BSNC Newsletters

BSNC Descendant/ Intern Willie Drake selected as a U.S. Arctic Youth Ambassador 11/20/2015 - Contact: Ana Swanson, BSNC Communications Specialist (907) 334-8377 (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 [...]
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 [...]
BLM Suppresses Fire Near Archeological Site 7/28/2015 - On July 24, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) successfully suppressed a fire that threatened two important cultural sites on Alaska’s Seward Peninsula. The two sites, one an old village site and the other a pictograph (rock painting), were threatened by a rapidly moving tundra fire ignited by a lightning strike near Coco Creek. Both [...]
Wilfred Boyuck Ryan to Receive Sustainable Arctic Award 7/24/2015 - The Institute of the North cordially invites you to the Walter J. Hickel “Day of the Arctic” Luncheon and presentation of the Robert O. Anderson Sustainable Arctic Award on Tuesday, Aug. 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Unalakleet at the Old Covenant High School gym. The Robert O. Anderson Sustainable Arctic Award will [...]