Best of January 2014

A gap in the clouds reveals a passing jet plane during a mostly-overcast day on Monday, January 27, 2014, over east Anchorage.
Erik Hill
Sunlight streams through a gap in overcast skies on Monday, January 27, 2014, over east Anchorage.
Erik Hill
Warm sunlight illuminates pussy willow catkins along 5th Avenue near downtown Anchorage on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. The furry catkins are usually a sign of Spring.
Bill Roth
Warm sunshine draws Vanessa Bauman from work to Cuddy Family Midtown Park for an exercise break as ducks come in for landing behind her on Friday afternoon, January 24, 2014. "I had to take my 30 minutes and get in the sun," she said.
Erik Hill
Ray Lee takes advantage of warm weather to clear ice from his driveway on Friday, January 24, 2014, in Rogers Park.
Erik Hill
A chunk of snow remains balanced on a berm as its support slowly melts away in warm weather on Friday, January 24, 2014, in Midtown.
Erik Hill
Light poles are reflected in standing water on the speed skating oval on Friday, January 24, 2014, at Cuddy Family Midtown Park.
Erik Hill
Richard Bice escapes the wind as he trains an 800-millimeter camera lens on Dall sheep rams Friday afternoon, January 24, 2014, at Beluga Point along Turnagain Arm.
Erik Hill
Dall sheep rams settle in on a ridge line above Beluga Point on Friday afternoon, January 24, 2014, along Turnagain Arm.
Erik Hill
Doug Iverson negotiates a large puddle while driving on East 16th Avenue on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. Iverson has lived in the Airport Heights subdivision of Anchorage since 1958 and said the road always floods in the spring, but "it's the worst I've ever seen."
Bill Roth
Natasha von Imhof takes notes during a budget presentation to the Anchorage School Board by Superintendent Ed Graff on Thursday evening, Jan. 23, 2014, at Anchorage School District headquarters.
Erik Hill
Scrabble letters are placed on a counter in the Municipal Clerk's office on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, in the order they were drawn to determine the random alphabetical order in which the candidates' last names are placed on the ballot for the upcoming municipal election on April 1.
Bill Roth
A stunning sunrise breaks out over downtown Anchorage on Monday, January 20, 2014.
Erik Hill
A stunning sunrise greets the bust of Martin Luther King, Jr. at his Anchorage memorial as the holiday honoring him dawns on Monday, January 20, 2014, on the Delaney Park Strip.
Erik Hill
A young moose walks across a water and slush covered street in the Turnagain neighborhood of west Anchorage on Thursday afternoon, January 23, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
Tammy Easley chips ice off of her driveway on Knik street in the Turnagain neighborhood of west Anchorage on Thursday afternoon, January 23, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
The Chugach Mountains are reflected in the Standing water on the Lake Hood Float Plane Base in west Anchorage on Thursday afternoon, January 23, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
A moose rises up on its hind legs to pull down a branch while is feeds along Northern Lights Blvd., in west Anchorage on Monday, January 13, 2014.
Bob Hallinen
A moose walks along the edge of the road as it moves to a new spot while feeding along Northern Lights Blvd., in west Anchorage on Monday, January 13, 2014.
Bob Hallinen
Bohemian waxwings dine on miniature crab apples along Bragaw Street on Tuesday afternoon, January 21, 2014, in east Anchorage.
Erik Hill
A Bohemian waxwing dines on miniature crab apples along Bragaw Street on Tuesday afternoon, January 21, 2014, in east Anchorage.
Erik Hill
Nevaeh Malutin, 2, and her sister Ruby Foster, 4, look out from the window of their third floor room at the Big Timber Motel on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. Residents of the run-down, bug-infested motel are in limbo after the city seized the property after its owner failed to pay three years of property taxes.
Bill Roth
A red squirrel scampers across a telephone cable at West 9th Avenue and P Street near the Delaney Park Strip in Anchorage while carrying a peanut on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014.
