Bethel, Alaska, is like no other place on earth. The community of seven thousand people is four hundred miles east of Anchorage on the delta of two immense rivers, the Yukon River and the Kuskokwim River.
It has different names. It uses different terms. It is a combination of many technologies, with many features, being developed by many companies with lots of money at stake.
While state lawmakers and energy companies work to develop a multibillion-dollar natural gas pipeline, industry leaders and educators are building a different kind of pipeline.
For roughly a dozen years, Anchorage municipal officials, residents, and elected and appointed citizens have been working to develop a new set of rules governing land use regulations, an updated version of Anchorage Municipal Code Title 21.
An estimated 10 million small companies are expected to hang up a “for sale” sign over the next five to ten years, spurred by the upcoming wave of Baby Boomer retirements.
Healthcare reform’s employer shared responsibility provisions, often referred to as the “employer mandate,” are effective January 1, 2015.