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||CleanEpisode 13: Reforming Criminal Justice in Alaska||Alaska is facing a crime problem — on the streets and in the halls of justices. As budgets shrink, the state’s ability to deal with rising crime rates and an opioid epidemic is being tested. Meanwhile, a state commission tackled the task of...||12/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSPC: A Seat at the Table||CIRI’s mission is to promote the economic and social well-being of shareholders. One tool used to gauge whether CIRI is meeting the challenge is the Shareholder Participation Committees – a chance for shareholders to hear from executives and give...||8/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTCF at 35||The CIRI Foundation celebrates 35th anniversary||7/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNorth Wind Blows East, Part 2||Part 2 of “North Wind Blows East” looks at how the North Wind family of companies has harnessed the expertise of handling radioactive contamination to fuel its growth. The company has expanded from its headquarters in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to sites...||11/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNorth Wind Blows East, Part 1||CIRIosity delves into the history of the Manhattan Project in part one of “North Wind Blows East.” When CIRI became engaged in the government contracting sector, it acquired a company called North Wind. The company is based in Idaho Falls, Idaho,...||11/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMoose Mamas||Up in the hills above Anchorage, a volunteer organization is rescuing the rehabilitating young moose. Learn about the organization’s triumphs and challenges, and how CIRI land near the village of Tyonek could benefit from the group’s success.||9/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanToday’s descendants, tomorrow's shareholders||Get I-N-V-O-L-V-E-D!||8/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitA dip of cool, a sip of swagger||Storme Webber describes herself as an in-between person. “Born into a crossing-over place where Indigenous met African met Texan met Alaska Native,” Webber writes in the introduction of her collection of poetry called Blues Divine. This African...||6/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA lawsuit, and a river runs through it||“It seems to me the Park Service doesn’t have jurisdiction.“ Those were the last words Justice Antonin Scalia spoke from the bench of the U.S. Supreme Court before his death earlier this year. The case involved Alaska. And, indirectly, CIRI. The..||4/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConfronting climate change||Climate change isn’t a theoretical problem that affects strangers in locales far from where we live. In fact, Alaska is situated on the front line of climate change, where villages and people experience the impact of a swiftly warming planet on...||12/28/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome, Mr. President||It’s road trip time as CIRIosity travels to Seward for a (literal) glance at President Barack Obama’s visit to Alaska. Our hosts find out what happens when an army of Secret Service agents descend upon the Seward Windsong Lodge. To learn...||10/8/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPerk, Putt, Provide||Every year, the CIRI Golf Classic raises money to benefit local organizations that focus on youth and education. This year, CIRIosity explores the connection between coffee and golf to learn more about a nonprofit that’s helping homeless teens...||9/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOur land, our legacy||We examine the history of CIRI’s land entitlements and how the company finessed what was originally worthless “mountaintops and glaciers” into income-producing lands that set CIRI on a path to prosperity.||6/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|