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Joe Stevens

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Joe is well known around the southeastern ski circles. Stevens was Director of Communications at Snowshoe Mountain Resort for 16 seasons with another 15 years prior to that in Richmond, Virginia newsrooms. Joe serves on numerous boards and committees and currently is a spokesperson for the West Virginia ski areas.Joe has been a featured columnist on SkiSoutheast since 2005 and has written numerous articles for us, as well as for others promoting all of the southeastern ski resorts. Joe resides in Charleston, West Virginia, with his wife, Angie, and son, Christian. He is an avid snowboarder and marathon runner.

Don’t Miss Out – by Joe Stevens

Hello Everyone – You can tell the 2005-2006 season is starting to wind down, because the talk around town is centering on when the resorts are going to close for the season, instead of people worrying how many more times they were going to...

What Did I Tell You! – by Joe Stevens

(Editor's Note: If you read this column yesterday evening, you may want to read through it again.  Somehow in transforming it to the web, we lost some words!)Hello Everyone – The 2006 Winter Olympic games are now history and the last time I checked...

JUST SAY YES! – by Joe Stevens

Hello Everyone – Take a look outside or better yet just go outside.  If you haven’t noticed, winter is here and that means playing in snow is at its best.  I just don’t think most people realize this has been a very common winter...

SURPRISE, SURPRISE by Joe Stevens

Hello Everyone! The games of the Winter Olympics got underway this past weekend in Italy and may I just say the United States is showing why the best snowboarders hail from this country’s mountains.  Going big in the men’s halfpipe competition were Shaun White...

PHIL FOR PRESIDENT – By Joe Stevens

Hello Everyone – At this time every year, I am either ready to nominate and/or elect Punxsutawney Phil President of this great union or prepare him for a groundhog stew to be served during my Super Bowl party.  I think the stew idea really...

Joe Stevens Comments on End of Year Sales – The Super Bowl and More

Hello Everyone – Before we get to this week’s topic, I surely hope that everyone got out on the slopes this past Friday or Saturday at any of the winter resorts in the Mid-Atlantic or Southeast regions.  Thanks to some timely snowmaking by Mother...

THE WAITING GAME by Joe Stevens

Hello Everyone – Do you ever just get tired of waiting?  Like waiting for the pot to boil, or waiting to win the lottery or waiting for payday or better yet waiting for Mother Nature to make up her mind and decide that the...

YOU’VE COME A LONG WAY – by Joe Stevens

Hello Everyone – In an earlier column this season I commented on skiing vs. snowboarding.  I continue to have the opinion that there is plenty of terrain for everyone to have fun on, while visiting the various resorts in the region.  I have to...

Joe’s Take On Base Reporting –

Hello Everyone – First off, let me thank Mike for my two weeks away from this column.  It has been a fun and white holiday season.  Now back to the subject at hand, the 2005-06 winter season.  The word from all of the resorts...

BEST CHRISTMAS PRESENT EVER – by Joe Stevens

Hello Everyone – If you haven’t been able to experience this year’s conditions you have been missing out on not only excellent early season conditions but superb mid-season conditions.  I think the moral to this story is that everyone have been good boys and...