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Acquisition of Bristol Alliance Fuels

BBNC’s approach to investment has always gone beyond the textbook definition. For one thing, our commitment to our shareholders is what drives us to strengthen our financial position: The greater our return on investment, the more benefits we can pass on to BBNC shareholders. In fact, our corporate values are built on a culture of…Read More

President Obama Visits Bristol Bay

In early September 2015, President Barak Obama visited Alaska to highlight climate change. While he was here, he traveled to Dillingham, becoming the first sitting U.S. President to visit rural Alaska since statehood, and the first to ever visit Bristol Bay. During his trip to Dillingham, Obama met subsistence and commercial fishers at the Kanakanak…Read More

Bristol Bay Native Corporation purchases fuel businesses in Bristol Bay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2015 CONTACT: Jason Metrokin, President and CEO, jmetrokin@bbnc.net Jeffrey Sinz, Sr. Vice President and CFO, jsinz@bbnc.net (907) 278-3602 Bristol Bay Native Corporation purchases fuel businesses in Bristol Bay  Anchorage, AK – Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) is pleased to announce the purchase of Bristol Express Fuels, Inc., Bristol Alliance Fuels,…Read More

Meet the Team: Leslie Savo

Leslie Savo began her career with BBNC family of companies at Bristol Environmental & Engineering Services Company, where she worked for six years. She then joined the BBNC corporate office ten years ago this August. Leslie, who is known around the office to make delicious salmon spread, works in Shareholder and Corporate Relations with shareholder records….Read More

Village Spotlight: Koliganek

For our ‘Village Spotlight’ segment we are featuring Koliganek, also known as “Qalirneq” in Yup’ik, which means “last or upper village.” Koliganek has roughly 212 residents and is 65 miles northeast of Dillingham on the left bank of the Nushagak River that flows into Bristol Bay. You can travel to Koliganek by taking regular or…Read More

Mark D. Nelson to lead new BBNC oilfield and industrial services holding company

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2015 Anchorage, Alaska—Bristol Bay Native Corporation is pleased to announce the hiring of Mark D. Nelson as President and Chief Executive Officer of BBNC’s newly-formed oilfield and industrial services holding company. Nelson holds a law degree from Stanford University and a B.A. from the University of Alabama. In addition, Nelson…Read More

Meet the Team: Ryan York

Continuing our series of Meet the Team Q&As, we learn a little about Ryan York. Ryan is BBNC’s Vice President of Finance. Q:   Where are you from? I was born and raised in Klamath Falls, Oregon. I came to Alaska to hunt and fish, and my wife and I decided to move here only a…Read More

Meet the Team: Angela Peacock

In this segment of BBNC’s Meet the Team Q&As, we get to learn more about Angela Peacock, the Program Manager for the BBNC Education Foundation. Q:   Where are you from? I grew up in Bristol Bay, living in Twin Hills, Aleknagik, Togiak, Manokotak and Dillingham. I graduated in Eagle River at Chugiak High School. Q:   What…Read More

Village Spotlight: The Chigniks

This month’s Village Spotlight features the three Chignik communities, located approximately 400 miles southwest of Anchorage on the Pacific Ocean side of the Alaska Peninsula, about 200 miles past Kodiak Island before reaching the Aleutian Islands. The villages of Chignik, Chignik Lagoon, and Chignik Lake are closely intertwined, not only in proximity to each other…Read More

Village Spotlight: Nondalton

Our Village Spotlight this month features the village of Nondalton, located on the west shore of Six Mile Lake in the Lake and Peninsula Borough, roughly 200 miles southwest of Anchorage. The population in Nondalton was around 170 in 2012, and currently has about 120 BBNC shareholders that live there. Nondalton is a Tanaina Athabascan…Read More