Practicality combined with beauty
The Alpenruhe Foundation, a living and working community in Saanen for people with disabilities, combined practicality with beauty at the weekend. Visitors to the Christmas exhibition had the opportunity to visit the new building.
New Eggli cable car facility to open soon
As planned, the new Eggli cable car will open on 20 December and the inauguration will take place on 21 December. However, the mountain restaurant will open during the winter of 2020/21. In the meantime, an unusual catering service will bridge the gap and the Snoasis is also open.
A cheerful anniversary evening in Lauenen
The Lauenen Yodelling Club celebrated its 25th anniversary with the presentation of its first CD "Es viertel Jahrhundert" in front of a huge audience.
Valiant efforts working alongside the general public
Zukunft Saanen – zäme für ünsi Gmei (The Future of Saanen – together for our municipality) is a project run by the municipality of Saanen to receive suggestions, wants and needs of the public. Mayor Toni von Grünigen (TvG) and project leader Lorenz Kurtz (LK) explain how the public ...
Hans Stöckli and Werner Salzmann have been elected
The SP and the SVP have won seats in the upper chamber elections for the Canton of Bern.
Martin Rufener becomes new CEO at Gstaad Airport
Martin Rufener, experienced helicopter pilot and currently head coach of the Canadian national ski team, is joining Gstaad Airport as CEO.
A night of sports in the museum
On 9th November, the 13 museums in the Gruyère region, the Pays-d'Enhaut and the Saanenland all held a museum night on the theme of sport.
The Gstaad Major beach tournament is experiencing financial difficulties
Sport Events Gstaad GmbH, organiser of the Gstaad Major, has hit a financial crisis. A request for contributions has been made to the municipality of Saanen and outstanding bills are to be paid off. Then, the well-known beach volleyball tournament’s budget will be re-balanced
Start of the season on Saanersloch and Hornberg
Tomorrow Saturday 16 November the cable cars at Saanersloch and the Hornberg will start running their weekend service. Day passes can be purchased for CHF 49. Season passes are currently up and running and can be purchased at preferential rates up to mid December.
Award for the 2019 Gstaad Swiss O Week
The organisers of last summer's Swiss O Week in Gstaad have been given a tree by Swiss Orienteering in recognition of their successful management.
Earthquakes felt in the Saanenland
According to a report by the Swiss Seismological Service (SED) of ETH Zurich, several earthquakes shook the region around Sion during the night of 5 November. Sanetschpass was the epicentre of the quakes.
Hotel communication is a big hit
The onrush for the 24th Taster Camp was huge, but due to limited spaces, only 25 participants were able to travel to the Saanenland to gain a better understanding of the hotel and catering trade.
The weekend of the Reformation
With the opening of the Reformation Garden at the Gstaad parish hall and an interesting panel discussion, the 500th anniversary of the Zurich Reformation, initiated by Zwingli, was celebrated.
Step by step
The Friends of the Rellerli Association has taken a decisive step forwards in planning a new cable car: The land for a valley station is available.
Beautiful autumn colours
On the southern side of the Quille du Diable, Anzeiger von Saanen reader Peter Ogi found the surroundings of the Lake Derborence in vivid colours.
Tax on solar panels
The Federal Supreme Court ruled on the taxation of solar panels on roofs, which directly affects the canton of Bern.
"Our trade fair has a traditional focus"
On Sunday, 27 October the 41st trade fair Gstaader Messe reached a conclusion. Even though the weather was good, the fair attracted large crowds.