The Alaska Board of Fisheries (BOF) will hear two proposals pertaining to Norton Sound Commercial red king crab at their March 17 -20, 2015 meeting in Anchorage. The northern and southern Norton Sound Advisory Committees took up the proposals at their meetings in January. Proposal number 269 (formerly ACR #4): This proposal considers amending the Learn More
NSEDC Board of Directors votes to increase scholarships to $2,500 a semester NOME— The Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation (NSEDC) Board of Directors (Board) again voted to increase the amount qualified Norton Sound residents receive when seeking higher education. Beginning this semester, qualifying students will receive up to $2,500 in support of their academic and Learn More
Siu Alaska Corporation (Siu) announces that former ADF&G Commissioner Cora Campbell has been selected and hired as its new Chief Executive Officer. Campbell will replace retiring CEO John Eckels who has led Siu from its beginnings six years ago. Born and raised in Petersburg, Alaska, Campbell comes to Siu with a lifelong involvement in Alaska’s Learn More
Distribution set at $150,000 for each of NSEDC’s member communities to direct toward their highest priorities NSEDC communities to receive $2,250,000 in Community Benefit Shares Distribution set at $150,000 for each of NSEDC’s member communities to direct toward their highest priorities NOME—Buoyed by another year of strong financial performance, Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation’s (NSEDC) Learn More
With the new online web form, the deadline for Norton Sound Seafood Cookbook submissions is extended! You have until Tuesday, March 31st to submit your recipes and photos.
NSEDC’s Small Business Initiative (SBI) program awarded a total of $105,000 to four regional entrepreneurs.
Regional fisheries and NSSP operations pump nearly $5.9 million to Norton Sound communities Norton Sound Seafood Products (NSSP) paid out more than $4 million so far in the 2014 fishing season, marking continued growth in the local crab, salmon and halibut fisheries. So far in 2014, $4,004,864 in payments have been made to 212 fishermen who took Learn More
All Norton Sound communities will receive devices, aiding in SAR operations NOME—Thanks to a donation from Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation (NSEDC), search and rescue teams in the Norton Sound region will have a powerful new tool when trying to find lost or overdue parties when time is of the essence. To assist with Search Learn More
Funding closes the budget shortfall to complete interior build-out of the Richard Foster Building NOME—The Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation (NSEDC) Board of Directors has awarded $1.5 million to the City of Nome which will be applied toward Kawerak’s Beringia Center of Culture and Science. The funding was approved at NSEDC’s second quarter board meetings Learn More