Powdair - new ski airline flies to Sion

Powdair - new ski airline flies to Sion

Sept. 22, 2017, 6:49 a.m.
Swiss ski resorts will be hoping more flights into Sion airport in canton Valais will boost interest this season. ...
American tourist dies in Valais after fall

American tourist dies in Valais after fall

Sept. 7, 2017, 5:35 a.m.
A 55 year old American tourist has been killed while hiking in Valais. Her husband watched her fall.
Wolf protection to be downgraded

Wolf protection to be downgraded

Aug. 24, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
Wolves are going to be less protected. Their status is going to be downgraded from ‘strictly protected’ t...
Valais police search for missing priest

Valais police search for missing priest

Aug. 22, 2017, 8:06 a.m.
Valais police have launched a search for a missing Polish priest. 54 year old Krzysztof Grzywocz was a guest priest i...
Three killed in another Swiss light plane crash

Three killed in another Swiss light plane crash

Aug. 21, 2017, 8:40 a.m.
Three people have been killed in another light aircraft crash in Switzerland. The plane had taken off from Sion airpo...
Former policeman appeals conviction for lending son his gun

Former policeman appeals conviction for lending son his gun

Aug. 11, 2017, 3:33 a.m.
A former Valais police officer is appealing his conviction for a firearms offence.
Another body found in Valais glacier

Another body found in Valais glacier

Aug. 3, 2017, 7:59 a.m.
Another body has been found in a glacier in Valais. The German climber had been missing for thirty years.
Funeral preparations for couple found mummified on Valais glacier

Funeral preparations for couple found mummified on Valais glacier

July 20, 2017, 7:29 a.m.
The identities of a couple whose mummified remains were found last week on a retreating glacier in the canton of Vala...
Man convicted after urinating into parked car in Valais

Man convicted after urinating into parked car in Valais

July 20, 2017, 7:14 a.m.
A man has been found guilty of hurling abuse at a woman after she’d complained he’d urinated through an o...
Mountaineers fall to their deaths in the canton of Valais

Mountaineers fall to their deaths in the canton of Valais

July 14, 2017, 7:04 a.m.
Two mountaineers have died after falling 50 metres down a mountainside in the canton of Valais.
Valais school bans kissing and cuddling

Valais school bans kissing and cuddling

June 19, 2017, 8:06 a.m.
A school in canton Valais has banned students from kissing and cuddling as the director says it distracts them from t...
Man dies on Valais hike, dog raises alarrm

Man dies on Valais hike, dog raises alarrm

April 10, 2017, 6:56 a.m.
A 73 year old man died while hiking in the Valais mountains over the weekend – but his dog raised the alarm.
Bidding for Valais number plate breaks records

Bidding for Valais number plate breaks records

Feb. 21, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Although the bidding hasn’t closed yet – the record for the amount a number plate is set to sell for look...
Wolf shot illegally in Valais

Wolf shot illegally in Valais

Feb. 20, 2017, 6:39 a.m.
Wildlife experts in canton Valais are investigating the illegal shooting of a wolf. The animal was found by walkers o...
Bars selling hard liquor to underage customers in Valais

Bars selling hard liquor to underage customers in Valais

Feb. 17, 2017, 8:37 a.m.
Cantonal investigators in Valais say too many shops, bars and restaurants are selling alcohol to underage buyers.
Questions raised over Valais Olympic bid

Questions raised over Valais Olympic bid

Feb. 7, 2017, 9:24 a.m.
The Swiss Olympic Committee will make its final decision next month on whether to bid for the 2026 Winter Games.
Historic hotel in Valais destroyed by fire

Historic hotel in Valais destroyed by fire

Jan. 6, 2017, 5:46 a.m.
A historic hotel in canton Valais has been completely destroyed by fire. The 300 year old hotel in the village of Fie...
Woman finds hawk and its prey in her car

Woman finds hawk and its prey in her car

Dec. 21, 2016, 5:45 a.m.
A driver in canton Valais had a shock when she returned to her car after walking her dog – she found a haw...
68 year old teacher shot dead in Valais

68 year old teacher shot dead in Valais

Dec. 8, 2016, 10:14 a.m.
A 68 year old retired teacher has been shot dead in canton Valais. The woman was killed in her apartment near Sion &n...
Valais and Vaud announce support for 2026 Winter Olympic bid

Valais and Vaud announce support for 2026 Winter Olympic bid

Nov. 25, 2016, 4:55 p.m.
The Valais and Vaud cantons have formally announced their support for a project from Western Switzerland to be the ca...
Basketball shot from Swiss dam smashes world record

Basketball shot from Swiss dam smashes world record

Nov. 24, 2016, 5:43 p.m.
Three Australians have broken an incredible world record by netting a basketball shot from 180m in just three attempt...
Air-Glaciers helicopter crashes in gorge of Salvan in Valais

Air-Glaciers helicopter crashes in gorge of Salvan in Valais

Aug. 30, 2016, 3:59 p.m.
An Air-Glaciers helicopter has crashed into a rock face in the gorge of Salvan in Valais. The accident happened at a...
Valais should be prepared for big quake

Valais should be prepared for big quake

Aug. 29, 2016, 1:54 p.m.
An earthquake, similar to the one that hit Italy last week, could happen in Switzerland by 2040, with the Valais regi...
Mountaineers die in Valais Alps

Mountaineers die in Valais Alps

Aug. 29, 2016, 1:52 p.m.
Three Swiss mountaineers have died after a snow cornice collapsed on Sunday morning near Switzerland's highest peak. ...
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