Whitehorse Daily Star

May 26, 2018


Photo by Vince Fedoroff

FEEDING TIME – An adult bald eagle feeds the chick Wednesday afternoon. The Robert Service Way eagles appear to have one young one in the nest.


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FATIGUED FOX – A fox takes a break from looking after a den of kits in the woods near Copper Ridge recently. Photo by TERRY SCHEEL


Photo by Vince Fedoroff

FALLEN MEMBER HONOURED – The Tagish Nation Dancers shared their culture through dance and stories at last Saturday’s opening of the Carcross Commons. They dedicated their dance to member Kenny Baker, who died in a Squanga Lake-area highway accident 11 months ago at the age of 58.


Photo by Vince Fedoroff

REMEMBERING A YUKON MUSICIAN – A celebration of life for Bruce Bergman was held Sunday at the Robert Service Campground. Hundreds of people came out to honour the life of the well-known musician, who died in October 2017. Here, his mother, Ruth Montgomery, and brother, Paul Bergman, performed at the event.


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NESTING AND WAITING – One of the Marsh Lake eagles is seen May 9. The female keeps a sharp eye out for predators as she incubates her eggs, occasionally taking a break to preen. The male takes advantage of the thermals by the clay cliffs. Photo by TERRY SCHEEL


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POST-SLUMBER MEANDERING – This glossy-coated bear was seen near Haines Junction last Sunday. It appears to have no hair covering its face. Sometimes when bears emerge from their dens after a long winter, they can have circles of hair loss around their eyes and down their muzzle, caused from external parasites that ‘host the animal during denning. Photo by MINNIE CLARK

Court hears details of tense YG workplace

Whitehorse resident Andrew Schaer and the territorial government were in Yukon Supreme Court Thursday pursuing legal action against each other, with Justice Leigh Gower presiding.