Whitehorse Daily Star

September 23, 2021

'NOT HAPPY’

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

'NOT HAPPY’ – RCMP Supt. Scott Sheppard is seen at a news conference held this morning about the events at Hidden Valley Elementary School. He said investigating officers failed to consider the possibility there could have been more cases involving the same former educational assistant who was charged with a sex offence in 2019.

A WINNING PERFORMANCE

Photo by Chuck Tobin

A WINNING PERFORMANCE – Dr. Brendan Hanley enters the MacBride Museum on Monday evening to the sound of applause from his supporters. At the left is his son Finnian. Hanley is now the territory’s Liberal MP-designate, succeeding outgoing MP Larry Bagnell.

VICTORY THUMB

Photo by Chuck Tobin

VICTORY THUMB – Retiring Yukon MP Larry Bagnell gives a thumbs-up after being recognized at Monday night’s Liberal Party election night gathering for his 17 years serving Yukoners in Ottawa.

PEEKING OUT

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

PEEKING OUT – The Whitehorse Disc Golf Association held the annual 2021 Meadow Lakes Fall Classic over the weekend. Here, junior player Noah Dumaine releases a disc. See more photos in Sports section.

REMEMBERING THOSE WHO ARE GONE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

REMEMBERING THOSE WHO ARE GONE – A statue ‘In honour, respect and remembrance of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls’ is seen at a ceremony held today at Rotary Peace Park. Here, Ta’an Kwäch’än Council Chief Kristina Kane (far left) speaks at the public unveiling with her son Dalton. Listening are Christine Genier (second from right) and Kwanlin Dün First Nation Chief Doris Bill (far right).

SLIMMED-DOWN FESTIVAL FUN

Photo by Dan Davidson

SLIMMED-DOWN FESTIVAL FUN – After having been cancelled in 2020 and again in 2021 by COVID-19 protocols, the Dawson City Music Festival committee was determined not to completely lose its 43rd year. Here, Diamond Dino was Patrick Hamilton and company last Saturday at the Palace Grand.