Search and Rescue

Whitehorse RCMP say 39-year-old Lance Scollen was last seen leaving the Airport Chalet on a snowmobile on Nov. 14. He was found dead in the Mount Sima area on Nov. 16 (RCMP Image)

Coroner investigating snowmobiler’s death on trails near Whitehorse

It is believed 39-year-old man succumbed to the elements after walking away from stuck sled.


The ambulance carrying the man rescued from the Yukon River makes its way down the Millennium Traion July 22.(John Tonin/Yukon News)

A strong community effort led to the rescue of a man in the Yukon River, says Scott McDougall

Kanoe People owner Scott McDougall rescued a man from the Yukon River on the afternoon of July 23


Injured hiker rescued from hill off Dempster Highway

The rescue required the cooperation of several agencies and the use of a private helicopter


Trappers rescued after being stranded outside northeast of Ross River for seven days

The trappers’ snowmobile broke down while they were on their way to their cabin.