For Sale

Hitzer Amish built woodstoves. UHMW Plastic sled runners. 543-2379. (11)(3/1-cnx)

300 Gallon Plastic Water Tanks in stock. Call Shorty at Shorty’s Shop for pricing. 543-3158 or 545-3157 (19)(9/18-cnx)

18’ SSV Lund with 60 hp high thrust Yamaha 20 inch shaft. About 150 hours on motor, maintained well with no problems. In excellent condition. Lund boat reinforced side and motor mount, no leaks. Minor dents. Asking $11,000. Email me at [email protected]. (42)(12/23-cnx)

House for Sale
24×24, freshly remodeled, 1 bedroom. Must be moved. 545-1890. (12)(9/21-cnx)

Steambath for Sale at a reduced price! $8,500 $8,000 Contact Shorty 545-3157. (12)(6/21-cnx)

For Sale: Plastic Water Tanks
Only 31” wide, 70” high, 74” long. 500 Gallons, easily connect two for 1000 gallons! Fits through most doors for easy installation. Contact Shorty for pricing and information (907) 545-3157. (35)(6/21-cnx)

Equipment for Sale
1984 KALMAR LMV28-1200 HD Mast Forklift;
1990 Ford Aeromax LT 9000 Tractor (blue), SWB Tandem, CAT DSL, 10 Spd STD, dual tanks, good rubber;
Steel Flat Deck Barge “OBI”;
Steel River Tug/Pushboat “M/V AKI”. All located in Bethel. For more information call Dave at 907-545-1959 or 907-892-8496. (50)(8/9-cnx)

Sheltie female puppies, 9 weeks
$900, $100 returned upon proof of spaying. Corrine Finnie 907-350-2490 (15)(2/7-cnx)

For Rent


1,350 sq/ft office/commercial space for rent. Excellent space in very nice well-maintained building located next to Arctic Chiropractic at Alex Hately on Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway. Available starting in October. $3,750/mo for building. $4,000/mo for building and garage. Call Chris 543-7600. (43)(9/30-cnx)

2 story Duplex for Rent. 3 bedroom, 1 bath. All new floors and paint. Open concept on main floor. Bedrooms upstairs and a large landing for office or workout area. Washer & dryer, dish satellite and toyo stoves on both levels. $1800 a month, includes propane for stove. First and last month rent plus a $1000 security deposit. Rental application and credit check required. Please call 9072329896 for more information. 410A Owl Street Bethel, AK. (75)(2/14)


Real Estate

For Sale 23,500 square foot lot/downtown location on Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway (or State Highway) across from Fire Station. Serious offers only. 907-543-3552. (23)(7/28-cnx)

235 Mission Lake RD
12820 FT all filled and leveled with 2 buildings. One 22 by 34, 1496 sf 3plex. One 30 by 56, 1680 sf 3 plex. 545-0929. (29)(9/21-cnx)

For Sale 630 PTARMIGAN STREET Commercial Lot. $165,000.
630 PTARMIGAN STREET Commercial Lot 15000 SF completely filled. Also a 24 x 56 4plex can be moved to it. 1900 SF building 545-0929. (24)(4/12-cnx)


Notice of Job Opening
Orutsararmiut Traditional Native Council is accepting applications to fill the positions of Laborer. Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. Feb. 16th, 2018 or until filled. For job descriptions or any questions contact Calvin Cockroft at 117 Alex Hately Drive or call 543-2608. (2/7-14)

KYUK is seeking a Live Content Producer. Professional position. Duties include multimedia production, on-air hosting and event coordinating. 40 hours weekly. Benefits such as health care, vacation leave, holiday pay and retirement provided. Computer proficiency required. Experience in the YK Delta strongly preferred. Yup’ik and English preferred but not required. Paid training provided so this is an excellent opportunity for a career change. To apply submit a resume with references and a letter of interest to [email protected] or mail to KYUK, PO Box 468, Bethel AK, 99559. Deadline to apply: March 2. (92)(2/7-28)

