Editor’s note: Links to other news from the past week, including the government’s long-awaited Store Norske plan, can be found here

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While the avalanche and its aftermath will obviously dominate our website’s “front page” for the foreseeable future, there was other major news during the past week, including the government’s decision to provide up to 400 million kroner to Store Norske so it can “pause” operations at Lunckefjell and employ a double shift at Mine 7. Links to those articles are below:

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Ministry recommends giving 400 million kroner to Store Norske to suspend, rather than terminate, most operations; funding must still be approved by Parliament

Posting the rest of the individual articles as quickly as possible between avalanche updates. Meanwhile, the PDF version of last week’s issue can be downloaded at this link or by clicking the image to the right:

http://icepeople.net/pdfs/icepeople121515.pdf