Bill Roth
The audience joined hands and sang "We Shall Overcome" with the MLK Citywide Choir and recording artist Fabrice "Breeze" Clerger during a "Wakeup and Live Again" themed Martin Luther King Jr. benefit concert for the MLK Food Bank at the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Anchorage on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. Clerger and the choir will also headline the citywide commemoration celebration at 11a.m. Monday at Bartlett High School. This event marks not only his birthday but the 50th anniversary of his receiving the Nobel Peace Prize.
Bill Roth
Recording artist Fabrice "Breeze" Clerger performed with the MLK Citywide Choir during a "Wakeup and Live Again" themed Martin Luther King Jr. benefit concert for the MLK Food Bank at the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Anchorage on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. Clerger and the choir will also headline the citywide commemoration celebration at 11a.m. Monday at Bartlett High School. This event marks not only his birthday but the 50th anniversary of his receiving the Nobel Peace Prize.
Bill Roth
The MLK Citywide Choir performed with recording artist Fabrice "Breeze" Clerger during a "Wakeup and Live Again" themed Martin Luther King Jr. benefit concert for the MLK Food Bank at the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Anchorage on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. Clerger and the choir will also headline the citywide commemoration celebration at 11a.m. Monday at Bartlett High School. This event marks not only his birthday but the 50th anniversary of his receiving the Nobel Peace Prize.
Bill Roth
Sean Ramich tends to loaves of bread that are ready to be sliced and packaged at the Franz Bakery off Spenard Road in Anchorage on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. Franz Bakery put their first locally produced loaf of bread on a store shelf on May 15, 2013, about six months after the Sunrise Bakery closed its doors.
Bill Roth
R Hutchison pauses to snap a photo at one of the snow-clad Crystal Gallery of Ice displays before predicted warm weather takes a toll on Thursday afternoon, January 16, 2014 in Town Square Park. The piece, Pure in Love, was carved by one of three Chinese teams participating in the competition.
Erik Hill
Ski moms Marti Pausback, left, Joan Darnell and Kathy Seybert endure wind-driven snow to cheer cross-country skiers at the West Relays on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at Kincaid Park. "We cheer them all," said Pausback, a South parent, as the high school skiers battled deteriorating conditions.
Erik Hill
An ornament brightens the stark scene on a gray Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, on Marston Drive in west Anchorage.
Erik Hill
Icicles stretch to the ground along Loussac Drive on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, in west Anchorage.
Erik Hill
Evie Witten jogs with 9-year-old Ulu on a snow-covered Tony Knowles Coastal Trail as it weaves through Elderberry Park near downtown Anchorage on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. Temperatures above freezing with a chance of rain are in the forecast later this week.
Bill Roth
Bob Sramek removes snow from atop Rapid Action Mailing Service along Aircraft Drive on Friday, January 10, 2014, in west Anchorage. He hopes to keep rooftop snow at a minimum to enable some sealing work in the spring.
Erik Hill
Jeet Tamang shows his Buddhist snow stupa complete with Buddha figurine, candles, wisdom eyes and prayer flags on Thursday, January 9, 2014, in south Anchorage. Tamang, originally from Nepal, said he always wanted to make a snow stupa since moving to Alaska 23 years ago. "It took me about a week," he said. He spent a couple hours a day at it, figuring out how to shape the structure using metal sheets while dealing with snow that was mostly powdery. He is inviting friends and relatives to come by, but advising them "don't wait until spring or summer!"
Erik Hill
A ski glove attached to a light pole inspires curiosity Friday afternoon, January 10, 2014, along Pt. Woronzof Road.
Erik Hill
Grace Sanchez, 3, and sisters Gabriella Cox, 2, and Grace Cox, 4, dance onstage in the Wilda Marston Auditorium at the Loussac Library on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, during the annual Toddler's New Year Disco Extravaganza. The event kicks off the Anchorage Public Library's winter series Preschool Storytime program, weekly gatherings where the children read books together, sing songs, and movement that help build early literary skills in preparation for kindergarten.
Bill Roth
Crime Scene Investigator Amanda Fisher cradles a cat she found in a mobile home destroyed in an early-morning fire that claimed the life of one person and injured another at Glacier Terrace Mobile Home Park on Friday, January 3, 2014, in east Anchorage.
