907 Updates February 09, 2018

By Alex DeMarban: Mostly union force of 261 to be laid off in Prudhoe Bay contract change
By Beth Verge: Anchorage man sentenced for homeless camp killing
“That’s six years, six years for a life, Your Honor,” said one family member upon hearing the verdict.
By Heather Hintze: Man convicted of criminally negligent homicide in death of Valley teen

Under Senate Bill 91, the presumptive range for criminally negligent homicide is one to three years; because the victim was under 16 in his case, that range goes from two to four years in jail.

Palmer Assistant District Attorney Shawn Traini said Melton pleaded guilty to the most serious aggravator for the crime, which means the judge could sentence him up to 10 years.
By Leroy Polk: Fairbanks man pleads not guilty to sexually abusing toddler

By Nathaniel Herz: Former Alaska prosecutor misled superiors about trooper’s lewd text, state says

By Joe Vigil: Police arrest woman accused of pepper-spraying man in the face

By John Tracy: Reality Check: Get out of jail free!

By Lauren Maxwell: Large apartment complex planned for Sand Lake area
He also pointed out that two years ago, he got a letter of approval for the project from the Sand Lake Community Council.

By Mike Ross: Mushers demand resignation of Iditarod board president

By Scott Gross: Capturing the impact on both sides of opioid abuse
Tennessee man who famously hacked Sarah Palin’s Yahoo email account in 2008 is dead By Ryan Poe, The Commercial Appeal:
MEMPHIS, Tennessee — David Kernell, who as a college student in 2008 guessed his way into Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin’s personal email account, died last week in California. He was 30.

Kernell, son of Shelby County, Tennessee, school board member and former Democratic state representative Mike Kernell, died of complications related to progressive multiple sclerosis late Friday or early Saturday, his family confirmed in a statement Thursday.
By Beth Bragg: Team Alaska can fend for itself – and put on a show

By Daybreak Staff: DJ Spencer Lee to host ‘Spenard Prom’, ‘Jams for the Fams’ events
Spenard Prom Dance Party (21+ event)

Thursday, Feb. 15
Bear Tooth Theatrepub
Doors open at 8:30 p.m.
Party Starts at 9 p.m.
Tickets: $15

Jams for the Fams Neon Love Party

Sunday, Feb. 11
Bear Tooth Theatrepub
Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

By Lindsay Rudolph: Sour cream pork chops with vidalia onion gravy