Whitehorse Daily Star

August 18, 2019

FATTENING UP FOR FALL

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FATTENING UP FOR FALL – A grizzly bear eats soapberries along the Haines Road recently. Photo by JANNIK SCHOU

CELEBRATING THE SALMON

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CELEBRATING THE SALMON – Appreciation Night was held Monday evening at the Whitehorse Fish Ladder. Here, youth take in the show. The event was held a week earlier than usual, and there were three chinook salmon in the tank. Hundreds of people turned out to the event.

FRIENDLY COMPETITION

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FRIENDLY COMPETITION – The Burwash Landing Bandits are seen at last weekend’s 31st annual Hand Games Tournament held at the Jackson Lake Healing Camp.

POLITICIAN MEETS PIE

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POLITICIAN MEETS PIE – Inclusion Yukon held a carnival outside their offices in downtown Whitehorse last Sunday. A variety of games and activities were on the agenda. Here, Mayor Dan Curtis gets a pie in the face from Laura Peers.

PLAYING THE BALL

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PLAYING THE BALL – Kendra Peters, on the Yukon White beach volleyball team, digs a ball during her Saturday match during the Western Canada Summer Games at Riverside Park in Swift Current, Sask. Photo by TEAM YUKON/SARAH LEWIS

A BOUNTIFUL HARVEST

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A BOUNTIFUL HARVEST – Bart Bounds, with Elemental Farm, is seen Thursday at the Fireweed Community Market. The market now has a beer garden sponsored by Nakai Theatre.

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Doggone it! Canines lose daytime digs

In just a few weeks, Deb Gatien will no longer act as alpha to hundreds of community dogs – she’s closing the doors of the sole in-city doggy daycare, Camp K9, in September.