The first weekend of December is a big deal in Carson Valley. The towns kick on their Christmas decorations, we have a parade and a variety of other events celebrating the arrival of the season.
That's why when a major storm was forecast to slam Western Nevada over the weekend, everyone was right to be concerned about what was coming.
But luck was the watchword this weekend with the weather clearing, allowing events to progress under reasonable conditions.
With temperatures in the low 50s, Parade of Lights might even have been described as warm compared to past years when below …