Friday March 2, Saturday March 3, Sunday March 4


Looks like another Bomb Cyclone is headed to the East Coast. Today is windy with some snow accumulations and a high of 31 degrees and low of 19 degrees. The weekend will be mostly clear and sunny and temps both days with a high of lower 30s and a low of lower 20s. Winds will remain gusty through Sunday morning.

Due to high winds and snowmaking operations, ski and ride operations are suspended at Wisp for today. Plans are to be open tomorrow, Saturday, March 3 from 9am – 5pm.
The Mountain Park is currently also on a wind hold for snow tubing, ice skating and mountain coaster operations.

Kudos to the McHenry Emergency Medical Response team! A colleague needed assistance yesterday afternoon and they arrived just eight minutes after the call was placed!  Thank you all.

Terah Crawford Band is playing at Ken’s Irish Pub Friday at 8:00pm.

Some good acts playing at MoonShadow in McHenry this weekend. Campfire Gypsies Friday evening at 8:00pm, Kenny Fetterman Saturday at the same time and Tom Batchhelor & Fiddle Mike play free Sunday at Noon.

The Mountain Fresh Winter Farmers Market will be held at the Mary Browning Senior Center starting at Noon this Saturday 11:00am-1:00pm. The market is expanding to the main level board room in the Mary Browning Senior Center in the Community Action building! Starting tomorrow, enter from the parking lot through the main entrance to the building. It’s handicap accessible and we have room to grow!

Spoke to Sheriff Rob Corley and Deputy Mike Bittinger Thursday afternoon. They are looking for some good applicants for a number of open positions in law enforcement, corrections and emergency response. If you know of some strong candidates that can pass a background check tell them to consider the County.

Here’s something a little different: Hand Lettering with Hannah will be held at HABco’s Friendsville Road location Saturday evening starting at 6:30. Space is limited and there is a fee.

The presentation on “Bullet Journaling: Doing It Your Way” at the Oakland Library has been rescheduled from March 21st to Wednesday, March 28th at 6:00pm.

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is seeking public comment on a number of topics that can impact Garrett County, its citizens and its resources.

Sound fishy?  Actually, it’s not, but if you are into fish of all kinds, even those not found at Deep Creek Lake, check out this report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Here are the 2018 Garrett County Primary Candidates as well as the 2018 Primary Candidates from across the state.