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Icepeople PDF: Feb. 3, 2015


Extra trees were sacrified so we could tell you about the new Svalbard-style communal transport program.

The first faint whisps of light in months mark the dawn of a whirlwind of madness, including a complete overhaul of the government’s vision for Svalbard, a Polarjazz destined to go up in flames, a new public transit thing known as “sledsharing,” the queen watching eyes cast (literally) on a glacier instead of her at a new art hall, yet another week of polar pornography and much more in yet another extra-large e-paper.


Icepeople PDF: Jan. 27, 2015

Icepeople PDF, Jan. 27, 2015

Icepeople PDF, Jan. 27, 2015

Longyearbyen man killed by large avalanche in popular snowmobiling area, new shows give Svalbard lots of exposure on the small screen and reactions from folks to Store Norske’s bailout loan request range from favorable to conspiracy theories.

(Yeah, we skipped the Jan. 20 issue. Getting the new website up took a bunch of time, so we’re publishing this week’s issue a day early with breaking news about the avalanche instead of last week’s even more absurdly past deadline than usual.)

Icepeople PDF: Jan. 13, 2015

Store Norske unveils its bailout proposal, a research ship prepares to spend six months frozen in the sea ice, Longyearbyen will need to find new leaders this fall and climate change is now keeping the dead as well as the living from resting in peace.