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Police identify man found dead in Spenard

ANCHORAGE - Exposure likely contributed to the death of a 51-year-old man found dead last weekend in the Spenard neighborhood, Anchorage police said. The body of Dennis Trefon was found Saturday in a storage area not easily seen from a road...
Citizen tracks prostitution, other crime in Spenard

...McMuffin at McDonald's and drive to a Spenard Road parking lot near Lois Drive to watch...who drives the streets and alleys of Spenard as one of a dozen active patrollers in...established Turnagain neighborhood, next to Spenard. She still lives in the house near Fish...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Opinion and Letters: Latest legislative actions ought to worry Spenard

...May 17, 1998 Latest legislative actions ought to worry Spenard Last modified at 10:27 a.m. on Sunday, May 17, 1998...headed in a bad direction. What's next, clearing out Spenard? Nita Nettleton Copyright © 1998 Southeastern Newspaper...
Couple struggle to recover after assault

...and April Merculief as they walked home from a night out in Spenard, the couple is alive, but in limbo.Merculief is still Piper's Restaurant & Lounge at 3450 Aviation Ave. in Spenard, which Philemonoff said is a hangout for people from the Pribilofs...
Friends, family puzzled at Alaska man's homicide

...friends searching for a missing Anchorage man grew concerned when they saw a tweet from police that said a body was found in Spenard.Their hunch was correct. Police found the body of 31-year-old Aylett Hanson in his black Mazda 5.Hanson would have...
Human error blamed for Fairbanks rail crash accident last month in Fairbanks.Nine cars carrying pipe disconnected from a train and rolled down a spur that led to Spenard Builders Supply building.The cars smashed into two delivery trucks parked on the tracks. The building was not damaged...
Anchorage man dies in apartment fire

ANCHORAGE - A man died in an apartment fire in the Spenard neighborhood in Anchorage, according to firefighters. His name was not released. Firefighters got to the Spenard Plaza Apartments just after 7:30 p.m. Friday. The man had suffered...
My Turn: Governor fails to meet his own principles on 'Choose Respect'

...respect." Alaska National Guard victims deserve better. Alaskans deserve better. No excuses. ? Senate Minority Leader Hollis French represents West Anchorage and Berta Gardner represents Spenard and Midtown in the Alaska State Senate.
CIRI: Diversified investments

...Support for elders: Michael Johnson, of Cook Inlet Housing Authority, works on rebuilding a home for a CIRI elder in the Spenard district of Anchorage last summer. The housing authority is run by CIRI's nonprofit arm. BRIAN WALLACE / THE JUNEAU EMPIRE...
Alaska Quarterly Review releases Spring/Summer issue with vodka literary tonic

...two novellas, 7 short stories, 4 personal essays and 31 poems by 27 poets. The AQR Vodka Literary Tonic is open to adults 21 and over. Admission is $7. The event runs from 7-10 p.m. at Tap Root, 3300 Spenard Road in Anchorage.


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