Whitehorse Daily Star

March 6, 2015

GOOD, HEALTHY FUN

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

GOOD, HEALTHY FUN – Youth have some fun with the games at last Sunday’s fourth annual Snowshoe Fest near the Takhini Hot Springs. The Learning Disabilities Association of Yukon held the 2 1/2- and 5-km snowshoe loppett – a fun-filled event.

MUSIC VIDEO RELEASED

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

MUSIC VIDEO RELEASED – Nicole Edwards performs Tuesday evening at Epic Pizza during the release of her music video, ‘Lychee Martini’. Performing with her are (left to right) Paul Bergman, Nicolas Mah, Alvero and Rob Pellerier. The video was screened, as well as some out-takes from the shoot.

A TRUE SPORT

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A TRUE SPORT – Yukon squash player Ava Cairns, left, proved not all awards come in the form of medals at the 2015 Canada Winter Games, as she took home a prize for sportsmanship. Team Yukon athletes returned to the territory Monday from Prince George, B.C., following the 17-day multi-sport tournament. Photo courtesy of TEAM YUKON 2015/SARAH LEWIS

GOOD SHOW

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GOOD SHOW – Team Yukon arrives for Sunday’s closing ceremony at the Canada Winter Games in Prince George, B.C. The territory’s contingent earned eight medals – good for eighth in the medal standings – and also took home the Jack Pelech award for sportsmanship. Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS/JONATHAN HAYWARD

HISTORIC GOLD

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HISTORIC GOLD – Yukon figure skater Rachel Pettitt raises her arms in triumph Thursday after completing a personal-best free skate at the Canada Winter Games in Prince George, B.C. Pettitt won gold – the first figure skating medal in Yukon history at the Games, and the territory’s seventh medal this year. Photo courtesy of TEAM YUKON 2015/SARAH LEWIS

INTRIGUING PHENOMENON

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INTRIGUING PHENOMENON – Two high-flying jets, appearing to be flying in formation, cross through a northern lights corona over Fish Lake last Sunday. Photo by RICHARD HARTMIER