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PetroCard Partners with City Officials to Test Disaster Preparedness Response

PetroCard participated in an emergency fueling drill with the City of Tacoma and Tacoma Public Utilities (TPU) last October. The four-hour exercise is a part of an annual drill sponsored by TPU Fleet and City of Tacoma Emergency Management to test mitigation, response, and recovery efforts during an extended power outage and fuel shortage following…Read More

Safety Training Sees Record Number of Shareholder Participants

Kakivik’s Radiation Safety Officer, David Torres, held a 40-hour training on radiation safety last month for 13 new applicants and five experienced Kakivik technicians obtaining their five-year renewal certification. Of the 13 new applicants, ten were BBNC Shareholders – a record number of trainees for the company. Experienced technicians were paired with two new applicants…Read More

Corrosion and Inspection Team Reaches One Year Safety Record at Alpine

Kakivik’s corrosion and inspection team at Alpine recently achieved 12 consecutive months without a recordable incident. This achievement would not be possible without the 16 employees who actively participate in a safety culture that is focused on safe work practices. Other tools that factored into their success include pre-job planning, equipment, and periodic audits. Pre-job…Read More

BBNC Education Foundation Board Recruiting

One BBNC Education Foundation board seat will be filled in October 2019. Service on the board is non-paid/voluntary service. To apply, please submit a letter of interest and resume that outlines your education, work history, community involvement and nonprofit or other relevant experience that may be beneficial to the Foundation. Letters and resumes must be…Read More

Save the Date for the Neqa Derby

The Neqa Derby on the Nushagak River will take place on June 21-23, 2019. This is the signature fundraising event to benefit the BBNC Education Foundation and will feature three days of healthy competition on the Nushagak during King Salmon season. The Derby will award three cash prizes, an individual trophy, and a lodge trophy….Read More

Students Celebrate Culture in Manokotak

More than 26 students from Manokotak Nunaniq School worked with elders and community leaders to learn more about their ancestors and their unique cultural history. The event last summer was made possible by a BBNCEF cultural heritage grant that allowed students to make traditional headdresses and dance fans. “I saw the difference in our students,”…Read More

Wells Fargo Prepaid Card Discontinuing

Wells Fargo is discontinuing its Prepaid Distribution Wells Fargo Card. If funds are not used by Monday, August 12, 2019, checks for remaining balances will be issued from Wells Fargo to all cardholders. Shareholders who were signed up for the Prepaid Card can sign up for direct deposit by completing the “Authorization for Direct Deposit…Read More

Peter Kaiser Wins BBNC Fish First Iditarod Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 9, 2019 Peter Kaiser Wins BBNC Fish First Iditarod Award Anchorage, AK – Iditarod musher Peter Kaiser received the Bristol Bay Native Corporation Fish First Award as the first to reach the Kaltag checkpoint in the 2019 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Kaiser arrived in Kaltag at approximately 4:48 p.m. on…Read More