Scheduled Power Outages in Sand Point – June 27, 2018: 6:00am to 8:00am

Posted on: June 26th, 2018 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Community Window, KSDP Programs

TDX is scheduling a power outage from around 6:00am to 8:00am. Make sure to brew your coffee early!

4th Of July Festival Close Up and KSDP

Posted on: June 25th, 2018 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Community Window, KSDP Programs

Bring the whole family to celebrate Independence Day!

Pauloff Harbor Tribe Bake Sale!

Posted on: June 25th, 2018 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Community Window

Employment Opportunity: Laborer

Posted on: June 25th, 2018 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Community Window, Employment Opportunity, KSDP Programs

The purpose of this position is to perform general and skilled construction duties in rural Alaska. The position involves hands-on skills in construction. Wage is hourly and depending on experience.

Fish and Game Announces Second 40-Hour Restricted Opener for Area M – June 2018

Posted on: June 24th, 2018 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has announced a second restricted opener for the final fishing period of June 2018. Seine and Drift gear types will be open for 40 hours beginning Monday, June 25 at 6:00am and closing 40-hours later at 10:00pm, June 26.

Set Gill Net gear types will be allowed to fish 40-hours beginning Wednesday, June 27 at 6:00am and closing Thursday, June 28 at 10:00pm

This is a developing story and more updates about July will become more available as they are announced.d

Fish and Game Releases Justification for Area M June Fishing Restrictions

Posted on: June 21st, 2018 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News, KSDP Programs

The Alaska Depart of Fish and Game has released their report with regulatory justification for its unprecedented restrictions for the Area M June Fishery.

Interview: Fish and Game on June Salmon Restrictions

Posted on: June 19th, 2018 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News, KSDP Programs

Listen or download the KSDP’s interview with Fish and Game Regional Manager Jeff Wadle as he discusses the justification for restricting Area M’s June Fishery. Jeff also touches on what Fish and Game is looking for as the season continues.

Download the Listen to the Interview Here! (MP3, 5MB, 12 Minutes).

Department of Fish and Game Announces Area M June Fishing Restrictions

Posted on: June 18th, 2018 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Community Window, Fisheries News, KSDP Programs

In an unprecedented decision, the Regional Area Managers have restricted all gear types in Area M from fishing during the final 48 hours of the next two openings in June.

Seine and Drift Gears will open as schedule at 6:00am on Wednesday, June 20 and close Thursday, June 21 at 10:00pm – a 40 hour opening.

Set Gill Net will open as scheduled on Friday, June 22 at 6:00am and close on Saturday, June 23 at 10:00pm, another 40-hour opener.

The remaining openings in June will be potentially be also restricted and more announcements will follow. See the official announcement below.

AEB Fish News – June 15, 2018

Posted on: June 16th, 2018 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fish News - newsletter, KSDP Programs

In this Edition:

– The Rebuilding of the Port Moller Peter Pan Facility

– NMPFC Meeting In Kodiak

– The 2018 Salmon Season Begins!

Read and Download the Latest Edition Here!

In The Loop – June 11, 2018

Posted on: June 13th, 2018 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, In The Loop - newsletter

Check Out The Newest In The Loop Here!

This edition has a great in-depth article on a kayaker who is going 30,000 miles around North America, including the Aleutians!

Healthy Living Luncheons Every Wednesday!

Posted on: June 13th, 2018 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Community Window, KSDP Programs

It is Official! Every Wednesday at 12-1pm. Bring your brown bag lunch. Your attendance is welcome!

Job Opportunity – Sand Point Evening Librarian

Posted on: June 7th, 2018 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: AEB School District, City Of Sand Point, Community Window, Employment Opportunity

Check out this part-time job for the City of Sand Point!

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