Fish News: August 10, 2017

Posted on: August 10th, 2017 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fish News - newsletter

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

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In The Loop: August 9, 2017

Posted on: August 10th, 2017 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, In The Loop - newsletter, KSDP Programs

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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Salmon Opener! 48 Hours Beginning August 8th, 2017 at Noon!

Posted on: August 7th, 2017 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News

Press Release: PenAir Files Chapter 11 Restructuring – Alaska Services Not Affected

Posted on: August 7th, 2017 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Press Releases

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.

Harbor View Apartments for Rent

Posted on: August 3rd, 2017 | Author: Marissa Williams | Filed under: Community Window

AUDIO: Newscast for August 3rd, 2017 – Alaska cruise traffic is on the rise

Posted on: August 3rd, 2017 | Author: Marissa Williams | Filed under: 830AM KSDP Radio News, KSDP Newscast

In This Episode:
– Alaska cruise traffic is on the rise

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Salmon Opener! August 3 to August 5: Starting at Noon

Posted on: August 2nd, 2017 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News

Trident Seafoods will announce limits by either the evening of August 2nd or the morning of August 3rd.

AUDIO: Newscast for July 31st, 2017 – Senator Lisa Murkowski votes NO

Posted on: July 31st, 2017 | Author: Marissa Williams | Filed under: 830AM KSDP Radio News, KSDP Newscast

In This Episode:
– Senator Lisa Murkowski explains her vote on health care

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King Cove Potluck to Welcome DHAT Shonna Wheeler!

Posted on: July 28th, 2017 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Community Window

AUDIO: Newscast for July 27th, 2017 – Great Sitkin Volcano heats up

Posted on: July 27th, 2017 | Author: Marissa Williams | Filed under: 830AM KSDP Radio News, KSDP Newscast, KSDP Programs

In This Episode:

Great Sitkin Volcano heats up
&
Alaska may be the first state to okay pot cafes

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AUDIO: Newscast for July 26th, 2017 – Sand Point loses entire police force

Posted on: July 26th, 2017 | Author: Marissa Williams | Filed under: 830AM KSDP Radio News, KSDP Newscast, KSDP Programs

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AUDIO: Newscast for July 25th, 2017 – Genetically-Engineered Salmon

Posted on: July 25th, 2017 | Author: Marissa Williams | Filed under: 830AM KSDP Radio News, KSDP Newscast, KSDP Programs

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