Whitehorse Daily Star

May 16, 2021

A STUNNING NEWCOMER

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A STUNNING NEWCOMER – A red-breasted sapsucker – a Yukon rarity – showed up recently near Lake Laberge and started work on a nest hole. Whether the hot-headed woodpecker has a soul mate hidden in the bush was not divulged. Photo by JANNIK SCHOU

RUN FOR FUN

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RUN FOR FUN – The Tuesday Fun Run is back this year with a new start and finish line. The start line is on the west side of the new running track at F.H. Collins Secondary School, and the finish will be inside the track. Here, Ehab Alhag Hussen – who finished first – leads the way at the start of Tuesday’s run. There is a new start time of 6:30 p.m. instead of 6 p.m.

DEMANDING ACCOUNTABILITY

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DEMANDING ACCOUNTABILITY – Students for the Porter Creek Secondary School Gender and Sexuality Alliance were among the estimated 75 people who gathered at noon Tuesday at the Yukon Government Main Administration Building. They were protesting the sexually explicit texts Yukon Party MLAs Wade Istchenko and Stacey Hassard sent on April 30, and the way the party has sanctioned the pair. See coverage in News section.

CELEBRATING THE BIRTHDAY GIRL

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CELEBRATING THE BIRTHDAY GIRL – Lucy Vanbibber celebrated her 95th birthday with family members in Whitehorse over the weekend.   She is the only surviving member of Ira and Eliza Vanbibbers’ 16 children.  Photo by MINNIE CLARK

SUPER HUG

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SUPER HUG – Deborah Walsh gets squeezed by super heroes encouraging Run for Mom runners by the Millennium Trail on Sunday. See more photos in News section.

 SHOWCASING YOUNG TALENT

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SHOWCASING YOUNG TALENT – The Northern Lights School of Dance is presenting two shows at the Yukon Arts Centre. Here, Pyper Smith is seen at the dress rehearsal held Wednesday. See more photos in News.