KOTZEBUE - A 35-year-old Noorvik man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexual abuse of a minor.
David Foster was sentenced in Kotzebue Superior Court to serve 30 years in prison with 10 years suspended and 25 years probation.
Alaska State Troopers in February received a report that Foster had sexually abused a victim living in his home and that the abuse had occurred for more than a year.
Foster was arrested. He pleaded guilty in June.
Noorvik is a community of 636 on the Kobuk River about 45 miles east of Kotzebue.