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Friday Flyer & Basketball Camp Schedule in Sand Point

Posted on: November 10th, 2016 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: 2016 - 2017 Season, AEB School District, Basketball, Community Window

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Download the Friday Flyer for 11-10-16 (PDF)

Basketball Camp! (Download the flyer – PDF)
With Jocquis Sconiers from TruGame Academy
When: November 11-14, 2016
Where: Sand Point School Gym

No cost for attendance!

Students, don’t miss out on this great opportunity to have some fun and work on your basketball skills!

Permission Slips/waivers must be filled out and turned in to the Sand Point School Office.
Download the basketball camp permission slip (PDF)

Prelim Results: Aleutians East Borough Assembly Seat B

Posted on: November 9th, 2016 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window

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Via AEB’s “In The Loop” – http://www.aleutianseast.org/index.asp?SEC=25D556BD-9F88-42A9-B7B4-A9FDB20ACBFD&Type=B_BASIC

Aleutians East Borough
November 8, 2016
Preliminary Special Election Results

ALEUTIANS EAST BOROUGH ASSEMBLY SEAT B

PAUL R. GRONHOLDT 205
JOSEPHINE SHANGIN 132

THERE ARE APPROXIMATELY 8 QUESTION BALLOTS TO BE CONSIDERED AND APPROXIMATELY 36 ABSENTEE (includes by-mail communities) BALLOTS TO BE COUNTED.

THE CANVASS COMMITTEE WILL MEET ON NOVEMBER 14 AT 10:00 A.M. AT THE BOROUGH OFFICE BUILDING IN SAND POINT.

THE PUBLIC IS WELCOME TO ATTEND.

Eastern Aleutian Tribes – Update for October 2016

Posted on: October 28th, 2016 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window

Download EATs monthly report for October, 2016 (PDF)

Annual Partner Award: For the last few years, we have been selecting one partner each year that we feel has significantly worked together with EAT to promote healthy communities to give them an award. In the past we recognized Roald Helgeson, CEO for ANTHC, and Dr. Martha Cotten. This year, it was pretty obvious that we needed to show our deepest appreciation to Danny Seybert, CEO for PenAir. (Picture below.) Over the last six months, Danny has personally assisted EAT in getting 10+ patients to the hospital. Without his assistance, these urgent patients would have become Medevac patients within 24-72 hours. He helped us save lives. The glass ball was beaded by Sharon Brandell (Nelson Lagoon).

Annual Partner Award: For the last few years, we have been selecting one partner each year that we feel has significantly worked together with EAT to promote healthy communities to give them an award. In the past we recognized Roald Helgeson, CEO for ANTHC, and Dr. Martha Cotten. This year, it was pretty obvious that we needed to show our deepest appreciation to Danny Seybert, CEO for PenAir. (Picture above.) Over the last six months, Danny has personally assisted EAT in getting 10+ patients to the hospital. Without his assistance, these urgent patients would have become Medevac patients within 24-72 hours. He helped us save lives. The glass ball was beaded by Sharon Brandell (Nelson Lagoon).

Dear Partner in Promoting Healthy Communities,

Attached is the EAT monthly report for October 2016. If you have any questions or would like additional information. Please contact me.

Please post in your office and forward to other community members to help us get the word out about traveling specialists and events.

If you are looking for an updated regional report from EAT for upcoming state-wide meetings, please include this report in your meeting packet.

Jennifer Harrison
CEO / Eastern Aleutian Tribes / Anchorage Office
3380 ‘C’ Street, Suite 100 Anchorage, AK 99503
Office: 907-277-1440, ext. 510 / Toll Free: 1-866-328-4911 / Fax: 907-277-1446
“Working Together to Promote Healthy Communities”

2016-17 Basketball Schedule for Sand Point & King Cove

Posted on: October 24th, 2016 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: 2016 - 2017 Season, Basketball, Community Window

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Download the 2016-17 Basketball Schedule for Sand Point & King Cove (PDF)

2016-17 BASKETBALL
Date Event Opponent Place Team
1/13-14 SEASON KVC/SDP (B)SDP/(G)KVC KVC/SDP
1/18-25 ROADTRIP BELOW ROAD SYSTEM KVC/SDP
–1/18 SEASON GRACE JV OR E.RIVER JV-ANC SDP (B/G)
–1/18 SEASON HOUSTON JV HOUSTON KVC (B/G)
–1/19 SEASON BIRCHWOODCH.CHUGIAK SDP (B/G)
–1/19 SEASON C.I.A. SOLDOTNA KVC (B/G)
–1/20 SEASON WASILLA LK. WASILLA SDP (B/G)
–1/20 SEASON LUMIN CHRISTLUMIN HIGH KVC (B/G) (more…)

Sand Point School’s “Friday Flyer” for Oct. 21, 2016

Posted on: October 21st, 2016 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: AEB School District, Community Window

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Download the Friday Flyer!

