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Anchorage police said they were investigating the death of an apparent shooting victim Sunday night.

Alaska Dispatch News
Every day, a tiny army of outreach workers tries to lift homeless alcoholics from Anchorage streets. In the past, a sober life has always been the goal. But a controversial approach called Housing First is challenging that thinking.Michelle Theriault Boots and Marc Lester
The utility company called the series of unrelated breaks "a perfect storm." Tegan Hanlon
Army officials will be in Anchorage on Feb. 23 and in Fairbanks Feb. 24 to get feedback from communities that could be affected by upcoming cuts. Devin Kelly

Anchorage's homeless alcoholics face death daily on the street: from violence, living outdoors in the subarctic and a maze of chronic health issues. A three-day series. 

Alaska Dispatch News
Daniel Sopcak and Betty Sanchez are married, homeless and struggling with alcohol in Anchorage.  Their days are a window into an often invisible world.Michelle Theriault Boots and Marc Lester
There’s a unique story, a distinct set of circumstances behind each person you might pass holding a sign on an Anchorage corner, drinking in a park or passed out on a bench. Here are several of them in their own words.  Michelle Theriault Boots and Marc Lester
A man called police just after 2 p.m. Wednesday to say he had been shot, and police closed down part of a residential street in the Anchorage neighborhood of Airport Heights to investigate Wednesday afternoon.Devin Kelly
A 17-year-old girl was shot in the leg at a party in East Anchorage Sunday night, according to police, who were still searching for the shooter Monday morning.Michelle Theriault Boots

A huge third quarter allowed West to break open a close game and coast to a 70-46 victory over Service in a Cook Inlet Conference boys basketball game Tuesday night at Service.