Whitehorse Daily Star

July 7, 2015

GOVERNOR-GENERAL HELPS OPEN OFFICES

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

GOVERNOR-GENERAL HELPS OPEN OFFICES – Emily Ross, left, and Kathleen Limpio sing ‘O Canada’ during Monday afternoon’s opening ceremonies for the new Commissioner’s offices in the Taylor House on Main Street. Behind, left-right, are Al Lucier of the Commissioner’s staff, Premier Darrell Pasloski, Governor-General David Johnston and Commissioner Doug Phillips.

STANDOUT PERFORMANCE

Photo by Marcel Vander Wier

STANDOUT PERFORMANCE – Whitehorse orienteer Colin Abbott nears the finish line of the Western Canadian Long Distance Championships at the Gunnar Nilsson and Mickey Lammers Research Forest north of Whitehorse on Saturday. Abbott won the elite men’s category.

FASHION AT ITS FINEST

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FASHION AT ITS FINEST – Wayne Price of Haines, Alaska models his traditional regalia last night at the Adäka Cultural Festival's fashion show. The festival wrapped up Thursday. Photo by HEATHER JONES

MAKING FRIENDS

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

MAKING FRIENDS – Charlie the miniature horse was popular in the Canada Day parade in downtown Whitehorse.

ABORIGINAL CULTURE AT ITS BEST

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

ABORIGINAL CULTURE AT ITS BEST – Mark Rutledge dances Sunday for the Sharing Our Spirit Celebration at the Adäka Cultural Festival. Numerous dance groups took to the stage. The festival continues until Thursday.

RAGING INFERNO

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RAGING INFERNO – This fire, discovered Sunday afternoon, is located about 72 kilometres east of Watson Lake near the Coal River Logging Road. Photo courtesy YUKON WILDLAND FIRE MANAGEMENT

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Top city manager pay may go to $195,000

City manager Christine Smith could be receiving a raise in the coming weeks as city council considers changing the annual salary range for the position to between $175,000 and $195,000.