Tagged: U.S.

Moose hunting throughout the U.S.

Staff Compilation U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service For Norwegian-American hunters wanting to connect with their Norwegian roots—without the pricey plane ticket—moose hunting in the U.S. is a great way to go. Hunting moose is...

White formally accredited U.S. Ambassador to Norway

On Thursday, Nov. 5, U.S. Ambassador Barry B. White presented his credentials to Norway’s Head of State, King Harald V, and was thereby formally accredited as U.S. Ambassador to Norway, writes the US Embassy...

President Obama congratulates Prime Minster Stoltenberg

President Barack Obama today congratulated Norway’s Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg on the renewal of Stoltenberg’s mandate as Prime Minister and his party’s success in Norway’s recent elections, writes the Norwegian Government on their website....

Datarock to tour North America

The Norwegian band Datarock, which recently released their new album Red, will be returning to North America to play in 26 cities starting in Montreal and ending in Seattle. “Many moons ago, atop one of...

Norwegian Air receives U.S. loan for aircraft

OSLO, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Budget airline Norwegian Air Shuttle said on Monday it had received financing for seven Boeing 737-800 aircraft from U.S lender Export-Import Bank and secured a commitment to support the...

U.S. Embassy in Oslo celebrate Independence Day

  The U.S. Embassy in Oslo celebrated Independence Day on June 18 this year. They celebrate early every year before friends and contacts head off for summer vacation.  The occasion also marked the farewell to...

The last of the legends has passed away at 103

Haakon Lie, who led Norway’s Labor Party during its most powerful post-war period, passed away on May 25. He was 103 years old. Lie came from humble beginnings. He was born in Oslo in 1905 (then...

Arctic Council keeps EU in the cold

The Arctic Council will not let the EU get permanent observer status, despite the union’s growing interest in the High North. A dispute with Canada might be what prevents the union from getting into...