Request for Proposals

Orutsararmiut Traditional Native Council
Strategic Visioning and Planning
Request for Proposals
The OTNC is soliciting proposals to update, review and make necessary improvements in the strategic plan to the year, 2023, OTNC will focus on creating an actionable strategic plan designed to serve a blueprint for the benefit of the tribe, its tribal members, stakeholders, funding agencies as work plan during its implementation phase.
The OTNC is seeking a professionally-qualified consultant to create and develop a five-year strategic plan through a comprehensive, data-driven, and participatory planning process. Please note that this bid requests the services of a consultant to:
• Provide recommendations to the overall strategic planning process
• Provide planning for and support for an organizational analysis
• Facilitate the strategic planning process
• Prepare summary report
To get the full RFP package contact and for more information or questions/inquiries regarding this RFP may be directed to Steven Alexie at [email protected] or (907)543-2608. (150)(1/24-2/14)

ISSUE DATE: February 7, 2018
SUBMITTAL LOCATION: Native Village of Napaimute
Attn: Lisa Feyereisen
Box 107
Aniak, AK 99557
Email: [email protected]
NVN CONTACT: Lisa Feyereisen, (907) 676-0599
This solicitation may be downloaded by visiting the NVN website at
Solicitation Schedule:
RFP posted; February 7, 2018
Question/Clarification deadline; February 16, 2018
Submittal deadline; March 2, 2018
Anticipated award date; March 16, 2018
Native Village of Napaimute Insurance Broker Services
Introduction and Description:
The Native Village of Napaimute (“NVN”) is seeking written proposals from experienced and qualified insurance brokers to provide insurance broker services that include, but are not limited to, insurance placement and servicing, risk exposure analysis, general advice and claims assistance for liability and property coverage.
It is the intent of NVN to contract for services with an Insurance Broker for its insurance program for a period of three (3) years, with up to two (2) one-year renewals at the sole discretion of NVN.
The successful Broker will be expected to provide a full range of services, including but not limited to, placing NVN’s insurance coverages, assisting staff with insurance related issues and providing detailed, written insurance coverage recommendations, to be approved by the Napaimute Traditional Council.
Current insurance coverages include, but are not limited to:
a) Workers’ compensation
b) Property
c) Machinery
d) Inland Marine
e) Directors and Officers Liability
f) Automobile
g) Other coverages, as requested by NVN, at its sole discretion.
Company Overview:
Native Village of Napaimute is a Tribal Government operating two active lines of business – Tribal Government activities, largely funded with Federal funds and a wood and sawmill business operated under Napaimute Enterprises L.L.C. Business is conducted out of several locations including Napaimute, Lower Kalskag, Aniak, and Bethel.
Napaimute is located in rural Western Alaska, also known as “Bush Alaska”, 28-miles east of Aniak, Alaska. Napaimute is 350 miles from the nearest major road system, hence we rely on intermittent barges in the summer, and smaller freight airplanes throughout the rest of the year.
Services Required:
We are looking for a broker/consultant who can provide a wide range of services related to our insurance and risk management program. We are seeking a broker who is authorized to do business in the State of Alaska, with experience with similar size entities and lines of business (to NVN). The role of the insurance broker is to provide independent advice for the purchase of insurance products and/or alternate risk financing options, and will:
•Assist NVN to protect its assets
•Provide a high level of customer services
•Utilize best practices in helping assess and manage risk
•Provide an efficient and cost effective means of processing information and/or claims
•Conduct research and provide industry benchmark evidence for insurance recommendations and performance
•Provide education on insurance/risk relevant to our industry, and present recommendations to NVN Management
•Provide loss prevention expertise as required.
Additionally, the successful Broker must provide, at a minimum, the following insurance brokerage services:
1. Design specifications for the insurance program and market the program for coverage when instructed to do so by NVN, including assisting staff in the completion of all applications, documents and gathering data which may be requested by insurance companies.
2. Analyze proposals received from various insurance companies and other parties, negotiate changes for the benefit of NVN and verify the reasonableness of the price for the coverage provided. Make recommendations to NVN as to the most advantageous insurance program providing the highest level of coverage at the best possible price to meet NVN’s needs and objectives.
3. Provide NVN with a summary of various insurance program options, including but not limited to: limits, coverages, retention levels, terms, conditions, and payment options.
4. Provide analysis and recommendations as to the most cost-effective means for addressing NVN’s exposure.
5. Represent NVN in all negotiations with insurers, underwriters and other parties with regard to the insurance program.
6. When instructed to do so by NVN, administer the placement of coverage and provide original binders, policies and endorsements as required by NVN.
7. Assure that insurance policies are placed with reputable and financially responsible insurers (based on insurance rating among other criteria), including keeping NVN informed of any changes in rating of the insurers and making recommendations should ratings change during the policy term.
8. Continually evaluate the insurance program and recommend coverage changes and improvements to provide the highest level of coverage at the least possible cost to NVN. Oversee and coordinate all relevant services performed by insurance companies/underwriters or any service agencies.
9. Act as NVN’s agent with carriers and claimants to resolve claims.
Proposal Requirements:
To assist us in the evaluation process, the following information and answers to the following questions are required in your proposal:
A. BROKER PROFILE (15 points)
1. Provide an overview of your company, including a brief description of your company’s history, ownership structure, financial stability, philosophy/culture, and approximate number of employees.
2. Describe your expertise in our industry.
B. ACCOUNT TEAM (15 points)
1. How is your account team structured? Please include a brief biography of the service team members who would support . Who will be the day-to-day contacts for the account?
2. How would your account team service differently than your competitors?
1. Describe the procedures for monitoring client satisfaction.
2. Describe your firm’s market leverage.
3. How does your firm evaluate the solvency and quality of insurers that may be used on our account?
1. What is your philosophy and approach to program design and marketing?
2. What services will be provided? Include both services we have outlined in this request as well as additional services that you would recommend to us.
3. Detail your claims advocacy services, including whether these services are outsourced. Please indicate if there is an additional charge for these services.
4. Describe the loss prevention you provide to clients. Are these services provided in-house? Please indicate if there is an additional charge for these services.
5. Describe your technological capabilities.
6. Detail educational opportunities your firm provides to clients and any additional cost.
E. REFERENCES (10 Points)
1. Provide at least two references for companies with similar size, complexity and characteristics of . Include , contact person and phone number/e-mail address.
2. Please provide an example of how your services have significantly benefited a client.
1. Describe how you would handle the pricing of our account and the estimated annual cost of your services. Include any commissions and fees that you would expect to receive from the existing programs, for services we have requested herein, as well as additional fees.
Proposal Evaluation and Broker Selection:
An evaluation committee (“Committee”) will evaluate the proposals in accordance with its competitive selection process. The Committee will evaluate proposals on the basis of the guidelines set forth in this RFP and present its findings and recommendation to the NVN’s Council, who will make a final selection and award. NVN reserves the right to request additional information and clarification of any information submitted, including any omission from the original proposal. All proposals will be treated equally with regard to this item.
NVN may schedule interviews as part of its evaluation process. If NVN decides
to conduct interviews, the top ranked firms may be invited to participate in the interview process. Information from the interview, including content and style, will be part of the evaluation process, as will the reference verification.
NVN reserves the right to modify the solicitation schedule during the RFP process with at least two (2) days written notice by email to the Brokers and posting on NVN’s website. (1295)(2/14-21)

