The Dead River was dammed in the 1950s to create Flagstaff Lake as a water storage facility for hydro power at a time when citizens had little to say about the demise of their village, farms, & life as they knew it on the north side of Bigelow Mountain. Betty Wyman was a girl at the time, & she visited WSKI with her son, Eustis/Stratton selectman Jay Wyman, to share memories of growing up in the western mountains of Maine, before there was skiing, & before there was a Flagstaff Lake. [Read more…]
A new pavilion added for summertime events has proven to be a great investment in these times as it’ll also welcome snowmobilers this season. Offering up food, drinks and warmth. A great destination by car or snowmobile, you’ve got to check out Tea Pond and cabins… [Read more…]
All year-round, there is plenty of activity north of Sugarloaf, too! There’s a great variety of dining and services options, Stratton is not only a great place to find excellent home-cooked food and friendly service as you stock up on supplies for your adventures, it’s also a really nice place to spend the day enjoying all there is to see & do at any time of the year!!!!
This weekend is the annual Polar Blast in the villages of Stratton and Eustis. Live music, bonfires, snowmobile racing, chili and chowder cook offs, cardboard sled races and so much more. Steve St. Jean and wife Robin stopped by the WSKI studios to tell us all about it. Be sure to check it out this weekend and be safe on the trails if your out snowmobiling… [Read more…]
We stopped by to find out more about this great event happening this Saturday just north of Sugarloaf as you head into Stratton. Live music, Beer, Food Trucks, fires, foliage and so much fun to be had. Be sure to check it out! [Read more…]