907 Updates March 02, 2018

By Jack Carney: Fred Meyer second large Alaska retailer to change gun-buying age to 21
“It’s not the classification of a weapon if it’s not guns or ammunition, it’s going to be a baseball bat, it’s going to be a knife,” Doughman said.
By KTVA Web Staff: Alleged Fred Meyer shooters fled the state: Docs
The sentence for first-degree attempted murder is between five and 99 years.
By Nathaniel Herz: Legal defenders for Alaska’s poor say they may have to start refusing cases
By Associated Press: Alaska lawmaker takes training after policy vetting pledge
By Associated Press: Homer officials consider opening Spit to marijuana sales
By Associated Press: New high tallied for Alaska marijuana tax collections
By Richard Mauer: New legislators planning to dig in as session reaches halfway mark
By Victoria Taylor: Girl Scouts sell cookies, learn life lessons
By Jeff Lowenfels: Here are the plants you need to start now for them to be ready for summer
By Heather Hintze: Massive Alaska Native ivory collection up for auction
By Nancy Clark: Alaskan Authors
There are a wide variety of authors, both local and not, coming to the Anchorage Public Library before summer arrives.

Animals are a frequent subject of children’s books, including those by Alaskan authors Tricia Brown (Groucho’s Eyebrows), Elizabeth O’Connell (Apun the Arctic Fox), and Barbara and Ethan Atwater (How Raven Got His Crooked Nose: An Alaskan Dena’ina Fable). Brown will be doing a presentation called “Sled Dogs and Other Amazing Animals” for those critter-lovers in the crowd.

For teens, we have Brendan Kiely, author of the best-selling novel All American Boys. This story about two young men, one black and one white, follows their journey as they navigate the fallout of extreme police brutality and the media storm that results from it.