Monthly Archives: May 2016

Summer temperatures have arrived

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The weather’s been above 20 celcius in Whitehorse. Even though there’s snow on the mountains it feels like summer.

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Gopher at the airport

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A gopher takes in the beautiful morning weather at the Whitehorse airport.

Mining week in Yukon

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Industry and also research groups such as Yukon College hold a fair to speak about their work. There are activities for children like panning for gold and cracking apart geodes which are little rocks with crystalline interiors.