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Northern Alps accidents bring Golden Week climbing fatalities to five
Japan Times

Holiday mountain climbing death toll hits five

TOKYO — Four men were found dead Monday on mountains in Japan's Northern Alps straddling Nagano, Gifu and Toyama prefectures, police said, bringing to five already the number of fatalities in climbing accidents since Saturday during the Golden ... Japan Today, 2 hours ago
Accidents in mountain areas leave 7 dead; 16 rescued Mainichi Daily News, 16 hours ago
Japan Times

Hailing the benefits of raising a stink

In the 1980s, when I was living in northern Nagano Prefecture and hiking the mountains with members of the local Hunters Association, I was always making a lot of fuss about the depredation of ancient forests being instigated by the Forestry Agency ...
 Japan Times2 days ago
Mainichi Daily News

Suspected drunk driver hits 4 schoolgirls on sidewalk

SAKU, Nagano -- Four primary school girls were injured on April 27 when a 77-year-old man drove his light truck off the road here, hitting the children on their way to school. Kazuo Ide, of Koumi, Nagano Prefecture, was arrested at the scene on ...
 Mainichi Daily News5 days ago

Top court upholds death sentence for 2010 triple murder in Nagano

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected an appeal against the death sentence imposed on a man convicted of masterminding a murder-robbery in which a family of three were killed in Nagano city in 2010. In handing down the decision, ...
 Mainichi Daily News5 days ago

Japan U-23 squad to face South Africa in June friendly

Japan's under-23 national side will face potential Olympic opponent South Africa in a June 29 friendly in Nagano Prefecture, the Japan Football Association said Tuesday. The game at Matsumotodaira Park Stadium will be Japan's last on home soil ...
 Japan Times6 days ago Da Gama's U23 Side to Tackle Japan in Rio Preparations  AllAfrica.com6 days ago South Africa: U-23 to Face Japan in Olympic Preparation  AllAfrica.com6 days ago

Japan's Nagano grabs first-round lead in Panasonic Open

TOKYO: Japan's Ryutaro Nagano shot a six-under 65 on Thursday to take the lead after the first round of the Panasonic Open Golf Championship, saying he hopes his performance can encourage his earthquake-hit hometown. Nagano fired six birdies and no ...
 Times of India1 week ago AFP - golf-JPN-Panasonic  Namibia Press Agency1 week ago
The Japan News

[Movie] White walls

The Yomiuri Shimbun The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route that connects Toyama and Nagano prefectures over the Northern Japanese Alps was reopened on April 16 after the winter-season closure. On the opening day, tourists enjoyed a walk along the route to ...
 The Japan News1 week ago Photo Journal: Plowing a path toward spring  Mainichi Daily News1 month ago The roof of Japan: Traversing the Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route  Japan Today1 week ago Great walls in the making  The Japan News1 month ago

Former hotel worker arrested on suspicion of stealing students' wallets

NAGANO -- Prefectural police here have arrested a former hotel worker for allegedly stealing the wallets of 175 high school students staying at the hotel on a ski trip in January this year. The students, from a private school in Kawasaki, were ...
 Mainichi Daily News3 weeks ago Man arrested over theft of valuables from 170 students at Nagano hotel  Japan Today3 weeks ago Man arrested for killing wife with hammer in Nagano Pref  Japan Today1 month ago
Mainichi Daily News

Giant logs dangerous centerpiece of lively Onbashira Festival in Nagano Pref.

CHINO, Nagano -- Large crowds have turned out for the Onbashira Festival in the Suwa district here to experience traditional -- and potentially dangerous -- events including lowering hefty fir tree trunks down a steep slope. According to the Suwa ...
 Mainichi Daily News4 weeks ago Worshipers careen down slope in Shinto ritual  The Japan News4 weeks ago Shinto devotees cling to giant sliding logs in Nagano shrine ritual  Japan Times4 weeks ago
Nikkei Asian Review

Engineering a coup with Jamaica's bobsledding team

Members of the Jamaican national team launch into a test run using the first Japanese-made bobsled in Nagano, northwest of Tokyo, in mid-January. Close Members of the Jamaican national team launch into a test run using the first Japanese-made ...
 Nikkei Asian Review2 weeks ago
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