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.
This edition of In the Loop contains information regarding two programs that are available to help local fishing and other businesses confronting the current challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic (the CARES Act Relief Funding for Alaska Fishery Participants and the Paycheck Protection Program). KSDP General Manager Austin Roof will feature two interviews on the programs on Tuesday August 4th at 11 a.m. and at 2 p.m.
This edition also contains information from the Aleutians East Borough School District regarding non-internet-based virtual solutions to make distance learning accessible to students in the district. Students will have the ability to interact with teachers and access study materials at home.
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.
Robyn Lanier, music teacher for the Sand Point school right here in the Aleutians East Borough, is continuing her music education show this Friday, May 8th, at 1 pm with special Sand Point guest artist Emmanuel Krone!.
Emmanuel Krone is a budding rapper who uploads his own music on Soundcloud right here from Sand Point. Check him out here!
Be sure to tune in and hear some hip-hop music as well as the Shakespeare or Tupac Segment, with a couple extra influences thrown in.
Roger Holmberg sits down with KSDP in order to discuss substance abuse struggles throughout the Aleutians East Borough. Offering his support to everyone, Roger shared his views on how to approach substance abuse and 2 Facebook pages that he has started to address these and other Alaska related concerns.
If you are interested in speaking with someone about you or a family member’s struggles with substance abuse feel free to contact Roger Holmberg at 907-338-7372 or look up his Facebook pages: Praise Broadcast and Alaska Prayer Team where he posts weekly podcast and other resources.
If you or a loved one is struggling with drug and alcohol abuse you can also contact Eastern Aleutian Tribe clinics throughout the Aleutians East Borough where Crisis Network, Substance Abuse Counseling, Peer Support Groups, and Medically Assisted Treatments are now available. Call Eastern Aleutian Tribest toll-free at 1-(866)-328-4911 for more information today.
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