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Iñuit Arctic Business Alliance 6/25/2015 - NEW ALASKA NATIVE BUSINESS POWERHOUSE ASSEMBLED IN ALASKA’S ARCTIC Alaska Native Corporations in Region Now Speak with One Voice Barrow, AK – Representatives of Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC), NANA Regional Corporation (NANA) and Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) are announcing the establishment of the Iñuit Arctic Business Alliance (IABA). IABA’s mission is to provide [...]
Attention Researchers in the Nome Region 6/1/2015 - The US Arctic Research Commission (Fran Ulmer, Chair) invites you to share your Arctic research activities and/or suggestions on research when the Commission meets in Nome, Alaska, August 25-26, 2015. There will be limited opportunities for formal presentations to the Commission, as well as a community comment period. If you would like to share your [...]
Pilgrim Hot Springs Notice to the Public 5/29/2015 - The owner of Pilgrim Hot Springs, Unaatuq, LLC, is asking everyone planning to visit the hot springs to stop by the BSNC Land Department, the Aurora Inn Hotel, or the Nome Visitors’ Center to obtain a permit prior to heading out to the Springs. The permits are valid for one year. There is currently no cost associated [...]
Bering Straits Regional Energy Plan 1/23/2015 - The Bering Strait Regional Energy Plan is a comprehensive regional energy plan that identifies energy issues, current infrastructure status, energy resources and community energy projects within the Bering Strait region. Currently in draft form, this plan was funded by the State of Alaska Energy Authority. Phase I, which included data collection and creating a Stakeholder [...]
Affordable Care Act Q&A – For Bering Straits Shareholders and Alaska Natives 7/15/2014 - The Act will require that every U.S. Citizen, including children, show proof of coverage. Here are some frequent questions and answers about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Alaska Native and American Indian people. Information courtesy of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. DO I NEED TO FILL OUT AN INDIAN EXEMPTION FORM BEFORE I [...]
BSNC hires new Chief Operating Officer, names Chief Administrative Officer 5/1/2014 - Anchorage, Alaska – Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) has announced Krystal Nelson as its new Chief Operating Officer. Krystal joins the Company with many years of expertise in leading 8(a) operations, finance and business development. Prior to joining BSNC, she served as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of four of Ahtna Inc.’s leading subsidiaries. [...]
BSNC Declares Special Elders’ Dividend Distribution 2/19/2014 - Anchorage, Alaska –The Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) Board of Directors voted on Feb. 14 to issue a one-time special dividend of $500. This special dividend will be paid to original BSNC shareholders who were 65 years of age or older on Feb. 14, 2014, the date of record. Checks will be mailed by Feb. [...]
Port Clarence Report 2/1/2014 - Anchorage, Alaska – Bering Straits Native Corporation completed an Economic Feasibility Study of Port Clarence, a natural deep-water port located on the Bering Strait near the 50-mile-wide expanse between Russia and Alaska.The analysis was completed by economic and engineering consultants familiar with arctic maritime needs, and determined that development of Port Clarence would be economically feasible [...]
BSNC shareholder Kevin Ivanoff promoted to Senior Director, IT 11/25/2013 - Anchorage, Alaska – Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) has announced the promotion of BSNC shareholder Kevin Ivanoff to Senior Director, Information Technology (IT). In his new role, Mr. Ivanoff is responsible for overseeing all aspects of BSNC’s Information Technology (IT) at the BSNC parent company and its subsidiaries. This includes hands-on oversight of network systems, [...]
BSNC Board of Directors declared a dividend of $3.00 per share to be issued in December 9/20/2013 - At its August meeting, the Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) Board of Directors declared a dividend of $3.00 per share to be issued in December. The average BSNC shareholder who owns 100 shares of stock will receive $300. “This is a record high dividend and a 20 percent increase from BSNC’s 2012 distribution,” said BSNC [...]