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Japanese climber, 80, becomes oldest to reach Everest summit

...feat was captured in the Oscar-winning 1975 documentary, "The Man Who Skied Down Everest." He has also skied down Mt. Fuji.It wasn't until Miura was 70, however, that he first climbed all the way to the summit of Everest. When he summited again...
Tying the knot

...ultra-distance races including The North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc (166 km) and this past April's Ultra-Trail Mount Fuji (161 km), yet Saturday on the Juneau Ridge and beyond were her favorites, and it was Roes who unveiled them."I love running...
Beer and food: The biggest perks of beer weeks

...chop and a chevre croquette. A croquette! - fried gourmet goodness!Next, Hanssen's Artisanal Oude Gueuze with a Gruyere Fuji apple salad in gueuze dressing - sounds like a great palate cleanser nearing a third of a way through - and noted by Fermento...
Johanne Ask

...University in 1956 (Tri-Delta Sorority and synchronized swim team), Jo embarked on her adventurous life. In Japan she climbed Mt Fuji, her first of many successful climbs. She worked for the Army Special Services in Sendai and Tokyo, exploring India and SE...
Buchanan, Beck to wed

...spacecraft survivability engineer for Lockheed Martin. After the wedding, the couple plans to reside in Juneau. For their honeymoon, they are going to climb Mount Fuji in Japan as part of a cancer awareness nonprofit group Love Hope Strength.
Entertaining suggestion

...proposal, but it doesn't go far - or fast - enough. Last Sunday, Fujikyu Highland theme park (located at the foot of Mount Fuji in Japan) unveiled "The Dodonpa," the fastest roller coaster in the world. Its patented air launch system rockets it from...
Police & Fire

...paperwork and cards, had been stolen from a locked locker. At 9:28 a.m. Sunday, a woman, 54, reported that a silver Fuji Finepix camera, worth $600, was stolen from her unlocked 2000 green Subaru near Meander Way. Bear complaints : A caller reported...
Police & Fire

...Jeep Cherokee was stolen and recovered on Crow Hill Drive with $1,000 in damage. At 9:15 p.m. Monday, a red and black Fuji man's bicycle was reported stolen in the 9100 block of Mendenhall Mall Road. At about 5:15 a.m. Tuesday, a 2001 Ford...
Police & Fire

...Correctional Center. Theft: At 12:44 p.m. Wednesday near Calhoun Avenue, a 60-year-old man reported a black and silver Fuji camera, model No. S3500, had been stolen from his inside his unlocked Chevrolet. At 6 p.m. Wednesday near La Perouse Avenue...
Unique cruise liner docks here

...The Nippon Maru, which arrived Friday evening, was here for only one 20-hour stop. The Nippon Maru, sister ship to the Fuji Maru, is owned by Mitsui OSK Passenger Line, Ltd., of Tokyo. Mitsui OSK is a member of the Mitsui Group, a general trading...


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