On 09/29/2017, Anchorage WAANT was monitoring the Anchorage to Sand Point flight in response to a tip received from Sand Point Police Department when they observed an unrelated traveler at the ticket counter exhibiting drug trafficking behavior. Anchorage WAANT began an investigation into this passenger and ultimately identified him as Christian Anderson-Nutt (age 21) of Sand Point.
During the investigation, Department of Corrections Officer Wood and K-9 “Koda” were requested to assist and responded to the airport. Subsequent to the K-9 sniff and search of Anderson-Nutt and his baggage, 52.3 grams of methamphetamine, 19.8 grams of heroin, and $6,570.00 in US Currency were seized. The amount of heroin and methamphetamine seized represents approximately 198, and 523 user doses respectively. Therefore, the value of the seized narcotics had they reached Sand Point, a community of roughly 1000 people, is approximately $72,100. Anderson-Nutt was arrested on multiple charges of MICS 2nd Degree and was remanded at the Anchorage Correctional Complex. Anderson-Nutt was already on conditions of release on a pending MICS 4 case and his bail was set at $ 5,000 performance and $5,000.00 appearance bonds.
Chief Hal S Henning
Sand Point Police Department
KSDP sat down with the Mayoral Candidates for the Aleutians East Borough & asked them the following questions.
1. What made you decide to run for Mayor?
2. What is the greatest need you see in the Borough?
3. If elected as Mayor, how would you help prepare the Borough for the future?
4. What issue do you believe isn’t being given enough attention by the Borough?
5. We’re facing a shrinking school district in the Borough coupled with a reduced State capital budget for facilities upgrades & maintenance. As Mayor, what approach would you take to help the district maintain the best educational environment possible under these circumstances?
Download Stanley Mack’s interview (MP3, 4MB).
Download Alvin Osterback Sr.’s interview (MP3, 3MB).
Please submit your comments to the Regulatory Commission (RCA) no later than October 2, 2017.
Open Link Here
Use the Reference Code TA251-230
Have Questions? Call the Station at 383-5737
Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association, Department of Education and Workforce Development, Head Start Program is now enrolling for the 2017-2018 school year in King Cove and Sand Point. Head Start is for eligible children 3 years to 5 years of age. Our Head Start value is to promote, strengthen, and preserve the Unangan cultural heritage through developmentally-appropriate preschool activities. For more information or an application please visit our web site www.apiai.org or call Beverly Mierzejek, Head Start Division Coordinator, at 1-800-478-2742.
The Latest Edition of the AEB Fish News!
In This Issue:
– The AEB Sponsors Young Fishers to Summit
– The AEB to Host Fisherman’s Meeting At Seattle Marine Expo
Read or Download the PFD Here!
Deadlines are looming for the City of Sand Point, Aleutians East Borough, and School District Elections.
Submit your candidacy to the Sand Point City Clerk or Aleutians East Borough Clerk no later than September 1, 2017!
In This Edition:
– Electronic Monitoring is a Go!
– 10 Year Salmon Harvest Average (Spoiler, 2017 is at the Top!)
– Average Price Per Pound Over 10 Years
Get the scoop from the Aleutians Borough Here!
Here’s the latest edition of In the Loop.
In this issue:
Notice of Offices to be Filled (for the regular election – Aleutians East Borough)……. Pages 1 – 2.
SWAMC – Forum on Ferry System Reform – Friday, Aug. 18th …… Page 3.
Go read or download the most recent In The Loop from the Aleutians East Borough!
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Alaska-based PenAir filing Chapter 11 reorganization plan;
Service within Alaska to continue unchanged
Alaska-based PenAir has filed for Chapter 11 reorganization with the state of Alaska. This action will not affect scheduled air service operations in Alaska or Boston. PenAir’s Portland, Oregon and Denver, Colorado hubs will begin the process of closing scheduled service over the next 90 days.
“The steps we are taking today will allow PenAir to emerge as a stronger airline, while continuing our focus on safe operations,” said PenAir CEO and Chairman Danny Seybert. “We will be working with a restructuring officer to present a reorganization plan that will allow the management team to focus on our employees, safe operations, retiring debt and taking care of our customers.”
PenAir recently announced the termination of the Portland-area regional routes as part of an immediate cost-cutting plan in the Pacific Northwest. All, but the essential Air Service (EAS) route between Portland and Crescent City, California, will be shut down effective close of business on Monday, August 7. This impacts scheduled flight operations between Portland and Klamath Falls and North Bend/Coos Bay, Oregon and Redding and Eureka/Arcata, California.
Today, PenAir announced the additional closing the Denver hub pending approval from the Department of Transportation.
PenAir is filing a request with the DOT to end EAS routes between Crescent City, CA and Portland and all regional routes served from its Denver hub. This will impact EAS routes operating between Denver and Liberal and Dodge City, Kansas and North Platt, Kearney and Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Once approved, this transition usually takes 30 to 90 days until a new carrier can be secured in the market.
PenAir serves eight destinations within Alaska, including Dutch Harbor, Cold Bay, Sand Point, King Salmon, Dillingham, St. Paul, St. George and McGrath; and three routes in the Boston area including Bar Harbor and Presque Isle, Maine and Plattsburgh, New York. Passengers in both the Alaska and Boston markets can expect continued operations with no changes to scheduled flight service. Employees in these markets will play a critical role in the reorganization process.
“Our employees are a key part of our success, and we are doing everything we can to keep our PenAir family intact,” said Seybert.
Passengers scheduled to fly out of the Portland market may contact the airline their travel was originally booked on, or PenAir at 800-448-4226.
About PenAir – PenAir was founded in 1955 by Orin Seybert in Pilot Point, Alaska. It is one of the oldest family-owned airlines in the United States. The airline is also one of the largest regional airlines in Alaska and the Northeast U.S., and one of the largest operators of Saab 340 aircraft in the US. System-wide, PenAir has 700 employees and serves 25 destinations.