Raven's Circle

Shareholder Newsletter

A new look for CIRI Alaska Tourism in downtown Anchorage

A new look for CIRI Alaska Tourism in downtown Anchorage CIRI Alaska Tourism Corp. (CATC) completed a renovation of its downtown Anchorage storefront on 4th Ave. in June. The new storefront includes a new awning and interpretive photos in the windows, and is a vast improvement over the original storefront. The renovation links the two […]

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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 8(a) subsidiary to provide missile support services

CIRI 8(a) subsidiary to provide missile support services ANC Research & Development LLC (ANC R&D) won a $500,000 contract on July 21 from NewTec, which is owned by Northrop-Grumman, Lockheed Martin, Computer Science Corp. and TRAX International. The contract requires ANC R&D to provide mission support services at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. […]

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Growth positions it to support increased exploration in the region

Growth positions it to support increased exploration in the region Peak Oilfield Service Co.’s Cook Inlet division has expanded its operations in parent company CIRI’s home region. Improved infrastructure and equipment have positioned it to capitalize on increasing oil and gas exploration anticipated in the Cook Inlet region through 2010. “There are two main reasons […]

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Team Get CIRIous participated in the 15th annual Alaska Run

Team Get CIRIous participated in the 15th annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 7, 2008. Despite the rain, more than 4,400 runners and walkers, including 227 breast cancer survivors participated in the Run. The event raised $155,981 for breast cancer support programs and research this year. Team Get CIRIous would like to bestow […]

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Carolyn Bickley

When you come to work in the morning and step off the elevator (or the staircase, if you are so inclined) you will be greeted by one of CIRI’s newest employees. CIRI shareholder Carolyn Bickley recently joined our staff as the receptionist. She brings to CIRI her many years of customer service experience, most recently […]

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Susan Williams

CIRI descendant Susan Williams recently joined the Human Resources Department as the Human Resources Assistant. She previously worked at CIRI Alaska Tourism for 3 summers, then applied for the seasonal H.R. clerk this past spring. Susan’s family obviously believes in higher education. She earned a Bachelor of Liberal Studies degree from the University of Oklahoma in […]

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Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin signed House Bill 356 into law

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin signed House Bill 356 into law at CIRI’s offices on June 17. The bill was sponsored by Rep. Bill Stoltze and provides a mechanism allowing municipalities and Alaska Native corporations (ANC) to exchange lands amongst each other where public ends could be served while maintaining the ANCSA tax exempt status that […]

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CIRI is making our office more sustainable by starting a

CIRI is making our office more sustainable by starting a waste prevention and reduction program. The company encourages employees and visitors to recycle aluminum cans and type-1 (PETE) plastic bottles by depositing them in collection bins that are being placed in first and fifth floor CIRI kitchens and other locations.  Type 1 or PETE (polyethylene […]

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Henek (pronounced HEH-nik) is the Dena’ina Athabascan word for news

Henek (pronounced HEH-nik) is the Dena’ina Athabascan word for news or information. It’s also a useful CIRI information Web page that includes a current company directory and event calendar. This company resource can be accessed by employees on the road or at home. Henek will be published and updated periodically. Please send your suggestions for new […]

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Edna C. Harris, 53Edna C. Harris died April 9, in

Edna C. Harris, 53Edna C. Harris died April 9, in Anchorage. Ms. Harris was born Jan. 29, 1955, in Noatak, Alaska. She is survived by her husband, Nereus S. Harris Jr.; daughters, Charlotte B. Harris and Millie L. Harris; and son, Nereus D. Harris III. Lillian M. Lapp, 88Lillian L. Lapp died April 14, at […]

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CIRI strives to ensure correspondence, reports, newsletters and dividends reach

CIRI strives to ensure correspondence, reports, newsletters and dividends reach shareholders in a timely manner. It is important for shareholders to notify CIRI Shareholder Relations and the U.S. Postal Service of all address changes. The following CIRI shareholders do not have a current mailing address on record with the shareholder relations department, and should fill […]

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Kenai Peninsula College graduate

Kenai Peninsula College graduate CIRI descendant Wesley A. Little graduated from Kenai Peninsula College in Kenai, Alaska, on May 6 with an Associate of Arts degree. Wesley will continue his education at the University of Alaska Anchorage in the fall and will study for a bachelor’s degree in business and marketing studies. Wesley thanks The […]

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Miss Teen Highland

Miss Teen Highland CIRI descendant Cavalier Chapman, daughter of CIRI shareholder Shelley Robertson and Craig Robertson, is Miss Teen Highland 2008. Cavalier, 15, competed for Miss Teen California with Danfranc Productions over the weekend of April 18-20. Although she did not win the state title, she had a good time and a great learning experience. […]

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