Anzeiger von Saanen reader Irma Oehrli shares a spring greeting from the Kuhtungel with spring pasqueflowers in the foreground and the Niesenhorn in the background.
Do not take young birds home
The first baby birds already feel the urge to venture into the world outside their nest – sometimes even before they can fly. But even in the event of dropping from their nest, young birds continue to be cared for by their parents.
Can this app save lives?
Do you usually have your mobile phone with you? This could play a role in interrupting the chains of infection of the coronavirus. Corresponding software is in the works. Is this the beginning of permanent surveillance?
Restoring order – at least on the head
The reopening of the hairdressers' shops next Monday is one of the first measures to ease the lockdown decided by the Federal Council. The shops need to adapt their services to adhere to the current safety regulations – but appointments are already in high demand.
Patrick von Siebenthal new in the C squad of Swiss Ski
Ski racer Patrick von Siebenthal from Saanen has recommended himself with good results for the admission into the C squad of Swiss Ski. Bigna Däpp, ski racer from Gstaad, also made a step forward and has been admitted to the national training centre NLZ.
Saanen Bank: pleasing annual results
The Saanen Bank was able to grow in almost all areas. The annual profit rose by 3.9 percent to CHF 2.6m. Louis Lanz was elected to replace Peter Weissen, who is stepping down from the board of directors.
"Dream now - travel later"
The 27th Annual General Meeting of Gstaad Saanenland Tourismus (GST) was held without the physical participation of members due to corona measures in place. The destination recorded an increase of over 6 per cent in hotel overnight stays and Oliver Waser took over the chairmanship from David ...
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Hope, love, light
As individuals, companies, communities and countries throughout the world join forces to respond to the global challenge of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Graff Foundation has announced that it is pledging its support to the World Health Organization (WHO).
Gradual easing of measures
The Federal Council is gradually easing the measures against the new coronavirus.
Cantonal fire ban
There is at great risk of forest fires in the canton of Berne due to the current drought. Therefore a fire ban is now in force throughout the canton, both in and near forests. The ban will remain in force until further notice.
Farming in the corona crisis
The impact of the corona crisis on agriculture has been a topic in the national media. However, farmers in the Saanenland are not so hard hit because they are less dependent on the sale of fresh products such as fruit and vegetables. Effect are also felt in the Saanenland, though.
Lower patient numbers than expected
Spital STS AG stated that the capacities for admitting Covid-19 patients in both Thun and Zweisimmen hospitals are not yet exhausted.
Menuhin Festival: alternative scenarios being examined
Due to the extraordinary situation, the items on the agenda of the AGM of the Gstaad Menuhin Festival & Academy AG were voted on this year by postal vote. Whether and in what form the Menuhin Festival can take place this summer is currently still uncertain.
From record high to zero
The industry rode a wave this winter, as it managed to match the record figures of 2008/09. The coronavirus brought it all to an almost complete standstill. According to experts, the recovery will take a long time.
House lost to the flames
On Good Friday afternoon a fire broke out in a house in the Hasle in Saanen.
Access to local lakes banned
The municipalities of Gsteig and Lauenen took measures to avoid crowds at leisure time hot spots.
Lockdown is extended by one week
The authorities extend the current measures by one week until Sunday, 26 April. Gradual easing is planned before the end of April. The Federal Council will present the concept for the gradual easing on 16 April.
BDG rents the Rütti Garage
Bergbahnen Destination Gstaad AG (BDG) is centralising its workshops in the premises of the Rütti Garage as from next autumn. Both parties describe this solution as a win-win situation.