Category: Regional

Letter from the President

BBNC President and CEO Jason Metrokin loading COVID-19 supplies to communities Everyone’s saying it—in these uncertain times. It’s become the mantra of this crisis. And there’s no doubt that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has upended life as we knew it, here in Alaska and across the globe. As we look towards the summer in Bristol Bay,…Read More

Navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic

BBNC and Katmai Air employees loading COVID-19 supplies for Bristol Bay communities As we move into another month of what has surely been an unprecedented moment for Bristol Bay, Alaska, and the world, we wanted to use this edition of the Bay Report to remind everyone about the resources, best practices, and protocols available to…Read More

Recipe Corner: Fiddlehead Stir Fry

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon oil (olive, corn, bacon fat, or butter) 2 cups cleaned fiddleheads ¼ cup chopped wild green onions or diced onion 1 teaspoon garlic 2 cups chopped stinging nettles ¼ teaspoon salt or any preferred special seasonings Directions: 1. Heat oil in a pan. 2. Put fiddleheads, onions, and garlic in pan and…Read More

Shareholder-Owned Business Highlight: Olhausen Construction and Management, LLC

Originally from Perryville, BBNC shareholder Clarence Olhausen has owned Olhausen Construction and Management, LLC for four years. Located in Anchorage and serving Wasilla, Fairbanks, Eagle River and surrounding areas, Olhausen Construction and Management LLC is an independent general contracting firm that performs residential and commercial construction and remodeling. For more information, visit:

Shareholder Informational Meetings

Due to COVID-19, the list of BBNC’s 2020 Informational Meeting locations are still to be determined. We will keep shareholders updated as new information is available in the proxy material and on BBNC’s website at The Shareholder Informational Meetings normally run from August through September and are designed to inform shareholders of the corporation’s…Read More

2020 Census Resumes!

After being paused due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Census Bureau has resumed delivering forms to households without a physical address and will be using government-provided protective equipment. Each response to the Census increases the amount of funding for hospitals, roads, fire departments, public services, and much more for the next 10 years. If…Read More

Path to Prosperity 2020

(Path to Prosperity 2019 finalists) Bristol Bay Development Fund is hosting another round of Path to Prosperity in 2020! Businesses who applied in 2019 and did not receive a financial award, are encouraged to apply again. Path to Prosperity is a start-up boot camp and a business plan competition for which financial awards will be…Read More