Year: 2010

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North Wind Inc. pairs with company to combine expertise and technology

North Wind Inc. pairs with company to combine expertise and technology
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Calendar available

CIRI is distributing its annual calendar featuring original photography and design for use on mobile phones and desktops. Visit CIRI’s website download a calendar today!
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PetSmart and Red Robin franchises open at Tikahtnu Commons

PetSmart and Red Robin have opened their doors at Tikahtnu Commons, a CIRI and Browman Development Co.-owned entertainment shopping district in east Anchorage. Tikahtnu Commons ...
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CLDC, Weidner Apartment Homes partner on four new projects

Weidner specializes in multi-family apartment rental housing
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Committee looks ahead to 40th anniversary of ANCSA

ANCSA @ 40 committee's goal is to educate and honor
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A Word from the President

A word from the president: Challenging economy slows business, creates growth opportunities

Challenging economy slows business, creates growth opportunities
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CIRI closures

CIRI will be closed in observance of the upcoming holidays: New Year’s Eve: Friday, Dec. 31, 2010New Year’s Day: Monday, Jan. 3, 2011
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Business News

Fireweed Theatre acquisition

Fireweed Theatre acquisition
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CIRI Nominating Committee seeks applicants for 2011 Board election

The CIRI Nominating Committee is seeking CIRI shareholders interested in being considered for nomination for the 2011 CIRI Board of Directors’ slate of candidates. Nominee ...
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2011 dividend payments

CIRI’s dividend policy states that the total CIRI dividend payment to shareholders in any given year is equal to 3.50 percent of the total shareholders’ ...
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CIRI Alaska Tourism Job Fair

CIRI Alaska Tourism will hold a job fair on Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The job fair will take place ...
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Choose Pick.Click.Give when you apply for your 2011 PFD

Three CIRI-founded nonprofits are participating
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CIRI shareholder new president and CEO of First Alaskans Institute

Denise Morris helped advance Alaska Native Justice Center
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CIHA redeveloping Loussac Manor

Project will feature 120 mixed-income units
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CIRI Spotlight: Dick Weldin

CIRI shareholder's construction company distinguished by awards
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Shareholders to receive 1099s for taxes in January

After Dec. 31, CIRI’s accounting and finance department will be able to determine the proper treatment of the various types of distributions CIRI made to ...
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New Author

New Author
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Shareholder wins Governor’s Award for Arts and Humanities

CIRI shareholder and accomplished artist Lalla Williams (Sugpiaq) received a 2010 Governor’s Award for the Arts and Humanities on Oct. 21. The award was sponsored ...
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Alaska Interstate Construction LLC (AIC), a CIRI company, completed construction

Alaska Interstate Construction LLC (AIC), a CIRI company, completed construction of the Tanana River Bridge late summer 2010. AIC was commissioned by the State of ...
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CIRI to pay fourth quarter dividend, Elders’ payment

On Thursday, Dec. 9, CIRI will mail or direct deposit a fourth quarter 2010 dividend of $9.83 per share. Shareholders who own 100 shares of ...
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North Wind Inc. remediates groundwater at former missile site

Project fine-tunes new technology to meet needs
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CIRI, CITC receive U.S. Census award

Award recognizes those who help relay the importance of being counted
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Fire Island Wind works to bring renewable power to Railbelt

Fire Island wind farm can be online October 2012
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A Word from the President

A word from the president: Reform 8(a) rules to save and improve the program

Reform 8(a) rules to save and improve the program
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CIRI Shareholder of the Year: Mary Lou Bottorff

CIRI selected Mary Lou Bottorff as its 2010 Shareholder of the Year. CIRI President and Chief Executive Officer Margie Brown presented Bottorff with an award ...
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CIRI Spotlight: Dave Swenson

CIRI Shareholder's behind-the-scenes work provides important support
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Hamilton wins November Stock Will Prize

The winner for the November 2010 Stock Will participation prize is Sunni Dawn Hamilton. To be eligible for the monthly $200 prize drawings, shareholders must ...
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Do you want a great summer job?

Job fair to take place Jan. 10
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Baby Sylus

Baby sylus
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Judo team member

Judo team member
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Honor student

Honor student
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CITC’s Christmas Basket Program brings joy to families in need

Program gives holiday presents to local children
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Upcoming holiday bazaar features authentic Alaska Native-made gifts

Heritage Center bazaar free to the public
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CIHA taking housing applications

Centennial Village property convenient, serene
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CIRI Spotlight: Lisa Dolchok

Traditional healer uses culture to promote health and wellness
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CIRI shareholder Natalie Wood returns from Iraq tour

CIRI shareholder Natalie Wood returns from Iraq tour
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Business News

CIRI Alaska Tourism Corp. celebrates three awards

CIRI Alaska Tourism Corp. celebrates three awards
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A Word from the President