Erik Hill
Boomer the Aces mascot visits with young fans between periods. The Alaska Aces Vs. the Idaho Steelheads in hockey action on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at the Sullivan Arena.
Bob Hallinen
The JBER star shines on the slopes of the Chugach Mountains as they rise above the Anchorage skyline which is reflected in the waters of Cook Inlet just after sunset on Monday, January 6, 2014.
Bob Hallinen
Cory LePore, of Bethel, goes up for the shot as Lawrence Kaleak, of Barrow, goes up to block and fouled LePore. Also on defense for Barrow are Robert Kanakyurak and Glenn Suvlu. Bethel faces off against Barrow in the semifinal game of the ACS basketball tournament on Friday, January 3, 2014.
Bob Hallinen
Angela Thomas, of Bethel, gets the pass of to a teammate breaking down the court as Thomas falls to the court after a scramble for the loose ball. Kristen Hopson and Stephanie Nelson of Barrow could not get to the loose ball in time. Bethel defeated Barrow 36-26 in the semifinal game of the ACS basketball tournament on Friday, January 3, 2014.
Bob Hallinen
The JBER star shines on the slopes of the Chugach Mountains as they rise above the Anchorage skyline which is reflected in the waters of Cook Inlet just after sunset on Monday, January 6, 2014.
Bob Hallinen
Youngsters from east Anchorage learn to snowshoe while participating in a Camp Fire version of the Winter Olympics on Friday, January 3, 2014, at Alaska Pacific University. Teams from Camp Fire Winter Break sites in Anchorage and Eagle River converged on APU to participate in snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, ice bowling and snow sculpting to honor the upcoming Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. "We're trying to celebrate trying new things!," said Justin Hicks of Camp Fire.
Erik Hill
Lorna Lei Suaava of East, right, emerges with the ball in a collision with Sabrina Ungaro of South during second-half action on Monday, January 6, 2014, at East.
Erik Hill
Idaho Steelheads goalie Pat Nagle follows the action as Jordan Kremyr, of the Alaska Aces, and Charlie Dodero, of the Steelheads, end their battle for the puck on the ice in first period hockey action on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at the Sullivan Arena.
Bob Hallinen
Sarah Cottrell shouts out as her tire rolls across the ice on the way to winning a between periods fan game. The Alaska Aces Vs. the Idaho Steelheads in hockey action on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at the Sullivan Arena.
Bob Hallinen
Ice carvers competed in the annual Crystal Gallery of Ice at Town Square Park on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. Ten two-man teams, three from China, took part in the event organized by the Anchorage Downtown Partnership. A Dragon created by a Chinese team won the carver's choice award. A panel of judges selected Frozen Window Pane of Expression by Paul Hanis as the best ice sculpture.
Bill Roth
Final day of the Alaskan Sled Dog & Racing Association's Orville & Doris Lake Memorial Race at Tozier Track in Anchorage on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014.
Bill Roth
Ermogen Merculief spins the star as Father Pete Chris, of St. Innocent Russian Orthodox Church, leads the church choir in hymns at the Alaska Native Medical Center on Tuesday, January 7, 2014. Starring or "Slaaviq" is a traditional part of the Russian Orthodox Christmas celebration. The custom of following the spinning star from home to home singing hymns and Christmas carols in Alaskan villages originated in the Carpathian Mountains bordering Poland and Russia.
Bob Hallinen
Sophie John peaks out from under her the kuspuk of her mother Faith Kiunya as she performs with the Acilquq Dancers perform at the Alaska Native Medical Center on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 during Starring. Starring or "Slaaviq" is a traditional part of the Russian Orthodox Christmas celebration. The custom of following the spinning star from home to home singing hymns and Christmas carols in Alaskan villages originated in the Carpathian Mountains bordering Poland and Russia.
