Sand Point - Red Cove Road (Kells Hetherington - Photo)
Sand Point is home to 950 full-time residents and experiences large seasonal influxes of people due to commercial fishery operations. Sand Point has a moderate maritime climate with daylight that ranges from 17 hours (summer) to 7 hours (winter). The community boasts an excellent hiking trail system, world-class sport fishing, sea-kayaking, camping, and other outdoor activities. Sand Point is a close-knit, safe community, and is ideal for raising a family.
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The City of Sand Point is notifying the people of Sand point that the water will be shut off at the lower loop today from 1 P.M. to 2 P.M.
On July 12th, Officer Tupper received a dispatch about a woman who was not breathing and that an ambulance was on its way. When he arrived at the scene, a woman reported that a 60-year old male had assaulted her. Upon investigation, officer Tupper noticed her neck was red, and there were several stray hairs in her hand. The witness stated that the attacker had walked into the room and proceeded to choke her, and this previously had happened a couple of days ago as well. Upon questioning, the accused male was found to be highly intoxicated, and after asking him to explain what happened several times he had conflicting stories, which determined he was lying. He was then placed under arrest for Domestic violence of the 4th degree, and was then transported to the police station. At the police station, he was read his rights, and then placed into Sand Point Jail without further incident.
August 1st at 6:00 P.M
Location: QTT Rec Center
Tickets are $30.00 a couple
Includes an all you can eat buffet
For more information, call us at 383-5737
Sales Tax Ordinance 2013-04
Here is the new ordinance and the agenda for the upcoming City Council meeting. We will of course be broadcasting the meeting live on KSDP!
Sand Point Teen Center provides youth with a positive environment to hang out with each other and interact with other teens. The teen center is open Monday-Thursday from 7pm to 10pm. Friday and Saturdays from 8pm to 11pm. Phone: (907) 383-2577
There are three Federally Recognized Tribes in Sand Point.
Qagan Tayagungin Tribe Unga Tribe
P.O. Box 447 P.O. Box 508
Sand Point, AK 99661 Sand Point, AK 99661
Tel: 907-383-5616 Tel: 907 383-5215
Fax: 907-383-5814 Fax: 907-383-5553
Pauloff Harbor Tribe
P.O. Box 97
Sand Point, AK 99661
Tel: (907) 383-6075
CITY OF SAND POINT
CALL TO ORDER
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
SAND POINT CITY COUNCIL
MEETING AGENDA CITY CHAMBERS
Regular Meeting Tuesday, February 14, 2012 7:00 pm
￼1. Minutes: Minutes of Regular Meeting on January 10, 2011
1. Finance Officer
3. DPS Director
4. Public Works Director
5. Harbor Master
6. Fire Chief
HEARINGS, ORDINANCES, AND RESOLUTIONS
1. 2011 Audit Review/Approval
2. Council Vacancy
3. Earth Day Donation Request-QTT
4. 2012 Clean Up Donation Request
PUBLIC COMMENTS COUNCIL COMMENTS EXECUTIVE SESSION: TDX ADJOURNMENT
THERE IS A WORKSHOP FOR THIS MEETING AT 2 P.M. – SAME DAY IN CITY CHAMBERS POSTED 02/09/2012
Squaw Harbor from the air
The Squaw Harbor Cannery was located on Unga Island, one of the islands that composes the Aleutian Islands in Alaska. It was one of the canneries acquired by Pacific American Fisheries (PAF) in 1917 when demand for salmon increased during World War I.
The cannery was last operated by Peter Pan Seafoods, Inc., which still maintains limited operations in Sand Point. Today, the former cannery is privately owned and home to a Bristol Bay fish tender operation.
Squaw Harbor is approximately seven miles from the Sand Point boat harbor and accessible only by boat. Inquire of the Sand Point Harbormaster for permission and transportation to visit the old cannery.
Sandy beaches like the one pictured at left are commonplace in Sand Point on Popof Island and on neighboring islands. This feature makes the Shumagin Islands rather unique in Alaska as much of the state’s coastline is rocky.
Sand Dollar and Salmon Ranch beaches are within walking / driving distance of Sand Point. Beaches along Red Cove, also on Popof Island, are located several miles off the island’s road system and accessible only by four wheeler, or boat.
Beaches on neighboring islands can be accessed either by boat, or plane. A Bush pilot can be hired through one of the area lodges, several of which offer guided bear hunting trips.
Sand Point PenAir Terminal: 907.383.6000
PenAir Saab 340
There is daily passenger and air cargo service from Sand Point. Peninsula Airways (PenAir) operates scheduled passenger service from the island to Anchorage, Cold Bay, King Cove and Dutch Harbor. PenAir, Alaska Central Express Air Cargo (ACE), Northern
Sand Point Airport
Air Cargo (NAC) and Everts Air Cargo all provide air cargo service. Kenai Float Planes in Nelson Lagoon and Security Aviation in Anchorage, as well as others offer charter flights from Sand Point. FedEx and UPS both deliver in Sand Point.
Sand Point Harbormaster : 907.383.2331
City of Sand Point Fireboat "Rainmaker"
Sand Point’s Robert E. Galovin Harbor is home to one of the largest commercial fishing fleets in the Aleutian Islands chain. The Harbor encompasses 25 acres of waterfront with four docks and more than 130 boat slips. In addition, the City
Fishing Vessel Kona Rose (Kells Hetherington Photo)
Dock receives regular barge shipments and, during the summer months, welcomes the Alaska Marine Ferry Tustamena.
Fishing Vessel Advancer (Kells Hetherington Photo)
Wastac / 907.383.3500
The one stop shop for all your electronics & marine needs. From satellite phones to TVs to video games to Marine Electronics, Ken has low big city prices right here in rural Alaska.