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News Finland » Northern Ostrobothnia: Skiing skills on thin ice for some Finnish conscripts

News channel or source: http://www.rcinet.ca/eye-on-the-arctic/2018/02/16/skiing-skills-on-thin-ice-for-some-finnish-conscripts/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

In Southern Ostrobothnia we use similar skis so these army ones are ... If there is no snow, the training is done as Nordic walking. In the northern service locations almost everybody gets the chance to practice skiing, however in the south it is not ...

News Finland » Northern Ostrobothnia: Far northern Finland dips to -34.6 Celsius

News channel or source: https://yle.fi/uutiset/osasto/news/far_northern_finland_dips_to_-346_celsius/10035980
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Precipitation will arrive in Finland in two distinct waves on Wednesday, first as snow in zone stretching from the southeast all the way to northern Ostrobothnia, where more than 10 centimetres of snow is possible. This will be followed by another zone of ...

News Finland » Northern Ostrobothnia: 'Reindeer rebellion' in central Finland

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-42960156
Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

Locals in central Finland are campaigning to have reindeer corralled all year round in a dispute with traditional herders. In what's been described by national broadcaster Yle as a "reindeer rebellion", people living in North Ostrobothnia and Kainuu ...