Author Archives: Jan Stearns

About Jan Stearns

I've been living in and loving New Hampshire's White Mountains for most of my life. I moved to Waterville Valley in 1981 and quickly realized why it was dubbed a Yankee Shangri-la. Once you’ve experienced Waterville Valley, you’ll want to call it yours. The great team of Realtors at Waterville Valley Realty can help you find a Waterville Valley home that fits your lifestyle and budget. 1-888-987-8333.

Waterville Valley Ski Resort Hosts Community Cleanup

May 22, 2017

By Jan Stearns

The skiing and hiking community (and all others who would like to help out) are invited to join Waterville Valley Resort staffers on Saturday, June 3, starting at 9 a.m. for a “backyard” clean-up at the ski area.  In the … Continue reading

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SUMMIT Teen Camp

May 20, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Are your tweenagers and teens looking for some fun, challenging, exhilarating things to do this summer?  (But safe and ‘chaperoned’!)  Check out the newly revamped SUMMIT adventure camp at the Waterville Valley Recreation Department. It’s open to ALL youths ages … Continue reading

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Rey Center Presentations

May 19, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Mark your calendar for Friday, May 26 at 7 p.m.  The Rey Center at the Curious George Cottage in Waterville Valley will host Patrick D. Anderson, the Gibney Distinguished Professor at Colby-Sawyer College, as he discusses movie mavericks – filmmakers … Continue reading

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In the Mood for Tennis

May 15, 2017

By Jan Stearns

If you live outside the Valley, your flowers are probably blooming, you’ve already mowed the lawn several times, and maybe you’re already golfing and playing tennis at your home clubs.  Here in Waterville Valley, we’re still dealing with the vagaries … Continue reading

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David Sakura to Speak About Internment of Japanese-Americans

May 14, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Join local resident David Sakura on Wednesday, May 17 at 7 p.m. at the Plymouth, NH Historical Society Museum.  David will speak about his experience as a child living in a Japanese internment camp during World War II. In his talk, … Continue reading

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Dog Waste Stations

May 13, 2017

By Jan Stearns

New Englanders are crazy about dogs.  Rescues and shelters in the southern states are overflowing with dogs and ship hundreds (thousands?) of these southern dogs to northern rescue groups.  Organizations even fly homeless dogs from Puerto Rico to the U.S. … Continue reading

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Spring Hiking Trail Conditions

May 12, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Spring hiking in and around Waterville Valley is special – no crowds, longer daylight hours, cooler temps, lower humidity than in summer, beautiful waterfalls, happy songbirds and blooming wildflowers. Spring hiking can also present some challenges as winter conditions may … Continue reading

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Post Office Closed May 12 Due to Break-in

By Jan Stearns

UPDATE:  The Waterville Valley Post Office lobby reopened on Friday, May 12 at 3 p.m. Friday’s mail was not distributed. Normal operations will resume tomorrow, Saturday, May 13. The Waterville Valley Post Office is closed today, Friday, May 12, 2017.  … Continue reading

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Does Waterville Valley Need a Museum, Historical Society?

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley resident and former town clerk, Reggie Breeckner, is always teeming with ideas that will enhance our community.  The May issue of the WigWag (Waterville Valley’s monthly ‘newspaper’) included Reggie’s write-up about a proposed Waterville Valley historical society and/or … Continue reading

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Resort Insider: May 12-29

May 11, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Can you believe it’s already mid-May?  Click on the link below to find out what’s going on in Waterville Valley right through Memorial Day weekend. >> The Resort Insider: May 12-29

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