Children hospitalized after wasp attack

Children hospitalized after wasp attack

Sept. 18, 2018, 6:49 a.m.
A group of school children had to be helicoptered to hospital after being attacked by a swarm of wasps.
Police stop man driving mobility scooter on autoroute

Police stop man driving mobility scooter on autoroute

Sept. 14, 2018, 6:36 a.m.
Valais police responded to several calls of a man riding his mobility scooter on the A9 autoroute. The 84-year-old wa...
Tragedy in Valais for wing suit flyer

Tragedy in Valais for wing suit flyer

Sept. 5, 2018, 9:39 a.m.
A 52-year-old wing suit flyer has been killed in canton Valais.
Mass shooter deemed mentally unfit

Mass shooter deemed mentally unfit

Aug. 31, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
A man who went on a shooting spree in January in 2013 has been declared mentally unfit and so not responsible for his...
Valais rocked by earthquake

Valais rocked by earthquake

Aug. 23, 2018, 9:10 a.m.
A small earth tremor shook canton Valais last night. The Seismological service says a quake registering 3.2 struck at...
Russian hikers face massive rescue bill

Russian hikers face massive rescue bill

Aug. 21, 2018, 6:33 a.m.
A group of 22 Russian hikers are facing a hefty bill after an ill-thought out walk.
Would you pay to work in the fields?

Would you pay to work in the fields?

Aug. 21, 2018, 6:26 a.m.
Would you pay for the opportunity to do some hard work? Several wine growers in canton Valais are offering the chance...
Hot weather partly to blame for mountain, lake and river deaths

Hot weather partly to blame for mountain, lake and river deaths

Aug. 10, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
Since the end of July, at least 12 people have died in the mountains or in lakes and rivers, deaths that have been bl...
Mountaineer falls 300m to his death in Valais

Mountaineer falls 300m to his death in Valais

Aug. 8, 2018, 9:51 a.m.
A mountaineer has died after he fell 300 metres from the Dent Blanche in the canton of Valais.
Dead passengers in light aircraft crash identified

Dead passengers in light aircraft crash identified

July 30, 2018, 6:47 a.m.
Valais police have identified the four victims who were killed in a light aircraft crash on Friday evening.
Forest fire alerts this weekend

Forest fire alerts this weekend

July 6, 2018, 6:50 a.m.
The recent heatwave and low rain means there’s a high risk of forest fires. Authorities in 12 cantons, includin...
Two die in Valais mountains

Two die in Valais mountains

June 25, 2018, 6:20 a.m.
Two men have died while hiking in Saas Fee. Valais police say the 58 and 52 year olds were planning to climb the Nade...
Major fire in Valais

Major fire in Valais

June 21, 2018, 7:05 a.m.
Firefighters in Valais are battling a major blaze in Evionnaz.
Israeli tourist dies in Valais

Israeli tourist dies in Valais

June 19, 2018, 8:10 a.m.
A 69 year old man has died while hiking in Valais. He was a tourist visiting from Israel.
Voters reject Olympics and national park

Voters reject Olympics and national park

June 11, 2018, 6:53 a.m.
The 2026 Winter Olympics won’t be coming to Valais. 54% of voters rejected the plan to spend CHF 100m on new in...
Two deaths in Valais over weekend

Two deaths in Valais over weekend

June 11, 2018, 6:48 a.m.
A 23 year old man has died in an avalanche in canton Valais.
Valais police seize motorbike and car from Simplon speeders

Valais police seize motorbike and car from Simplon speeders

May 29, 2018, 6:21 a.m.
Valais police stopped two speeders on the Simplon Pass over the weekend – and immediately seized their licenses...
17 year old dies after fall on Glacier

17 year old dies after fall on Glacier

May 11, 2018, 6:15 a.m.
A 17 year old died yesterday while hiking across the Gorner glacier with his father in canton Valais. He fell into a ...
Voters split on Winter Olympic decision

Voters split on Winter Olympic decision

May 7, 2018, 7:02 a.m.
Whether or not the 2026 Winter Olympics comes to Switzerland is still up in the air. Voters in Valais are due to give...
Several dead after sudden mountain storms

Several dead after sudden mountain storms

May 1, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
Sudden mountain storms has led to the deaths of several hikers and skiers in two separate incidents.
First family take advantage of cash offer to move to Valais village

First family take advantage of cash offer to move to Valais village

April 27, 2018, 6:36 a.m.
A family from Aargau is the first to take advantage of an offer from a village in canton Valais of thousands of franc...
Easter avalanches claim more victims

Easter avalanches claim more victims

April 3, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
Further avalanches claimed more victims over the long weekend. Three Spanish skiers were killed and two others were i...
More weekend deaths in Valais

More weekend deaths in Valais

March 26, 2018, 6:55 a.m.
Another two people died in the mountains in canton Valais over the weekend – a TV cameraman had to be rescued a...
Body found by avalanche searchers in Valais

Body found by avalanche searchers in Valais

March 21, 2018, 7:56 a.m.
A body has been found in canton Valais by searchers looking for 2 missing skiers after an avalanche on Friday.
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