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The state argued that Randell Rowton’s repeat offenses and admission of “hands-on” sex abuse of minors merited a harsher sentence. Prosecutors are also asking for restitution for victims identified in the images.

Jerzy Shedlock
In October, the Pebble Limited Partnership filed its third lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, this time seeking documents Pebble alleges were not turned over through prior Freedom of Information Act requests. 
The state of Alaska on Friday released nearly 600 pages of emails and other documents related to problems within the Alaska National Guard.Alaska Dispatch News

In September 2014, a federal investigation requested by Gov. Sean Parnell found significant problems within the ranks of the Alaska National Guard, years after allegations of mishandling of rapes, sexual misconduct and other offenses had begun to surface. 


Alaska Dispatch News
A head-on collision on the Seward Highway north of Girdwood late Friday morning killed one person and critically injured another, according to Alaska State Troopers. Jerzy Shedlock
Among the 21 Alaska legislative races in Anchorage this year, those in one district stand out: Senate District K in West Anchorage. None of the area's three incumbents are running for re-election, creating hotly contested races for the state Senate and House.Sean Doogan

A"Never Alone" preview party that was held at the Hard Rock Cafe in Anchorage on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, for the new video game based on Alaska Native legends that was developed by the Cook Inlet Tribal Council and E-Line Media of New York.

Mike Dunham

Alaska Superior Court Judge Greg Miller sided with the news media Thursday, ordering Gov. Sean Parnell to release hundreds of documents related to the National Guard scandal.

Tara Young
Alaska’s two leading U.S. Senate candidates on Thursday night met for the last time before Election Day in a policy-focused debate on the state’s public broadcasting network.Nathaniel Herz
Rep. Don Young criticized Democratic challenger Forrest Dunbar on Thursday for bringing up House ethics violations in a televised debate for U.S. Congress, arguing that he was found not guilty because he only received a letter of reproval, not a sanction.Dermot Cole