Firefighters expect to have the Minnehaha Canyon fire contained by noon today. More accurate mapping put the fire at 250 acres, according to East Fork Deputy Chief Dave Fogerson.
A 20-year-old Gardnerville man with an extensive criminal record is facing prison for a probation violation this morning in Douglas County District Court. Cahner S. Yews was convicted of possession of a controlled substance in April after he was caught with 10 percocet tablets during a traffic stop.
The temperature is supposed to get warmer today, with a chance of isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. The high is forecast to hit 95 degrees, under mostly sunny skies with the wind out of the east at 5 mph.