ANCHORAGE — It’s 14 degrees in Anchorage and afternoon winter darkness is falling. You have nowhere to stay.
Where will you spend the night?
There are four basic answers for a single adult, according to professionals who serve the city’s homeless population: a shelter, the sleep-off center, an emergency room or jail.
Otherwise, people sleep in tents and cars, even in frigid temperatures.
Last month, two women died doing just that.