Yukon considers easing COVID gathering restrictions to up to 100 people outdoors

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The Canadian PressPublishing date:May 19, 2021  •  1 day ago  •  1 minute read  •   Join the conversation

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WHITEHORSE — Yukon officials are looking at further easing restrictions on both indoor and outdoor social gatherings, allowing people to get together for cultural events as well as weddings and funerals.

Premier Sandy Silver told a news conference Wednesday that officials may soon allow up to 20 people to gather indoors and as many as 100 outside with physical distancing and masks.

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Sam King teaches youth motorcycle skills – Whitehorse Daily Star

The young off-road motorcycle riders spent an afternoon Sunday with professional Sam King as part of Dirt School hosted by the Yukon Cross Country Motorcycle Association. Dirt School was also held the weekend prior and on Saturday.

The school helped the youth target their technical skills to increase their control and ability on their off-road motorcycle. The techniques taught would benefit the average trail rider as well as those who consider themselves experts in hard enduro.

King, originally from Australia, but now riding pro out of B.C., said he has had a passion for dirt-biking ever since he was a kid.

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