Whitehorse Daily Star

August 4, 2020

TOWARD THE FINISH

Photo by John Tonin

TOWARD THE FINISH – Joel Girouard paddles a solo kayak as he nears the finish line of a Flatwater North Yukon Championship race Saturday at Schwatka Lake. See coverage, p. 16.

TREED TO FEED

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

TREED TO FEED – A pine siskin gobbles a treat in a spruce tree in downtown Whitehorse recently.

SEASON TO WIND DOWN

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

SEASON TO WIND DOWN – Arts in the Park will wrap up with the finale on Friday. Here, Claire Ness was the featured performer for the Wednesday show of a COVID-19-safe performance in the Chambers House, occupied by the Frostbite Music Society, in Shipyards Park. All shows are being broadcast at noon on CJUC 92.5 FM.

MID-SUMMER MUSIC

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

MID-SUMMER MUSIC – Ollie Devost (drums) and Cove Cotter rehearse a White Stripes song Monday morning in the Beginner Rock Band 2 class at the Yukon Summer Music Camp, which runs until Friday.

CHEERING ON HER SIBLING

Photo by John Tonin

CHEERING ON HER SIBLING – Tori Vollmer meets her brother Thomas on the uphill to offer words of encouragement as he makes the ascent toward the finish line Saturday during the Porter Creek portion of the Yukon Energy Road Cycling Championship stage race.

CREATIVITY IN THE CANYON

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

CREATIVITY IN THE CANYON – Musician Selina Heyligers-Hare was one of the artists for the annual Created at the Canyon event held Friday and Saturday. See photos, story, pages 4-5.

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Positives seen in safe drugs site concept

The introduction of a safe drug supply and safe consumption site could quell the rise of opioid-related deaths in the Yukon, according to local harm-reduction experts.