It was a play hooky kind of day

Monthly Archives: February 2013

It was a play hooky kind of day

February 28, 2013

By Jan Stearns

21″ Fresh Powder in the Last 7 Days! This morning felt like a late March ski day – warm, soft, heavy snow and temps in the mid-30s. Waterville Valley ski area just sent out an eblast that reads, “Ullr, the … Continue reading

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Kathy Chandler: Disabled Ski Hall of Fame Induction

By Jan Stearns

Kathy Chandler, the founder of Waterville Valley Resort’s adaptive ski program, will be inducted into the National Disabled Ski Hall of Fame on Saturday, March 2nd at 5 p.m. at the New England Disabled Sports center at Loon Mountain. Read … Continue reading

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Pemi River Project Becomes NH’s 6th EPA Success Story

February 27, 2013

By Jan Stearns

A Trout Unlimited project to restore an impaired section of the Pemigewasset River at I-93/Exit 31 in Woodstock, NH that began with a Clean Water Act 319 grant in 2003, was recently approved by the Environmental Protection Agency as a … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley featured in ‘New England Ski Journal’

February 26, 2013

By Jan Stearns

I just picked up a copy of New England Ski Journal from the Town Square check-in office.  There’s a great story about my favorite New England resort in the February 2013 issue – Waterville Valley, of course!  And, ski writer … Continue reading

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What do Bermuda, the Kentucky Derby & Shortbread Cookies have in common?

By Jan Stearns

A private jet ride to Bermuda, plus three days, two nights at the Pompano Beach Club, a trip to the Kentucky Derby, including three nights hotel accommodations and two 2nd floor grandstand seats, and homemade shortbread cookies.  These are just … Continue reading

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Silver Streaks Memorial Run

February 25, 2013

By Jan Stearns

The Silver Streaks will hold a special memorial ski run on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 in honor of the nine Silver Streaks members who have passed away since last season:  Susan O’Grady, Kathy MacNeish, Clara “Huffy” Huffman, Estelle Liberatori, Mike … Continue reading

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Paula Tracy: Major Expansion may be in store for Waterville Valley

By Jan Stearns

Paula Tracy, WMUR’s Escape Outside Editor, has a featured story on WMUR about Waterville Valley Resort, “Major expansion may be in store for Waterville Valley Ski Area.” Paula writes, “The White Mountain National Forest is expected to release a decision … Continue reading

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Town Meeting: Water Meter Changes

By Jan Stearns

Mark Decoteau, Waterville Valley Town Manager, sent the following letter to Waterville Valley condominium association board members and commercial businesses: February 15, 2013 Re: Meeting to Discuss Water Meter Changes Dear Condominium Association Officer: The Town of Waterville Valley is … Continue reading

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The North Face Park & Pipe Results

February 24, 2013

By Jan Stearns

Did you catch any of the sliding and flying at the The North Face Park and Pipe Open Series at Waterville Valley Resort? Congrats to Tyler Duncan for taking home first place in big air…Emile Bergeron and John Brown placed 2nd and 3rd, respectively. … Continue reading

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Just Dance 4 Competition

February 22, 2013

By Jan Stearns

The PigPens crew hosts a “Just Dance 4” Wii Competition every Saturday afternoon beginning at 3:30 p.m.  It’s open to everybody and it’s FREE!  Sign-up in the store (main level Town Square) or by phone at 603-236-3301.  Winner gets a … Continue reading

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