Uri cats targeted with air-gun

Uri cats targeted with air-gun

Oct. 23, 2019, 9:13 a.m.
Cats are being shot with an air-gun in canton Uri. 
Precariously balanced boulders force road closure

Precariously balanced boulders force road closure

Aug. 7, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
A main road in canton Uri is closed as two boulders weighing more than a 1000 tonnes are balanced perilously above.
Avalanche buries three cars in canton Uri

Avalanche buries three cars in canton Uri

Jan. 14, 2019, 8:38 a.m.
An avalanche in canton Uri buried three cars yesterday afternoon. 
Mountain passes close due to snowfall

Mountain passes close due to snowfall

Oct. 30, 2018, 9:05 a.m.
Despite basking in temperatures in the twenties only a week ago – the sudden onset of winter has closed many pa...
Camera trap determines how sheep died

Camera trap determines how sheep died

Sept. 6, 2018, 8:13 a.m.
Sheep farmers in canton Uri are angry as they say they know what’s been killing their sheep better than the sci...
Drunk police officer fires at family in Uri

Drunk police officer fires at family in Uri

Aug. 29, 2018, 9:25 a.m.
An Uri cantonal policeman has been suspended after he allegedly fired a air rifle at a family enjoying a meal, pinnin...
Uri police rethink road rules after media outcry

Uri police rethink road rules after media outcry

June 27, 2018, 6:12 a.m.
Policed in canton Uri are ready to discuss animal transport after a media storm revealed how newly implemented rules ...
Farmers complain about new road rules in Uri

Farmers complain about new road rules in Uri

June 26, 2018, 7:12 a.m.
Uri cantonal police are under fire for not allowing farmers taking their cows to their summer grazing sites in Ticino...
Pilot dies in helicopter crash

Pilot dies in helicopter crash

June 12, 2018, 7:03 a.m.
A helicopter pilot has died after a crash in canton Uri. The 54 year old pilot was described as very experienced and ...
Storms cause floods in Bern and Uri

Storms cause floods in Bern and Uri

May 28, 2018, 6:16 a.m.
Weekend storms caused floods in several areas of cantons Bern and Uri. Bern cantonal police say they received over 16...
Cars swept away by avalanche

Cars swept away by avalanche

May 22, 2018, 5:59 a.m.
Three people have been airlifted to hospital after their cars were swept away by an avalanche on top of the Klausen P...
Uri residents get free use of helicopter when roads closed

Uri residents get free use of helicopter when roads closed

Dec. 12, 2017, 9:29 a.m.
Mountain residents in canton Uri will be offered free helicopter transport if avalanche danger means the roads have t...
Hopes fade for missing climbers in Uri

Hopes fade for missing climbers in Uri

Oct. 13, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Hopes are fading for 2 climbers missing since a rock fall in canton Uri. A 62 year old and a 26 year old remain burie...
Search for two climbers after Uri rock fall

Search for two climbers after Uri rock fall

Oct. 11, 2017, 9:32 a.m.
The hunt will continue today for two people who remain missing in canton Uri after a rock fall yesterday evening. One...
Oil spill leaves Uri tax payers with big bill

Oil spill leaves Uri tax payers with big bill

July 28, 2017, 9:42 a.m.
Tax payers in canton Uri will have to pay for a major cleanup on the A2 autoroute after an unknown vehicle left a lon...
Work to bring back 100 year old funicular to life

Work to bring back 100 year old funicular to life

March 13, 2017, 5:58 a.m.
Workers are toiling around the clock to bring back to life a 100 year old funicular railway in canton Uri.
Landslide cuts off village

Landslide cuts off village

March 8, 2017, 7:05 a.m.
A landslide has cut off a village in canton Uri. Bristen is now only accessible on foot and it’s expected to ta...
Shot wolf leaves canton with CHF 43,500 bill

Shot wolf leaves canton with CHF 43,500 bill

Oct. 17, 2016, 3:50 a.m.
A problem wolf in the canton of Uri has caused authorities so much trouble they've spent CHF43,500 on shooting him, m...
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