Whitehorse Daily Star

January 17, 2019


Photo by Vince Fedoroff

ANNUAL FUNDRAISER SET FOR THE STAGE – Emma Debler, back, and Madi Vigneau are two of the dancers taking part in The Heart of Riverdale presentation of ‘Go Nuts 2019’ with Leaping Feats on Thursday and Friday at the Yukon Arts Centre. This is the annual fundraiser for Extremely Moving and Cypher Citizens, two dance groups that are based out of The Heart of Riverdale.


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ASSESSING THE TERRAIN – A wandering coyote is seen recently along the Alaska Highway in the Teslin area. Photo by MINNIE CLARK


Photo by John Tonin

ROUNDING THE BEND – Skijorer Lindsay Caskenette races with her three dogs in the 10-mile Carbon Hill Race Day and Cadence Cycle Twister held Sunday at the Lorne Mountain Community Centre. See coverage in Sports Section


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MORE SWANS SIGHTED – The annual Christmas bird count in Teslin took place last Saturday. Winged wonders fans saw an increase in the numbers, as there was a total of 87 trumpeter swans feeding along the Teslin River. Photo by MINNIE CLARK


Photo by Vince Fedoroff

MONTHLY MUSIC – Ona Toews, left, and Sumi Kim perform last Saturday at the Folk Society of Whitehorse Coffee House. The show, which happens on the first Saturday of the month in the United Church basement, has a featured performer followed by an open stage.

January 09, 2019

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

DEMONSTRATING SOLIDARITY – A large group of people gathered in front of the local RCMP detachment at noon Tuesday to stand in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en First Nation in B.C. More than a dozen protestors were arrested in B.C. Monday by the RCMP. The police enforced a court injunction after Coastal GasLink was unable to gain access to the area for work.

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Dawson needs a new wastewater solution

While Dawson’s wastewater treatment plant is finally capable of doing the job for which it was built, it will not meet the town’s future needs in a financially sustainable manner.