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Tag: Finnmark

Northern Norway’s grief remembered

Norway's late King Olav V called it the greatest castastrophe in Norwegian history since the plague devastated the country in 1349. This week marks 70...

Ekran wins Finnmark dogsled race

Sigrid Ekran, a 34-year-old professional dogsled racer, won the tough 1,000-kilometer Finnmarksløpet in Northern Norway on Friday. She used nearly six days but crossed...

Sami Parliament reopened, too

Amidst all the recent media coverage in Norway over the opening of Parliament, the change in government in Oslo and its roster of new...

Reindeer herd found shot

Police in Norway's most northern county of Finnmark were investigating the shootings of 24 reindeer whose carcasses were found in the mountains at Nordmannset...

Finnmark hit by lightning

Wide areas of Finnmark in Northern Norway have been hit by thunder and lightning in recent days that struck, among other things, the data...

Arctic community looks to the light

VARDØ: While Norwegians make the most of their short summer, hardy citizens of this small island city up in Norway's far northeast can't claim...

Minister orders reindeer slaughter

Norway's agriculture minister wants to slaughter nearly 40,000 more reindeer in the country's most northerly county of Finnmark as quickly as possible. He claims...

King crab crisis averted

It has long been thought that the rapid spread of enormous king crabs in Norwegian waters, viewed as both a delicacy and a plague,...

Finnmark starts seeing the light

After another long, dark winter, the light seems to be returning to Norway's northernmost county of Finnmark in more ways than one. The vast,...



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