Two Southwestern Alaska Suspects Arrested for Sexual Abuse of a Minor, Both Held on $100,000 Bail

Two men were arrested on warrants after what the troopers call “a lengthy investigation,” it was reported on Sunday. Both arrests were carried out by troopers on Sunday after indictments were filed in Bethel District Court on Friday. 22-year-old Olie Olrun III was arrested in the village of Atmautluak on a $100,000 warrant, and Christopher […]

Body of Blaze Highlander Found at Yute Air Crash Site

Body of Blaze Highlander Found at Yute Air Crash Site

Alaska State Troopers reported today that the remains of the Yute Air pilot, 47-year-old Blaze Highlander of Olympia, Washington, were discovered in the aircraft that was located overturned and wrecked in the Kwethluk River. Highlander had taken the aircraft out on Saturday morning, and was last heard from as he left Bethel airspace at 8:50 am […]

NTSB Reaches Yute Air Crash Site, Pilot Missing

NTSB Reaches Yute Air Crash Site, Pilot Missing

Investigators with NTSB reached the plane, a Cessna 207, Monday afternoon, and found it  submerged in the river with only pieces sticking out of the river. They reported that the aircraft heavily damaged. They are currently attempting to revover as much of it as they can before the river washes it away. NTSB still has not […]

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