Whitehorse Daily Star

August 14, 2018

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.

CANYON CREATIONS UNVEILED

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

CANYON CREATIONS UNVEILED – The Created in the Canyon artists launched their exhibit Wednesday evening at the Northern Front Studio. Patrick Royle (above) is one of the seven artists involved. The works were created at Miles Canyon last month.

LATEST ARRIVALS

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

LATEST ARRIVALS – Ashley Brown, the manager of the Whitehorse Rapids Fish Ladder, is seen this morning. There was one female wild salmon in the tank earlier this morning before another one entered shortly after 9 a.m. More salmon can be seen on the underwater camera at the entrance to the ladder.

VISITING MOOSEHIDE

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VISITING MOOSEHIDE – Don and Audrey Trudeau of Pelly Crossing are seen at the Moosehide gathering near Dawson City on July 26. They tan their own hides, trap the furs and also sell craft supplies out of their home. Photo by MINNIE CLARK