A word from the president: Fire Island wind poised to help resolve energy shortage

Fire Island wind poised to help resolve energy shortage
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Pacific Tower Properties welcomes new president

CIRI shareholder to head property management and brokerage company
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North Wind Services wins competitive bid

CIRI subsidiary wins $14 million bid from Department of Energy
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Nonprofit News

The CIRI Foundation issues fall awards

The CIRI Foundation issues fall awards
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Carr wins October Stock Will prize

Mary Beth Carr won the October Stock Will participation prize. To be eligible for the monthly $200 prize drawings, shareholders must have a will disposing ...
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Nonprofit News

Southcentral Foundation to open new Valley Native Primary Care Center

Southcentral Foundation to open new Valley Native Primary Care Center
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CIRI development joins environmental stewardship with commercial value

Smartly designed green building in south Anchorage to house Doyon offices
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Baby Chandler

Baby Chandler
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Baby Za’nay

Baby Za'nay
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Baby Tuesday

FBI Academy Graduate
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CIRI employee represents at U.S. international agility championships

Heidi Vania is first Alaskan to make the U.S. team in championship history
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CIRI to send questionnaire to Elders for feedback

Fifteen years ago, CIRI’s Board of Directors created three Shareholder Participation Committees (SPCs) to improve communication between CIRI and its shareholders. The SPCs created and ...
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CIRI nonprofit affiliates to take part in 2010 AFN Conference

The Alaska Native Justice Center (ANJC) will be hosting a fundraising reception at the Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge on Friday, Oct. 22 from 5:30 to ...
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Frisby wins September Stock Will Prize

Margaret Susan Frisby won the September 2010 Stock Will participation prize. To be eligible for the monthly $200 prize drawings, shareholders must have a will ...
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Underground Coal Gasification: Test drilling confirms large commercial coal resource

Test drilling confirms large commercial coal resource
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Stop by CIRI booth at AFN Convention

CIRI invites you to visit its booth at the upcoming 2010 Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Annual Convention in Fairbanks Oct. 21-23. This year’s Convention ...
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A Word from the President

A word from the president: Defense of capitalism

Defense of capitalism
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CIRI Spotlight: Dean Kvasnikoff

CIRI shareholder's hard work pays off in more ways than one
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CIRI Alaska Tourism will seek summer 2011 job applicants in November

Are you interested in working for CIRI Alaska Tourism Corporation (CATC) in 2011? CATC will begin accepting applications for the 2011 tourism season in November ...
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Baby Delilah

Baby Delilah
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Pacific University graduate

Pacific University graduate
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CLDC plans to develop Fireweed Theater site

CIRI Land Development Company (CLDC) anticipates taking possession of the site of the former Fireweed Theater in midtown Anchorage from Regal Cinemas in late October. ...
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Help celebrate Alaska’s youth

Alaska nonprofit invites nominations to recognize outstanding youth
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Fire Island Wind energy project moving forward

Fire Island Wind LLC, a wholly owned CIRI subsidiary, is working to construct the Fire Island wind project and start generating power by late 2012. ...
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Alaska Native Heritage Center’s High School Program helps youth reconnect

There is a place in Anchorage where Alaska Native teens can earn elective credit while reconnecting with their heritage. The Alaska Native Heritage Center (ANHC) ...
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New AIC-constructed road opens in Anchorage

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. expected to ease Tudor Road congestion
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Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge renovation completed

Updated day lodge on Fox Island streamlines traffic flow and reflects beauty of surrounding wilderness
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A Word from the President

A word from the president: Good corporate citizenship requires sustainable business practices

Good corporate citizenship requires sustainable business practices
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Gloria O’Neill to give keynote address at AFN

Gloria O’Neill, a CIRI shareholder and president and chief executive officer of CIRI-affiliated nonprofit Cook Inlet Tribal Council (CITC), will deliver this year’s keynote address ...
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Layland wins August Stock Will prize

Tasha Alexis Layland won the August 2010 Stock Will participation prize. To be eligible for the monthly $200 prize drawings, shareholders must have a will ...
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CIRI Spotlight: Tammy Ashley

CIRI shareholder works to inspire youth to fulfill their potential
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26th annual tournament supports Alaska education, youth

26th annual tournament supports Alaska education, youth
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Previously unseen Alaska Native artifacts displayed at Anchorage Museum

Alaska Natives helped Arctic Studies Center select, interpret Smithsonian pieces
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Cook Inlet Housing Authority celebrates opening of the Eklutna Estates

Nonprofit's Centennial Village grows to meet the housing needs of Alaskan seniors
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CIRI employees volunteer at Muldoon Elementary

CIRI, Junior Achievement partner to teach financial literacy
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SCF wins national public relations award

