907 Updates February 07, 2018

By Heather Hintze: ‘Give me a reason he needed to die that night.’
By Shannon Ballard: Anchorage cold-case gang rape suspect expected in court
By Joe Vigil: Woman accused of shooting pepper spray into man’s face

By Julia O’Malley: At an Anchorage homeless shelter, an unexpected birth
By Richard Mauer: House bill aims to require insurance to cover birth control
Do you or have you run a radio station?
By Annie Zak: This revived Anchorage station wants to ‘bring weird back to radio’
By Devin Kelly: Anchorage pays $20K in compensation after city improperly tows and crushes a man’s bus

The police chief, Justin Doll, agreed in an interview that the law was out-of-date. He’s asked city attorneys to work on making it clearer.

He added that it’s possible at the moment for people to use loopholes to get around the goal of the law.

“Which is not to leave vehicles forever on city streets and neighborhoods,” Doll said.
By John Thain: After days in freezing temps, cat rescued from treetop
By Kalinda Kindle: The Alaska Zoo is worried about ill polar bear
Homer snowboarder wins freeride event in British Columbia.
Homer native Davey Baird won a Freeride World Tour snowboarding event at Kicking Horse Resort in British Columbia over the weekend.