Eric Stavney visits Bardahl Oil, one of Seattle’s oldest and most successful companies, founded by Norwegian immigrant Ole Bardal.
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Writer Eric Stavney examines the driver of modern salmon mariculture and the promise of this technology from an ecological standpoint.
Eric Stavney consutls with fisheries expert Dr. Jill Rolland to answer the question of whether farmed salmon is good for your health.
Eric Stavney talks about his favorite Scandinavian Christmas spirits, kind and benevolent gnomes and goats, with the readers of The Norwegian American.
As you step into the Nordic Museum’s exhibit rooms of The Vikings Begin, you leave the dramatic, well-lit “fjord” hallway and are plunged into darkness. This fits the notion that much about the Vikings is shrouded in mystery, especially where they came from…
Eric Stavney reviews television and film editor John Sealy’s debut novel The Betrayal of Norway for The Norwegian American.
Eric Stavney writes about the importance of learning the Norwegian language in order to understand the Norwegian culture with a list of resources to explore.
Eric Stavney reviews Nan Bentzen Skille’s biography of Sigrid Undset, Inside the Gate, in English translation by Tiina Nunnally.
The Nordic Museum opening took place with fanfare in Seattle on the weekend of May 4-5, after two weeks of hosting donor and community receptions, offering member previews, running a “cultural community breakfast,” and putting on a gala and barbecue for visiting dignitaries and bigwigs.
Along the rugged coast of Western Norway lie thousands of desolate, rocky islands. Just north of Måloy is a hilly green island that at first glance appears just alike. But this island, called Selje (or Selja), holds a secret that makes it a unique and significant island in the history of Norway.