2014: Year in review

Images from a year in Mountain View: Click on the photos to read more.

More than 100 students and family members crowded the auditorium at Mountain View Elementary School for a multicultural night event in April.

More than 100 students and family members crowded the auditorium at Mountain View Elementary School for a multicultural night event in April.

The Special Olympics Alaska Sports, Health and Wellness Center, designed to cater to athletes, coaches and volunteers from around the state, opened its doors in spring 2014.

The Special Olympics Alaska Sports, Health and Wellness Center, designed to cater to athletes, coaches and volunteers from around the state, opened its doors in spring 2014.

The community came together to grieve when Precious Alex, 15, was killed by a gunshot through her bedroom window April 1.

The community came together to grieve when Precious Alex, 15, was killed by a gunshot through her bedroom window April 1.

The 2014 Mountain View neighborhood cleanup drew record crowds, and collected more than 28,000 pounds of trash over the first two days of the May event.

The 2014 Mountain View neighborhood cleanup drew record crowds, and collected more than 28,000 pounds of trash over the first two days of the May event.

The Mount Susitna Singers performed several traditional songs and danced to rousing applause at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Special Olympics Alaska Sports, Health & Wellness Center in May 2014.

The Mount Susitna Singers performed several traditional songs and danced to rousing applause at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Special Olympics Alaska Sports, Health & Wellness Center in May 2014.

Mountain View’s annual neighborhood street fair took place under blue skies and plenty of sunshine at Clark Middle School in June 2014.

Mountain View’s annual neighborhood street fair took place under blue skies and plenty of sunshine at Clark Middle School in June 2014.

Hmong dancers perform during a World Refugee Day celebration at Mountain View Lions Park, June 2014.

Hmong dancers perform during a World Refugee Day celebration at Mountain View Lions Park, June 2014.

Mountain View resident Cassandra Knight at work at Mountain View's new Bass Pro Shops Outpost, which opened at Glenn Square in summer 2014.

Mountain View resident Cassandra Knight at work at Mountain View’s new Bass Pro Shops Outpost, which opened at Glenn Square in summer 2014.

Ridgeline Terrace, a new 70-unit housing development on Mountain View Drive, broke ground in September 2014.

Ridgeline Terrace, a new 70-unit housing development on Mountain View Drive, broke ground in September 2014.

Ofc. Scott Lofthouse, a former gang intelligence officer with the Anchorage Police Department, returned to overnight patrols in Mountain View in October 2014.

Ofc. Scott Lofthouse, a former gang intelligence officer with the Anchorage Police Department, returned to overnight patrols in Mountain View in October 2014.

Andre Williams and Anthony Russell rap outside Leake Temple Nov. 1.

Andre Williams and Anthony Russell rap outside Leake Temple in November 2014.

In Sook Baik, owner of the Mountain View Shell station, fed free Thanksgiving lunches to several hundred people at her neighborhood gas station.

In Sook Baik, owner of the Mountain View Shell station, fed free Thanksgiving lunches to several hundred people at her neighborhood gas station.

Art by Linda Lyons on display at a Mountain View First Friday event in December 2014.

Art by Linda Lyons on display at a Mountain View First Friday event in December 2014.

Fireworks over downtown Anchorage New Year's Eve, as seen from Tyson Elementary School.

Fireworks over downtown Anchorage New Year’s Eve, as seen from Tyson Elementary School.

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