Happy 2015!  Woah!  It seems like yesterday we were all worried about the Y2K shutdown.

Still waiting on that snowy winter that was forecast.  Our ground is brown and it should be white!

Wisp was only able to get 10-12 slopes open on what is supposed to be the busiest (and most profitable) week of the season.  Every single snowflake on the mountain is manmade.  Every. Single. One.

We've had some ice cover on the lake from time to time.  It's ready.  We just need a couple still, cold nights. 

Saturday entertainment returns for the winter at The Boardwalk and Mountain State Brewing

Husky Power Dog Sledding was sold last month.  According to the previous owners, the new owners are waiting until next season to decide whether to continue operating tours in the county, all depending on whether we begin to allow fracking.

Congratulations to Skip and Linda Carr on the 25th anniversary of The Lake-Front Magazine.

The schematics for the proposed renovation of Southern Middle School include a performing arts center -- something our community desperately needs..

Santa Fe Grille still remains closed and all hearings in the bankruptcy have been continued until Feb. 17. 

Northern High School alum, Elizabeth Green, has been chosen as the drum major for the Mighty Sound of Maryland - University of Maryland Marching Band.  Miss Green is a sophomore at UMD and the daughter of Kellyann, of Railey Realty, and Steve Green.

Ace's Run has a new menu.  Stop by and check out the new entrees and sandwiches.

All together now...

See you on the slopes!

Marta Schroyer
Editor