Mario Cruz

Starting January 13, residents of New Stuyahok, Manokotak, Ekwok and Koliganek will have at least three days to apply for their driver's license and Real IDs in person. 


Courtesy of Holland Dotts & the Alaska Marine Conservation Council.

The Bristol Bay Native Corporation has been working for a year to acquire two of the largest Pacific cod harvesters in the country. Now, it is about to close that deal. 

Tyler Thompson

The regional corporation weighed in Aug. 31 on the debate around the governor's letter to a potential investor in the proposed project, saying it undermined the regulatory process.

Isabelle Ross/KDLG

The Iliamna village corporation has reached a right-of-way agreement with the Pebble Limited Partnership. This would allow Pebble access to lands that could prove critical to the development of the project. The community is 17 miles from where Pebble wants to develop its mine. 

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

Courtesy of Dillingham Varsity Volleyball

Dillingham may be more than 300 miles away from Anchorage, but the impacts of Friday’s 7.0-magnitude earthquake were still felt by many in the region.

Isabelle Ross/KDLG

Construction of Dillingham's new boat ramp for large vessels should be completed by winter.

Isabelle Ross/KDLG

Bristol Bay’s largest village corporation – Choggiung Limited – has acquired majority ownership of the Bristol Alliance of Companies in a partnership with the Bristol Bay Native Corporation.

Isabelle Ross/KDLG

On Tuesday, the Bristol Bay Native Corporation and Choggiung Limited announced that Choggiung has acquired a majority ownership of the Bristol Alliance of Companies.


In advance of the 2015 shareholder meeting, BBNC will hold informational meetings in Dillingham, New Stuyahok, Kokhonak, Chignik Bay, Manokotak, and Togiak. 

The Board of Directors for the Bristol Bay Native Corporation has voted to oppose Ballot Measure 2 to legalize the use and sale of marijuana in Alaska for anyone over the age of 21. The Board voted on the matter on October 3rd.


The Bristol Bay Native Corporation had revenues of well over a billion dollars in Fiscal Year 2014. However, revenues were down slightly compared to 2012 and 2013. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

On Friday, the Bristol Bay Native Corporation’s Education Foundation sold more than $6.48 million worth of mining shares donated by Rio Tinto.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has details on how the Foundation will make use of the windfall.

The Education Foundation of the Bristol Bay Native Corporation has sold its donated stock in the company that’s seeking to develop the proposed Pebble Mine. Back in early April the major mining company Rio Tinto divested itself of its 19-percent interest in the proposed Pebble Mine.

Rio Tinto Gives Up on the Pebble Mine

Apr 7, 2014

The effort to develop the massive gold and copper resource in the Bristol Bay region known as the Pebble Deposit took another major hit Monday. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.