KSDP Will Hold Candidate Forums for the Mayoral Races in Sand Point and Aleutians East Borough

Posted on: September 23rd, 2020 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, City Of Sand Point, Community Window

KSDP will be hosting Candidate Forums for the Mayoral Races in Sand Point and the Aleutians East Borough.

Each candidate who chooses to participate will be offered the same set of important questions about our areas and given an opportunity to share their position on these matters.

– Aleutians East Borough Mayoral Candidates will be this Friday (September 25, 2020) at 5:30pm

– City of Sand Point Mayoral Candidates will be Monday (September 28, 2020) at 4pm.

If you have any questions you’d like asked, please offer them for consideration by calling us at 907-383-5737 or emailing cw@apradio.org

PSA: Notice of Elections and Sample Ballot – Sand Point – 2020

Posted on: September 21st, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Civic & Government, Community Window, Sand Point

Provided is the information for the City of Sand Point general election, to be held October 6th, 2020. Also included is a sample ballot.

Click here for the notice of election.

Click here to see the sample ballot.

Sand Point Fishermen’s Application Extension – September 30, 2020

Posted on: September 16th, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Civic & Government, Community Window, COVID-19, Fisheries News, Sand Point

Sand Point fishermen’s application for the City of Sand Point’s Fishermen relief and recovery grant program has been extended until September 30, 2020 at 5pm.
You must be a Sand Point resident and provide a valid Area M Fishing license to apply.

LISTEN+READ: City of Sand Point City Council Meeting from 09/8/2020

Posted on: September 8th, 2020 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Community Window, KSDP Programs

Listen to the Sand Point City Council Meeting from September 8, 2020 (MP3,25MB, 20MIN).

Agenda Items for today’s meeting include:

– Department Updates
– Travel Lift Purchase
– CARES Distribution Fund

Download the Meeting Here

Read the September 08, 2020 Sand Point City Council Meeting Agenda + Packet here (PDF):

Listen: Interview with Nicole Borromeo – Executive Vice President and General Counsel for the Alaska Federation of Natives – September 2nd, 2020

KSDP’s Austin Roof discussed the importance of the 2020 Census for majority native and rural communities in Alaska with Nicole Borromeo, the Executive Vice President and General Counsel for the Alaska Federation of Natives.

To hear the full interview, click here:

To download the interview, click here!

Completing the Census is quick, easy, and completely confidential. Please respond online at www.2020census.gov or by phone by calling 1-(844)-330-2020.

Failing to fill out the Census deprives your community of $3,500 per year. For a family of four this equates to almost $150,000 over 10 years.

PSA: Declaration of Candidacy for the City of Sand Point – 2020

Posted on: August 26th, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Civic & Government, Community Window, Sand Point, Welcome to Sand Point

If you would like to declare candidacy for the:

– Sand Point City Mayor – (3 year term)
– Sand Point City Council Seat B – (3 year term)
– Sand Point City Council Seat D – (3 year term)

you must call the Sand Point City Clerk and make an appointment to receive your declaration of candidacy forms and declare your candidacy before 4 P.M. on Friday, September 4th 2020.

For more information, click here!

PSA: City of Sand Point CARES Act Grant Forms

Posted on: August 20th, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Civic & Government, Community Window, COVID-19, Fisheries News, Sand Point, Welcome to Sand Point

The City of Sand Point has released grant application forms for CARES act funding for fishermen, small businesses, non-profits, and utilities.

If you are a fisherman click here!

If you are a small business click here!

If you are a non-profit click here!

If you are a utility customer click here!

Listen MP3: Aleutians East Borough School Board Special Meeting: August 11, 2020

Posted on: August 19th, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: AEB School District, Aleutians East Borough, City Of Sand Point, Community Window

The Aleutians East Borough School District had a special meeting of the Board. The meeting included:

– AEBSD Smart Start Plan Approval
– Extracurricular Activities Discussion
– High School Graduation Requirements: 2nd Reading
– New Hires/Resignations
…and more!

