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Stats on startups

Norway entrepreneurship at record levels Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Reduced oil prices made Norwegian entrepreneurs role up their sleeves and get going, and the number of startups now reaches a record high. According to...

Norwegians need to sink their teeth into health care

Linn Chloe Hagstrøm The Norwegian American People who live and work in Norway get to benefit from the Norwegian single-payer health care system, which encompasses services ranging from seeing a GP (fastlege) to receiving...

The Great Norwegian Porridge Feud

How a war between “science” and tradition left its mark on a staple of Norwegian food Terje Birkedal Anchorage, Alaska After helping me with the solution to the “Great Lutefisk Mystery,” Kari-Anne Pedersen of...

Nordic Naturals

Joar Opheim grew his Norwegian longing into a healthy American business M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway In the late 1980s, Joar Opheim, a School of Business student at Santa Clara University in California, integrated...

From provider to survivor

One writer’s cancer experience uncovers compassionate care Larrie Wanberg Features Editor As a retired health-care provider and cancer survivor, I can share good news in cancer treatment from a unique perspective. One day, I...

A hidden waterfall in Iceland’s Westfjords

Succumb to the force of nature as you come face to face with thunderous Dynjandi Elisabeth Beyer Vancouver, B.C. If you’re interested in seeing some of the most spectacular, jaw dropping, out-of-this-world waterfalls, you...

Barneblad: Making a birth announcement

Heidi Håvan Grosch Sparbu, Norway When babies are born in Norway, it is normal to put their picture in the local newspaper. Most of the time, the mother and the father are also in...

Utøya survivors lack support

A report shows that survivors had insufficient access to care in recent years The Local Survivors of the terror attack on the island of Utøya near Oslo on July 22, 2011, in which far-right...