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News Switzerland » Valais: Avalanche hits hikers in Switzerland, local police say

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/18/avalanche-hits-hikers-in-switzerland-local-police-say.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The hikers were in the Swiss canton of Valais, bordering Italy and France, when they got caught in the avalanche, the BBC reported, quoting a local police spokesperson. The avalanche happened in the Col de Fenestral area. Swiss police initially reported 10 ...

News Switzerland » Valais: Avalanches in Swiss Alps and French Alps leave two dead

News channel or source: http://www.dw.com/en/avalanches-in-swiss-alps-and-french-alps-leave-two-dead/a-42636593
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Two other skiers were rescued on Sunday with minor injuries after an avalanche took place at an altitude of 2,500 meters (8,202 feet) on a mountain ridge called the Col de Fenestral in the Finhaut region of the Canton of Valais, near the Swiss-French border.

News Switzerland » Valais: French Alps avalanche kills dad and daughter, 11, in Val d’Isere as two others injured in Swiss Alps avalanche

News channel or source: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/5606733/swiss-avalanche-valais-alps-latest-updates/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

And today, two hikers were injured after being caught up in a different an avalanche in the Swiss Alps. The avalanche struck the region of Valais, pictured, which borders France and ItalyToday's collapse struck a group of hikers in the Col de Fenestral ...

News Switzerland » Valais: Avalanches Kill 2 in France, Injure 2 in Switzerland

News channel or source: https://weather.com/news/news/2018-02-18-hikers-avalanche-switzerland-valais
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

In Switzerland, two hikers were climbing at an altitude of more than 8,200 feet in the Col de Fenestral area of Valais when a snowslide hit, local news outlet SRF reports. "Several avalanches have been triggered in this area," said weather.com ...

News Switzerland » Valais: Skiers Caught in Swiss Avalanche Rescued: Police

News channel or source: https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2018-02-18/ten-hikers-missing-after-swiss-avalanche-police
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

VIENNA (Reuters) - Two skiers who were caught in an avalanche in Switzerland near the border with France have been rescued with only minor injuries, police in the canton of Valais said on Sunday. The police initially reported that 10 people were missing ...

News Switzerland » Valais: Two missing after Swiss avalanche

News channel or source: http://ewn.co.za/2018/02/18/two-missing-after-swiss-avalanche
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

VIENNA - An avalanche in the Swiss canton of Valais, which borders France and Italy, has swept away two people, police said on Sunday, revising down the number of missing from 10. The avalanche took place at an altitude of 2,500 metres in an area called ...

News Switzerland » Valais: Flood danger high after record winter snow in Switzerland

News channel or source: https://www.thelocal.ch/20180219/weather-flood-danger-high-after-record-snowfalls-in-switzerland
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

A record-breaking 8–9 metres of new snow was registered in January on the Great St. Bernard Pass which connects the Swiss canton of Valais with Aosta in Italy, to give one example. This heavy snowfall has already led to an increase in avalanche risk ...

News Switzerland » Valais: Winter Wonderland: Discovering Gstaad, Switzerland

News channel or source: https://boston.edgemedianetwork.com/travel/news/255733/winter_wonderland:_discovering_gstaad,_switzerland
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

Chef Franck Reynaud is currently highlighting dishes from the canton of Valais. SWISS also recently launched a new line of Business Class amenity kits for long-haul service in collaboration with renowned Swiss pocketknife manufacturer Victorinox.

News Switzerland » Valais: WHAT'S DOING IN SWITZERLAND'S VALAIS

News channel or source: http://www.nytimes.com/1983/07/03/travel/what-s-doing-in-switzerland-s-valais.html
Publication date: Saturday 02 July 1983

PAUL HOFMANN, formerly a correspondent for The New York Times, lives in Rome. One of the more unusual attractions of the Swiss canton of Valais is a 600-year-old organ, believed to be the oldest functioning organ in the world. It is housed in an 800-year ...

News Switzerland » Valais: Avalanches kill 2 skiers in France, injure 2 in Switzerland

News channel or source: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/feb/18/avalanches-kill-2-skiers-in-france-injure-2-in-swi/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Swiss media initially reported that 10 people were buried by the other avalanche, in the southern canton (state) of Valais. But Valais police spokesman Stefan Leger says only two people pulled from the snow Sunday were hospitalized. Copyright © 2018 The ...