Interns Delve into History and Culture

With the opportunity to interact with board members, explore shared culture and heritage and address issues facing Alaska Native youth, approximately 20 college students and recent graduates gathered for a summer intern workshop, held June 17 at the Alaska Native Heritage Center (ANHC) in Anchorage.

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INTERN-al Affairs

Internships are generally thought of as bottom-of-the-barrel work – scanning files, serving coffee and maybe even sorting the recycling. My internship? Not so much.

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2016 Annual Meeting

Approximately 100 shareholders turned out for CIRI’s 43rd Annual Meeting, held June 4 in Puyallup, Wash.

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Native Youth Olympics Celebrates Community and Culture

Bulk may rule the football field, brawn the wrestling mat and height the basketball court, but compact, slim athletes dominate the wrist carry, one of nearly a dozen competitive events at the Native Youth Olympics (NYO), an annual event produced by CIRI-affiliated nonprofit Cook Inlet Tribal Council (CITC) and sponsored in part by CIRI.

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CIRI Improves Shareholder Employment Programs

Over the past year, CIRI’s Human Resources (HR) department launched new initiatives targeted at encouraging increased shareholder and descendant job hire and engaging the next generation of shareholders.

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CIRI Makes Major Energy Investment

CIRI has become one of the major investors in a large natural gas-fired, combined cycle power plant in Ohio that has been under development for several years and has now reached financial close.

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The President’s Trip to Alaska

One month ago, President Barack Obama made a historic and unprecedented three-day trip to Alaska and I had the honor and privilege to accompany him. Looking back, I’m blown away by the fact that this was the first time a sitting President has ever visited rural Alaska.

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President Obama Comes to Alaska

On August 31, nearly all of Alaska was abuzz with speculation and anticipation as President Barack Obama arrived in Anchorage for an extended visit to the state to address climate issues.

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