A graveside service is noon Saturday at Genoa Cemetery for lifetime Nevadan and former Genoa Town Board member Don Rightmire, who died at his home on Nov. 12. Don was a Carson High School graduate, a Navy electrician's mate, electrician, Fallon rancher and volunteer in Nevada's oldest town. He refurbished the town's kitchen and helped to design and landscape Genoa Town Park.
Indian Hills General Improvement District trustees approved a one-year contract with new district manager James Taylor, who was already at work on Wednesday night. Maybe it was Taylor, or maybe it was all the positive energy from the disc golfers, who want to set up a course near James Lee Park, but the meeting was almost cheery. As part of his contract, Taylor get to accrue an extra week's vacation over the year. He'll be needing that week as he tackles the district's $3 million arsenic problem, potential rate increases and bringing the staff together.
County commissioners are meeting in Stateline 1:30 p.m. today at the Tahoe Transportation Center. Top of the agenda will be a report on changes to the rural public health program administered by the Nevada State Health Division. The county is also looking to consolidate the water funds.
There's going to be a slight change in the weather today, but not for the wetter. Expect the wind to pick up during the day, hitting gusts of up to 30 mph as a cold front comes in. Though that front won't be as cold as originally predicted. We'll be back up in the upper 50s by Sunday.