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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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$25 million will fund underwater cables from Fire Island to

$25 million will fund underwater cables from Fire Island to energy grid Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and the Alaska State Legislature recently approved $25 million to fund the construction of publicly-owned electric infrastructure needed to connect the proposed Fire Island wind farm to the Railbelt energy grid. Current plans call for submarine transmission cables to […]

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  CIRI shareholders elected five members to the CIRI Board of Directors at the 35th annual meeting of CIRI shareholders held on June 7 in Anchorage at the Sullivan Arena. The following shareholders were elected to serve three-year terms ending in 2011:   Penny L. Carty Roy M. Huhndorf Patrick M. Marrs Robert W. Rude […]

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Progress at Tikahtnu Commons, Alaska’s largest retail and entertainment center,

Progress at Tikahtnu Commons, Alaska’s largest retail and entertainment center, can be seen in this July 1 aerial photo, with three major stores under construction, many of the parking lots already paved and two more large stores and the first set of smaller shops and restaurants scheduled to begin construction within a month. Alaska’s first […]

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Martha Ann (Kalerak) Anselm, 74 Martha Ann (Kalerak) Anselm died

Martha Ann (Kalerak) Anselm, 74 Martha Ann (Kalerak) Anselm died Feb. 28, at Providence Horizon House in Anchorage. Ms. Anselm was born Aug. 22, 1933, in Golivan, Alaska. She is survived by her children, Carol Crandall, Leona Johnson, Susan Johnson, Juanita Johnson, Willie L. Johnson Jr., Robert Johnson and Wilma Johnson; and many grandchildren and […]

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Kenai Fjords Tours new catamaran under construction

Kenai Fjords Tours new catamaran under construction CIRI Alaska Tourism (CATC) invites CIRI shareholders to submit a name for Kenai Fjords Tours’ new 150-passenger catamaran tour vessel. The double-hulled catamaran is KFT’s second. Shareholders named the first catamaran Aialik Voyager in a similar contest. KFT now has two main categories of vessels, the “Explorer” monohulls […]

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Officer commended

Officer commended CIRI shareholder John Peratrovich was recently commended by the Alaska State Legislature for his dedication and accomplishments as the village public safety officer (VPSO) of Savoonga, Alaska. He has been Savoonga’s VPSO since November 2005. On July 1, 2007, Officer Peratrovich responded to a situation involving an intoxicated male threatening residents with a […]

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Military forum

Military forum CIRI shareholder Ron Perry has accepted a personal invitation from the Secretary of the U.S. Air Force to attend the 55th Annual National Security Forum at the Air War College at Maxwell AFB, Alabama, from May 12-16. The purpose is to expose influential citizens to senior U.S. and international officers and civilian equivalents […]

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Shareholder graduates

Shareholder graduates CIRI shareholder Padraic S. Spaulding graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage on May 4 with a Bachelor of Arts in Languages (Japanese). Padraic is the son of CIRI shareholder Gloria J. Spaulding of Anchorage and David J. Spaulding of Northfield, Mass. Padraic is currently employed with UFCW Local 1496 and Fred Meyer. […]

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Baby Nicholas

Baby Nicholas CIRI shareholder and employee Kris G. and Barbara J. Anderson of Anchorage would like to announce the birth of their son, Nicholas George Anderson. Nicholas was born Sept. 8, 2007, at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. He is the grandson of CIRI shareholder Kris N. and Rosa Anderson of Anchorage.

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Cultural Pursuits Award recognizes youth who promote cultural practices, art

Cultural Pursuits Award recognizes youth who promote cultural practices, art CIRI sponsored the Cultural Pursuits Award at the 10th annual Spirit of Youth Awards Banquet in Anchorage on March 29. Twenty-two winners from 16 communities were recognized and celebrated for their contributions. The Cultural Pursuits category recognizes nominees who actively engage and promote traditional cultural […]

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Historic carvings to be displayed in Kodiak and Anchorage

Historic carvings to be displayed in Kodiak and Anchorage The Alutiiq Museum in Kodiak, Alaska, has partnered with a French museum to display an extensive collection of Alutiiq ceremonial masks collected by a French anthropologist, Alphonse Pinart, in the late 1800’s. The collection will be on view at the Alutiiq Museum from May 24 to […]

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CIRI shareholder reaches 20-year milestone at Peak

CIRI shareholder reaches 20-year milestone at Peak CIRI shareholder Russell “Rusty”Watson recently celebrated 20 years working with Peak Oilfield Service Co. He has thoroughly enjoyed his work with Peak, and plans to continue. “They’ve been a very good company to work for,” said Watson. “No disappointments, a class-A operation.” Peak Oilfield Service Co. is a […]

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Shades Auto Body & Paint is owned by CIRI shareholder

Shades Auto Body & Paint is owned by CIRI shareholder Ryan Sheehan, providing vehicle collision repair and painting services for individuals, fleet accounts, commercial trucks and government vehicles. Shades Auto Body & Paint 2410 Azurite Ct. Anchorage, AK 99507 (907) 563-8021 (ph) (907) 644-2852 (fax)

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Ronald Isam Hilleary of Nikiski, Alaska, won the March 2008

Ronald Isam Hilleary of Nikiski, Alaska, won the March 2008 Stock Will participation prize. To be eligible for the monthly $200 prize drawings, shareholders must have a Will disposing of their CIRI shares on file in CIRI Shareholder Relations. The CIRI Stock Will form and instructions are located on the CIRI website at www.ciri.com. To […]

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