Bob Hallinen
Mishayla Trescott , 5, walks past a New York skyline as ice carvers competed in the annual Crystal Gallery of Ice at Town Square Park on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. Ten two-man teams, three from China, took part in the event organized by the Anchorage Downtown Partnership. A Dragon created by a Chinese team won the carver's choice award. A panel of judges selected Frozen Windowpane Impressions by Paul Hanis as the best ice sculpture.
Bill Roth
Travis Reyes who lives in an apartment across West 88th Avenue from the location of where driver Erica Merrill, 34, who reportedly had a blood alcohol content of .287 about 90 minutes after the collision, plowed into a crowd of people early Sunday morning, Sunday Jan. 5, 2014, describes on Monday his and a friend's response that helped free an infant trapped under the car as Merrill allegedly rocked the KIA Sportage back and forth trying to free herself from a snowbank to flee the scene.
Bill Roth
Three occupants of a Land and Sea Aviation Cessna 172RG Cutlass were uninjured following an emergency landing Tuesday afternoon, January 7, 2014, on Boniface Parkway near Perry Drive south of DeBarr Road.
Erik Hill
Downtown Anchorage is partially reflected in the ice-free surfaces of Cook Inlet on Monday afternoon, January 6, 2014, in a view from the Postmark Drive pullout.
Erik Hill
Visitors to the Postmark Drive pullout photograph downtown Anchorage as it is partially reflected in Cook Inlet on Monday afternoon, January 6, 2014, in west Anchorage.
Erik Hill
Roger "Fire Dodger" Reoh of The Church of the Flaming Funk performs on New Years Eve. People enjoy the NECA/IBEW Fire & Ice New YearÕs Eve party in downtown Anchorage on Tuesday, December 31, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
The first group of bikers rolled by Westchester Lagoon, about 9 miles into the race a little after 9:30 AM. The race began at Kincaid Park at 9AM. The Frosty Bottom 50/25 wasn't so frosty on January 4, 2014. The trails were in good shape and the temperatures were moderate.
Anne Raup
An Alaska Clearing and Grinding excavator with mulching attachment grinds down small trees along the northbound exit ramp to 100th Avenue on Thursday, January 2, 2014, off Minnesota Drive. A wide swath of trees and brush has been removed along O'Malley Road from C street west around the curve up Minnesota Drive to 100th Avenue for a utility project related to a new development. Coincidentally, the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities is also preparing to install about 42,000 feet of moose fence from the Alaska Railroad tracks just west of the Old Seward Highway along O'Malley Road around the curve and up Minnesota Drive to International Airport Road.
Erik Hill
People enjoy the NECA/IBEW Fire & Ice New YearÕs Eve party in downtown Anchorage on Tuesday, December 31, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
Thyda Lor holds her new born son Richie Rithy Lor on New Years Day January 1, 2014 at Providence Hospital. The New Years baby is the first child of Thyda and Chanra Lor. 51 year old Chanra Lor escaped from the killing fields of Cambodia under Pol Pot and saw his family broken up. The new year opens with the birth of Thyda and Chanra's son on the anniversary of their wedding.
Bob Hallinen
Jamin Conn gets a kiss from fiancee Frances Saad at Town Square Park. People enjoy the NECA/IBEW Fire & Ice New YearÕs Eve party in downtown Anchorage on Tuesday, December 31, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
Fiona Daugherty and Siobhan Daugherty sled down the hill at Balto Seppala Park as their dog Seamus races with them on New Years Day, Wednesday January 1, 2014.
Bob Hallinen
Fiona Daugherty, Nicky Widdis and Siobhan Daugherty slide down the hill at Balto Seppala Park with a push from Nicky's mom Claudia Widdis as the Widdis dog Bay chases after them on New Years Day, Wednesday January 1, 2014.
Bob Hallinen
Scott Buchanan, left, and Tevita Alone of the tree care and removal company Tall Trees place Christmas trees into a wood chipper at the Carrs store in Muldoon on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. The Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling will be accepting Christmas trees at Carrs store parking lots in Anchorage, Eagle River and Palmer through Jan. 15. All lights, ornaments, tree stands and plastic bags must be removed from trees before they're dropped off. Wreathes are not accepted. They can't be recycled because of wires. The trees are recycled into biodegradable wood chips and distributed to local non-profits and government agencies. Chips are used for trail cover, erosion control, and fragrant mulch for landscaping.
