Elliote Watts, 18 months, watches the can-can girls dance during Rendezvous in Whitehorse on Feb. 23 (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Rendezvous in review

Some photos of this year’s Rendezvous

The 2019 Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous wrapped up the weekend of Feb. 23 and 24, with events held all around Whitehorse. The News captured some of the highlights.

 

A Mad(am) Trapper contestant throws a chainsaw during the chainsaw chuck event. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

A contestant throws an ax during the Mad(am) Trapper axe throw event. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Esther Huot tries to gather her fallen stack of red solo cups during the minute-to-win-it grad challenge at Rendezvous. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Raquel Garcia, a Canadian Forces medical technician from Yellowknife, competes in the Mad(am) Trapper swede saw Rendezvous event in Whitehorse. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

The Canadian Navy team participates in the community challenge tug-of-war competition during Rendezvous. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Tom Beckett yells at his team, The Imports, during the community challenge tug-of-war event. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

A contestant lines up their axe throw during the Mad(am) Trapper axe throw event in Whitehorse. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Karina Watson, a Mad(am) Trapper participant, slices through a log during wood split event. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Aidan West, 11, pulls his aunty Brenda during a parent pull Rendezvous event. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Michelle Friesen, centre, is crowned as the 2019 Rendezvous queen at the Kwanlun Dun Cultural Centre in Whitehorse. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Karina Watson, a Mad(am) Trapper participant, slices through a log during wood split event. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Just Posted

Remembering Capt. Dick Stevenson, the inventor of the sourtoe cocktail

The Captain, who created the drink that in turn created countless honourary… Continue reading

YG releases ‘ambitious’ plan to combat climate change

It calls for lowering greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent by 2030

CPAWS Yukon ‘disappointed’ controversial writer to give keynote at Yukon Geoscience Forum

Vivian Krause is scheduled to deliver a keynote address at the forum on Nov. 16.

PSAC president speaks out about Queen’s Printer, Central Stores situation

‘It’s not good for the Yukon. It’s not good for the taxpayers of the Yukon.’

Whitehorse biathlete Nadia Moser earns IBU World Cup spot on Canadian team

Whitehorse’s Nadia Moser will begin the biathlon season at the IBU World… Continue reading

Whitehorse Glacier Bears host swimmers from Inuvik and B.C. at Ryan Downing Memorial Invitational Swim Meet

“Everyone had a good time – it was amazing. It was a really great meet.”

City news, briefly

Some of the decisions made at the Nov. 12 Whitehorse council meeting

Driving with Jens: Yielding is at the heart of defensive driving

If you’re like most people, you probably think about whether you have right-of-way, not yielding

Today’s mailbox: Remembrance Day, highway work

Letters to the editor published Nov. 13

F.H. Collins Warriors beat Vanier Crusaders in Super Volley boys volleyball final

“As long as we can control their big plays to a minimum, we’ll be successful”

Yukonomist: The squirrel, the husky and the rope

The squirrel is political popularity.

Most Read