The Aleutians East Borough School Board held a Regular
Stream or download the meeting here:Listen to or Download the Meeting Here!

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View and Download The April 11 2020 Board Packet Here

Listen MP3: City of Sand Point City Council Meeting from 08/14/2020

Posted on: August 12th, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Community Window, KSDP Programs

Agenda Items for today’s meeting include:

– Department Updates
– Earthquake Damage Reports
– Chief of Police Applicants
– Extension of Declaration of Emergency
– and more…

Stream the interview here:

To download or stream the full interview, click here!

Read the August 14, 2020 Sand Point City Council Meeting Agenda + Packet here (PDF):

News Release: New Local Delivery System Makes Distance Learning Possible in AEBSD

Posted on: July 29th, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: AEB School District, Aleutians East Borough, City Of Sand Point, Community Window, COVID-19, King Cove, Sand Point

At no additional cost to students and families of the Aleutians East Borough, the Aleutians East Borough School District has created a way for students to connect with their teachers and receive schoolwork; all without leaving their homes or connecting to the internet.

In accordance with the State and Federal guidelines for SMART START, the school district will be opening this fall. Amid uncertainty concerning schools reopening, this system provides the opportunity for students to immediately social distance should the situation surrounding COVID-19 worsen.

Some families will be provided with wireless access points to make this possible, all that will be required of them will be to have the access points connected to power.

For the full press release, as well as a number of frequently asked questions, click here: AEBSD Wireless Press Release

If you have any questions or concerns not addressed in the FAQ above, call the Aleutians East Borough School District at 907-383-5222, option 4.

City of Sand Point Notice – City Dock Closed To Public

Posted on: July 25th, 2020 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Community Window, KSDP Programs

Surveyors are flying into Sand Point on Saturday, July 25 to inspect the dock for safety. More updates to come.

Sand Point City Council Meeting: July 8, 2020 at 7pm

Posted on: July 7th, 2020 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Community Window, KSDP Programs

Sand Point will have its regular City Council meeting this upcoming Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 7pm. This meeting will discuss some of the important changes that have happened in departments recently, as well as how to dispense the CARES money received form the State of Alaska.

Important to note that Fisherman, Small Businesses and Non-Profits are being considered as viable avenues of expending the CARES money.

There will be a workshop prior to the meeting beginning at 1pm. The public is welcomed to attend.

View or Download the Meeting Packet Here

Stream the meeting here:

Download the meeting here.

MP3 Local News: Police Leaving Sand Point

Posted on: July 2nd, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Civic & Government, Community Window, KSDP Newscast, KSDP Programs, Meet the People, Sand Point

Below is an excerpt of our local newscast from Thursday, July 2nd, 2020. If you’d like to catch this news live, tune in to KSDP 830 AM or click here at 1pm Monday through Thursday. This is also rebroadcast on KAEB, 91.9 FM here in Sand Point, at 4pm.

This story contains commentary from City Administrator Jordan Keeler, Police Chief Hal Henning, and Officer Mark Chandler.

Stream the excerpt here:

Download the Excerpt Here

Thank you Mark and Hal for your service!

2020 KSDP Members Meeting: July 3, 2020 at 11am to 1pm – City Building

Posted on: June 30th, 2020 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: About KSDP, City Of Sand Point, Community Window

To support social distancing practices KSDP will be offering to-go lunches at the Sand Point City Building from 11am-1pm. Bring a $10 donation and receive a big hamburger or hot dog lunch with a pamphlet giving an update on KSDP activities for 2020.

Thank you for your support!

Sand Point Police Chief Hal Henning and Officer Mark Chandler Announce Resignation: June 29, 2020

Posted on: June 30th, 2020 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Civic & Government, Community Window, Sand Point

The two officers comprising half of the Sand Point Police Department have resigned from Sand Point Public Safety in order to pursue opportunities in another department.

KSDP will be able to provide more up to date details as soon as they are made available so stay tuned!