Silver Anvil award presented in New York City
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CIRI Spotlight: Mary Lou Bottorff

Digging up the past: shareholder turns passion for collecting into museum
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“Arts & Wonder” showcases Native artists, performers

Alaska Native Heritage Center, Target celebrate summer with intertribal gathering
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Lake Lucille wedding

Lake Lucille wedding
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Lower 48 partnership

Lower 48 partnership
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CIRI Foundation president appointed to regional education commission

Susan Anderson to serve on Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education
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Andrews winds July Stock Will prize

Jessica Emily Andrews won the July 2010 Stock Will participation prize. To be eligible for the monthly $200 prize drawings, shareholders must have a will ...
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A Word from the President

A word from the president: Learning from mistakes provides great opportunity

Learning from mistakes provides great opportunity
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CIRI to pay third quarter dividend, Elders’ payment

CIRI will mail or direct deposit its third quarter 2010 dividend of $8.53 per share on Thursday, Sept. 30. Shareholders who own 100 shares of ...
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Upcoming Events

Upcoming events at the Heritage Center

Kid’s Day – Aug. 2 World Music Celebration – Oct. 9 Intertribal Gathering – Nov. 13 Holiday Bazaar – Dec. 4 and 11 The Heritage ...
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In Memory

Condolences

Polly Goozmer, 85 Polly Goozmer died Jan. 24 in Anchorage. Ms. Goozmer was born in Old Tyonek, Alaska. She is survived by her daughters, Barbara ...
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Employee picnic a resounding success

This year’s employee picnic was a resounding success! Our order of warm sunshine came through just in time! Congratulations to all the door prize winners ...
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Congratulations to the CATC volleyball team, Victorious Secret

Congratulations to the CATC volleyball team, Victorious Secret! Once again, they are the champions of the annual volleyball tournament, played during the employee picnic. They received ...
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Raven Runners compete in 2010 Alaska Run for Women

The Raven Runners, CIRI’s team for the 2010 Alaska Run for Women were part of a record number of entrants in this event. Over 7,100 ...
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CIRI, Eklutna project wins development award

Birchwood sand, gravel operations recognized for good environmental, economic impact
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CIRI, Alaska Earth Sciences hold UCG-related classes at Tyonek school

Program teaches K-8th grades about geology, extraction and energy development
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A Word from the President

A word from the president: ANCSA in action: Board elections, planning for the future

ANCSA in action: Board elections, planning for the future
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CIRI annual meeting election results

Four incumbents, one new director elected to Board
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New Regal theater opens at Tikahtnu Commons

Regal Cinemas Tikahtnu Stadium 16 opens with digital projection, RealD 3D and Alaska's first IMAX
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Laurus Energy, CIRI form UCG joint venture

Stone Horn Ridge LLC will produce safe, responsible and environmentally sound energy
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CIRI holds Youth Vote program for descendants

CIRI again held a Youth Vote program to help CIRI descendants learn more about the company and its annual meeting voting process. Participants, who must ...
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Anchorage wedding

Anchorage wedding
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Governor signs renewable energy regulation bill

Senate Bill 277 reduces unnecessary bureaucratic hurdles for renewable energy projects
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CIRI Spotlight: Feodoria Kallander Pennington

Point Possession's matriarch dies
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Prosser wins June Stock Will prize

Loren William Prosser won the June 2010 Stock Will participation prize. To be eligible for the monthly $200 prize drawings, shareholders must have a will ...
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Welding graduate

Welding graduate
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Kentucky graduate

Kentucky graduate
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Fort Lewis College graduate

Fort Lewis college graduate
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Baby Gosta

Baby Gosta
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Oregon coast wedding

Oregon coast wedding
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Alaska Native land claims defender passes

Stewart Udall remembered for Alaska "land freeze"
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CIRI tourism manager wins Anchorage award

CIRI tourism manager wins Anchorage award
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A Word from the President

A word from the president: 2010 Annual Meeting scheduled for June 5

Leading by example
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2010 CIRI annual meeting

Saturday, June 5 Chief Leschi School 5625 52nd St. E. Puyallup, Wash. Attendance is limited to CIRI shareholders and their immediate family members (i.e., spouse, ...
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Hyatt Place hotel opens in north San Antonio

CIRI joint venture caters to business travelers
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PetSmart signs on to Tikahtnu Commons

National pet products retailer adds in-store pet hotel
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CIRI to pay second quarter dividend

CIRI’s second quarter 2010 dividend of $8.53 per share will be mailed or direct deposited on Wednesday, June 30. Shareholders who own 100 shares of ...
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Wireless carriers offer discounts to CIRI shareholders

AT&T, ACS, GCI provide discounts on wireless plans and phones
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Shearer, Johansen win April, May Stock Will prizes

