Whitehorse Daily Star

April 21, 2015

A STITCH IN TIME ....

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

A STITCH IN TIME .... – Ella, left, and her mother, Charlene Bradford, took part Sunday in the Wool Gathering event at the Heart of Riverdale Community Centre. Knitters got together to enjoy all things knitted and share a finished item for a community donation. A talk about the history of knitting, a stash swap and a potluck lunch were also on the agenda.

THE ENGINE OF EDUCATION

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

THE ENGINE OF EDUCATION – Lenna Charlie takes part in the Yukon Territorial Skills Competition on Thursday at the Canada Games Centre.

PERCHING AND PEERING

Photo by Photo Submitted

PERCHING AND PEERING – Many eagles have been sighted in the Teslin area over the past three weeks as they begin their nesting periods. Bald eagles, known to mate for life, are very territorial during nesting season. They often keep other eagles out of their nesting territory, which covers an area generally one to two square miles. Photo by MINNIE CLARK

THE MAGIC OF MUSIC

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

THE MAGIC OF MUSIC – Claire Campbell performs Tuesday afternoon for the adjudicator in the Rotary Music Festival on the Yukon Arts Centre main stage. The final concerts for the festival will take place Saturday at 6 p.m. for the junior performances and 8 p.m. for the seniors’.

SEASON FINALE FUN

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

SEASON FINALE FUN – Ben Ross stays dry during the Slush Cup event held Sunday at Mount Sima to cap off Simapalooza. Hundreds of people were out enjoying the final day of skiing.

A MESSAGE FOR THE POLICE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

A MESSAGE FOR THE POLICE – Jackie Bear, left, and Tegan Unterschute, right, are seen at Friday afternoon’s protest at the Whitehorse RCMP detachment. The event was prompted by a brief video clip showing a local officer striking a man who was struggling during an arrest. An independent investigation into the incident is underway.