturday at the Yukon Arts Centre. Young artists Dixon, Emily Ross, Selina Heyligers-Hare, Emma Blair, Sarah Ott, Julia Frasher and Kathleen Limpio promise to wow the audience for a good cause.

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Woman killed after grizzly attack outside her home

The bear that killed 42-year-old Claudia Huber Saturday after breaking into the dining room of her and her husband’s home is being described by Environment Yukon as a “very old bear” that was in “poor condition.”