KSDP Will Hold Candidate Forums for the Mayoral Races in Sand Point and Aleutians East Borough

Posted on: September 23rd, 2020 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, City Of Sand Point, Community Window

KSDP will be hosting Candidate Forums for the Mayoral Races in Sand Point and the Aleutians East Borough.

Each candidate who chooses to participate will be offered the same set of important questions about our areas and given an opportunity to share their position on these matters.

– Aleutians East Borough Mayoral Candidates will be this Friday (September 25, 2020) at 5:30pm

– City of Sand Point Mayoral Candidates will be Monday (September 28, 2020) at 4pm.

If you have any questions you’d like asked, please offer them for consideration by calling us at 907-383-5737 or emailing cw@apradio.org

PSA: Notice of Elections and Sample Ballot – Sand Point – 2020

Posted on: September 21st, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Civic & Government, Community Window, Sand Point

Provided is the information for the City of Sand Point general election, to be held October 6th, 2020. Also included is a sample ballot.

Click here for the notice of election.

Click here to see the sample ballot.

Aleutians East Borough 2020 Election Information

Posted on: September 21st, 2020 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window

Here are links to the Borough’s information about our upcoming election. Their complete 2020 election page with sample ballots in Spanish & Tagalog is here:
https://www.aleutianseast.org/index.asp?SEC=029815F1-22EF-44B6-AEB1-53A793C73CA5&Type=B_BASIC

NOTICE OF ELECTION for the October 6, 2020 Regular Election

SAMPLE BALLOT for the October 6, 2020 Regular Election

Sand Point Fishermen’s Application Extension – September 30, 2020

Posted on: September 16th, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Civic & Government, Community Window, COVID-19, Fisheries News, Sand Point

Sand Point fishermen’s application for the City of Sand Point’s Fishermen relief and recovery grant program has been extended until September 30, 2020 at 5pm.
You must be a Sand Point resident and provide a valid Area M Fishing license to apply.

Listen: School Resource Network for September 14th, 2020 – DJ Emanuelson

Posted on: September 14th, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: AEB School District, Community Window, COVID-19, KSDP Programs, Meet the People, Youth Recreational Activities

Listen to this week’s edition of the Aleutians East Borough School Resource Network, where School Counselor Lindsey Pinkelman’s interview with Sand Point Principal DJ Emanuelson about the state of the Sand Point school, his experience, the differences between Sand Point school and schools in the lower 48 during the pandemic, and what’s coming up for the Sand Point school.

Tune in every other Monday at 12:30pm for Lindsey Pinkelman and her AEBSD School Resource Network show!

Next week’s episode is Monday, September 28th.

To stream the Interview, click below!

To Download Press the Link Below:
Listen to the audio here!

USDA’s Seafood Trade Relief Program for 2019 – Application and Information

Posted on: September 14th, 2020 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window

Here is an excerpt from KSDP’s Newscast for September 14th:

Seafood Trade Relief Program
https://www.farmers.gov/Seafood
If you are a U.S. fisherman impacted by retaliatory tariffs, you may qualify for funding through the Seafood Trade Relief Program (STRP).

STRP is part of a relief strategy to support fishermen and other producers while the administration continues to work on free, fair and reciprocal trade deals to open more markets to help American farmers compete globally. The STRP prohibits a person or legal entity from receiving more than $250,000 from the program. In addition, an applicant’s average adjusted gross income (AGI) cannot exceed $900,000 unless at least 75 percent of the AGI of the person or entity comes from farming, ranching, forestry, seafood harvesting, or related activities.

USDA Alaska State Office – Farm Service Agency
– Physical Address
800 E. Palmer-wasilla Hwy.
Palmer, AK 99645-6546
– Mailing Address
800 E. Palmer-wasilla Hwy., Suite 216
Palmer, AK 99645
– Contact
Erin Sturdivant
Erin.Sturdivant@usda.gov – (907) 761-7754

Aleutians East Borough Assembly: September 10th Regular Meeting – Audio, Packet, & Agenda

Posted on: September 11th, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window

The Aleutians East Borough Assembly met for a regular meeting on September 10th, 2020 in order to go through usual business as well as important telecom related items.

To stream the Meeting, click below!

To Download Press the Link Below
Download the Meeting Here

View and Download The September 10th, 2020 Agenda Here.

View and Download The September 10th, 2020 Board Packet Here.

LISTEN+READ: City of Sand Point City Council Meeting from 09/8/2020

Posted on: September 8th, 2020 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Community Window, KSDP Programs

Listen to the Sand Point City Council Meeting from September 8, 2020 (MP3,25MB, 20MIN).

Agenda Items for today’s meeting include:

– Department Updates
– Travel Lift Purchase
– CARES Distribution Fund

Download the Meeting Here

Read the September 08, 2020 Sand Point City Council Meeting Agenda + Packet here (PDF):

Listen: Interview with Nicole Borromeo – Executive Vice President and General Counsel for the Alaska Federation of Natives – September 2nd, 2020

KSDP’s Austin Roof discussed the importance of the 2020 Census for majority native and rural communities in Alaska with Nicole Borromeo, the Executive Vice President and General Counsel for the Alaska Federation of Natives.

To hear the full interview, click here:

To download the interview, click here!

Completing the Census is quick, easy, and completely confidential. Please respond online at www.2020census.gov or by phone by calling 1-(844)-330-2020.

Failing to fill out the Census deprives your community of $3,500 per year. For a family of four this equates to almost $150,000 over 10 years.

Listen: School Resource Network for August 31st, 2020 – Paul Barker

Posted on: August 31st, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: AEB School District, Aleutians East Borough, KSDP Programs

Listen to this week’s edition of the Aleutians East Borough School Resource Network, where School Counselor Lindsey Pinkelman’s interview with King Cove Principal Paul Barker about the first week of the new school year during a global pandemic.

Tune in every other Monday at 12:30pm for Lindsey Pinkelman and her AEBSD School Resource Network show!

Next week’s episode is Monday, September 14th with Sand Point Principal DJ Emmanuelson.

To stream the Interview, click below!

To Download Press the Link Below:
Listen to the audio here!

PSA: Declaration of Candidacy for the City of Sand Point – 2020

Posted on: August 26th, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Civic & Government, Community Window, Sand Point, Welcome to Sand Point

If you would like to declare candidacy for the:

– Sand Point City Mayor – (3 year term)
– Sand Point City Council Seat B – (3 year term)
– Sand Point City Council Seat D – (3 year term)

you must call the Sand Point City Clerk and make an appointment to receive your declaration of candidacy forms and declare your candidacy before 4 P.M. on Friday, September 4th 2020.

For more information, click here!

PSA: Notice of Offices for the Aleutians East Borough – 2020

Posted on: August 26th, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: AEB School District, Aleutians East Borough, Civic & Government, Community Window, King Cove, Sand Point

If you would like to declare candidacy for the:

– Aleutians East Borough Mayor – (3 year term)
– Aleutians East Borough Assembly Seat A – (3 year term)
– Aleutians East Borough Assembly Seat F – (3 year term)
– Aleutians East Borough School Board Seat C – (3 year term)
– Aleutians East Borough School Board Seat D – (3 year term)

you must declare your candidacy with the Borough Clerk in Sand Point or with Assistant Borough Clerks in other communities before 5 P.M. on Friday, September 4th 2020.

For more information, as well as a list of Borough Clerks, click here!

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