Anchorage Earthquake UPDATE #2: Ahtna Anchorage Office to Reopen on Tuesday, December 4

The Ahtna Anchorage office will resume normal business and reopen Tuesday, December 4, 2018. Ahtna staff should check their email for more details and the status of roadways along their route before traveling (www.dot.alaska.gov/earthquake2018). The safety of our employees and those we work with is our top priority and if staff feels it is still unsafe to return to work they should talk with their supervisor about alternate arrangements. Anchorage Police Department Emergency Updates: http://nixle.us/AKZZG ...
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Anchorage Earthquake UPDATE: Ahtna Anchorage Office Closed to the Public on Monday, December 3

The Ahtna Anchorage office will remain closed to the public on Monday, December 3. Ahtna staff should communicate with their supervisor for further direction and check their Ahtna email for more details. With the road closures, detours and heavy snowfall expected limited travel is advised. Our thoughts are with everyone that has been impacted and we are touched to see the community come together to help recover from this emergency. Anchorage Police Department Emergency Updates:http://nixle.us/AKZZG ...
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Governor Walker Signs Historic Agreement to Return Sacred Burial Sites to Ahtna

Governor Walker Signs Historic Agreement to Return Sacred Burial Sites to Ahtna Governor's Office Press Release December 1, 2018 No. 18-142 ANCHORAGE—Governor Bill Walker and Gulkana Village Council today formally agreed to a process whereby the State of Alaska will re-convey land that had been developed 75 years ago without permission of the Ahtna people. In 1943, the Alaska Road Commission built a bridge across the Gulkana River, dividing the village of Gulkana and making uninhabitable portions of land the Ahtna had occupied for centuries. The bridge was built within feet of the village cemetery. In the last 75 years, ...
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Record-high Ahtna Shareholder Dividend Declared – For the first-time, distributions will be made from Ahtna’s Settlement Trust

November 6, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Anchorage, Alaska – On November 6, 2018, in accordance with the Earnings Distribution Policy, the Trustees of Ahtna Hwt-anene (People’s) Trust formally declared a record-high shareholder distribution for 2018 of $10.27, or $1,027 per 100 shares. The distribution will be made to all shareholders of record as of November 5, 2018.  The 2018 distribution is more than double that of Ahtna’s 2017 dividend and is the highest dividend/distribution per share in the history of Ahtna. In addition, a distribution of $1,000 per eligible Elder as of November 5, 2018 was declared. Since 2009, an ...
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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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