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Paul McKay, a member of the Australian Army, was last seen in Ray Brook on Dec. 31. This is one of several photos posted on his Facebook page four days before he disappeared.
Paul McKay, a member of the Australian Army, was last seen in Ray Brook on Dec. 31. This is one of several photos posted on his Facebook page four days before he disappeared.

Search expands for missing Australian

State forest rangers are expanding the primary search area for an Australian soldier who's been missing in the Adirondacks for two weeks.

A person fitting Paul McKay's description was last seen walking east toward Lake Placid on the railroad tracks near the federal prison in Ray Brook, carrying a large backpack and wearing a winter jacket and snowpants. That was around noon Dec. 31, two days after McKay flew to the U.S. from Australia.  Go to full article
Colin Gillis was last seen in Tupper Lake in March.
Colin Gillis was last seen in Tupper Lake in March.

Hunters asked to help in Gillis search

State officials are asking hunters in the town of Piercefield in southern St. Lawrence county to be on the look out for any sign of Colin Gillis.

The 18 year old man from Tupper Lake vanished in early March while walking on state route 3. A massive search effort turned up no clues about his fate.

The Conservation Department says "hunters and others bushwacking in the woods" in the area should be alert for any sign of the missing man.

Gillis was last seen wearing a white American Eagle v-neck shirt with black stripes and short sleeves, blue Levi boot cut jeans, and red Nike Air high top sneakers.

He may also have been wearing a reversible black or red L.L. Bean coat and carrying and orange and black day pack.

Anyone with information about Collin Gillis should call state police in Ray Brook at 518 -- 897 -- 2000.  Go to full article

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