During a tour of the arboretum in the Hallormsstaður National Forest, the president was introduced to a partially completed bust of himself.
The elementary school in the East Iceland village of Eskifjörður is working to reduce the cost of school lunches for its students.
Pods of bottlenose whales have remained around the Akureyri waterfront over the last few days. They’ve also been spotted further east around villages such as Þórshöfn and Borgarfjörður Eystri.
The plot, which is not accessible by road, is 1,900 hectares [4,695 acres] and therefore covers almost the entire fjord.
Temperatures may reach as high as 20°C [68° F] in East Iceland today, although later in the week Hurricane Chris may have an effect on weather patterns here.
All mail sent from the countryside is now driven to Reykjavík to be sorted, rather than sorted by hand at rural offices.
The Icelandic government will invest ISK 300 million on a new performing arts hall and museum renovation in East Iceland.
With red and white vinyl booths, mint-green walls, and 50s music on the jukebox, Skálinn Diner aims to channel an iconic era in American history—as if it had been “clipped right out of Grease.”
A generous grant will go a long way in the restoration of a historic house in Djúpivogur, East Iceland.
Considerable danger of avalanches in East Iceland has led to evacuations in the town of Seyðisfjörður.
The Environment Agency of Iceland will begin measuring air pollution from cruise ships docking in Seyðisfjörður, East Iceland.
Two sisters from Iraq were excited to see snow for the first time upon arriving to their new home in Iceland, RÚV reports.
Over 2,000 people have signed an online petition to fix the road to Borgarfjörður eystri, East Iceland.
Residents of Borgarfjörður eystri began paving the only road into town in protest against a lack of government action to fix it.
A number of sheep were retrieved from Bjólfur mountain above the harbor town of Seyðisfjörður in East Iceland, but one stubborn animal refused to be rescued.