Bill Roth
A gap in the clouds reveals a passing jet plane during a mostly-overcast day on Monday, January 27, 2014, over east Anchorage.
Erik Hill
Sunlight streams through a gap in overcast skies on Monday, January 27, 2014, over east Anchorage.
Erik Hill
Warm sunlight illuminates pussy willow catkins along 5th Avenue near downtown Anchorage on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. The furry catkins are usually a sign of Spring.
Bill Roth
Warm sunshine draws Vanessa Bauman from work to Cuddy Family Midtown Park for an exercise break as ducks come in for landing behind her on Friday afternoon, January 24, 2014. "I had to take my 30 minutes and get in the sun," she said.
Erik Hill
Ray Lee takes advantage of warm weather to clear ice from his driveway on Friday, January 24, 2014, in Rogers Park.
Erik Hill
A chunk of snow remains balanced on a berm as its support slowly melts away in warm weather on Friday, January 24, 2014, in Midtown.
Erik Hill
Light poles are reflected in standing water on the speed skating oval on Friday, January 24, 2014, at Cuddy Family Midtown Park.
Erik Hill
Richard Bice escapes the wind as he trains an 800-millimeter camera lens on Dall sheep rams Friday afternoon, January 24, 2014, at Beluga Point along Turnagain Arm.
Erik Hill
Dall sheep rams settle in on a ridge line above Beluga Point on Friday afternoon, January 24, 2014, along Turnagain Arm.
Erik Hill
Doug Iverson negotiates a large puddle while driving on East 16th Avenue on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. Iverson has lived in the Airport Heights subdivision of Anchorage since 1958 and said the road always floods in the spring, but "it's the worst I've ever seen."
Bill Roth
Natasha von Imhof takes notes during a budget presentation to the Anchorage School Board by Superintendent Ed Graff on Thursday evening, Jan. 23, 2014, at Anchorage School District headquarters.
Erik Hill
Scrabble letters are placed on a counter in the Municipal Clerk's office on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, in the order they were drawn to determine the random alphabetical order in which the candidates' last names are placed on the ballot for the upcoming municipal election on April 1.
Bill Roth
A stunning sunrise breaks out over downtown Anchorage on Monday, January 20, 2014.
Erik Hill
A stunning sunrise greets the bust of Martin Luther King, Jr. at his Anchorage memorial as the holiday honoring him dawns on Monday, January 20, 2014, on the Delaney Park Strip.
Erik Hill
A young moose walks across a water and slush covered street in the Turnagain neighborhood of west Anchorage on Thursday afternoon, January 23, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
Tammy Easley chips ice off of her driveway on Knik street in the Turnagain neighborhood of west Anchorage on Thursday afternoon, January 23, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
The Chugach Mountains are reflected in the Standing water on the Lake Hood Float Plane Base in west Anchorage on Thursday afternoon, January 23, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
A moose rises up on its hind legs to pull down a branch while is feeds along Northern Lights Blvd., in west Anchorage on Monday, January 13, 2014.
Bob Hallinen
A moose walks along the edge of the road as it moves to a new spot while feeding along Northern Lights Blvd., in west Anchorage on Monday, January 13, 2014.
Bob Hallinen
Bohemian waxwings dine on miniature crab apples along Bragaw Street on Tuesday afternoon, January 21, 2014, in east Anchorage.
Erik Hill
A Bohemian waxwing dines on miniature crab apples along Bragaw Street on Tuesday afternoon, January 21, 2014, in east Anchorage.
Erik Hill
Nevaeh Malutin, 2, and her sister Ruby Foster, 4, look out from the window of their third floor room at the Big Timber Motel on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. Residents of the run-down, bug-infested motel are in limbo after the city seized the property after its owner failed to pay three years of property taxes.
Bill Roth
A red squirrel scampers across a telephone cable at West 9th Avenue and P Street near the Delaney Park Strip in Anchorage while carrying a peanut on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014.
