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Birth rates keep falling

Norwegian births were down 4 percent in 2017’s first nine months The Local Birth rates in Norway were 4.2 percent lower in the first three quarters of 2017 than in the same period during...

Norway’s Sørloth moves to Crystal Palace

Other soccer trades also bring three new Norwegian players to Major League Soccer Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Norwegian national soccer player Alexander Sørloth has been signed by Crystal Palace in the English Premier League...

Smøla

Studying the economy of the island life

Profiles of Norwegian science Ilan Kelman Agder, Norway Small-island life: the idyllic dream or the terrifying nightmare? Both icons blanket classic literature, from Robinson Crusoe to The Island of Doctor Moreau, and popular entertainment,...

Hjalmar Norwegian comic

Comics 02/23

Pondus by Frode Øverli — Like, seriously! Did you understand any of the physics test? Crazy hard! — I just, like… You know? I totally messed up question 4! So hard! I just… You...

Johann Andre Forfang

Norway trails in early Olympics results

Germany and Netherlands both lead the all-time champs in the first days of competition Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American With the early results of Feb. 14, Germany jumped ahead of Norway in the Winter...

Norwegian Winter Olympic medals: Ole Einar Bjørndalen

Norway’s top Olympic contenders

Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Norway’s Olympic squad won 26 medals in Sochi. The Norwegian Olympic Federation has stated that their goal is 30 medals in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The Norwegian athletes seem to be...

Domaine Bazinet, Quebec

Learn to love Canadian winter

Quebec wilderness comes alive in the snow, with many opportunities to play Maureen Littlejohn Toronto, Canada Nowhere in Canada do people embrace winter as much as in Quebec. The belle province sparkles in the...

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Norway can boast two haute routes

Long-distance ski trekking M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway The Haute Route (literally “High Route”) is the classic of mountaineering traverses through the Alps. It was first hiked and climbed by English mountaineers in the...

Book cover: Snowblind

A classic whodunnit in small-town Iceland

Book review: Snowblind Christine Foster Meloni Washington Snowblind is a spellbinding thriller by Icelandic crime writer Ragnar Jónasson. It is the first novel in the author’s Dark Iceland Series, which is set in the...