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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...

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...

haute route

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...

skiing

Norway’s “gods” of winter sports

Skiing & skating through history Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American More than 4,000 years before the Winter Olympics were initiated in 1924, an ancestral Norwegian or Sámi carved an image in a rock of...

Devin Logan, Team USA

Meet the best of Team USA

Norway may be a Winter Olympics powerhouse, but as Norwegian Americans, we can still root for the US to put up a good fight in some sports—and dominate others Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American...

digital transformation team spirit

Are you and your team future-ready?

Digital technology can’t replicate the human skills of critical thinking and judgment Jennifer Vessels Next Step—Silicon Valley & Oslo, Norway Today’s digital world gives access to a range of services and products all through...

Dale Severson

Lifelong jumping

Dale Severson started ski jumping at the age of 4, and still skis today at 82 Rosalie Grosch Arden Hills, Minn. Participating in the Olympics is every athlete’s dream. No doubt Dale Severson, of...