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Briefs from Svalbardposten for the week of Nov. 24, 2015

newcitycenter

Major city center overhaul to include library, new offices
Longyearbyen’s main municipal building is scheduled to get a complete overhaul by next Christmas, with the information desk and city library moving to the ground floor just past a new entrance at the cafe in Kulturhuset, more and smaller government offices on the second floor of the building, and a new electrical system.

Briefs from Svalbardposten for the week of March 3, 2015

deadreindeer

High reindeer fatality rate feared due to harsh winter
An icy winter has researchers fearing there will be “mass deaths” of reindeer and possibly other animals this year.