Whitehorse Daily Star

October 25, 2014

THE CREAM OF THE CROP

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

THE CREAM OF THE CROP – Porter Creek Secondary School’s top five students from each grade in 2013 were honoured Thursday evening with a dinner and awards presentation at the school. Here, they pose with their principal, Souhail Soujah, left, and vice-principal, Peter Giangrande, right. The students are, left-right, Joyce Doury, Darcy LaRochelle, Jaedyn Smith, Joshua Larouch and Colin Milne.

A BREATHTAKING PHENOMENON

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A BREATHTAKING PHENOMENON – The Northern Lights are seen over Fox Lake recently. Photo by MIKE KOHLER

 TRAILBLAZER HONOURED

Photo by Marcel Vander Wier

TRAILBLAZER HONOURED – A sign bearing the name of Paralympic swimmer Stephanie Dixon was unveiled Tuesday on Olympic Trail at the Whitehorse Cross Country Ski Club. Dixon attended three Paralympic Games and won a total of 19 medals.

 BLAZING A LEGAL TRAIL

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

BLAZING A LEGAL TRAIL – Claire Anderson, a member of the Taku River Tlingit First Nation, was called to the Yukon bar on Monday afternoon in a ceremony conducted by Yukon Supreme Court Justice Leigh Gower.

FEELING THE VIBE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

FEELING THE VIBE – Internationally renowned musician Tim Williams performs at the Yukon Blues and Roots Festival Friday evening to a sold-out house. The new festival was produced by local musician Brandon Isaak.

 SHARING THE BOUNTY

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

SHARING THE BOUNTY – John Carson, right, prepares chapatis with Andrew, Colton and Rayden at the Takhini Elementary School Thursday afternoon. Carson is Takhini’s Kenyan sister school co-ordinator. The Grade 6 class was celebrating World Food Day and prepared a variety of dishes from around the world to share with other students in the school.