Work to lay electricity cables underground, which the Ministry of the Environment began in the Shikotsuko Onsen (Lake Shikotsku Hot Spring) district last May, has been completed, improving the scen...
Mt. Fuppushi (1,102 m), one of the peaks that surround Lake Shikotsu in the city of Chitose in central Hokkaido was blessed with fine weather on March 7, resulting in a clash of the deep blues of the sky and lake surface.
It was revealed on March 4 that the Shikotsuko Youth Hostel in the city of Chitose, which closes at the end of this month, will be purchased by Tsuruga Kanko Kaihatsu (Kushiro), a subsidiary of the major Hokkaido hotelier Tsuruga Holdings (Kushiro). The sales contract will be signed within the month. It is undecided as to whether the building will be reconstructed or refurbished, but the policy is to utilize it as an accommodation facility.
Aug. 2, 2020
Fans of standup paddleboarding (SUP), in which participants paddle standing up, enjoy a water stroll around Lake Shikotsu in Chitose City.