2019 AFN Convention in Fairbanks

The Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) will host its annual convention October 17-19, 2019, at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks, Alaska. The theme of the event is “Good Government, Alaskan Driven.” AFN will be preceded by the Elders and Youth Conference, presented by First Alaskans Institute, October 14-16 at the Carlson Center. The AFN Convention…Read More

King Salmon Derby on the Nushagak

BBNC Education Foundation hosted a two-day king salmon derby on the Nushagak River near Dillingham on June 21-23. BBNCEF received $112,000 in cash and in-kind services to support the Foundation’s mission. Thank you to all our sponsors including our key sponsors GCI and Weidner Apartment Homes. BBNCEF also received a surprise donation from the National…Read More

Short Term Vocational Education Scholarship Program

BBNCEF makes awards for the Short-term Vocational Education Program (STVE) throughout the year. Are you considering an application? STVE scholarships up to a maximum of $1,000 are awarded to shareholders for short-term vocational/certification training programs that enhance opportunities for employment or promotion. For complete program eligibility requirements and application, visit Applications may also be…Read More

Subsidiary Cultural Exchange Immersion Program

Staff from BBNC’s construction and government services business lines traveled to Bristol Bay for a Subsidiary Cultural Exchange Immersion Program. The goal of the program is to provide an opportunity for BBNC subsidiary employees to learn about BBNC, its shareholders and the cultural diversity and Native way of life of Bristol Bay. Participants visited Togiak,…Read More

Vista Technical Services Wins ALT III Contract

On July 3, 2019, Vista Tech was awarded the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO-EIS) Army Logistics Transformation (ALT III) contract. Vista Tech will lead this effort with support from Kratos Defense, Rocket Support Services, Inc., and NexOne. Under this contract, Team Vista Tech will provide support to the Army Enterprise System Integration Program…Read More

STS Systems Support LLC Secures DoD Engineering Services Contract

“STS Systems Support (SSS) secured a $22 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract at Ogden Air Logistics Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah,” said Steve Doneghy, Vice President and General Manager. SSS is providing Industrial Equipment Capitol Investment Improvements for the Aerospace Maintenance Depot complex. Based on the size of projects that are forecast, SSS anticipates…Read More

Intern Spotlight

James E. Woods III grew up in Anchorage, Alaska and is the son of Deborah Nelson from Ekwok and James E. Woods Jr. from Levelock. He is a junior at the University of Alaska Anchorage working on a bachelor’s degree in business management. In 2018, James received an internship at Bristol Bay Shared Services, LLC…Read More