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EU funds autonomous ship projects

Kongsberg testing two new vessels in AUTOSHIP project Sam Chambers Splash247.com Scandinavian tech firm Kongsberg has detailed plans to install and test autonomous technology on two vessels in different operational environments. The project is...

Ski for Light celebrates 45th anniversary

Barbara K. Rostad Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho Airfare, $529; meals and lodging for a week, $890; bus ride from Denver to Casper, $50; miscellaneous spending, $200. One magical week at Ski for Light: priceless....

Cut from Scandinavian Cloth

Melanie Trygg explores her heritage on the runway Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn “Project Runway’s” newest season featured a Scandinavian-American designer, Melanie Trygg, who hails from Eastsound, Wash., a town on an island about 100 miles...

Trekkspill chair yoga for dark winter days

Make a Difference Movement Mondays program for dementia patients in Norway Mona Anita K. Olsen, Ph.D. University of Stavanger The Nordic Health 2030 publication was published this fall (www.nordicinnovation.org/2019/nordic-health-2030), noting many interesting ideas about...

Taking a leap of faith

Erling Stordahl’s vision for Norway’s Ridderrenn set the course for what’s possible Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Ridderrennet, or the Knight’s Race, is a 12.4-mile cross-country skiing race for visually and mobility impaired. The race...

Heroes on skis

The story of Claus Helberg and the sabotage at Vemork Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American Many Americans know the story of the Norwegian band of saboteurs who blew up the Vemork heavy water plant...

In the tracks of Sonja Henie

Sun Valley rolls out the red carpet for the ultimate Hollywood ski getaway Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American A ski vacation should be one of the highlights of your year, and you want...