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Shareholder Outreach Tour Begins

Oct. 10, 2014

Calista Corporation Begins Shareholder Outreach Tour

Important Vote By Shareholders At 2015 Annual Meeting: Whether To Enroll Descendants

(Anchorage, Alaska) - Calista Corporation is set to begin an outreach effort to provide information to shareholders regarding an important resolution. Shareholders will decide whether to enroll descendants as shareholders in a binding resolution vote at the 2015 annual meeting. This effort was authorized by shareholders through an advisory vote at the 2013 annual meeting of shareholders.

"The decision whether to enroll descendants is a major turning point for Calista Corporation," said Board Chairman Willie Kasayulie. "There are many factors for shareholders to consider before making a decision to vote yes or no. Calista will provide many options for shareholders to get the information they need for an informed vote."

Calista's outreach includes a tour of more than 20 communities. The tour will include...

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Calista Opposes Ballot Measure 2

Oct. 13, 2014

Calista Corporation's Board of Directors Oppose Ballot Measure 2

(Anchorage, Alaska) - Through a unanimous vote, the Calista Corporation Board of Directors oppose Ballot Measure 2, the Alaska Marijuana Legalization measure.

The use of marijuana, which is illegal under federal law, has been found to be detrimental to health, behavior and well-being. The Board and Calista management believe legalized recreational marijuana will have adverse impacts on communities throughout the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.

The Alaska Department of Labor reports that as of August 2014, the unemployment rate in the Bethel Census Area is 16 percent and a staggering 22.8 percent in the Wade Hampton Census Area. This compares to the state and national unemployment averages, which are both 6.3 percent.

One key standard for employment is to be free of illicit drugs. The Y-K Delta needs public support and legislation that aim to promote work environments free of...

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