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BBNC office building structurally sound after Anchorage earthquake

The office building was not damaged, but many items were broken. BBNC staff are spending much of this week picking up the pieces. 

The Bristol Bay Native Corporation office building in Anchorage was not structurally damaged by Friday's earthquake. However, many objects in the office were broken – mainly personal items like potted plants, picture frames and dishes. BBNC does not currently have a monetary estimate for the damage. 

BBNC's Anchorage office is open from 8:30 - 4:30 p.m. this week. Normal hours will resume on Monday, Dec. 10. The Bristol Bay Leadership Forum and the BBNC Christmas party, which were scheduled for this week, have been canceled. 

Contact the author at isabelle@kdlg.org or 907-842-2200.

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Izzy Ross is the news director at KDLG, the NPR member station in Dillingham. She reports, edits, and hosts stories from around the Bristol Bay region, and collaborates with other radio stations across the state.
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