Provided is the information for the City of Sand Point general election, to be held October 6th, 2020. Also included is a sample ballot.
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 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!
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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:
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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.
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!
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!
The City of Sand Point has released grant application forms for CARES act funding for fishermen, small businesses, non-profits, and utilities.
MP3: Interview With District Director John Veal of the Small Business Association Regarding the Paycheck Protection Program
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…
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!
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.
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:
Thank you Mark and Hal for your service!
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!
The Aleutians East Borough Assembly met for a special meeting on May 28th, 2020 in order to go through usual business as well as important COVID-19 related items.
To stream the Meeting, click below!
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NOTICE: Due to a surprise scheduling conflict with the Aleutian’s East Borough School District’s board meeting, this show will be played at 11 am here and on 830 AM, KSDP.
Robyn Lanier, music teacher for the Sand Point school right here in the Aleutians East Borough, is kicking off her music education show this Monday, April 27th, at 11 am.
Be sure to tune in and hear some classical music as well as a little musical history, with a couple extra genres thrown in.
TDX is changing their operating hours due to the Coronavirus; for a full list of how these changes affect you, click the link below.
In response to the COVID-19 closure of schools, the Sand Point School is offering a mobile lunch service driving around Sand Point. See below for planned times and route. Please note these times may be adjusted to better serve the community.
Sand Point School Lunch Bus Schedule
RED COVE 12:01
Popof Pizza Corner 12:15-12:20
Toys Plus 12:20-12:35
Triplex Corner 12:36-12:50
3 way stop @ Subdivision Corner) 12:50-1
*If we miss you on the route down to the (CA) Triplex Corner
please safely wave us down on the way back up to the school.