Category: Press Release

BBNC Statement on PLP Pebble Performance Dividend

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 16, 2020 Contact: Daniel Cheyette, Vice President, Lands & Natural Resources (907) 278-3602 or dcheyette@bbnc.net Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) President and CEO Jason Metrokin issued the following statement regarding the “Pebble Performance Dividend” that the Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP) announced earlier today: The Pebble Performance Dividend is the latest attempt…Read More

Latest Pebble Project Changes Confirm a Fundamentally Broken Permitting Process

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2020 CONTACT Daniel Cheyette, Vice President, Lands & Natural Resources (907) 278-3602 or dcheyette@bbnc.net Latest Pebble Project Changes Confirm a Fundamentally Broken Permitting Process Pebble’s new preferred transportation corridor would cross BBNC surface and subsurface lands north of Lake Iliamna Anchorage, AK – On a media call earlier today, the…Read More

Latest expert comments confirm Pebble still poses unacceptable, adverse impacts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 8, 2020 Contact: Charles Fedullo charlesf@strategies360.com, (907) 388-8055 Latest expert comments confirm Pebble still poses unacceptable, adverse impacts Expert input suggests 404 permit must be denied Anchorage, AK – The Preliminary Final Environmental Impact Statement (Preliminary Final EIS) for the proposed Pebble mine does not address many of the deficiencies identified…Read More

Bristol Bay Native Corporation contributes $325,000 to Bristol Bay communities and food banks in response to COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 16, 2020 CONTACT Carmell Engebretson, Communications Manager 907.265.7844 or carmell@bbnc.net Bristol Bay Native Corporation contributes $325,000 to Bristol Bay communities and food banks in response to COVID-19 Anchorage, AK—In response to community needs, Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) will make $250,000 in contributions to communities throughout Bristol Bay for COVID-19 relief….Read More

Bristol Bay Native Corporation partners with Igiugig Village Council to invest in Diamond Point Quarry 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 9, 2020 CONTACT: Dan Cheyette, Vice President, Lands and Natural Resources (907) 278-3602 or dcheyette@bbnc.net Bristol Bay Native Corporation partners with Igiugig Village Council to invest in Diamond Point Quarry Anchorage, AK– Last week, Bristol Bay Resource Investments, LLC (BBRI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC), acquired a…Read More

Bristol Bay COVID-19 Response

We’ve launched a new website to provide our region and Bristol Bay Native Corporation shareholders with resources and information related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Visit the site  

Iditarod Musher Jessie Royer Wins 2020 BBNC Fish First Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 14, 2020 Anchorage, AK – Iditarod musher Jessie Royer received the Bristol Bay Native Corporation Fish First Award as the first to reach the Kaltag checkpoint in the 2020 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Royer arrived in Kaltag at approximately 3:18 p.m. on Saturday, March 14, with 13 dogs. BBNC will present her with the 2020…Read More

PetroCard Inc. Acquires Masco Petroleum

PetroCard Inc. Acquires Masco Petroleum Combination offers greater convenience for customers & diversifies PetroCard’s services KENT, Wash. (March 1, 2020) PetroCard Inc, a commercial fuel distributor headquartered in Kent, Wash., announced today that it has acquired the assets of Masco Petroleum, a family-owned fuel and lubricant distributor serving Western Washington since 1999 from its headquarters in Aberdeen, Wash.. In addition to…Read More

Bristol Bay Native Corporation Announces Leadership for Bristol Bay Seafood Investments, LLC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 27, 2020 CONTACT: Taylor Bickford (907) 227-9718, taylorb@strategies360.com Bristol Bay Native Corporation Announces Leadership for Bristol Bay Seafood Investments, LLC Anchorage, AK— As part of its new investment into Alaska’s seafood industry, Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) has hired Amy Humphreys as President and CEO and BBNC shareholder Everette Anderson as…Read More

State of Alaska to offer its first mobile DMV in Bristol Bay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 9, 2020 FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT Martha Anelon, Workforce Development Specialist 907.278.3602 or manelon@bbnc.net State of Alaska to offer its first mobile DMV in Bristol Bay Anchorage, AK— After a year of partnership and coordination, the State of Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) are…Read More