Category: Press Release

Bristol Bay Development Fund Congratulates Path to Prosperity Business Competition Awardees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2021 CONTACT Cindy Mittlestadt, Bristol Bay Development Fund Manager cmittlestadt@bbnc.net or (907) 301-0504 Bristol Bay Development Fund Congratulates Path to Prosperity Business Competition Awardees Competition supports Bristol Bay’s economy by boosting emerging businesses and entrepreneurs Anchorage, AK – Bristol Bay Development Fund (BBDF), a subsidiary of Bristol Bay Native Corporation…Read More

Aaron Burmeister Wins 2021 BBNC Fish First Iditarod Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 13, 2021 Aaron Burmeister Wins 2021 BBNC Fish First Iditarod Award Anchorage, AK – Iditarod musher Aaron Burmeister received the Bristol Bay Native Corporation Fish First Award as the first to reach the Rohn checkpoint on the return route in the 2021 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Burmeister arrived in Rohn at approximately 4:26…Read More

Bristol Bay Native Corporation acquires Herman Construction Group

Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) is pleased to announce its acquisition of Herman Construction Group, Inc., a leading design-build contractor headquartered in Escondido, Calif. The company will join BBNC’s construction business line under the SES Group. Herman Construction Group, Inc. was founded in 2009 and has earned a reputation for its commitment to quality construction…Read More

Bristol Bay Development Fund Announces the 2020 Path to Prosperity Competition Finalists

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 20, 2020 Bristol Bay Development Fund Announces the 2020 Path to Prosperity Competition Finalists Bristol Bay Development Fund (BBDF), a subsidiary of Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC), has selected 11 finalists for its second Path to Prosperity (P2P) business development competition. The finalists were chosen out of 23 applications and will…Read More

BBNC Thanks Senator Murkowski and Senator Sullivan for Opposing Pebble Mine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 19, 2020 Contact: Daniel Cheyette, Vice President, Lands & Natural Resources (907) 278-3602 or dcheyette@bbnc.net BBNC Thanks Senator Murkowski and Senator Sullivan for Opposing Pebble Mine Anchorage, AK – Senator Lisa Murkowski and Senator Dan Sullivan have both expressed their strong opposition to the proposed Pebble mine in recent weeks, declaring…Read More

Bristol Bay Salmon Week Celebrated Virtually

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 22, 2020 Bristol Bay Salmon Week Celebrated Virtually BBNC brings together Bristol Bay supporters and presents Fish First awards to renowned chefs Anchorage, AK – Last week, Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) and other Bristol Bay supporters virtually celebrated the fourth annual Bristol Bay Wild Salmon Celebration. Also known as Bristol…Read More

BBNC on the Army Corps Rejecting Pebble Mine: The Voices of Bristol Bay Have Prevailed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2020 Media Contact: Charles Fedullo charlesf@strategies360.com or (907) 388-8055 BBNC on the Army Corps Rejecting Pebble Mine: The Voices of Bristol Bay Have Prevailed ANCHORAGE, AK – Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) President and CEO Jason Metrokin made the following statement after the Army Corps of Engineers announced the proposed…Read More

BBNC Statement on Donald Trump Jr.’s Opposition to Pebble Mine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 4, 2020 Contact: Daniel Cheyette, Vice President, Lands & Natural Resources (907) 278-3602 or dcheyette@bbnc.net BBNC Statement on Donald Trump Jr.’s Opposition to Pebble Mine Anchorage, AK – “Donald Trump Jr. confirmed what Alaskans have known for decades: the proposed Pebble mine has no place in Bristol Bay. We appreciate and…Read More

BBNC Statement on the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Pebble Mine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 24, 2020 Contact: Daniel Cheyette, Vice President, Lands & Natural Resources (907) 278-3602 or dcheyette@bbnc.net BBNC Statement on the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Pebble Mine Anchorage, AK – Earlier today, the Alaska District for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for…Read More

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