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Douglas-born woman celebrates 100 years buried in the Eagles Cemetery on Douglas. Her father remarried, to a woman hailing from a Swedish-speaking region of Finland. She learned to speak English to communicate with her stepmother and for her education. She attended Douglas Grade School...
Today In Sports History for June 12-13

...time that Bubka has set the record indoors or outdoors, surpassing the 29 world records by distance runner Paavo Nurmi of Finland in the 1920s.1993 - Patty Sheehan wins the LPGA Championship for a third time, with a 2-under 69 for a one-stroke victory...
Arts organizations meet to work toward global collaboration in the North

...formalized itself at a meeting in Rovaniemi, Finland, last spring. The group convened around...Museum (Russia), Oulu Art Museum (Finland), RiddiDuottarMuseat/The Sami Museum...Art Museum/Korundi House of Culture (Finland), Sami Center for Contemporary Art...
My Turn: Murkowski on Arctic ignorance: Let it go!

...safeguards.The council is composed of eight voting nations that have territory inside of the Arctic Circle: Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the U.S., as well as six permanent participant groups that represent the indigenous...

...Iceland, Argentina, Denmark, France, Brazil, Uruguay, New Zealand, Britain (except for Northern Ireland), Luxembourg, Finland and Ireland. Same-sex marriages also are taking place in 36 of the 50 U.S. states, and in several Mexican states. Many...
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Canada, US, earn wins at hockey worlds

...equaled their record by routing Latvia 8-1. Last year's runner-up Finland blanked Norway 5-0 for its second win.Philadelphia Flyers center on Wednesday.Joonas Kamppainen scored twice and had an assist for Finland.
US, Canada, Sweden, Finland in semis

...intriguing matchup, top-seeded Sweden faces Finland in a rematch of the 2006 Turin Games final...both teams," Toews said.Sweden and Finland, neighbors in Europe, also are not fond...tournaments like this we're disrespected," Finland forward Olli Jokinen said.
US, Czechs, Russia make quarterfinals at hockey worlds

...with Sweden's Filip Forsberg.The United States is atop Group B with 15 points from six games, one ahead of Russia, while Finland is in third with 12. Slovenia has zero and will be demoted to the second-tier tournament next year."All through the game...
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Sports On TV for May 1

...Play, day 3, at San FranciscoHOCKEY6 a.m., NBCSN - IIHF, World Championship, preliminary round, United States vs. Finland, at Ostrava, Czech RepublicHORSE RACING8:30 a.m., NBCSN - Thoroughbreds, Kentucky Oaks, at Louisville, Ky.MAJOR...
Despite tensions, US, Russia vow cooperation in the Arctic

...the 21st century.Still, ministers from Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the U.S. stressed...impact cooperation in the Arctic," said Erkki Tuomioja, Finland's foreign minister."There is no room here for confrontation...


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