Whitehorse Daily Star

August 7, 2022

FAMILIAR FIXTURE ROBBED

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

FAMILIAR FIXTURE ROBBED – Carver George Stewart, seen here Thursday afternoon, has been selling his creations at the corner of Main Street and Second Avenue for many years, in all kinds of weather. Stewart, who works in mammoth ivory, recently had many of his creations stolen from him, and a GoFundMe campaign has been organized to help him. See story, p. 5.

‘THE WALL’ STANDS TALL

Photo by Morris Prokop

‘THE WALL’ STANDS TALL – Alix (‘The Wall’) Walchuk stops a shot last Friday during tryouts for the girls’ Canada Winter Games team at the Canada Games Centre in Whitehorse. Tryouts for the girls and boys took place July 29-31.

BAGS OF FUN

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

BAGS OF FUN – Members of the Yukon Filipino community celebrated their culture last Saturday with the inaugural Yukon Filipino Fiesta at Rotary Peace Park. See more photos on p. 6.

SAFE AT HOME

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

SAFE AT HOME – The Rangers’ Rebecca Mason crosses the line while a throw eludes KP’s Danielle Penrice during the women’s final of the SPN Men’s and Women’s ‘E’ Nationals on Monday at the Pepsi Softball Centre in Whitehorse. Despite the run, the KP’s prevailed over the Rangers to win the women’s championship.

DRUMMERS LEAD

Photo by Dan Davidson

DRUMMERS LEAD – Allison Anderson leads the drumming, which is a big part of the Hän Singers’ performance at the Moosehide gathering near Dawson City. The popular event returned last Thursday through Sunday after a COVID hiatus. See coverage, pages 4-5

LEARNING FROM THE BEST

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

LEARNING FROM THE BEST – Longtime Edmonton Oilers star Ryan Nugent-Hopkins plays with some youth this morning at the Canada Games Centre. He is here for the Council of Yukon First Nations’ Centre Ice Hockey Camp.