North America's only Norwegian-American Newspaper

2018 Gift Guide

Our Gift Guide has ideas for everyone on your list, including… The Norski who has everything A) Nisse Christmas Card by Nordic Inspirations. This handmade card is crafted in the UK. Each card measures...

Dive into suspense

Film review John Smistad Olympia, Wash. Espionage, betrayal, and murder are all spellbindingly explored—along with the darkest depths of the ocean—in the absorbing Norwegian thriller Pioneer (Pionér, 2013). Aksel Hennie (A Somewhat Gentle Man)...

Cabin Book from Hell

Norwegian comedian’s book details his reluctant attempt to love the outdoors M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Are Kalvø (1969- ) was born and grew up in Stranda, a municipality in the Sunn­møre region of...

Rules that restrain

Janteloven M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Restraint in fear of recrimination lies deep in Norway, as persuasively argued by Aksel Sandemose (1899–1965), a Danish-born Norwegian experimental novelist. He went to sea in his youth,...

Linda Helleland

Norwegian nominated to lead WADA

Minister Linda Helleland proposed to succeed current WADA president Ministry of Children and Equality Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway and her government have announced their nomination of Linda Helleland, the Norwegian Minister of...

“More than a sweater” for 140 years

Dale of Norway has had many owners, but its focus on local quality remains the same Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Dale of Norway is a vertically integrated apparel company known for its beautiful Norwegian...

Think globally; gift locally

Editor’s Notes: A message from Editor-in-chief Emily C. Skaftun Join the conversation! Sitting here in my office, a week into into November, it’s hard for me to believe that the holiday season is upon us...

Shopping in Norway

Shopping in Norway (Shopping i Norge)

Norsk 101: Language practice with Christie Ericson It’s hard to travel to Norway (Det er vanskelig å reise til Norge) without bringing back (uten å ta med seg tilbake) souvenirs or gifts (suvenirer eller...