Whitehorse Daily Star

September 22, 2018

ROARING GOOD ENTERTAINMENT

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

ROARING GOOD ENTERTAINMENT – This year’s Music, Art and Drama (MAD) class is presenting the variety show, ‘This Jungle’s Gone MAD’ this week. Animal-themed music, comedy and dance are on the agenda. Showtimes are 8:00 this evening and 2 p.m. Saturday at the Wood Street Centre.

PERFORMING FOR A CAUSE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

PERFORMING FOR A CAUSE – The Dakwäkäda Dancers perform at Wednesday evening’s Tahltan Strong benefit concert for Telegraph Creek, B.C. evacuees and firefighters at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre. The event raised more than $30,000. Another concert this evening will feature more local performers and special guest Brett Kissel at the Coast High Country Inn.

COLOUR AND COMPETITION

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

COLOUR AND COMPETITION – Heather Robb races Sunday in the Dog Powered Sports Association Hot Hound event #4 2-Mile Bikejor. They also held the annual fundraiser poker run for the Mae Bachur Animal Shelter.

 READY TO RUN

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READY TO RUN – Yukon Fire Marshal James Paterson participated in Sunday’s local Terry Fox Run in full turnout gear and air along with volunteer firefighter Ray Sabo. The two carried two air tanks, as that’s what it takes to go the distance.

 BEAR CARE

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BEAR CARE – Isabel Sawyer, five, has her teddy bear checked Saturday at the Yukon Hospital Foundation’s second annual Teddy Bear Clinic. The event enables children to familiarize themselves with common hospital procedures. It also helps to ease stress and anxiety that can come with a visit to the doctor.

MUNICIPAL SIBLINGS CELEBRATED

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MUNICIPAL SIBLINGS CELEBRATED – The flag of Whitehorse’s sister city Lancieux, France was raised at noon Thursday, celebrating the 18th anniversary of the Whitehorse-Lancieux sister city connection. Speeches and light refreshments were also on the agenda.