Monday December 30

The weather today will be a chance of showers before 10am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a temperature falling to around 45 by 5pm. Southwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Tonight is a chance of rain and snow showers with a low around 31.

It looks like LeAnn and her crew had a good time snow tubing at Wisp this holiday week:

Leann Rhodes-Ickes Snow Tubing at Deep Creek Lake, MD

Speaking of #good times and #deepcreektimes at Wisp, we will have a few lift tickets, rentals vouchers, and tubing tickets available for a few lucky readers! Stay tuned in 2020!

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The U.S. Census has started sharing stories with its America Counts 2020 Census campaign. It’s critical that everyone in Garrett County is counted since Maryland, and our county, receive funding that is based largely on census population counts.

The Maryland Farm Bureau is offering five $2,000 scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year. Applicants must be current high school seniors with plans to start college autumn semester 2020, or may be current full-time college students at any accredited community college or four-year institution. The deadline for application is February 10, 2020.

On December 27, Maryland Department of Natural Resources crews stocked 3,450 trout into the Savage River Reservoir.