From the main street in Þórshöfn

Population of Bakkafjörður up

In the last ten years the population of Iceland has increased by 12 percent. However, in the Northeast region of Þingeyjarsýsla, which reaches from just east of Akureyri all the way to Bakkafjörður, the population has decreased by 10 percent over the last ten years.

Fifty-One Percent (PS)

By Páll Stefánsson
Eighty-two percent is more.
Mosfellsheiði snowstorm

Police Release Call Transcript from Angry Driver

The police in Selfoss, South Iceland, have released a transcript of a phone call it received yesterday because of the closure of Hellisheiði mountain pass between Reykjavík and the town of Hveragerði following a snowstorm which hit, leaving many stranded.

Obladi Oblada (PS)

By Páll Stefánsson
Yeah, ob-la-di, ob-la-da life goes on brah