Whitehorse Daily Star

September 19, 2018

COLOUR AND COMPETITION

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

COLOUR AND COMPETITION – Heather Robb races Sunday in the Dog Powered Sports Association Hot Hound event #4 2-Mile Bikejor. They also held the annual fundraiser poker run for the Mae Bachur Animal Shelter.

 READY TO RUN

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

READY TO RUN – Yukon Fire Marshal James Paterson participated in Sunday’s local Terry Fox Run in full turnout gear and air along with volunteer firefighter Ray Sabo. The two carried two air tanks, as that’s what it takes to go the distance.

 BEAR CARE

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BEAR CARE – Isabel Sawyer, five, has her teddy bear checked Saturday at the Yukon Hospital Foundation’s second annual Teddy Bear Clinic. The event enables children to familiarize themselves with common hospital procedures. It also helps to ease stress and anxiety that can come with a visit to the doctor.

MUNICIPAL SIBLINGS CELEBRATED

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MUNICIPAL SIBLINGS CELEBRATED – The flag of Whitehorse’s sister city Lancieux, France was raised at noon Thursday, celebrating the 18th anniversary of the Whitehorse-Lancieux sister city connection. Speeches and light refreshments were also on the agenda.

NATURE’S RESPLENDENCE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

NATURE’S RESPLENDENCE – Fall colours are seen by Fish Lake last Sunday as the seasonal transition continues.

COFFEE GOLD

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COFFEE GOLD – The history of exploration drilling at the Supremo deposit of the Coffee Gold Project is seen from the air Tuesday afternoon. Supremo kick-started the promise of gold near Coffee Creek, and three more deposits have been found since. Goldcorp is focused on producing the first gold at the proposed open pit mine by the end of 2021.

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Riverfront development height limits set out

The River’s Edge Partnership could get the 20-metre height limit officials are seeking for its proposed hotel along the downtown waterfront – at least for some portions of the development.