ANCSA creates sustainable business opportunities for Alaska

ANCSA creates sustainable business opportunities for Alaska by: Margie Brown, CIRI president and CEO We are fast approaching the 50th anniversary of Alaska statehood that happened on Jan. 3, 1959. Alaskans are readying themselves for that celebration and the media are starting to publish stories and retrospectives that commemorate and reflect upon key moments in […]

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CIRI is optimistic about Alaska

CIRI is optimistic about Alaska by Margie Brown, CIRI President and CEO The 35th Annual Meeting of CIRI shareholders took place on June 7 in Anchorage. I offer my congratulations to returning Board members Penny Carty, Roy Huhndorf, Patrick Marrs and Robert Rude on their reelection to the CIRI Board. I also congratulate and welcome […]

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Alaska needs both short-, long-term energy solutions

Alaska needs both short-, long-term energy solutions Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin recently unveiled her short-term energy plan to help Alaskans deal with skyrocketing energy costs. She proposes to spend some $1.2 billion of surplus funds the state earned from high oil prices to reduce Alaska residents’ electricity and fuel costs for one year. The legislature […]

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