If the giant thermometer on the side of the Copeland building is a sign of the Valley's temperament towards the arts, it's way off.
Sitting at a little more than 30 percent, the goal of reaching the $900,000 needed to pay off the loan seems unattainable.
That hasn't stopped Executive Director Steve Farnsley or the Carson Valley Arts Council board from moving ahead.
The Copeland building now houses the Dakota Organization, Public Access Television, Heartstrings Gallery and the Carson Valley Community Theatre box office.
The arts council hangs art works in the Copeland gallery, they recently sponsored the community film …