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Briefs from Svalbardposten for the week of Aug. 1, 2017


Computer equipment stolen from former kindergarten
Computer equipment was burglarized from Longyearbyen Kindergarten between Friday night and Monday morning, according to The Governor of Svalbard. “We do not want to come out with details now, but there has been a burglary,” said Police Chief Lt. Marit Ellingsen. Police conducted an investigation of the site Monday and are seeking tips from the public. The kindergarten near Svalbard Church was closed , but the building is being used by the city Longyearbyen’s property department.

Briefs from Svalbardposten for the week of May 17, 2016


Longyearbyen Kindergarten to remain closed permanetly
Longyearbyen Kindergarten, which faced an uncertain future after being closed last year, will now be shut down permanently because the city no longer has enough children to support more than two kindergartens.

Add kids to the downsizing: One of three Longyearbyen kindergartens closing


There are fewer workers in Longyearbyen since the beginning of year and fewer kids signed up for kindergarten starting this fall. But when adding up the facts, it can’t be said for certain that one plus one equals the two kindergartens that will be open this fall.