Whitehorse Daily Star

August 31, 2015

A SNEAK PEEK OF THE INEVITABLE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

A SNEAK PEEK OF THE INEVITABLE – Snow is seen Sunday along the Fish Lake Road. The August snowfall triggered several power outages over the weekend.

DAZZLING DISPLAY

Photo by Photo Submitted

DAZZLING DISPLAY – The Northern Lights swirl across the morning sky last Saturday at Divide Lake in Tombstone Territorial Park. The majestic display was marvelled at by hikers touring the area. Photo courtesy JOEL SJAARDA

EARLY AUTUMN SPLENDOUR

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

EARLY AUTUMN SPLENDOUR – The fall colours are arriving in the mountains. An Inukshuk, above Fish Lake, is seen here Tuesday afternoon.

MARKING A MILESTONE

Photo by Ingrid Wilcox

MARKING A MILESTONE – The Champagne and Aishihik Dancers perform last Sunday at the Long Ago People’s Place (Kwaday Dan Kenji) 20th anniversary celebration. The camp features re-creations of traditional Southern Tutchone First Nations structures. It has proved a popular learning centre for Yukon students, governments and tourists.

RIGHT ON THE MONEY

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

RIGHT ON THE MONEY – The Royal Canadian Mint unveiled a $20 collector coin featuring a raven and the Northern Lights on Monday at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre. Ta’an Kwach’an Council Chief Kristina Kane, left, and Tourism and Culture Minister Elaine Taylor are seen after the unveiling.

READY AND EAGER

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

READY AND EAGER – Youth await their turn Saturday during the Youth Cosplay Contest during YukomiCon held in Whitehorse. The second annual event featured celebrities, artists, cosplay, gaming, workshops and a variety of comic culture.