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Europeans part of mushing fact-finding mission

FAIRBANKS - Sled-dog race organizers from Scandinavia are taking part in a fact-finding mission in Alaska...representatives from three other long-distance mushing events in Scandinavia. Their intent is to raise the international profile of...
Boreal forests burning at historic rate

...The world's boreal forests, which stretch from interior Alaska to the Atlantic Ocean and span regions of Russia and Scandinavia, are burning at a rate considered historically unprecedented, according to a new study of the Yukon Flats region.Researchers...
Scandinavian Dance scheduled for Saturday

Sons of Norway and Friends of Scandinavia, Svalbard Lodge, will host a Scandinavian Dance this Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Juneau Yacht Club. The event runs from 6:30...
Sons of Norway host Annual Membership Dinner Saturday

JUNEAU - Juneau's Sons of Norway and Friends of Scandinavia lodge will hold its Annual Membership Dinner 2008 on...chartered in 1935. The Juneau Sons of Norway and Friends of Scandinavia lodge is a nonprofit international, fraternal organization...
'The Boreal Feast' book signing at Rainbow Foods Aug. 23

...information. The Boreal Forest spans the upper third of the globe, over Canada, Alaska, Siberia, parts of Asia, Russia and Scandinavia. The Boreal Feast is an illustrated cookbook of seasonal feasts and celebrations that incorporates wild and cultivated ingredients...
Juneau athletes ready for Arctic Winter Games is being exposed to so many new and diverse cultures and meeting athletes ... from across the Arctic from Russia to Scandinavia. The whole experience is quite enlightening in the cultural sense."It is estimated that over 2,000 athletes will be...
Thirst for US craft beer grows overseas

...Brewery and Carlsberg Sweden opened a craft brewery and restaurant making new beers that are being distributed throughout Scandinavia. The staff of Nya Carnegie in Stockholm was hired by Brooklyn Brewery and trained by its brewmaster. Brooklyn Brewery is...
In the Stacks: New nonfiction for kids

...some international laws. The Vikings stocked their ships with dried cod which gave them the fuel to go raiding out from Scandinavia all the way to Greenland, Iceland, and even Stoneland (probably Canada). The Basques, in Southern Europe, were the...
Norwegian Breakfast to be held Saturday

...Juneau Yacht Club at Aurora Harbor. This annual event -- sponsored by the Svalbard Lodge, Sons of Norway and Friends of Scandinavia of Juneau -- is a scholarship fundraiser, with proceeds going to a high school student for post-secondary education...
Fairbanks seeks interpreters for Arctic Winter Games

...language spoken by participating contingents: Alaska, multiple regions of northern Canada, northern Russia, northern Scandinavia and Greenland.Organizers estimate as many as 2,000 athletes will attend, all speaking varying dialects."We don't...


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