Whitehorse Daily Star

October 15, 2018

MONUMENT HONOURS FORMER STUDENTS

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

MONUMENT HONOURS FORMER STUDENTS – Ken Anderson’s monument to honour and remember former Whitehorse Indian Mission School students was unveiled Thursday afternoon by the Healing Totem on the waterfront. Also released was a second edition of ‘Finding Our Faces and History through Photographs and Stories’, a book of photos and stories from the school.

THE DRIVE FOR NOURISHMENT

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

THE DRIVE FOR NOURISHMENT – Tristan Newsome, third from right, directs Wednesday’s chaos during the annual Schools of Whitehorse Food Drive. Newsome, the executive director of the Whitehorse Food Bank, figures there is food for about two to three months.

FEEDING TIME

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

FEEDING TIME - Two young grizzly bears were foraging along the Carcross Road recently. Here, one of them is seen chowing down.

CELEBRATING A CENTURY

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

CELEBRATING A CENTURY – Olive Patton, a resident of Copper Ridge Place, celebrated her 100th birthday Saturday. Patton moved to Atlin in 1937 and to Whitehorse in 1951. Here, she blows out the candles. She received congratulations from Queen Elizabeth, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Governor General Julie Payette, along with all her friends.

A SOLEMN EVENT

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

A SOLEMN EVENT – The Aboriginal Women’s Council’s annual Sisters in Spirit walk and vigil took place at noon Thursday in memory of murdered and missing Indigenous women. The walk began at the Whitehorse RCMP detachment and proceeded down Main Street to the Healing Totem for a moment of silence.

GALLOPING INTO AUTUMN

Photo by Photo Submitted

GALLOPING INTO AUTUMN – The city’s horse sculpture at the top of Two Mile Hill is seen last Friday morning against a dramatic sky. Photo by DOUG SPENCER