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2013-11-08 16:20:24

SEATTLE, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alaska Air Group board has elected Helvi Sandvik to serve as a director, effective immediately. Sandvik is president of NANA Development Corp., an Alaska Native corporation involved in engineering and construction, resource development, facilities management, real estate and hotel development, and information technology and telecommunications. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131108/SF13660) "We're delighted to welcome Helvi to...

2013-09-30 20:20:56

HOUSTON, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE: NBR) announced today that Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) has signed a definitive agreement with Nabors Alaska Services Corp. to acquire a 100 percent ownership interest in Peak Oilfield Service Company LLC (Peak). The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close during the fourth quarter of 2013. Due to its unique and diverse capabilities, Peak is a leading Alaska energy...

2013-08-30 20:21:35

Federal Government Ignores Concerns of Alaska Native Community BARROW, Alaska, Aug. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ASRC today filed a notice of intent to sue the Department of Commerce, challenging the listing of two bearded seal populations as "threatened". Arctic Slope Regional Corporation joins the North Slope Borough and Inupiat Community of the Arctic Slope (ICAS) in filing its challenge. This coalition of Alaska Native groups is seeking relief for the government's violation of the...

2013-03-30 20:21:24

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Native American community all too often has been victimized by the use of insensitive and derogatory words. As an organization representing the interests of Native Americans, the Native American Contractors Association ("NACA") understands the pain felt by the Hispanic community as a result of Representative Don Young's insensitive choice of words. As such, NACA appreciates the Congressman's public apology. "Congressman...

2013-01-10 16:22:03

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) Regional Association (the Association) reviewed the recently released Government Accountability Office's (GAO) report, Regional Alaska Native Corporations (ANCs): Status 40 Years after Establishment, and Future Considerations. "ANCSA was enacted by Congress as a mechanism to empower Alaska Native people in the pursuit of self-determination, and it continues to live up to its original...

2013-01-09 20:21:01

Markey Seeking to Fix a Problem that Does Not Exist WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Native American Contractors Association, whose members include many of the twelve (12) Alaska Native Regional Corporations ("Regional Corporations") created under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act ("ANCSA"), responds to the Government Accountability Office's (GAO) Regional Alaska Native Corporations, Status 40 Years After Establishment and Future Considerations report...

2012-10-10 15:24:45

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- General Communication Inc., (GCI) (NASDAQ:GNCMA) and its wholly owned subsidiary, United Utilities, Inc. (UUI), have delivered terrestrial broadband Internet service to the residents of 40 remote, rural communities in Bristol Bay and the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. Efforts continue to connect an additional 25 communities to the state's only high-speed broadband terrestrial service in Western Alaska. In the first week of October, GCI...

2012-06-12 10:20:55

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dowland-Bach Corporation, a subsidiary of Koniag Development Corporation, has opened offices in Houston and Midland, Texas to serve the growing needs of the petroleum industry. Dowland-Bach's expansion into Texas provides a base from which the 37-year-old engineering and manufacturing company will service the worldwide energy industry with its customized, high-quality wellhead control solutions. "Establishing operations in Texas enables...

2012-05-08 10:25:23

A comprehensive study on the Benefits of the Native 8(a) program WASHINGTON, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Native American Contractors Association ("NACA") released its 2011 Economic Impact Study, which will serve as a valuable guide for federal agencies, congress, and the administration on the importance to Indian Country of the Small Business Administration's 8(a) Business Development program. "Our goal is for the study to serve as a glaring illustration of the...

2011-12-21 10:53:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some of the nation's leading experts on the Native 8(a) program testified before Michigan's Senate Economic Development Committee on December 14, 2011 about the importance of Native 8(a) as part of the state's "Reinventing Michigan" initiative. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111221/DC26298LOGO )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110325/MM71964LOGO ) The Small Business Administration's (SBA's) 8(a) Business...