Whitehorse Daily Star

June 25, 2016

A GRACEFUL GLIDE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

A GRACEFUL GLIDE – Danielle Lister, seen at Thursday evening’s dress rehearsal, is one of the dancers in the Northern Lights School of Dance’s 25th anniversary special presentation of the ballet ‘Swan Lake’ at the Yukon Arts Centre. The dancers will take the stage at 7:00 this evening and Saturday evening, and 1 p.m. Saturday.

ON THE CUTTING EDGE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

ON THE CUTTING EDGE – About 275 Junior Canadian Rangers from 35 communities across the North are honing their skills in Whitehorse during an enhanced training session which ends today. Here, senior Canadian Ranger Norm Beebe helps Abel Kalai from Coral Harbour with chainsaw technique. More than 1,600 youth take part in 41 Junior Canadian Ranger patrols across the North, including Atlin, B.C.

THE JOY OF A SPECIAL DAY

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

THE JOY OF A SPECIAL DAY – The Kwanlin Dághàalhaan K’e Dancers perform Tuesday at National Aboriginal Day celebrations at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre.

GRUELING BUT EXHILARATING

Photo by Marissa Tiel

GRUELING BUT EXHILARATING – Riders participate in Saturday’s 24th annual Kluane Chilkat Bike Relay on the Haines Highway. More than 300 teams took part in the race, tackling the nearly 240-kilometre course solo and in teams. See sports coverage this website.

FESTIVAL FARE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

FESTIVAL FARE – ‘iridescent story pieces’ by Aleks Bartosik, left, a Toronto artist, featured a light-dependent art installation and a performance piece where she led the viewers into a maze of pictorial creations with her fantastical creatures for Nuit Blanche 2016. On the right is Jimmy Montenegro.

WATCHFUL PARENTS

Photo by Photo Submitted

WATCHFUL PARENTS – The Robert Service Way eagles are seen observing their nest from afar last week. After being perched in the tree for about half an hour, the male flew off, perhaps to find a late-afternoon snack for the young ones. Photo by DENNIS SENGER