In news of the heavens, a break in the weather let the lunar eclipse shine through and had people coming out of their homes and shops last night. We first saw it over the Pine Nuts at about 6 p.m. when that big full moon first had a big bite coming out of it. The show was over by about 10 p.m.
Douglas County commissioners meet 1 p.m. today in Stateline. In addition to the agreement with Carson over the bus, they will also discuss applying for a $300,000 grant application to the U.S. Department of Justice to establish a supervised visitation and safe exchange program in cooperation with Austin's House and the Family Support Council.
Act 2 of this three-act weather system is supposed to kick in this afternoon with the National Weather Service betting there will be showers in the Valley and heavy snow this afternoon and evening. A snow advisory has been issued for the Sierra this afternoon through early Friday morning with accumulations of up to 6 inches at the Lake.
If you or someone you know was born on leap year and would be interested in telling their story, let me know. Either call the office at 782-5121, or click the e-mail link under my name and drop me a line.