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

Quyana Corner

QUYANA (THANK YOU), DONORS AND CONTRIBUTORS FOR GIVING! You can donate to BBNCEF online by going to and selecting DONATE. You can make a single gift, or sign up for a recurring donation. These generous gifts make it possible for BBNC shareholder students to reach and attain their education and training goals. In each…Read More

Congratulations 2019 STVE Awardees!

From November 2019 to January 2020: Philip Andrew Sr. Sabre Askoak Jason Bennis Jordan Comfort Camille Cruz Holly Dubose Aaron Edenshaw Brekin Gosuk Kici Gosuk Wyatt Harshfield Casey Kalmakoff Jayden Mayer John Mincher Donnie Mincher Jr. Kyle Nelson Helen Nelson Trevor O’Hara Matthew Olsen Oscar Olsen Jonana Orloff Steve Phillips Joshua Seidl Dennis Shangin Alexander…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

BBNC Staff Announcements

BBNC is pleased to announce two new hires in its corporate office! Tony Brothers was hired as BBNC’s Vice President of Human Resources. He is responsible for leading human resources strategic development and tactical execution across the enterprise in support of BBNC’s mission. Craig Decker joins BBNC as Controller. He is responsible for managing the…Read More

Recipe Corner: Egamaarrluk (Half Dried Bone King Meat)

Ingredients: King salmon Cabbage or cuassaaq’s (beach greens) Instructions: 1. Fillet King salmon. 2. Take the top portion of the backbone and hang dry in smokehouse or smoker (if desired, smoke for additional flavor). You can also substitute the backbone with King salmon bellies. 3. When meat is half dried, bring a pot of water…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