Closing the former Horizon Casino on April 1 gave a rare glimpse of how a single property can affect Douglas County’s gaming revenues. Numbers released Wednesday by the Nevada Gaming Control Board revealed a 42.27 percent decrease during the month of April. That brought Stateline gaming revenue down to $9.08 million. Meanwhile revenue from Carson City and the East Fork Township was up a bit to $8 million. That’s as close as I’ve ever seen those two numbers.
The adult education class at ASPIRE Academy will be the first to graduate 5:30 p.m. at Ferris Park in Minden. There will be 16 for the ceremony with four getting diplomas.
We appear to have survived Tuesday night’s red flag warning without a major conflagration. That’s the good news. The wind will still be with us today. Expect winds 10-15 mph gusting to 25 mph, sunny skies and a high temperature near 74.