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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 [...]
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 Strait 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. This plan was funded by the State of Alaska Energy Authority. Phase I, which included data collection and creating a Stakeholder Advisory Group (SAG) was contracted to [...]
BSNC Shareholder Promoted to Vice President 10/13/2014 - (Anchorage, Alaska) – Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) has announced the promotion of BSNC shareholder Larry Pederson to Vice President of Lands and Natural Resources. In his new role, Pederson is responsible for establishing and maintaining goals and objectives for the development of BSNC’s mineral and land resources, ensuring that all land transfer programs via [...]
BSNC BOD Authorize Issuance of $3.25 Per Share Dividend 9/17/2014 - (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. This dividend is an 8.3 percent increase from BSNC’s 2013 distribution. “BSNC’s Board recognizes the importance of [...]
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 [...]