An internal power struggle at the Calista Corporation centers on the handling of a personnel matter and whether it was dealt with properly, or whether it’s being used as a tool in an attempt to take over the corporation. The dispute is working its way through the courts now.
The Calista Regional Native Corporation is trying to get rid of its former chairman, and it’s not entirely clear why. Calista’s board of directors accused Wayne Don of interfering with an internal investigation, improperly issuing orders to Calista employees, and threatening Calista CEO Andrew Guy.
Gil Truitt spent more than three decades teaching, coaching and leading teens at a government-run boarding high school. He’s been called a legend. Now, he’s received the highest form of recognition given by the state’s largest tribal government.