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On the heels of scathing allegations of sexual and other misconduct against officers in the Alaska Army National Guard, the Anchorage School District has halted all military recruiting at its schools indefinitely.Tegan Hanlon

The first significant snowfall of the season arrives Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Anchorage. 

On the heels of allegations of sexual and other misconduct  in the Alaska National Guard, the Anchorage School District has indefinitely halted all military recruiting at its schools. Tegan Hanlon
MTV's latest reality show, "Slednecks," is set in Mat-Su, and some Alaskans aren't crazy about the wild antics to come. But one of the cast members says they actually held back from the true “Wasilla way.”Suzanna Caldwell
Seismologists say a moderate earthquake struck the Alaska Interior about 4:36 p.m. Monday, centered about 40 miles northwest of Fairbanks and felt in several communities. No damage or injuries were reported.Associated Press
A 43-year-old Anchorage woman has been sentenced in federal court to five years of probation for passport fraud. She used her false citizenship to obtain federal and state benefits including PFDs, according to the Alaska U.S. Attorney’s Office.Jerzy Shedlock
A 24-year-old Holy Cross resident has been charged with second-degree burglary and other crimes after stealing pull tabs and cash from the local city office, according to Alaska State Troopers.Jerzy Shedlock
When President Dwight D. Eisenhower inked the declaration under which the 49th state joined the union, no one thought that 55 years later, the state and federal governments would still be arguing about the map of Alaska. Dermot Cole
The Parnell administration and Flint Hills Resources reached agreement on a settlement for pollution cleanup at the former refinery site in North Pole, while negotiations and a court fight continue on what is to be done off the property.Dermot Cole
Snow was melting Monday afternoon as temperatures hovered above freezing. The weather service said the accumulation would continue to melt through Tuesday as sunnier skies moved overhead.Laurel Andrews