It takes about four weeks to turn the grey concrete next to Charly's Tea Room into a glistening white surface of ice. Beat Hählen, Gstaad's icemaker, and his team were working night and day to prepare the rink for this winter.
Eight months have passed since the Sportzentrum closed its doors for extensive renovation and expansion. Work is entering the last phase, after which the Sportzentrum will reopen in three steps. First, the indoor pool is planned to reopen on 23 December.
The municipality of Saanen is being forced to disclose the tax data of several wealthy residents requested by Bernese SP (Social Democrat)-National Councillor Margret Kiener Nellen, the Federal Court in Lausanne has decided.