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January 17, 2005

Three Avalanches this Morning

Three avalanches fell onto Óshlíd in the West Fjords this morning. The meterological office has issued a warning for further avalanches and the road administration closed the nearby roads.

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Memorial Service for Avalanche Victims

Yesterday marked the ten year anniversary of the Súdavík avalanche which caused losses in six families. Two hundred people attended the service at the local church and one family donated a painting ” Rescue,” to the local rescue team.

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Oscar to Iceland?

Valdís Óskarsdóttir, who cut the movie Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind by Charles Kaufman is apparently one of the favourites for the Oscar nominations this year.

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Icelandic Course Awarded

An Icelandic course on the treatment of fruit and vegetables in supermarkets has been nominated for the European quality awards at Leonardo, the EEA’s cooperative project.

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