ADF&G: No Commercial 2017 Tanner Crab Season for S. AK Pen., Chignik & Kodiak

Posted on: October 21st, 2016 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: Community Window, Fisheries News

The tanner crab, Chionoecetes bairdi. From NOAA via Wikipedia.

The tanner crab, Chionoecetes bairdi. From NOAA via Wikipedia.

ADF&G has announced there will be NO commercial Tanner season in 2017 for Kodiak, Chignik & South Alaska Peninsula (http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/static-f/applications/dcfnewsrelease/752788271.pdf).

Large-Mesh Bottom Trawl Survey of Crab and Groundfish: Kodiak, Chignik, South Peninsula, and Eastern Aleutian Management Districts, 2015 (http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/FedAidPDFs/FMR16-20.pdf)

2015 Tanner crab Chionoecetes bairdi Bottom Trawl Survey results for the South Peninsula District (PDF).

“In The Loop” for October 14th, 2016 from the AE Borough

Posted on: October 17th, 2016 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, In The Loop - newsletter

King Cove Helps with Construction of Elders’ Tower, Installation of Bells at St. Herman Church

King Cove Helps with Construction of Elders’ Tower, Installation of Bells at St. Herman Church

Download the latest edition of “In The Loop” here (pdf):
http://www.aleutianseast.org/vertical/sites/%7BEBDABE05-9D39-4ED4-98D4-908383A7714A%7D/uploads/In_the_Loop_-_Oct._14_2016.pdf

Archives available here:
http://www.aleutianseast.org/index.asp?SEC=25D556BD-9F88-42A9-B7B4-A9FDB20ACBFD&Type=B_BASIC

In this issue:

– Cold Bay Rallies as the Community Responds to Emergency Landing of American Airlines Plane
– Knik Construction Kicks Off Cold Bay Airport Rehabilitation Project
– Akutan Geothermal Project Heats up with Test Production Well
– King Cove Helps with Construction of Elders’ Tower, Installation of Bells at St. Herman Church
– Student Athletes from Sand Point, King Cove Excel in State Cross Country Championships
– Notice of Filing of Legislative Review Annexation Petition by the City of Sand Point
– Eastern Aleutian Tribes Monthly Report

Aleutians East Borough Assembly meeting on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016

Posted on: October 14th, 2016 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window

From the Clerk:
“Below is the link to the Monday, October 17, 2016 Assembly meeting packet. Just a reminder the meeting is scheduled for the evening at 7:00 p.m. due to the Mayor’s schedule. Also, there will not be a workshop.”

Direct Download: OCTOBER 17, 2016 ASSEMBLY MEETING PACKET (PDF):
http://www.aleutianseast.org/vertical/sites/%7BEBDABE05-9D39-4ED4-98D4-908383A7714A%7D/uploads/OCTOBER_17_2016_ASSEMBLY_MEETING_PACKETreduced.pdf

2016 AEB Assembly meeting packets here:
http://www.aleutianseast.org/index.asp?SEC={36EAF900-11B4-43C6-9D87-65881A585A9F}&Type=B_BASIC&persistdesign=none

AUDIO: AE Borough Assembly Meeting from 09/07/2016 at 5pm

Posted on: September 7th, 2016 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: 830AM KSDP Radio News, Aleutians East Borough, Community Window

Download the Aleutians East Borough Assembly Meeting Agenda & Packet at the link below (PDF).
http://www.aleutianseast.org/vertical/sites/%7BEBDABE05-9D39-4ED4-98D4-908383A7714A%7D/uploads/SEPTEMBER_7_2016_ASSEMBLY_MEETING_PACKETreduced2.pdf

Download the AE Borough Assembly Meeting from September 7th, 2016 (mp3, 6.1 MB, 26 minutes)

Stream it (HTML5):

Friday Flyer for May 13th, 2016

Posted on: May 19th, 2016 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: AEB School District, City Of Sand Point, Community Window

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Download Sand Point School’s Friday Flyer for May 13th, 2016 (PDF)

Congratulations to the Graduating Class of 2016
Jillian *Valedictorian
Chloe *Salutatorian
Evan

The Pool will be closed the 12th – 16th and will reopen Tuesday May 17th until June 15th. The pool will be closed from June 15th until August.

Missed out on Prom or the Mini- Prom this year? You can still purchase a SWAG bag (drink cup, cool shades, picture frame and mints) for $5. See a Student Council Member for details or to buy one.

