Whitehorse Daily Star

September 19, 2017

STAR PERFORMER COMES NORTH

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

STAR PERFORMER COMES NORTH – Ferron performs Sunday evening with her All-Star Band at the Yukon Arts Centre. The Canadian-born singer-songwriter pleased the crowd with old and new songs.

PREPARING FOR A LANDING

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

PREPARING FOR A LANDING – Ken Rombough lines up on the runway Saturday, flying a home-built RV 8, during the Yukon chapter of the Canadian Owners and Pilots Association’s ninth COPA for Kids event by the Alkan Air Flying School. Youth were taken for a short flight around Whitehorse in a variety of aircraft. Free burgers and hot dogs were served.

AUTUMN SPLENDOUR

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

AUTUMN SPLENDOUR – The fall colours are in full bloom, and seem to be extremely vibrant this year. Here, Fish Lake is seen from Mount McIntyre in Whitehorse.

AN AMAZING PALEONTOLOGICAL FIND

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AN AMAZING PALEONTOLOGICAL FIND – Placer miner Stuart Schmidt is seen with the intact skull of the now-extinct North American helmeted muskoxen, a distant relative of today’s tundra muskox. The longtime Yukoner unearthed the fossil Monday in the Indian River valley south of Dawson City.

BIKERS: BEWARE OF BRUINS

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

BIKERS: BEWARE OF BRUINS – These two young grizzly bears were seen at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday by the single-track Blown Away trail on Mount McIntyre. People should be on guard for possible bears wandering the area, which is a popular spot for bikers.

SAFE AND SOUND

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SAFE AND SOUND – RCMP Cpl. Cam Long and Yukon Search and Rescue volunteers tend to a man rescued on Double Mountain, south of Whitehorse, on Monday morning. After his ATV ran out of gas nearby on Sunday, he was forced to spend the night outside. Crash, the police service dog, and a Trans North helicopter are seen in the background. Photo courtesy RCMP

Woman found

Yukon RCMP say a missing Whitehorse woman has been located safe.