Emily C. Skaftun was lucky to experience the newest member of Hurtigruten’s fleet, the hybrid electric MS Roald Amundsen, designed to explore polar waters.
Author: Emily C. Skaftun
Catherine Ann Skaftun, known as Kay, died on Dec. 10, 2019, at age 73, while vacationing on Maui. She leaves behind a host of friends and family in Seattle.
Emily Skaftun travels to Svalbard to try to understand the “Arctic Illness” that draws so many people to the ends of the earth.
Editor Emily C. Skaftun shares some the highlights of The Norwegian American 2018, by most measures a great year from the newspaper, but warns of the uncertainty of the publication’s future.
The Norwegian American Editor-in-Chief Emily C. Skaftun shares her family recipe for karamellpudding, a Norwegian yuletide favorite.
Editor-in-chief Emily C. Skaftun reflects on parades, Syttende mai, tradition, and change. And of course, gratuler med dagen, Norge!
How many places have you visited? What are the criteria for having “been there”? Emily C. Skaftun asks these questions to introduce our Travel Issue.
Longtime contributor to the Norwegian American Larrie Wanberg is documenting his journey with cancer on his new blog. We hope you’ll check it out.