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Care for the later years

Two Norwegian institutions founded over a century ago are Brooklyn’s current leaders in elder care Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. It is amazing to me that one can be considered a senior from age 55...

Traffic woes in Oslo

Oslo congestion is the worst in Scandinavia Michael Sandelson The Foreigner Dutch sat nav company TomTom’s Traffic Index 2016 lists Oslo as having had 24 traffic hotspots last year. Journeys took 38 minutes extra...

A time to think

SATC’s reading of Thinking Time shows that though circumstances may change, love is always a matter of the heart, not the head Julia Andersen New York Scandinavian American Theater Company presented a play reading...

A tale of two systems

Doctors from the US and Norway discuss the issues in their respective medical systems John Erik Stacy The Norwegian American Once again, Americans are forced to endure health care talking points ricocheting through the...

Norway cancer rates lower for immigrants

Ethnic Norwegians suffer more than non-European immigrants from certain cancers M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway The headline on the front page of the February 6 edition of Aftenposten, Oslo’s and Norway’s leading newspaper, read...

Honoring the past & celebrating the present

Seattle and Bergen mark 50 years of friendship with Sister City Golden Jubilee Special Release Seattle-Bergen Sister City Association On September 11, 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower convened his White House Conference on citizen...

Four new golds for Bjørgen

Norway’s queen of skiing makes quite the comeback with four world championship gold medals in Lahti Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway Marit Bjørgen came in first in the women’s 30-km race and secured her...

Høyre votes for dual citizenship

The largest party in Norway’s governing coalition has said yes to allowing dual citizenship The Local Norway’s Høyre (Conservative) Party voted at its annual conference in favor of a proposal to allow dual citizenship....

Comics 3/24

Pondus by Frode Øverli — Hmm… Here there’s silence! — You have no heartbeat! — Whoops! Sorry! — Hmm… Very weak…   Lunch by Børge Lund — See here, yes! A new project to...