Whitehorse Daily Star

June 24, 2019

THE NEWEST SABRE

Photo by John Tonin

THE NEWEST SABRE – The highest drafted Yukon hockey player ever, Dylan Cozens speaks with TV crews after being drafted seventh overall Friday by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2019 NHL Draft at Rogers Arena in Vancouver.

MEANWHILE, IN FOX NEWS ....

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

MEANWHILE, IN FOX NEWS .... – A fox relaxes in the sun Tuesday morning on Cook Street.

STILL CHUGGIN’ ALONG

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

STILL CHUGGIN’ ALONG – This 1930 Ford was one of the vehicles in the Klondike Cruisers annual Father’s Day Show and Shine. The car is all-original, and the engine still turns over. See p. 6 for a photo-spread on the show, which was held at the Yukon Transportation Museum and attracted many hundreds of people.

THE LEAD PACK

Photo by John Tonin

THE LEAD PACK – The top solo riders in the 2019 Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay are seen Saturday five kilometres into their 238.3-km cycle from Haines Junction to Haines, Alaska.

FESTIVAL HONOURS LATE DANCER

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

FESTIVAL HONOURS LATE DANCER – Richard Baker dances in the Kenny Baker Honouring and Dance Competition on Saturday afternoon at the Dákų Nän Tsʼèddhyèt (Our house is waking up the land) Festival in Haines Junction. Kenny Baker died in a highway incident on June 4, 2017.

ORPHANED BUT CARED FOR

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

ORPHANED BUT CARED FOR – The Yukon Wildlife Preserve north of Whitehorse has two baby moose in its care. The one shown here arrived from Faro, where it was all alone, with its mother nowhere to be found. The second one came from Watson Lake, after its mother was fatally struck by a car.