Whitehorse Daily Star

July 18, 2019

EXHIBIT DEBUTS FRIDAY

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

EXHIBIT DEBUTS FRIDAY – Crystal Carvill is one of the artists in the ‘Haa Jineiyi – Made By Our Hands’ exhibit opening Friday morning at the Carcross-Tagish First Nation Learning Centre. The show will continue until Sept. 30.

TRADITION AND TRANQUILITY

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

TRADITION AND TRANQUILITY – The Taku River Tlingit First Nation was providing canoe rides in the traditional canoe during the Atlin Arts and Music Festival, as seen above last Saturday.

NEW LEADERSHIP DETERMINED

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NEW LEADERSHIP DETERMINED – Seen left to right are Marilyn Jensen, Maria Benoit, Lynda Dickson (the incoming chief of the Carcross-Tagish First Nation) and Cynthia James. Photo courtesy Carcross-Tagish First Nation

IN HOT PURSUIT

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

IN HOT PURSUIT – Guns outfielder Jared Tuton attempts to catch a pop fly in the 2019 Dustball Men’s A final Sunday at the Pepsi Softball Centre. The Guns lost 14-5 to the Chico’s from Skagway.

PROUD MOM

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PROUD MOM – A northern harrier poses with her large brood at her bush home last weekend. Photo by JANNIK SCHOU

FOR HONOURED YUKONERS

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FOR HONOURED YUKONERS – Commissioner Angélique Bernard holds the Order of Yukon award she unveiled Wednesday afternoon in Whitehorse.

Park fire ban lifted

Due to improved conditions, the fire ban for Kluane National Park and Reserve has been lifted.

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Receiver sought to take over mine

The Yukon government is seeking a court-appointed receiver to take over control of the troubled Wolverine Mine owned by the Yukon Zinc Corp.