Alaska News January 06, 2018

Author: Lisa Demer, Laurel Andrews: With 35 homicides in 2017, Anchorage set a disturbing record. Why?
By Annie Zak: Anchorage Sears store will close permanently in April
By Laurel Andrews: Hillside suspect in custody after car gets stuck in the snow
By Teresa Cotsirilos, KYUK: Bethel Police Department arrests its own officer on domestic violence charge
By Tegan Hanlon: Anchorage School District plans to open its first full-time career and technical high school
The Anchorage School District plans to transform its Martin Luther King Jr. Career Center, currently a part-time career and technical education program where students can attend some classes, into a public high school where students can enroll full time.

The district hopes to rebrand the King Career Center, often called KCC, into the Martin Luther King Jr. Technical High School by this fall, according to a district memorandum that’s on the agenda for the Anchorage School Board meeting Monday evening.
By Nathaniel Hertz: Alaska political roundup: Here’s who wants to fill the state House seat left empty by Dean Westlake
By Kyle Hopkins: City experiments with police stationed at Bean’s Cafe; campsites cleared
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: Rejected murder plea to be reconsidered after Appeals court decision
By Liz Raines: AST gave suspect a ride home hours before murder
By KTVA Web Staff: APD’s new unit nabs 10 criminals in 24 hours
By Heather Hintze: Mat-Su Borough using app to tackle illegal trash problem
By KTVA Staff: One family’s Denali dream
By Casey Grove: Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Jan. 5, 2018
By AMY ARMSTRONG Frontiersman Person of the Year: Edie Grunwald
Grieving mother, tireless activist, political candidate, Palmer woman just wishes she could speak to her son one more time
By Dennis Anderson: PUBLISHER’S NOTEBOOK: The Frontiersman’s Person of the Year
By JACOB MANN Honoring ‘Hubcap’ Picnic table placed along Butte bike path in memory of veteran
By Tim Rockey For the Frontiersman: A dream come true: Local skier competes in Paralympic World Cup

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