Whitehorse Daily Star

November 15, 2018

GRIDLOCKED CITY

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

GRIDLOCKED CITY – Whitehorse came to a virtual stand-still Tuesday afternoon due to the heavy snowfall. This 4 p.m. scene is looking north from the Fourth Avenue roundabout. All hills out of the city were slippery and clogged, and Robert Service Way was closed altogether.

REMEMBERING THEIR SACRIFICES

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

REMEMBERING THEIR SACRIFICES – Veteran Darcy Grossinger salutes at the Cenotaph as Cpl. Averlene Bachhuber, front, stands vigil during Remembrance Day ceremonies held at the Canada Games Centre in Whitehorse.

POSTAL WORKERS OFF THE JOB

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

POSTAL WORKERS OFF THE JOB – Canada Post workers at the Whitehorse office began what’s expected to be a one-day strike early this morning. The members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers are seen at the top of Two Mile Hill. The walkout is part of rotating strikes across the country.

RECOGNIZING FIRST NATIONS LANGUAGE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

RECOGNIZING FIRST NATIONS LANGUAGE – Signs in Southern Tutchone are appearing all over the city. Here, the Robert Service Way sign is seen with a message in the First Nation language. The Yukon Arts Centre donated $5,000 to the signs project earlier this year. This sign was installed last Thursday.

HILLTOP PATROL

Photo by Photo Submitted

HILLTOP PATROL – A lynx strolls along Tuesday at the Mount Sima ski hill, inspecting the snowmaking efforts. Training will start this weekend, with teams from Mont Blanc, Que., and Yukon Alpine. General manager Steve Reid, who made a skiing inspection of the hill Monday, said, ‘Earliest I’ve had skis on snow ever. Kudos to snowmaking crew.’ Photo by SAM OETTLI

FLUID COMPETITION

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

FLUID COMPETITION – Aiden Harvey competes in the Ryan Downing Memorial Swim Meet mixed 200 finals Saturday at the Canada Games Centre.