Category: Press Release

BBNC Opens Shareholder Welcome Center

In October, BBNC opened its new Shareholder Welcome Center on the first floor of the Bristol Bay Building in Anchorage. The new space houses training rooms, shareholder workstations, and meeting rooms. BBNC’s Shareholder & Corporate Relations, Shareholder Development, and Human Resources departments are now stationed downstairs, along with the BBNC Education Foundation.

Bristol Bay Leadership Forum

Bristol Bay Native Corporation held the Bristol Bay Leadership Forum on December 7 and 8 at the William Egan Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage. Over 150 village leaders and youth from Bristol Bay joined us to listen to a wide variety of speakers present on issues that are important to the region and State….Read More

Village of Igiugig Embraces Community-Wide Native Foods Challenge

It’s no secret that part of living a healthy life is to eat food that is good for you. And we all know how hard it can be to stick to a diet without anything sugar-coated or deep-fried – the temptations are everywhere and are sometimes unavoidable. This fall, villagers of Igiugig in Southwest Alaska…Read More

Letter from the President, Winter 2017

It’s hard to believe we’re approaching the close of another year and looking ahead to what 2018 has in store. The arrival of a new year is a time for reflection. At BBNC, we like to take pause and think about how we’re doing as a corporation. Are we doing right by our shareholders, employees,…Read More

Andeavor Honors Peak with 2016 Safety Award for Superior Performance Services Across the Globe

Andeavor, formerly Tesoro, selected Peak Oilfield Service Company as one of eleven suppliers recognized during Andeavor’s Supplier Recognition awards banquet in San Antonio, Texas, on September 10, 2017. Peak was recognized at the event for its superior safety performance while drastically improving the efficiency of processes through ideas and suggestions at Andeavor’s refinery facility in…Read More

Alaska Wild Salmon Celebrated in the Nation’s Capital

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 14, 2017   Alaska Wild Salmon Celebrated in the Nation’s Capital Senators Murkowski and Sullivan introduce a resolution establishing September as “Alaska Wild Salmon Month;” honored with “Fish First” awards at reception WASHINGTON, DC – Alaska Wild Salmon was on the menu and on the Congressional agenda this week in Washington,…Read More

Statement on EPA’s Announcement it will Begin Process to Withdraw Proposed Protections for Bristol Bay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 11, 2017 CONTACT: Dan Cheyette, Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Bristol Bay Native Corporation (907) 278-3602 or dcheyette@bbnc.net BBNC statement on EPA’s announcement that it will begin process to withdraw proposed protections for Bristol Bay ANCHORAGE, AK – Jason Metrokin, CEO of Bristol Bay Native Corporation, made the following statement after…Read More

Statement from Joseph Chythlook on Kimberly Williams stepping down from Pebble Limited Partnership’s Advisory Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 21, 2017 Statement from Joseph L. Chythlook, BBNC Chairman of the Board, on Kimberly Williams stepping down from Pebble Limited Partnership’s Advisory Committee: “Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) Board Member Kimberly Williams has resigned from the Pebble Limited Partnership’s (PLP) Pebble Advisory Committee that formed last month. The Bristol Bay region…Read More

BBNC responds to PLP and AES Regulatory and Technical Services agreement

June 13, 2017 BBNC responds to PLP and AES Regulatory and Technical Services agreement Anchorage, AK— Today’s announcement from the Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP) regarding its engagement agreement with AES Regulatory and Technical Services (a division of ASRC Energy Services) is another unfortunate example of PLP’s efforts to misrepresent the opinions of the people of…Read More

BBNC Very Disappointed in EPA, Trump Administration’s Pebble Mine Settlement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 12, 2017 CONTACT Dan Cheyette, Vice President/Associate General Counsel, BBNC (907) 278-3602 or dcheyette@bbnc.net BBNC Very Disappointed in EPA, Trump Administration’s Pebble Mine Settlement ANCHORAGE, AK – Jason Metrokin, CEO of Bristol Bay Native Corporation, issued the following statement regarding the EPA’s announced settlement with Northern Dynasty Minerals related to the agency’s…Read More