A Village Visit: Tyonek
Throughout 2015, this newsletter will showcase a series of profiles on the seven ANCSA-certified villages in the Cook Inlet region. We’ll take a look at …
Chickaloon breaks ground on new clinic
The official groundbreaking for the new Ahtnahwt’aene’ Nay’dini’aa den (“Ahtna People, Chickaloon Place”) Gathering Place, a community health center in Sutton, Alaska, took place on April 9.
Spotlight: Tyonek’s community garden
Getting food from Anchorage is a problem nearly everyone in Tyonek faces — which is part of the reason why, in 2008, the village made it a priority to start growing fresh local vegetables.
CIRI affiliates receive awards, grants
Alaska Heritage Tours package named best in U.S., ANTHC Patient Housing Project moves forward with donation, and Southcentral Foundation leader honored.
Weldin and Silver Mountain Construction receive governor’s award
Congratulations to CIRI subsidiaries Weldin Construction LLC and Silver Mountain Construction LLC, both of whom received a Governor’s Safety Award of Excellence.
Tikahtnu Commons grows with three new stores
Three new stores recently opened their doors at CIRI’s Tikahtnu Commons Retail and Entertainment Center, with a fourth retailer expected to open in June.
CATC discounts for shareholders
CIRI Alaska Tourism provides discounts to CIRI shareholders and their immediate family.
Reminder: June 11 deadline for 2015 award nominations
If you know an outstanding shareholder, Elder or young shareholder/descendant, it’s not too late to nominate someone for CIRI’s 2015 awards.
Elevated fire risk for Alaska
Almost exactly one year ago, the Funny River fire ignited and consumed over 195 thousand acres, including some CIRI lands.
Currently, approximately 130 shareholders have had their mail returned to CIRI by the Postal Service as undeliverable.
CIRI shareholder Rebecca Lyon was invited to design and install a piece of artwork along Anchorage’s Tony Knowles Coastal Trail by the nonprofit Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling.
Congratulations to CIRI shareholder Leona Rose Riley, her daughter, CIRI descendant Judah Riley-Chute, and her son, Michael An, on their recent achievements.
CIRI announces move to Fireweed Business Center
The time is near! Soon, CIRI headquarters will make its long-anticipated move to the new Fireweed Business Center building, located on the corner of Fireweed Lane and New Seward Highway.