Author: The Norwegian American

Published since May 17, 1889 PO Box 30863 Seattle WA 98113 Tel: (206) 784-4617 • Email:
wind farms

Fishermen against wind farms

As the development of wind farms along Norway’s coastline grows, the Norwegian Fishermen’s Association fears it may disrupt the fishing industry.

Solberg to pay fine

Prime Minister Erna Solberg has been fined for breaking COVID-19 regulations in her planning of a dinner party for her 60th birthday.


PLU cuts programs

After an extensive budget review, Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) in Tacoma, Wash. has decided to eliminate its Nordic Studies and Norwegian programs.



From their hiking shoes and ice skates to their clothing, this modern day medieval family spent the last year living like it was the Middle Ages.

The Far Traveler

Nancy Marie Brown’s new book tells the story of Gudrid the Far Traveler, a Viking woman who sailed across the ocean to Vinland in the Icelandic Sagas.


The Norwegian American features comics by renowned Norweigan journalist Fredrik Skavlan and Lille Berlin.

Bergen Engines

Sale of Bergen Engines stopped

The Norwegian government has ordered the sale of Bergen Engines to a Russian company to be stopped, citing national security concerns.