Category: Featured

Death Claims His Prize

fiction by Glynis Scrivens There were four Deaths at the party. Well, what had Fiona expected? It was Halloween, after all. The one with the ginger hair was obviously David. Surely he could’ve worn...

Leiren Designs

Clothing with an adventurous spirit

European Viking itinerary inspires Norwegian-American designer to go in new direction Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American Madison Leiren has always had the Viking spirit in her blood. Born into a Norwegian immigrant family,...

Former contributor publishes cookbook

Nevada Berg’s North Wild Kitchen showcases the delight of Norwegian cooking The Editors The Norwegian American The moment we’ve been waiting for is here. Former Taste of Norway contributor Nevada Berg has published her...

Visit a Soviet ghost town in Norway

Pyramiden is an abandoned Russian mining town in Svalbard, at the top of the world Elizabeth Bourne Seattle “Ghost town” evokes images of the Old West towns where the gold rush came and went....

Nøkk

Spirits and witches and trolls, oh my!

Barneblad: A monthly feature to share with kids and grandkids Brought to you by Lori Ann Reinhall Thick green forests, rugged mountains, rushing blue waters: this is Norway’s magical landscape. It’s no wonder that...

Is mass tourism good for Norway?

On the EDGE: An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States Join the Conversation! M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Mass tourism, group travel on tours, started in the mid-19th century...

Longyearbyen - silver bear

At home in Svalbard

An artist’s dispatches from Norway’s land of ice bears Elizabeth Bourne Seattle “Congratulations. Now you live here,” said the librarian at the Svalbard folkebibliotek as she handed me my new purple and white library...

Jon Torstein Bakken

American football in Bergen

A chance encounter with the unusual sport changed Jon Torstein Bakken’s life, sparked new youth sports opportunities in Norway Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American Many Norwegian Americans follow soccer in Norway, but most...