Whitehorse Daily Star

July 31, 2014

A NATIONAL EFFORT

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

A NATIONAL EFFORT – Cadets with the Whitehorse Cadet Summer Training Centre help out at the Whitehorse Food Bank today. Danny Yu, from Toronto, Mason Tibre, from the N.W.T., Larissa King from New Brunswick and Breanna Kennedy from B.C., left-right, were performing a necessary job of double-bagging. The food bank, meanwhile, is appealing to Yukoners to help it replenish its depleted shelves.

CANYON CREATIONS

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

CANYON CREATIONS – Heidi Hehn, front, and Deanna Bailey were two of the artists taking part in the Miles Canyon in Art event held last Friday and Saturday by the Yukon Conservation Society. Five artists were in the canyon creating works.

COMING IN HOT

Photo by Marcel Vander Wier

COMING IN HOT – Virginia Sarrazin and her dog, Spike, push toward the finish line of the Hot Hounds one-mile canicross race held Sunday in Mt. Lorne. Sarrazin won her third straight race with a time of 3:35.

 PERFORMING TONIGHT

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

PERFORMING TONIGHT – The Extremely Moving Youth Society’s Interactive Dance and Technology Installation will be presented from 7:00 to 8:00 this evening at Leaping Feats, 38 Lewes Blvd. This is a free event, and the dancers have been working with U.K.- based artists makeAMPLIFY.

FOX FUND-RAISER CONTINUES

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

FOX FUND-RAISER CONTINUES – The three-month-old red fox found injured in April at Marsh Lake is seen Tuesday afternoon at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve. A fund-raiser has been launched to build an enclosure next to the Arctic fox enclosure. There has been $1,000 raised so far toward the $10,000 goal.

HEADED FOR SMITHERS

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

HEADED FOR SMITHERS – The two bear cubs at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve are living in a trailer until they can be sent to Smithers, B.C., where they will spend the winter. Their mother was shot by conservation officers last week in Whitehorse.