Public Notice

VFW MEMBERSHIP Freedom isn’t free, and millions of Americans have paid the price for the freedom we enjoy today. Since 1899, the Veterans of Foreign Wars has served those who served America. From writing veterans legislation and then leading the fight to get it through Congress, to community projects that benefit all Americans, the VFW is an opportunity for veterans to continue to serve. Contact the VFW Robert V. Lindsey Post #10041 at 543-2241 and ask what you can do for your community. (83)(3/26-cnx)

Chevak Native Village
P.O. Box 140
Chevak, AK 99563
Ph. (907) 858-7428 Fax (907) 858-7819
To absent parent of Z.A.T., address unknown; Chevak Native Village Tribe is in the process of adopting: Z.A.T., D.O.B. 12/11/2017. Contact Chevak Native Village Tribe for further information. You are hereby noticed the adoption hearing set for February 13, 2018. You have the right to appear in person or telephonically. To appear telephonically call (907) 858-7428 or you may write to Chevak Native Village, P.O. Box 140, Chevak, AK 99563. (85)(2/7-13)

ONC Public Disclosure Notice
The Orutsararmiut Native Council (ONC) will be submitting its 2017 Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act (NAHASDA) Annual Performance Review (APR) on or about March 20, 2018. A Draft Copy of the plan is available at ONC Offices.
If any ONC tribal member, official or other member of the public has comments or questions, they may be directed to Calvin Cockroft, ONC Tribal Housing Administrator, at 543-2608. Comment period deadline is March 16, 2018. (79)(2/14-3/14)