More deaths in the mountainsSept. 11, 2020, 9:19 a.m.
A woman has died while hiking near Hasliberg in canton Bern.
Valais village gets cash for flood defences after deathsSept. 10, 2020, 9:49 a.m.
After two people died last year in the Valais village of Chamoson following torrential rain, the canton has agreed to...
Belgium places Geneva, Vaud and Valais on "red list"Aug. 3, 2020, 11:01 a.m.
Belgium has red-listed travel to Geneva, Vaud and Valais.
Four killed in Valais plane crashJuly 27, 2020, 10:20 a.m.
Four people have been killed in a light-plane crash in canton Valais.
Major storms cause flooding and rockfalls in ValaisJuly 23, 2020, 8:51 a.m.
Canton Valais and parts of Fribourg were hit by major storms last night, triggering flash-flooding and rockfalls.
Valais brings in stricter Covid-19 rules for nightclubsJuly 14, 2020, 9:01 a.m.
Canton Valais joins Zurich in bringing in stricter rules for nightclubs to try to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
Valais police bust seatbelt myth on mountain roadsJuly 9, 2020, 8:59 a.m.
Police in canton Valais are urging drivers not to take their seatbelts off when driving on mountain roads.
Man dies in attempt to climb mountain single-handedlyJune 30, 2020, 10:13 a.m.
A man has died in canton Valais during an attempt to climb a mountain single-handedly.
Small earthquake felt in ValaisJune 24, 2020, 9:08 a.m.
A small earthquake was felt in the Lower Valais region yesterday morning. It measured 3.8 on the Richter Scale &ndash...
Mountain roads busy whilst Gotthard Tunnel remains quietMay 22, 2020, 9:22 a.m.
Mountain roads were busy yesterday as thousands took to the hills for the long weekend.
Man thought to have died after eating listeria-infected cheese in hospitalMay 12, 2020, 9:35 a.m.
A man in hospital in canton Valais may have died after eating listeria-infected cheese during his stay.
Swiss urged to take summer vacation in SwitzerlandMay 11, 2020, 9:47 a.m.
With international travel so uncertain this summer, we’re all being urged to take our vacations in Switzerland....
Valais police ask motorcyclists to stay off roadApril 1, 2020, 10:12 a.m.
Valais police are asking motorcyclists to stay off the road.
Pandemic could cost Swiss tourism industry CHF 6 billionApril 1, 2020, 10:03 a.m.
A study by a university in Valais has found the coronavirus pandemic could cost the Swiss tourism industry CHF 6 bill...
Valais ski resort to undergo major hotel projectMarch 6, 2020, 10:27 a.m.
The Valais ski resort of Saas-Fee is set to get a massive boost with a major hotel project.
Vaud town looking to change name back to simply CransMarch 3, 2020, 10:20 a.m.
The town of Crans-près-Céligny in canton Vaud wants to change its name back to simply Crans.
Switzerland enjoys unusually warm weatherFeb. 24, 2020, 9:50 a.m.
The country basked in warm weather over the weekend with Geneva reaching 20 degrees and in canton Valais 18 degrees a...
Families outraged after soldiers with norovirus sent homeJan. 22, 2020, 9:57 a.m.
Families of new recruits in canton Valais says the army was irresponsible to send the soldiers home after an outbreak...
Snowfall breaks records and causes avalanchesNov. 19, 2019, 9:24 a.m.
The weekend’s heavy snow has broken records and cut off resorts.
Chance of big earthquake in next few daysNov. 8, 2019, 10:08 a.m.
The earthquake swarm hitting canton Valais is continuing.
Strong earthquake could be on the wayNov. 7, 2019, 9:56 a.m.
The Swiss Seismological Service is warning a strong earthquake could be on the way.
Neo-Nazi rock concerts shut downOct. 15, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
Two Neo-Nazi rock concerts have been shut down by police in cantons Lucerne and Valais.
Car missing in August flood found in RhoneOct. 14, 2019, 9:13 a.m.
A car that went missing in August following massive flooding has been found in the Rhone.
Zermatt bartender accused of raping 14 year old British girlOct. 4, 2019, 6 a.m.
An Italian bartender working at hotel in Zermatt is in court accused of raping a 14-year-old British student.