Whitehorse Daily Star

July 26, 2021

DANCE TIME

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

DANCE TIME – Youth warm up for battling at the Heart of Riverdale parking lot for Cypherfest on Sunday. See photos in news section.

DRAMA ON THE WATER

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DRAMA ON THE WATER – Scott McDougall rescues a man early Thursday afternoon from the Yukon River in Whitehorse. The victim survived. Photo by ARTHUR MITCHELL

A VERSATILE ARTIST

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

A VERSATILE ARTIST – Anne Spice is one of the 2021 Shakaat Artists in Residence at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre. She is a hand-poked tattoo artist as well as an anti-colonial organizer, land defender, educator and poet. Spice will be there for the next three weeks in the artists’ cabins in the back. Also in the cabins are Shirley and Cathy Smith as part of the residency.

AN UNPLANNED WATERWAY

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

AN UNPLANNED WATERWAY – The waterlogged Jackfish Bay Road, north of Whitehorse, is seen Tuesday evening. Yukon government officials held a technical briefing on the territory’s flood conditions on Tuesday.

SOUNDS AND SCENERY

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

SOUNDS AND SCENERY – Katie Avery organized a local strings group to participate in a music video. Her friend Shane Cook is the instigator, and had groups from all across Canada involved, including the Dawson City Youth Fiddle Club and Whitehorse Suzuki Strings. They are seen here last Saturday recording their part overlooking McIntyre Creek.

ROILING WATERS

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

ROILING WATERS – The Whitehorse Rapids Dam is seen Friday afternoon from a Klondike Airways 1942 Boeing A75N1 Stearman biplane. Trees are again building up in front of the structure. See more photos, p. 4.