High North News
Editorial: Too little sex – too much work
Turnhallen i Honningsvåg. Et ujålete eksempel på etterkrigstidas vilje til å gjenreise Finnmark. (Foto: Arne O. Holm)I stroll around the Honningsvåg harbor and look for answers to how demanding it might be to be a northerner. We are applauded by our political leaders. Our economy flourishes. Statistics, however, blows a fierce wind into our faces – a stern warning of the long-term outlooks we face.
22-09-2017
Kommentar: For lite sex – for mye arbeid
Turnhallen i Honningsvåg. Et ujålete eksempel på etterkrigstidas vilje til å gjenreise Finnmark. (Foto: Arne O. Holm)Jeg rusler rundt på kaia i Honningsvåg og leiter etter et svar på hvor krevende det er å være nordlending. Vi applauderes fram av våre politiske ledere. Økonomien blomstrer. Statistikken, derimot, pisker oss i ansiktet med et brutalt langtidsvarsel.
22-09-2017
Op-Ed: A new mindset needed for cross-border cooperation in the Barents? 
Kimek Offshore’s Russian employees involved in service at Skarv FPSO, Kværner Stord back in 2011. A great example of a new mindset. (Photo: Kimek Offshore AS)What are success factors and challenges for further development of cross-border business cooperation in the Barents?
22-09-2017
China Heads Northern Industry Conference
Elkem Salten i Sørfold startet opp i 1967, og produserer silisium.Chinese Chen Xi, Senior Advisor in Elkem, is one out of several international industry leaders who will attend the ‘Industri 2017’ conference.
22-09-2017
Kina topper industrimøte i nord
Elkem Salten i Sørfold startet opp i 1967, og produserer silisium.Kinesiske Chen Xi, seniorrådgiver i Elkem-ledelsen, er en av flere internasjonale industritopper som kommer til Industri 2017.
21-09-2017
Believes Norway Will Agree to Finnish Railway Cooperation
Torbjørn Naimak, Regional Manager of the Norwegian Public Road Administration believes Norway will join a railway project with Finland. (Photo: Knut Opeide/Norwegian Public Road Administration)A railway between Kirkenes, Norway and Rovaniemi, Finland has long been an alternative to the Norwegian National Transportation Plan. – It has a new reality now, says Torbjørn Naima, Regional Manager of the Norwegian Public Road Administration. He also warrants a more coherent transportation plan for the High North.
20-09-2017
Tror Norge sier ja til finsk samarbeid om jernbane
Torbjørn Naimak, Regional Manager of the Norwegian Public Road Administration believes Norway will join a railway project with Finland. (Photo: Knut Opeide/Norwegian Public Road Administration)En togbane mellom Kirkenes og Rovaniemi har lenge vært et alternativ til overordnet nasjonal transportplan. - Nå har den fått en ny realitet, sier regionsjef Torbjørn Naimak i Statens vegvesen Region Nord, som også etterlyser en mer helhetlig transportplan i nordområdene. 
20-09-2017
Planleggingen av arktisk jernbane til Kirkenes er igang
En arktisk jernbane vil by på økte muligheter for selskaper og investorer i nordområdene. (Illustrasjon: Arctic Corridor)Det finske transportverket har sammen med norske jernbanemyndigheter startet et forstudie for å utforske muligheten for en arktisk jernbane. – Ruten burde gå mellom Rovaniemi og Kirkenes, sier ordfører Rune Rafaelsen i Sør-Varanger.
20-09-2017
Arctic Sea Ice Recovers Slightly as it Reaches Annual Minimum
The RV Polarstern (Polarstar) icebreaker in Arctic Ocean during summer 2017 (Source: Alfred Wegener Institute)Arctic sea ice extent reached an annual minimum of 4.64 million square kilometers on September 13th  according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) in Boulder, Colorado. This represents the eighth lowest extent in the 38-year satellite observation era and a slight increase over 2016 which recorded a low of 4.14 million km2.
20-09-2017
Russians Warn of Oil Exploration in LoVeSe
Russian fishers in the High North are worried and warn strongly against oil explorations in the Lofoten, Vesterålen and Senja (LoVeSe) regions in northern Norway. Now they ask Russian authorities to proceed with the matter in order to secure a Norwegian-Russian coordination of oil and fishery activities.
19-09-2017