Whitehorse Daily Star

January 15, 2019

ASSESSING THE TERRAIN

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ASSESSING THE TERRAIN – A wandering coyote is seen recently along the Alaska Highway in the Teslin area. Photo by MINNIE CLARK

ROUNDING THE BEND

Photo by John Tonin

ROUNDING THE BEND – Skijorer Lindsay Caskenette races with her three dogs in the 10-mile Carbon Hill Race Day and Cadence Cycle Twister held Sunday at the Lorne Mountain Community Centre. See coverage in Sports Section

MORE SWANS SIGHTED

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MORE SWANS SIGHTED – The annual Christmas bird count in Teslin took place last Saturday. Winged wonders fans saw an increase in the numbers, as there was a total of 87 trumpeter swans feeding along the Teslin River. Photo by MINNIE CLARK

MONTHLY MUSIC

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

MONTHLY MUSIC – Ona Toews, left, and Sumi Kim perform last Saturday at the Folk Society of Whitehorse Coffee House. The show, which happens on the first Saturday of the month in the United Church basement, has a featured performer followed by an open stage.

January 09, 2019

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

DEMONSTRATING SOLIDARITY – A large group of people gathered in front of the local RCMP detachment at noon Tuesday to stand in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en First Nation in B.C. More than a dozen protestors were arrested in B.C. Monday by the RCMP. The police enforced a court injunction after Coastal GasLink was unable to gain access to the area for work.

COMIN’ THROUGH

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

Jonathan Lucas mushes his team Saturday in the Yukon Dog Mushers Association preliminary race.

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Retailer eyes 420 opening date

Though the territory is not sure of when exactly it could see private retailers hit the Yukon and bow out of the retail cannabis game, at least one is itching to get started in hopes to open shop by April 20.