PSA + MP3: Fisherman’s Zoom Call – November 5th at 10 AM.

Posted on: October 30th, 2020 | Author: Holden | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, COVID-19, Fisheries News, King Cove, KSDP Programs, Sand Point

Meeting has been archived here (11MB, MP3):
https://apradio.org/mp3/2020-11-05-aebfish.mp3

KSDP will be broadcasting an Aleutians East Borough fisherman’s Zoom call to answer questions from fishermen about relief programs.

The following people are scheduled to participate in the call:
• Jeffery T. Curry, Agricultural Program Manager, USDA Palmer Office
To discuss the Seafood Trade Relief Program (STRP)
• Douglas Vincent-Lang, Commissioner, ADFG
• Rachel Baker, Deputy Commissioner, ADFG
To provide updates on the CAREs Act for Fishermen & other relief programs
• Mary Tesche, Assistant Borough Administrator, AEB
To discuss the AEB Emergency Assistance program
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Aleutians East Borough Assembly: October 20th Special Meeting – Audio

Posted on: October 20th, 2020 | Author: Holden | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Civic & Government, Community Window, COVID-19, King Cove, KSDP Programs, Sand Point

The Aleutians East Borough Assembly met for a special meeting on October 20th, 2020 in order to swear in new members as well as re-appropriate Covid related funds.

To stream the Meeting, click below!

To Download Press the Link Below
Download the Meeting Here

Listen: Ballot Measure 2 Interview – October 7th, 2020

Posted on: October 8th, 2020 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Civic & Government, Meet the People

Click below to listen to Austin Roof’s interview with the supporters of the ballot measure 2 initiative regarding the effects of the sweeping election reform bill.

Or click here!

Notice: School Board Forum – Friday October 2nd, 2020

KSDP will host a School Board Forum for candidates for seats C and D on the Aleutians East Borough School District Board on Friday, October 2nd 2020 at 4pm

Listen: City of Sand Point 2020 Mayoral Candidate Forum – September 28th, 2020

Posted on: September 28th, 2020 | Author: Holden | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Civic & Government, Community Window, COVID-19, KSDP Programs, Meet the People, Sand Point

KSDP’s Austin Roof hosted a mayoral candidate forum, where both candidates could answer questions regarding key Borough topics including buy not limited to:

– Fishing
– Finances
– Transportation
– …and more!

To catch the recording of the forum click here, or check below!

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

Posted on: September 21st, 2020 | Author: Holden | 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 | 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: School Resource Network for September 14th, 2020 – DJ Emanuelson

Posted on: September 14th, 2020 | Author: Holden | Filed under: AEB School District, Community Window, COVID-19, KSDP Programs, Meet the People, Youth Recreational Activities

Listen to this week’s edition of the Aleutians East Borough School Resource Network, where School Counselor Lindsey Pinkelman’s interview with Sand Point Principal DJ Emanuelson about the state of the Sand Point school, his experience, the differences between Sand Point school and schools in the lower 48 during the pandemic, and what’s coming up for the Sand Point school.

Tune in every other Monday at 12:30pm for Lindsey Pinkelman and her AEBSD School Resource Network show!

Next week’s episode is Monday, September 28th.

To stream the Interview, click below!

To Download Press the Link Below:
Listen to the audio here!

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 | 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: Notice of Offices for the Aleutians East Borough – 2020

Posted on: August 26th, 2020 | Author: Holden | Filed under: AEB School District, Aleutians East Borough, Civic & Government, Community Window, King Cove, Sand Point

If you would like to declare candidacy for the:

– Aleutians East Borough Mayor – (3 year term)
– Aleutians East Borough Assembly Seat A – (3 year term)
– Aleutians East Borough Assembly Seat F – (3 year term)
– Aleutians East Borough School Board Seat C – (3 year term)
– Aleutians East Borough School Board Seat D – (3 year term)

you must declare your candidacy with the Borough Clerk in Sand Point or with Assistant Borough Clerks in other communities before 5 P.M. on Friday, September 4th 2020.

For more information, as well as a list of Borough Clerks, click here!

PSA: City of Sand Point CARES Act Grant Forms

Posted on: August 20th, 2020 | Author: Holden | 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!

MP3: Interview With District Director John Veal of the Small Business Association Regarding the Paycheck Protection Program

Posted on: August 4th, 2020 | Author: Holden | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, COVID-19, Fisheries News, King Cove, KSDP Programs, Sand Point

District Director John Veal of the Small Business Association took some time to speak with Austin Roof about the opportunities for fisherman and other small business’ to apply for the Paycheck Protection Program before the August 8th, 2020 deadline.

Topics included:

– Who can apply for the PPP.
– How to find a lender if your bank cannot provide for you.
– and more…

Stream the interview here:

Stream or download the interview here!

If you need to get connected with a lender separate from your bank, click here!

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

Posted on: July 29th, 2020 | Author: Holden | 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.

MP3 Local News: Police Leaving Sand Point

Posted on: July 2nd, 2020 | Author: Holden | 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!