A Message From Ahtna, Inc. Regarding the Port Isabel Detention Center (PIDC)

Published July 11, 2018 The Port Isabel Detention Center (PIDC) in Los Fresnos, TX has been in the news lately in connection with the ongoing national discussion regarding U.S. immigration policies. Ahtna Support and Training Services (AhtnaSTS)[1] has a contract to provide detention center services at PIDC, and a recent story by The Daily Beast contained several inaccuracies and misrepresentations about our management of this facility. We wanted to take a moment to clarify a few key facts – and address how the core values of our corporation with regard to respect, safety, quality and integrity guide every aspect of ...
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AhtnaSTS Obtains Two Perfect Scores on Accreditation Audits at Port Isabel Detention Center (PIDC)

Published December 2017 by AhtnaSTS, a member of the Ahtna, Inc. family of companies Ahtna Support and Training Services (AhtnaSTS) underwent two performance-based audits at the Port Isabel Detention Center. These audits involved a very comprehensive review of services provided that included security, food services, transportation operations, detainee care and safety, and facility management. All Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Service Processing Centers are required to be annually audited under the Performance Based National Detention Standards and reaccredited tri-annually under the American Correctional Association (ACA). These audits ensure compliance with nationally recognized standards and define policies and procedures necessary for ...
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In Loving Memory – Roy S. Ewan February 25, 1935-February 20, 2018

Respected leader and beloved Ahtna Elder Roy S. Ewan went home to be with the Lord on February 20, 2018 holding the hand of the love of his life and wife of 60 years, G. Glenda Ewan. He was surrounded by family and friends. Roy was born on February 25, 1935 in Kluti-Kaah, Alaska. His father was the late Estaco Ewan of the Taltsiine clan and his mother the late Jessie Charley of the Udzisyu clan. After high school, Roy served in the US Army. When he returned home, Roy was selected for leadership by his elders. He was the ...
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Ahtna People Mourn the Loss of Respected Leader and Beloved Elder Roy S. Ewan

Glennallen, Alaska – Ahtna Elder Roy S. Ewan passed away today, February 20, 2018, at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. Mr. Ewan was born on the banks of the Copper River on February 25, 1935 and spent his life advocating for the rights of Ahtna people and protection of all Alaskan Native hunting and fishing rights. He was a former co-chair of the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) as well as instrumental in the passing of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) and up until his death continued to be heavily involved in statewide hunting and ...
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KTVA Workforce Wednesday Highlights Ahtna

 The Alaska Process Industry Career Consortium (APICC) and KTVA's Daybreak showcase Alaskan workers, training programs and employment opportunities each Wednesday morning on Workforce Wednesday. Wednesday, November 8, KTVA and APICC focused on the Ahtna Region that featured guests, Joe Bovee, Ahtna Lands Department Manager and Ahtna Intern, Katie Finnesand. Watch as Joe and Katie describe employment opportunities, job qualifications, education requirements, compensation and why the Ahtna Region is a special environment to live and work in. View the KTVA segment here ...
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Ahtna Declares Shareholder Dividend and Largest Elder Dividend in History

November 7, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Anchorage, Alaska – On November 7, 2017, in accordance with the Earnings Distribution Policy, the Ahtna, Inc. Board of Directors formally declared a shareholder dividend for 2017 of $4.92, or $492 per 100 shares. The dividend will be distributed to all shareholder-owners of record as of November 7, 2017. In addition, a dividend of $1,000 per eligible Elder as of November 7, 2017 was declared. Since 2009, Ahtna, Inc. has issued an Elder dividend to shareholders age 62 and older. This year’s Elder dividend was increased by $600 per eligible Elder. Both dividends are ...
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Tim Gould Promoted to President of Ahtna Engineering Services, LLC

October 25, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Anchorage, Alaska – Ahtna, Inc. is pleased to announce that Timothy F. Gould, PE, has been promoted to president of subsidiary Ahtna Engineering Services, LLC (AES). Gould has served as the vice president of AES and Ahtna Environmental, Inc. since 2014. Gould’s experience spans twenty-seven years in the consulting and construction markets with responsibilities nationwide and in the Pacific region. He has managed business operations and development for design-build facilities, environmental studies and remediation, and energy projects for federal, state, and local governments. He is a registered civil and environmental Professional Engineer and earned ...
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Culture Club Plans 3rd Annual Heyi niltu

To celebrate Alaska Native Heritage Month, the Alaska Native Cultures Club of Mat-Su College will host its third annual Heyi niltu from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. November 7 at the Glenn Massay Theater, 8295 College Drive in Palmer. The day’s festivities include a lunch potluck, arts and crafts and various vendors. Shareholder-owner Kitlisa Clark Carson, a member of Chitina and daughter of Joyce and Gene Clark, organized the club in February 2016. Its mission is "To provide Alaska Native students a group-based avenue for camaraderie, facilitate leadership and a platform of common interests." The event is free and open ...
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Ahtna, Inc. Rejects Brenwick-Craig Road Settlement with State of Alaska

September 7, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Ahtna, Inc. Board of Directors votes not to enter into settlement Glennallen, Alaska – Ahtna, Incorporated (Ahtna, Inc.) announced today that they have rejected a proposed settlement with the State of Alaska regarding lands along Brenwick-Craig (Klutina Lake) Road and near the Historic Gulkana Village off the Richardson Highway. The Ahtna, Inc. Board of Directors voted not to enter into settlement after taking into consideration comments from the affected villages in the region, as well as reviewing the comments submitted to the State during the public comment period.  While the parties made an ...
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Ahtna, Inc. and State of Alaska Reach Agreement on Klutina Lake and Historic Gulkana Village Site

 July 17, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Proposed settlement terms balance public access and private ownership rights Glennallen, Alaska – Ahtna, Incorporated (Ahtna) and the State of Alaska announced today that they have reached agreement on a  proposed settlement regarding lands along Klutina Lake Road and near the Historic Gulkana Village off the Richardson Highway. The parties have worked for the past five months to settle on the details of a proposed agreement. The agreement would resolve a legal dispute that dates back to 2007 regarding property interests and use of Klutina Lake Road. The settlement would also resolve long-standing impacts ...
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