Whitehorse Daily Star

July 16, 2024


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THE PEOPLE BEHIND THE PAPER – Past and current Star personnel gathered outside the Second Avenue building this morning for a historic photo, just hours before the 124-year-old institution’s final edition rolled off the press. Star Photo by ALISTAIR MAITLAND The faces in the photo Today’s front-page photo of current and former Star staffers and some family members shows, in no particular order, Jim Butler, Vince Fedoroff, Chuck Tobin, Pat Wilson, Sheila Matechuk, Rhonda Glenn, Eric Murphy, Morris Prokop, Elena Kozhevnikova, Don Campbell, Melanie Pierce, Joni Pierce, Michele Pierce, John Stuckey, JJ Stuckey, Haiden Stuckey, Robbie Stuckey, Tashia Stuckey, Remi Stuckey, Brooks Stuckey, Judy Gibbons, Shawn Pierce, Quinn Pierce, Maryanne Erlam, Paul Erlam, Rick VanSickle, Dave White, Leighann Chalykoff, Bernie Adilman, Jean Jobagy, Audrey Rousseau, Stephanie Waddell, John Tonin, Gabby Plonka, Mickey Morgan, Lucretia Flemming, Darla Hansen, Cathie Archbould, Marsha Flood, Patti Flather, Sherryl Yeager, Pat Martin, Becky Duncan, Chris Caldwell, Aaron Naylor, Peter Johns, Linda Burns, Andrew Gregg, Max Leighton, Lewis Leighton, Denise Gibbs, Naomi Blindheim, Trevor Mead-Robbins, Geof Harries and Jeff Brady.


Photo by Vince Fedoroff

SKY-HIGH WONDER – A rainbow is seen after Wednesday evening’s downpour in Whitehorse.


Photo by Vince Fedoroff

PRACTISING PEACE AND DIGNITY – The Peace and Dignity Journeys arrived last Friday in Whitehorse and left Monday. The intercontinen­tal prayer run began in 1990 and happens every four years. This year’s journey started May 2. The route is from Fairbanks, Alaska to Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, and takes seven months to complete. Here, Kwanlin Dün First Nation elder Anne Smith, centre, poses in front of Nàkwät’à Kų (Potlatch House), with two of the runners, Amoneeta Beck, from North Carolina, left, and Shawnz Carino, from Oahu, Hawaii.


Photo by Morris Prokop

FIRST TO FINISH – Nimrin Dhillon swims her way to first in the Girls 9-10 Finals of the Mixed 200 SC Metre Individual Medley during the Yukon Invitational Championship Swim Meet held May 3-5 at the Canada Games Centre.


Photo by Vince Fedoroff

TAKING A TIME-OUT – A fox relaxes on a rock at the Yukon Arts Centre.


Photo by Vince Fedoroff

DAZZLING DANCING – The Northern Lights School of Dance is presenting a number of performances this week and next. Above: dancers are seen at a rehearsal Wednesday evening. See more photos, p. 8.