BBNC's Tiel Smith moving on

Mar 13, 2015

After eleven years as BBNC's VP of Land and Natural Resources, Tiel Smith will take a position at Arctic Slope Regional Corporation. 

The new fund, created by the BBNC, will invest only in ventures that benefit the Bristol Bay region. 

The Bristol Bay Development Fund, a fund created by the Bristol Bay Native Corporation in October 2014, has announced its first investment. 

The Bristol Bay Development Fund was set up with a mandate to invest specifically for the benefit of the Bristol Bay region.

PenAir CEO addresses concerns about flight prices

Feb 18, 2015
Hannah Colton

PenAir's Danny Seybert addressed an informal workshop in Dillingham last Friday.

PenAir Leases Larger Planes to Serve Unalaska

Jan 29, 2015

Larger, faster Saab 2000 will accommodate 45 passengers and cut 45 minutes off the Anchorage-Unalaska route.

Connor Ito visited the main (only?) fireworks stand in Dillingham this week to see if business was "booming."

Subway open for Dillingham business

Dec 15, 2014

New fast food joint serves seniors and elders at Monday lunch, opens to general public at 4 p.m. Monday.

AmeriCorps now hiring village-based positions

Nov 6, 2014

AmeriCorps is recruiting for several one-year, full-time positions based in rural Alaska. Deadline to apply is Nov. 28.

Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Alaska’s unemployment rate remained steady in September at 6.8-percent according to the latest data released on Friday. That’s unchanged from the rate recorded back in August. Alaska’s rate is well above the national unemployment rate, which stood at 5.9-percent in August.

BBEDC Annual Report for 2013 Released

Oct 15, 2014

Mailboxes across the Bristol Bay region have been filling up in recent days with the 36-page annual report from the community development quota organization that represents the region. KDLG’s Mike Mason took a look at the document for this report.

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.

Governor Parnell

A major business advocacy organization is throwing its support behind Alaska Governor Sean Parnell’s quest for another term. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.

North Pacific Seafood's

A high-level executive with Trident Seafood’s is switching companies. John Garner is set to become the new Chief Operating Officer for North Pacific Seafood’s early next month.

New Unemployment Data Released for Alaska

Sep 19, 2014

Alaska’s unemployment rate inched upwards in August despite an established trend where the rate would fall through August or even September. KDLG’s Mike Mason took a look at the data for this report.

Arts and Recreation Employment Growing

Sep 4, 2014

New statistics show increased job growth in Alaska’s arts, entertainment, and recreation sector.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.

Customers of the Nushagak Cooperative in the Dillingham area will soon see some significant increases in what they pay for electricity, cable and internet. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.