Whitehorse Daily Star

December 15, 2018

 SQUARING UP TO A CRISIS

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

SQUARING UP TO A CRISIS – Organizers of ‘Together We Can Save Lives’ held a candlelight vigil focused on the territory’s opioid deaths crisis Thursday, starting at the Elijah Smith Building. The group of about 100 people then walked along Fourth Avenue to the Yukon Convention Centre for a panel discussion.

SEASONAL EXTRAVAGANZA

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

SEASONAL EXTRAVAGANZA – The Music, Art and Drama (MAD) class will present ‘Seasoned a MAD Wintertime Show’ at 6:00 this evening and Friday evening at the Wood Street Centre.

SURVEYING THE TERRAIN

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SURVEYING THE TERRAIN – This northern hawk owl was seen perched atop a spruce tree in the Teslin area. The owl is rather hawk-like in both appearance and behaviour, and often hunts by day. Photo by MINNIE CLARK

LATE-YEAR BOATING

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

LATE-YEAR BOATING – Darren Bartsch and Tegan Letang motor along Nares River on Sunday on their way to fishing in Bennett Lake. The waterway is normally frozen over this time of year.

A POPULAR VISITOR

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A POPULAR VISITOR – St. Nick visited with children and youth during Saturday’s annual Santa Claus parade. An estimated 4,000 people attended the event. See more photos, this website.

CHRISTMAS CLASSIC RETURNS

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CHRISTMAS CLASSIC RETURNS – The annual production of the Northern Lights School of Dance Christmas ballet ‘Nutcracker’ will open at 7:00 this evening at the Yukon Arts Centre. Saturday’s showtimes are 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.