We'll be following up today with Alpine County and the California Highway Patrol on the fatal accident on Monitor Pass from Thursday afternoon. The pass was closed for several hours on Thursday evening.
Today's the last day to vote in this round of the Discover Your Nevada poll sponsored by the Nevada Commission on Tourism. Dangberg Home Ranch continues to trend in second place, which should be enough to get it into the final round of voting. Vote for your favorite at www.travelnevada.com/discover
Nearly 800 residents visited the Business Showcase on Thursday. There was a good crowd at the event, and some pretty good swag to be had.
The car thermometer said it was 80 degrees on Thursday afternoon. We should see even warmer temperatures over the weekend, with the forecast calling for 82 by Sunday. Then the temperature elevator will take a 20-degree drop, with a high of 61 by next Thursday and a chance of showers if the forecast holds.