Our new co-worker – Mirja

We welcome Mirja Sandström Spik to us at Jokkmokks Allmänning. During April, Mirja will work side by side with Ellinor. To then take over the role of Ellinor’s successor. Mirja grew up in Jokkmokk and has since studied in Luleå to study at economics at LTU. Her latest assignment was that she worked as a … Continue Reading

The forest around Jokkmokk grows

Join Christian Rimpi as he talks about the future of allmänningen.

Reforestation jobs for the youths and immigrants of Jokkmokk!

Last week a mixed group of youths and immigrants began to plant seedlings for Jokkmokks Allmänning. This year Jokkmokks Allmänning is trying out a new system for fertilization. A container of fertilizer is connected to the planting tool that releases fertilizer while you plant the seedlings. The fertilizer is based on L-Arginine phosphate instead of … Continue Reading

The fire department of Boden and Jokkmokk burns the forest!

Last week a course in conservation fire was held outside of Jokkmokk. Representatives from the rescue services of Boden and Jokkmokk, The National Property Board of Sweden, The Swedish Fortifications Agency, SCA, Jokkmokks Allmänning and local forest entrepreneurs. It was Jokkmokks Allmänning that arranged the course for educational purposes and to strenghten the cooperation in … Continue Reading

Their dream of owning a Country Store came true

During the Autumn of 2010, good friends Marie Nygårds and Kicki Unga sat down together to investigate possible business ventures. A 15-year-old friendship, a strong will and a longing back home to Jokkmokk were the motivational forces behind K&M – Bakery and Country Store. However, it appeared that their dream may be short-lived when it … Continue Reading

Generations of skiing expertise brings Kåbdalis to life

Approximately 60 km south of Jokkmokk, and 80 km north of Arvidsjaur, lies the village of Kåbdalis. Its indigenous Lule Sami name is Goabddális, and there are around fifty registered inhabitants. However, the population increases dramatically during the Winter Season. This is when vistors from near and far (including the Elite of World Alpine Skiing) … Continue Reading

Jokkmokk Allmänningen AGM 2017

The annual shareholder meeting for Jokkmokk Allmänningen was recently held in the auditorium of Boken school in Jokkmokk. Around 20 shareholders were present during the meeting where the annual report for 2016 was presented. Christian Rimpi, the administrator of Allmänningen, chaired the meeting and related the events of the past year. More information shall be … Continue Reading

Jokkmokks Allmänning gets the Nordenskiöldsloppet competition on track

The competition track for this year’s Nordenskiöldsloppet cross-country ski race was inaugurated during Jokkmokk’s Market. Jokkmokks Allmänning has supported this competition since its birth through both financial backing and practical activities that benefit the race. Christian Rimpi, manager of Jokkmokks Allmänning, is enthusiastic about all types of initiatives that benefit the community and tells us … Continue Reading