ADF&G Preseason Stakeholder’s Meeting on 6:00 p.m. Friday, May 27 in Sand Point

Posted on: May 19th, 2016 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, City Of Sand Point, Community Window, Fisheries News

Photo of Orzinski Lake, showing the weir and field camp at the lake outlet

Photo of Orzinski Lake, showing the weir and field camp at the lake outlet. Photo via http://akssf.org/default.aspx?id=2638

This meeting will air live on KSDP & be archived at http://apradio.org

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http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/static/applications/dcfnewsrelease/658447819.pdf

ALASKA DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME, DIVISION OF COMMERCIAL FISHERIES NEWS RELEASE
Sam Cotten, Commissioner – Scott Kelley, Director
Contact: Lisa Fox, Area Biologist, Charles Russell, Assistant Area Biologist
Sand Point Area Office – PO Box 129 – Sand Point, AK 99661
Phone: (907) 383-2066 – Fax: (907) 383-2606
E-mail: elisabeth.fox@alaska.gov
Date Issued: May 17, 2016 Time: 2:30pm

SAND POINT COMMERCIAL SALMON FISHERY ANNOUNCEMENT # 01
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game will be conducting a preseason fishery stakeholder’s meeting at the Aleutians East Borough building in Sand Point at 6:00 p.m. Friday, May 27. We will teleconference with both King Cove at the Harbor House and False Pass. The purpose of this meeting is to provide all interested parties an opportunity to discuss the upcoming salmon season with ADF&G staff.

Topics covered will include:
2016 salmon outlook
2016 management strategy
2016 department test fisheries
Other topics as time permits

To obtain further information, please contact the Sand Point Fish and Game office at (907) 383-2066.

U.S. Coast Guard Dockside Exams in Sand Point – May 30th to June 4th, 2016

Posted on: May 13th, 2016 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, City Of Sand Point, Community Window, Fisheries News

A marine science technician from Coast Guard Sector Anchorage, Alaska, inspects a vessel during a commercial fishing vessel safety exam in Dillingham, June 13, 2015. Coast Guard personnel conducted 412 dockside exams prior to the Bristol Bay Salmon Fishery. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

A marine science technician from Coast Guard Sector Anchorage, Alaska, inspects a vessel during a commercial fishing vessel safety exam in Dillingham, June 13, 2015. Coast Guard personnel conducted 412 dockside exams prior to the Bristol Bay Salmon Fishery. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

The U.S. Coast Guard will be in Sand Point doing dockside vessel inspections in Sand Point – May 30th to June 4th, 2016.

Sign up at the Sand Point Harbor House to schedule your dockside vessel exam.

“Mandatory Dockside Safety Exams must be completed for all commercial fishing vessels that operate beyond 3 nautical miles from the territorial sea baseline.”http://www.uscg.mil/d13/cfvs/

Generate your own checklst – Click here:http://www.uscg.mil/d13/cfvs/DocksideExams.asp

AUDIO: Sand Point City Council – Agenda & Meeting Packet for May 10th, 2016

Posted on: May 6th, 2016 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Community Window

Download the Aleutians East Borough Assembly Meeting from May 10th, 2016 (mp3, 4.15MB, 18 minutes)

Stream it (HTML5):

sandpointlogo Sand Point City Council – Agenda & Meeting Packet for 7PM, Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 (PDF, 2.5MB).

Agenda & Packets available here:
http://www.sandpointak.com/agendas–packets.html

Regular Meeting of the School Board – Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

Posted on: April 25th, 2016 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: AEB School District, Community Window

Download the AEBSD April 27, 2016 Agenda Final (PDF)

Aleutians East Borough School District
P.O. Box 429, Sand Point, Alaska 99661
Ph. 907-383-5222 FAX 907-383-3496
www.aebsd.org
Michael Seifert, Superintendent

Aleutians East Borough School District
Regular Meeting of the School Board
Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
Meeting will be held at the District Office
Video Conference at all School Sites
Regular Meeting Agenda (more…)

AK State Budget Deficit: Alaskans Sound Off on Sacrificing the PFD

Posted on: April 25th, 2016 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: 830AM KSDP Radio News, AEB School District, Aleutians East Borough, City Of Sand Point, Community Window

James Nolan of Wrangell, Frank Peratrovich of Klawock, and Gov. Ernest Gruening (seated) in Governor's office in Juneau signing the Alaska Income Tax Bill in 1949.

James Nolan of Wrangell, Frank Peratrovich of Klawock, and Gov. Ernest Gruening (seated) in Governor’s office in Juneau signing the Alaska Income Tax Bill in 1949.

Download the Sand Point Students’ news story: “AK State Budget Deficit: Alaskans Sound Off on Sacrificing the PFD” (mp3, 2.6MB, 2.5 minutes)

Stream it (HTML5):

AK State Budget Deficit: Alaskans Sound Off on Sacrificing the PFD
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