South Peninsula Commercial Fishery Announcement #17 – Mainland Opening

Posted on: August 13th, 2019 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News

South Peninsula Commercial Fishery Announcement #17
For Emergency Order #4-FS-M-SP-14-19

Commercial salmon fishing will be allowed in the Beaver Bay, Balboa Bay, Southwest Stepovak, East Stepovak, and Northwest Stepovak sections, excluding the waters of Orzinski Bay north of a line from Elephant Point at 55° 41.92ʹ N. lat., 160° 03.20ʹ W. long. to Waterfall Point at 55° 43.18ʹ N. lat., 160° 01.13ʹ W. long. (Statistical Area 281-50) of the Southeastern District for 132 hours from 9:00 a.m. Thursday, August 15 until 9:00 p.m. Tuesday August 20. The Stepovak Flats Section will remain closed.

As previously announced:

The current commercial salmon fishing period in the Shumagin Islands Section of the Southeastern District, the Southwestern District, and the Unimak District will be extended from 9:00 p.m. Friday, August 9 until further notice.

Commercial salmon fishing in the South Central District will be allowed from 8:00 a.m. Monday, August 5 until further notice.
Commercial salmon fishing in the Bechevin Bay Section of the Northwestern District will be allowed from 8:00 a.m. Monday, August 5 until further notice.

All closed waters in the above locations will be as described in the regulation book or as adjusted by emergency order.

MP3+PDF: Aleutians East Borough Assembly Meeting – August 8, 2019

Posted on: August 9th, 2019 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window

Download the meeting audio (MP3):
http://apradio.org/mp3/2019-08-08-AEB_Assembly.mp3

Download the Aleutians East Borough Assembly meeting agenda (PDF, 0.2MB):
Open the Agenda Here

Download the Aleutians East Borough Assembly meeting packet (PDF, 4.5MB):
Open the Packet Here

Interview: Listen to the August Salmon Update from Biologist Lisa Fox – August 6, 2019

Posted on: August 9th, 2019 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News

2015 salmon haul on F/V Celtic, a 58’ hansen purse seiner fishing out of Sand Point.

2015 salmon haul on F/V Celtic, a 58’ hansen purse seiner fishing out of Sand Point.

Alaska Peninsula Biologist Lisa Fox discusses the beginning of August for the 2019 Salmon Season and the potential for openings

Topics Discussed:

– Opportunities for fishing in the Shumagin Islands
– Harvest Observations
– Mainland and Area Escapement
– …And More!

Download the Fisheries Interview with Area Biologist Lisa Fox Discussing the August Fisheries Report(mp3, 1 MB, 5 minutes)

MP3: Alaska Department of Fish and Game 2019 Pre-Season Salmon Meeting – May 29, 2019

Posted on: May 29th, 2019 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News

The Department of Fish and Game for the Aleutians East Salmon Area discusses the upcoming 2019 salmon season and answers questions from the fisherman on specific details including new schedules and regulations.

Download the meeting audio here (MP3, 10MB):
Download the 2019 Pre-Season Salmon Meeting Here!

Aleutia Membership Meeting – May 30th, 2019

Posted on: May 24th, 2019 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News

Please come on down to the Aleutians East Borough Building on May 30th at 6:30 pm to pick up bonus checks and give feedback to Aleutia! The meeting will also cover all the new information you need to know.

The call in number is: 1-800-315-6338, Code: 59090#

Hope to see you there!

Large Whale Strandings

Posted on: May 21st, 2019 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News

NOAA has been investigating the cause of increasing dead gray whale sightings. If you see a beached or dead whale, please take a photo and call 1-877-925-7773 or email Kate.Savage@noaa.gov

Whale Flier

PSP Levels in Sand Point

Posted on: May 21st, 2019 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window

The QTT tribe environmental department has determined that the Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) levels of shellfish in Sand Point are far exceeding the levels permitted by the FDA.

For a more detailed look at their findings, see the attached flier. For more information on the effects of PSP, click here!

PSP Levels

The Aleutian Housing Authority is hiring for the 2019 housing season

Posted on: April 22nd, 2019 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Employment Opportunity

The Aleutian Housing Authority is now hiring Laborers, Carpenters, and a Plumber in Sand Point for the 2019 housing season.

See the attached flier for more information, call either 1-800-478-5614 or 907-563-2146, or visit their website.

