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