Food Bank Gets Rotary Donation

A Whitehorse group has made a sizeable donation to an organization in need.

The Rotary Club of Whitehorse has donated $3,000 to the Whitehorse Food Bank.
 
The money is from the 2014 Great Yukon River Duck Race and was set to be donated to the organization later in the year but because of the food banks urgent need it was decided to donate the money now.
 
Club president, Bonnie Venton-Ross says there is not any plans for a new fund raiser later in the year now the money has been given earlier then planned.
 
The food bank revealed last week they were running out of food and money and needed help from the public.
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Yukon Wraps Indigenous Games

Team Yukon is coming home from the 2014 North American Indigenous Games with a little bit of hardware.
 
Finishing 12th out of 20 teams they earned four gold, three silver and four bronze.
 
17-year old Jacy Sam was the team's over all winner, raking in 5 medals all in canoeing.
 
Team British Columbia made a surge and just beat out Team Saskatchewan as the overall medal winners with B-C finishing with 160 and Sask with 159.
 
The next games will be in 2018 with a host city still needing to be picked.
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No More Analog TV For Yukon

Those Whitehorse TV subscribers who haven't yet switched over to digital cable are getting a rude awakening.
 
Eric Clement of Northwestel said the company is into the final phase of turning off analog channels.
 
As of Thursday, channels 30 and up are now showing the age-old test pattern.
 
Clement said if you haven't switched over yet, you can do so by getting a digital TV box for free by visiting their retail outlet, or by giving them a call.
 
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