MP3: Interview with Speaker of the House – Rep. Bryce Edgmon

Posted on: March 19th, 2019 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, KSDP Programs, Meet the People

rep. bryce edgmon

Rep. Bryce Edgmon

Representative and Speaker of the House Bryce Edgmon talks about the proposed budget cuts that Governor Mike Dunleavy has presented. He discusses his priorities for funding the Ferry System, K-12 Education, the University of Alaska and more

Stay tuned for more updates at the

Download or Listen to the Interview here (MP3):
https://apradio.org/mp3/2019-03-19-rep_edgmon.mp3

Coming Up: KSDP Interview w/Rep. Bryce Edgmon at 3pm on Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

rep. bryce edgmon

Rep. Bryce Edgmon

KSDP’s Austin Roof will talk with Speaker of the House – Representative Bryce Edgmon live on-air at 3pm on Tuesday, March 19th, 2019.

Please stop by the station office, email (cw@apradio.org) or call (383.KSDP) with any questions/topics you’d like to ask Rep. Edgmon.

MP3+PDF: Aleutians East Borough Assembly Meeting on Thursday, March 14th, 2019

Posted on: March 14th, 2019 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window

The Borough Assembly will meet at 3pm on Thursday, March 14th, 2019. This meeting will air on KSDP & be archived at apradio.org

Download the meeting audio (MP3, 20MB):
https://apradio.org/mp3/2019-03-14-aeb.mp3
Download the Aleutians East Borough Assembly meeting agenda (PDF, 0.2MB):
https://www.aleutianseast.org/vertical/sites/%7BEBDABE05-9D39-4ED4-98D4-908383A7714A%7D/uploads/March_14_2019_ASSEMBLY_AGENDA_MTG.pdf

Download the Aleutians East Borough Assembly meeting packet (PDF, 4.5MB):
https://www.aleutianseast.org/vertical/sites/%7BEBDABE05-9D39-4ED4-98D4-908383A7714A%7D/uploads/MARCH_14_2019_ASSEMBLY_MEETING_PACKETreduced.pdf

MP3: King Cove T-Jacks (93) Vs. New Stuyahok Eagles (27) on Friday, March 7th, 2019 2019 – ACC Regional Tournament

Posted on: March 7th, 2019 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: 2018 - 2019 Season, AEB School District, Aleutians East Borough, Basketball, Community Window

Final Score: King Cove T-Jacks (93) vs New Stuyahok Eagles (27) on Friday, March 7th, 2019 at the 2019 ACC Regional Tournament in King Cove, Alaska.

Download the game here (MP3, 18MB):
https://apradio.org/mp3/2019-03-07-kcv-stu-b.mp3

Game coverage by Amy Mack & Fanny Jo Newton.

RESULTS: Proposals at the Alaska Board of Fisheries: AK Pen 2019

Posted on: February 26th, 2019 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News

Aleutians East Borough sez:

Actions taken so far on proposals at the Alaska Board of Fisheries: Alaska Peninsula/Aleutian Islands/Chignik Finfish – Feb. 21 – 26, 2019:

Proposal #128: Failed 0 to 7
Proposal #129: No Action
Proposal #130: Failed 0 to 7
Proposal #131: Failed 3 to 3
Proposal #132: Failed 1 to 6
Proposal #134: Failed 3 to 3
Proposal #135: Failed 1 to 5
Proposal #136: Motion Carried 6 to 0
Proposal #137: No Action
Proposal #138: Motion Carried 6 to 0
Proposal #139: Failed 0 to 6
Proposal #140: No Action
Proposal #141: No Action (more…)

PDF+AUDIO: State of Alaska Board of Fisheries – Aleutian Islands, Alaska Peninsula & Chignik – 2019

Posted on: February 23rd, 2019 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News

KSDP is broadcasting this Board of Fisheries meeting. More info:
http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=fisheriesboard.meetinginfo&date=02-21-2019&meeting=anchorage

PDF+MP3: AEB Assembly SPECIAL Meeting on 2/20/2019

Posted on: February 20th, 2019 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window

Download the AEB assembly meeting (MP3, 2MB):
https://apradio.org/mp3/2019-02-20-aeb.mp3

Download the meeting packet (PDF, 500Kb): Aleutians East Borough – FEBRUARY 20, 2019 SPECIAL ASSEMBLY MEETING.