Publisert: 21.11.2016 kl 08:18 - Oppdatert: 21.11.2016 kl 10:20
Luck prevented last week's rainstorm from causing major damage. Researchers believe frost on top of the hills protected the city.
Publisert: 21.11.2016 kl 08:11
Po Lin Lee says she wants to share joy with tourists and residents. She has not removed the giant Santa's mailbox before the deadline and so far owes more than 9,000 kroner in fines.
Publisert: 18.11.2016 kl 12:52
New proposals in the Svalbard 'white paper' address veterinary care, stronger beer and a long-term energy plan. Store Norske's future is still vague.
Publisert: 14.11.2016 kl 10:35
259 people were forced to evacuate their homes this week in Longyearbyen. Mayor Arild Olsen wants to avoid more evacuations in the future.
Publisert: 11.11.2016 kl 15:22
Visit Svalbard is 1.9 million kroner short of what it needs to initiate the project. They also need permission from the Governor to build the trail.
Publisert: 11.11.2016 kl 14:22
The tourism industry is pleased with this year's cruise season and is making plans for next year to be even better
Publisert: 04.11.2016 kl 11:51
This October was the mildest and wettest since meteorological records have been kept in Svalbard.
Publisert: 03.11.2016 kl 15:50
Gov. Kjerstin Askholt says nobody from Svalbard was involved in the air ambulance process.
Publisert: 31.10.2016 kl 12:22 - Oppdatert: 11.11.2016 kl 11:06
Two weather stations on the seabed out from Bjoerndalen will predict ice conditions in Isfjorden.
Publisert: 31.10.2016 kl 12:28
Mining commissioner Peter J. Brugmans believes the state has the ability to better control the development of Svalbard after the land acquisition.
Publisert: 21.10.2016 kl 12:29
Works begins on the city's 'grand hall'
Publisert: 22.10.2016 kl 13:22 - Oppdatert: 22.10.2016 kl 13:24
UNIS geologists believe, among other things, monitoring stations must be established that can help predict when landslides may threaten the city.
Publisert: 22.10.2016 kl 13:11
The fire department had to scramble to help when water penetrated the Svalbard Global Seed Vault during extreme rain last weekend.
Publisert: 17.10.2016 kl 13:34
Researchers are determining if a lethal parasite exists in dogs in Longyearbyen and if it constitutes a health risk for humans.
Publisert: 15.10.2016 kl 15:06
Handmade chocolates and gift packages can now be ordered online and sent throughout Norway.
Publisert: 17.10.2016 kl 10:15
New UNIS Director Harald Ellingsen moved to Longyearbyen on Sunday. A new office, new apartment and an exciting job were awaiting.
Publisert: 08.10.2016 kl 14:37
A building perimeter fence is up and workers are ready to break ground for a new hotel at Elvesletta. Svalbard Adventure Group will operate the hotel.
Publisert: 07.10.2016 kl 15:54 - Oppdatert: 03.11.2016 kl 15:07
Po Lin Lee is being fined 500 kroner a day for failing to remove the giant Santa Claus mailbox by a Sept. 30 deadline.
Publisert: 30.09.2016 kl 16:11 - Oppdatert: 30.09.2016 kl 16:12
The number of kindergartens in Longyearbyen has dropped nearly 40 percent in three years.
Publisert: 30.09.2016 kl 12:13 - Oppdatert: 30.09.2016 kl 12:16
The Governor of Svalbard's police department is getting seven million kroner for additional security-related activities at Svalbard Airport and increased emergency preparedness.
Publisert: 23.09.2016 kl 15:30
Store Norske has closed Mine 6 to all traffic because the structures are unsafe. Now they are also closing Mine 1A, Mine 2B and Mine 5.
Publisert: 23.09.2016 kl 14:17
Two cafe workers claim they're working ten hours a day without pay at Taste of Thai. Now they want to prevent the same thing from happening to others.
Publisert: 23.09.2016 kl 14:17
Taste of Thai Chairman Wiggo Lund says two cafe workers weren't who they claimed.