Category: Shareholder

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

This notice is current as of April 3, 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 is Going Green!

Future BBNC newsletters and shareholder communications will be delivered electronically to those who have an email on file. This will help reduce costs and benefit the environment. Ensure your email address is correct by logging in to your myBBNC account at and clicking on the “CONTACT INFO” tab at the top. Find your email…Read More

Letter from the President

The days are lengthening, temperatures rising, and as spring arrives in Alaska, we have much to look forward to. Soon enough, we’ll see the wildflowers bloom. And we’ll feel the optimistic tug of the summer days to come. We’re emerging from the dark months of winter and things are looking up. At the end of…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

2020 Board Application Deadline: April 15!

Are you interested in serving your corporation as a member of the BBNC board? Four director seats will be filled for a three-year term by election at the October 3, 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. To apply, you must submit: A letter of interest Three letters of reference: two professional and one personal (no relatives)…Read More

BBNC Announces New Board Member

Joining the BBNC Board of Directors is BBNC shareholder and commercial fisherman L. Tiel Smith! Tiel is the Chief Operating Officer for RurAL Cap, a nonprofit organization that works to improve the lives of low-income Alaskans and also worked in BBNC’s Land and Natural Resources Department for 11 years.

Two Ways to Win Cash!

Shareholders who have direct deposit and/or a Stock Will on file that has been updated within the last five years are entered into quarterly prize drawings. The next deadline is May 15! Spring Direct Deposit Winners: $500 – Thomas Hiratsuka $250 – Yolanda Shangin $250 – William Ingram Jr. $250 – Mary Pauk $250 –…Read More

Shareholder-Owned Business Highlight: Sarah’s kuspuk’s

BBNC shareholder Sarah Catalone has owned Sarah’s Kuspuk’s for two years. She sews and sells women’s modern style kuspuks made out of knit, cotton and mesh. She also creates headbands and beaded jewelry! If you’d like to place an order or have any questions, visit her Facebook page: Sarah’s Kuspuk’s.