Recent News

Regional Committee Works to Empower YK Delta

IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 3, 2014

Regional Committee Works to Empower YK Delta

(Bethel, Alaska) – Following a very successful initial Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta (YK Delta) Regional Committee gathering in early February, a 16-member steering group met March 26 in Bethel. The Regional Committee, formed by Calista Corporation’s Board of Directors, is comprised of the region’s tribes, ANCSA corporations and regional nonprofits. This alliance seeks to gain a more powerful political and economic voice to improve the socio-economic environment of the region and its peoples.

“At the direction of the regional representatives, the steering group is drafting options on how to proceed,” said Nelson Angapak, who serves as a facilitator for the meetings. “The goal is having one single voice which represents the region on specific issues. The idea is that tribes and corporations alike would empower a single entity to represent their interests, as approved by the Regional...

>Read more

$4.65 Million: Largest Dividend Ever

IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 21, 2014

Calista Corporation Sets Record Shareholder Dividend of $4.65 Million

(Anchorage, Alaska) - The largest Shareholder dividend in corporate history was approved today by the Calista Corporation Board of Directors. The 2014 Shareholder dividend distribution totals $4.65 million and is the ninth dividend since inception. The total distribution of Shareholder dividends is $24.6 million, with nearly 53 percent of that total provided in the last three years.

With more than 12,000 individuals Calista has one of the largest populations of Shareholders among the Alaska Native Corporations. This distribution equates to $3.50 per share, an eight percent increase from 2013. Checks are expected to be mailed out by the close of business Tuesday, April 15.

"By diversifying our operations and targeting acquisitions Calista is navigating the rough economic climate," said Calista Corporation Board Chair Willie Kasayulie. "While the...

>Read more

Calista Heritage Fund Golf Tournament 2014

Recent Tweets