Snowmobiler located after spending night outside

A snowmobiler whose sled tipped over during a solo ride Saturday spent a harrowing night outside before finding refuge in a cabin southeast of Yellowknife, RCMP say. The snowmobiler, a 57-year-old Yellowknife man, departed his residence at about 2 p.m. to venture down the “City Boy Loop.” When he didn’t return by nightfall, RCMP received...
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Brendan Burke
As the Yellowknifer’s crime reporter, it’s my job to keep readers up to speed on all-things “cops and courts” related. From house fires and homicides to courtroom clashes, it’s my responsibility to be there - day or night, rain or shine. When I’m not at court gathering stories, I’m in the office, making calls to lawyers, emailing RCMP and tracking down sources. After hours, I rely on the public to let me know what’s happening and where. Entering my second winter in Yellowknife since leaving my hometown of Peterborough, Ont., in October 2017, everyday on this beat continues to be challenging, rewarding and fulfilling. Got a story? Call me at (867) 766-8288 or shoot me an email at