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H.R. 4188 Passes Congress 2/3/2016 - Contact: Matt Ganley, BSNC Vice President, Media and External Affairs (907) 344-7212 mganley@beringstraits.com H.R. 4188, the United States Coast Guard Reauthorization Act of 2015, was passed by a voice vote of the United States Congress on Feb. 1, 2016. The bill was sponsored by Congressman Duncan Hunter (R- California), and had the support of Alaska’s [...]
BSNC CFO Appointed to AEDC Board 12/29/2015 - BSNC Chief Financial Officer Laura Edmondson was appointed to the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) Board of Directors on Dec. 2. Her term begins on Jan. 1, 2016 and runs through 2017. AEDC is a nonprofit corporation that was established in 1987 to encourage growth and diversity in the Anchorage economy, promote a favorable business [...]
BSNC Descendant/ Intern Willie Drake selected as a U.S. Arctic Youth Ambassador 11/20/2015 - (Anchorage, Alaska) – Bering Straits Native Corporation is proud to announce that BSNC Descendant/ Intern, Willie Drake, has been selected as a U.S. Arctic Youth Ambassador for the 2015-2017 Arctic Council Chairmanship. As an Arctic Youth Ambassador, Drake will help build awareness at home and abroad on how to sustain communities, cultures and the environment [...]
BSNC TO SURVEY RANDOMLY SELECTED SHAREHOLDERS 11/16/2015 - In 2012, the Open Enrollment Subcommittee was established by the BSNC Board to assess the feasibility of opening the rolls to descendants of original shareholders. The BSNC Board of Directors continues to evaluate open enrollment for descendants of BSNC shareholders born after Dec. 18, 1971. BSNC currently issues two classes of shares: Class A shares [...]
BSNC/ Alaska Gold Company Complete Reclamation at Rock Creek Mine 11/5/2015 - Contact: Matt Ganley BSNC Vice President of Media & External Affairs (907) 632-7197 Bering Straits Native Corporation’s (BSNC) subsidiary Alaska Gold Company (AGC) is pleased to announce that reclamation activities at the Rock Creek Mine have come to a successful close. The Rock Creek Mine was included in the 2012 purchase of AGC by BSNC, and [...]
BSNC 2015 Annual Meeting Results 10/14/2015 - (Nome, Alaska) – BSNC held its 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Saturday, Oct. 3 in Nome, Alaska. Shareholders voted on the election of five board directors. Incumbents Neal W. Foster, Steve P. Ivanoff, Jason Evans and Lee Ryan were reelected and Ella A. Anagick was newly elected to the Board. Directors serve three-year terms. [...]
5th Annual Elizabeth Peratrovich Legal Clinic 10/13/2015 - (Anchorage, AK) – Local volunteer attorneys will staff a legal clinic for Alaska Natives on Friday, October 16, 2015 at the Dena’ina Center during the annual AFN Convention. Appointments are scheduled in advance between 10 am – 3 pm. In honor of Elizabeth Peratrovich, 28 local attorneys will volunteer to see clients. Appointments are for one [...]
BSNC BOD Announces 2015 Shareholder Dividend Distribution 9/10/2015 - (Anchorage, Alaska) – The Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) Board of Directors has declared a dividend of $3.25 per share to be issued in December. The average BSNC shareholder who owns 100 shares of stock will receive $325. The total distribution will be approximately $2,058,225 to BSNC’s shareholders of record. There are many benefits that [...]
BSNC Young Providers Nomination Committee Announces Awardees 9/2/2015 - (Unalakleet, Alaska) –Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) has announced the awardees of its 2015 Young Providers Award as Heather Jackson of Shaktoolik and Nick Hanson of Unalakleet. The Young Providers Award honors young people from the BSNC region who contribute on a daily basis to the health and well-being of their families, communities and culture. [...]
BSNC Acquires Alaska Industrial Hardware 8/3/2015 - Bering Straits Native Corporation announced today it has wholly acquired Alaska Industrial Hardware (AIH), a leading company in the sales of construction and industrial equipment statewide. AIH was founded in 1959 in a Quonset hut in Anchorage at the intersection of the Seward Highway and Fireweed Lane. It now operates three locations in Anchorage- including [...]