Frank Michael Shearer won the April 2010 Stock Will participation prize. Yulanda Crete Johansen won the May 2010 Stock Will participation prize. To be eligible ...
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CIRI Spotlight: Alice E. Brown

Dena'ina woman was a pioneer of Native rights
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Qetitl’ un Hch’etni

Ket-eet oohn hch-et-nee
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Federal career

Federal career
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Babies Cecilia and Anastasia

Babies Cecilia and Anastasia
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Arizona graduate

Arizona graduate
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Native Village of Eklutna to hold Pow-Wow

Alaska Native artists, musicians, dance groups featured
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Palmer shareholder publishes children’s book

Patricia Wade writes modern story drawn from ancient legends
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2009 Annual Report

How to read CIRI's financial statements
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Windsong Lodge earns top marks

International operator picks best hotels in America
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Revamped Puffin Pass goes paperless

CATC program offers specials, deals to members
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A Word from the President

A word from the president: Excerpts from Letter to Shareholders, CIRI 2009 Annual Report

(Excerpts from Letter to Shareholders, CIRI 2009 Annual Report)
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Fun census facts

Eight great reasons to be counted
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Pedersen wins March 2010 Stock Will prize

William Pedersen won the March 2010 Stock Will participation prize. To be eligible for the monthly $200 prize drawings, shareholders must have a Will disposing ...
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CIRI Spotlight: Gloria Yates

CIRI shareholder and census partnership specialist urges Natives to be counted
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Consolidated Balance Sheets

Consolidated Balance Sheets: These reports show what a corporation and its subsidiary companies own (assets) and owe (liabilities) at a certain date. They also show ...
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CIRI to pay first quarter dividend, Elders’ payment

CIRI will mail or direct deposit its first quarter 2010 dividend of $8.53 per share on Wednesday, March 31. Shareholders who own 100 shares of ...
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Shareholder Relations update

Shareholder Relations update
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Business News

ANC R&D wins Washington engineering, construction contract

ANC R&D wins Washington engineering, construction contract
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A Word from the President

A word from the president: The importance of being counted

The importance of being counted
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CIRI creates Business Development Department

Updated strategic business plan to improve near, mid-term growth and revenue
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Las Vegas wedding

Las Vegas wedding
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Resource Revenue payment amount being determined

The amount of this year’s resource revenue – or 7(j) – payment is not yet known. The amount is based on revenues received from other ...
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Howard, Rodland win Stock Will prizes

Robert Bernard Howard won the January 2010 Stock Will participation prize. John Eric Rodland won the February 2010 Stock Will participation prize. To be eligible ...
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Regal IMAX theater nears completion

Regal Entertainment Group’s new 16-screen theater is nearing completion at Tikahtnu Commons. The 72,000-square-foot, approximately $20-million theater, which will include Alaska’s first IMAX screen and ...
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Guess Anchorage’s population in 2010!

Guess Anchorage's population in 2010
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Baby Reece

Baby Reece
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CIRI Spotlight: Sheri-Lee Williams

CIRI shareholder appointed treasurer of Lummi Nation
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Donate while applying for PFD

Donate while applying for PFD
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Kenai Fjords Tours wins Ocean Leadership Award

Marine Science Explorers Program recognized for promoting ocean literacy
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Government contracting subsidiary selected for Coast Guard contracts

ANC Northern to bid on Coast Guard task orders in Alaska
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Heritage Center selects playwrights project participants

Alaska Native writers trained by mentors in yearlong project
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CITC opens new Dena’ina exhibit

Possessions of last Eklutna chief featured
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CIRI Spotlight: Bernadene “Bernie” Henrie

CIRI shareholder serves fellow shareholders in different capacities
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Farquhar wins December Stock Will prize

Farquhar wins December Stock Will prize
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2009 CIRI shareholder tax information

2009 CIRI shareholder tax information
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Business News

Board write-in candidate information due Feb. 26

Board write-in candidate information due Feb 26
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A Word from the President

A word from the president: ANCSA creates opportunities while preserving values

ANCSA creates opportunities while preserving values
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CIRI buys North Wind Inc.

Acquisition positions both companies for environmental and construction services growth
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Tourism job fair

CATC, Heritage Center recruiting for seasonal jobs
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Eklutna Inc. elects board of directors

Shareholders celebrate 37 years in business at annual meeting
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CIRI is a major sponsor of “Star Wars” exhibit

CIRI Employee Night is February 24
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Baby Attalia

Baby Attalia
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Baby Jovie

Baby Jovie
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Soldotna wedding

Soldotna wedding
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Baby Jayda

Baby Jayda
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Anchorage graduates

Anchorage graduates
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National Honor Society

National Honor Society
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Baby Jema

Baby Jema
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CITC offers customer service training program

Application deadline is Feb. 24
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