Bill Roth
The audience joined hands and sang "We Shall Overcome" with the MLK Citywide Choir and recording artist Fabrice "Breeze" Clerger during a "Wakeup and Live Again" themed Martin Luther King Jr. benefit concert for the MLK Food Bank at the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Anchorage on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. Clerger and the choir will also headline the citywide commemoration celebration at 11a.m. Monday at Bartlett High School. This event marks not only his birthday but the 50th anniversary of his receiving the Nobel Peace Prize.
Bill Roth
Recording artist Fabrice "Breeze" Clerger performed with the MLK Citywide Choir during a "Wakeup and Live Again" themed Martin Luther King Jr. benefit concert for the MLK Food Bank at the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Anchorage on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. Clerger and the choir will also headline the citywide commemoration celebration at 11a.m. Monday at Bartlett High School. This event marks not only his birthday but the 50th anniversary of his receiving the Nobel Peace Prize.
Bill Roth
The MLK Citywide Choir performed with recording artist Fabrice "Breeze" Clerger during a "Wakeup and Live Again" themed Martin Luther King Jr. benefit concert for the MLK Food Bank at the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Anchorage on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. Clerger and the choir will also headline the citywide commemoration celebration at 11a.m. Monday at Bartlett High School. This event marks not only his birthday but the 50th anniversary of his receiving the Nobel Peace Prize.
Bill Roth
Sean Ramich tends to loaves of bread that are ready to be sliced and packaged at the Franz Bakery off Spenard Road in Anchorage on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. Franz Bakery put their first locally produced loaf of bread on a store shelf on May 15, 2013, about six months after the Sunrise Bakery closed its doors.
Bill Roth
R Hutchison pauses to snap a photo at one of the snow-clad Crystal Gallery of Ice displays before predicted warm weather takes a toll on Thursday afternoon, January 16, 2014 in Town Square Park. The piece, Pure in Love, was carved by one of three Chinese teams participating in the competition.
Erik Hill
Ski moms Marti Pausback, left, Joan Darnell and Kathy Seybert endure wind-driven snow to cheer cross-country skiers at the West Relays on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at Kincaid Park. "We cheer them all," said Pausback, a South parent, as the high school skiers battled deteriorating conditions.
Erik Hill
An ornament brightens the stark scene on a gray Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, on Marston Drive in west Anchorage.
Erik Hill
Icicles stretch to the ground along Loussac Drive on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, in west Anchorage.
Erik Hill
Evie Witten jogs with 9-year-old Ulu on a snow-covered Tony Knowles Coastal Trail as it weaves through Elderberry Park near downtown Anchorage on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. Temperatures above freezing with a chance of rain are in the forecast later this week.
Bill Roth
Bob Sramek removes snow from atop Rapid Action Mailing Service along Aircraft Drive on Friday, January 10, 2014, in west Anchorage. He hopes to keep rooftop snow at a minimum to enable some sealing work in the spring.
Erik Hill
Jeet Tamang shows his Buddhist snow stupa complete with Buddha figurine, candles, wisdom eyes and prayer flags on Thursday, January 9, 2014, in south Anchorage. Tamang, originally from Nepal, said he always wanted to make a snow stupa since moving to Alaska 23 years ago. "It took me about a week," he said. He spent a couple hours a day at it, figuring out how to shape the structure using metal sheets while dealing with snow that was mostly powdery. He is inviting friends and relatives to come by, but advising them "don't wait until spring or summer!"
Erik Hill
A ski glove attached to a light pole inspires curiosity Friday afternoon, January 10, 2014, along Pt. Woronzof Road.
Erik Hill
Grace Sanchez, 3, and sisters Gabriella Cox, 2, and Grace Cox, 4, dance onstage in the Wilda Marston Auditorium at the Loussac Library on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, during the annual Toddler's New Year Disco Extravaganza. The event kicks off the Anchorage Public Library's winter series Preschool Storytime program, weekly gatherings where the children read books together, sing songs, and movement that help build early literary skills in preparation for kindergarten.
Bill Roth
Craig Medred