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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...
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...
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...
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...
On the Trails: Cranberries

...become common ingredients of trail mixes and other snacks, scones and muffins. Lingonberries are especially well-loved in Scandinavia, where they are turned into jam, syrup, and sauce, but North Americans have learned to do the same, wherever these berries...
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...

...Juneau Yacht Club, Aurora Harbor, off Egan Drive near JDHS. Sponsored by the Svalbard LodgeSons of Norway and Friends of Scandinavia of Juneau. Music by Dale Wygant & friends; Folk Festival musicians are encouraged to come out and jam. Suggested donations...


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