Whitehorse Daily Star

August 21, 2018

LAKESIDE MAJESTY

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

This deer was seen on the Schwatka Lake Road early Thursday morning.

UNDERWATER TOIL

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

UNDERWATER TOIL – Nathan Muir-Cressman was one of the 13 divers clearing debris from around the Schwatka Lake boat launch on Wednesday evening. Here, he takes a dip before donning the tanks.

CYCLIST HOSPITALIZED

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

CYCLIST HOSPITALIZED – Emergency responders work at the scene of a collision between a vehicle and bicycle Tuesday afternoon near Fox Lake, north of Whitehorse.

YOUNG RIDERS

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

YOUNG RIDERS – Wendy Whitford, front, and Mia Raymond race Saturday in the Yukon Cross Country Motorcycle Association junior girls’ Mini Trail event.

ROCKIN’ IN THE CAPITAL

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

ROCKIN’ IN THE CAPITAL – Members of the Yukon Girls Rock Camp, an initiative of the Dawson City Music Festival, made their debut last week in Whitehorse.

YUKON ICON HONOURED

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

YUKON ICON HONOURED – Local businessman Rolf Hougen and Ione Christensen, a former Yukon commissioner and senator, unveiled a bust honouring ex-MP Martha Louise Black late Thursday afternoon. This is the seventh in the series of historical busts on and close to Main Street. Hougen announced the next commissioned bust will honour the late Edith Josie, who for decades wrote a Star column from Old Crow.