Sámi history and culture to be featured at Nordic Heritage Museum

On Friday, August 31, the Nordic Heritage Museum will open a “multilayered exhibition” that will feature the history and culture of the Sámi, the indigenous population of northern Europe. Photograph by Birgitte Aarestrup The exhibit, titled “Eight Seasons in Sápmi, the Land of the Sámi People,” is a collaborative effort among Danish-American photographer Birgitte Aarestrup; Ájtte, […]

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Larsen’s Danish Bakery to expand

Larsen’s Danish Bakery (8000 24th Ave NW) is undergoing some changes; they’re expanding. They’ve acquired the space directly north of the bakery formerly occupied by Thai restaurant Wild Orchid and are currently working to develop it into new production area, according to Larsen’s employee Tamara Yardley. Yardley says they plan to first use the space as […]

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Libraries closed this week

Due to citywide budget cuts, all library branches are closed this week, starting today (Monday). From the Seattle Public Library website: Most services unavailable during the one-week closure: Materials will not be due and fines will not be charged. The last day to check out Library items before the closure is either Saturday, Aug. 25, […]

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