Category: Regional

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

This notice is current as of March 27, 2020 We appreciate all the input we’ve received via social media, email and phone calls regarding COVID-19. This is a unique and challenging time for everyone—shareholders, businesses and local governments alike. COVID-19 is undoubtedly having an impact on BBNC and other businesses across Alaska and throughout the…Read More

BBNC Helps Bring Mobile DMV to Bristol Bay

In January 2020, Alaska’s first ever mobile DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) rolled into the snow-covered streets of New Stuyahok, a rural community in Bristol Bay. The mobile DMV is a long-awaited solution to one of rural Alaska’s challenges—allowing residents to take their driver’s test and obtain a license without the time and expense of…Read More

BBDF Announces P2P Winners

The Bristol Bay Development Fund (BBDF) is pleased to announce the three Path to Prosperity (P2P) winners! The recipients will use their winnings for business consulting, marketing, and technical assistance and will meet with P2P’s Competition Committee every three months for at least a year to review budgets and their business plan execution. Congratulations! $20,000…Read More

BAF Assumes Delta Western Operations in Dillingham & Naknek

Bristol Alliance Fuels Assumes Delta Western Operations in Dillingham and Naknek Move Will Create Lower Fuel Costs and More In-Region Jobs Media Contact: Bob Cox, President and CEO Bristol Alliance Fuels 907 229 6395 or Bob.Cox@bbindustrial.com Dillingham, AK — In a long-term agreement that will help foster sustainable economic growth in the Bristol Bay Region,…Read More

Pebble permitting: What you need to know

The Pebble project is currently in the permitting process. The lead agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), has begun work on an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The EIS is a decision-making tool that lays out the positive and negative environmental effects of a proposed action. Every EIS includes alternative actions, including the impact…Read More

First Quantum Makes the Right Decision to Exit Pebble Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25, 2018 CONTACT Dan Cheyette, Vice President, Lands & Natural Resources dcheyette@bbnc.net or (907) 278-3602 BBNC: First Quantum makes the right decision to exit Pebble project Pebble Mine would risk billions in economic impact and 20,000 American jobs. Anchorage, AK – Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) praised First Quantum Minerals (FM)…Read More

BBNC: Pebble is Still the Wrong Mine in the Wrong Place

BBNC Board reiterates opposition to the Pebble Mine after meeting with the leadership of the Pebble Limited Partnership While remaining steadfastly opposed to the proposed Pebble mine, Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) has maintained an open dialogue with the Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP). That dialogue continued this week as BBNC’s Board of Directors met with…Read More

Plan Ahead for Summer Culture Camps!

Is your organization based in the Bristol Bay region? Are you planning culture camp activities for this summer? Now is the time to be thinking about submitting a proposal for the BBNCEF Cultural Heritage Grant Program. The Cultural Heritage Grant program starts its rolling application deadline in 2018. Your proposal can be submitted throughout the…Read More

Local Business Offers Students Early Opportunities

More than just a convenience store and gas station, the Bristol Express serves a vital role in Dillingham’s close-knit community. Purchased by BBNC as part of a more extensive acquisition in 2015, the store provides shareholders with job opportunities. It’s a place where students find their first jobs, learn valuable skills, and adults like Manager…Read More