Oil and gas operations in the eight Arctic countries are incredibly varied, ranging from national policies that discourage oil and gas to country-wide efforts to ramp up production.
For more than 10,000 years, more than 200 resources have been harvested, processed and used by Alaska Natives, and modern harvesting continues to do more than just feed communities.
Petroleum under the North Slope and methane under Cook Inlet have potential for both productive energy from hydrogen and destructive pollution from carbon. In a decarbonizing global market, Alaska needs a way to separate the good from the bad.
Given the swift transition offices made to remote work when the COVID-19 pandemic sent the country into lockdown in March 2020, the logical assumption was that COVID-19 would spell disaster for office furnishings—it didn’t.
Started on January 30, 1922, as The First National Bank of Anchorage inside a furniture store at 4th Avenue and G Street, FNBA has grown and prospered over the last century while other banks have fallen by the wayside or been absorbed by larger institutions.
To alert consumers to medical expenses they might not be able to afford, Congress passed the No Surprises Act in late 2020. Its ban on unexpected bills from out-of-network providers, out-of-network facilities, and out-of-network air ambulance providers took effect at the start of 2022.