Whitehorse Daily Star

November 19, 2017

COOL CAT

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COOL CAT – A lynx peers out of the winter wilderness near Pelly Crossing last Saturday. Photo by NAOMI BLINDHEIM

A HEROIC QUARTET

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A HEROIC QUARTET – Commissioner’s Awards for Bravery were handed out to four people Wednesday evening. Peter Nagano, Bruce Taylor, Will Feller and Tyson Bourgard (back row, left-right) received the awards. In 2015, they rescued Joann Vriend, right foreground, beside Commissioner Doug Phillips, after she fell and became stranded while skiing near Dawson City. Kyler Mather also was involved, but was unable to attend Wednesday’s event.

 FIRE GUTS VEHICLE

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FIRE GUTS VEHICLE – Whitehorse firefighters answered a call to the power line behind Porter Creek West late Tuesday afternoon. This vehicle was fully involved when they arrived. Yukon RCMP are investigating.

NEVER TO BE FORGOTTEN

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NEVER TO BE FORGOTTEN – Mast. Cpl. Hailey Clay stands vigil at the Cenotaph during Saturday’s Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Canada Games Centre.

 REMEMBERING THEIR SUPREME SACRIFICE

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REMEMBERING THEIR SUPREME SACRIFICE – LAC Air cadet Crystal Francey stands vigil at Porter Creek Secondary School’s Remembrance Day service held Thursday morning. The community service will be held Saturday at the Canada Games Centre.

EXTRAVAGANZA GOES TONIGHT, FRIDAY

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EXTRAVAGANZA GOES TONIGHT, FRIDAY – More than 20 French-speaking artists from various disciplines will come together to bring you the 5th Onde de choc art extravaganza tonight and Friday at the Yukon Arts Centre. The cabaret-style event in French features community artists, along with guest band VioleTT Pi, from Quebec. Ryan McNally and Brigitte Desjardins are two of the performers seen here during Wednesday evening’s sound check.