Nick's Legacy

The Bristol Bay Native Corporation has awarded a total of $50,000 to three small enterprises in the region through a business competition. This year’s winners are Sugar and Spice Express in Chignik Lake and Perryville, and two businesses based in Dillingham; Little Alaskan Fish Company and Nick’s Legacy.

Carl Johnson

The Army Corps of Engineers plans to release its final environmental review for the proposed Pebble Mine later this summer.  Last month, the Corps changed which transportation corridor it recommends. The route cuts through land owned by several Bristol Bay entities that refuse to grant Pebble access to their properties. 

Bristol Bay-am Qasgia/Na qenq'a Facebook page

Many Alaskans are feeling stressed and anxious during the coronavirus pandemic. But a virtual series of yuraq and Yugtun sessions from a teacher who grew up in the Bristal Bay region aims to connect people even as they are physically apart. 

Bristol Bay Native Corporation/Blue North Fisheries

The Bristol Bay Native Corporation acquired two giants of the state’s Pacific cod fishery last September. It created a subsidiary, Bristol Bay Seafood Investments, to manage those harvesters. Now, that subsidiary has new leadership.

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.