Genoa, Nev. — Genoans are scheduled to determine whether Candy Dance is a go at the Genoa Town Board meeting 5:30 p.m. today in the Town Hall. They only set aside five minutes so my bet is that they are planning to move ahead with the fundraiser that is responsible for the lion’s share of the town budget.
An $81,600 a year contract with Desert Star Landscaping and a review of the town’s system wide voluntary water restrictions are on the Minden Town Board’s agenda. The board meets 5:30 p.m. today in the CVIC Hall on Esmeralda.
The East Fork Fire is occasionally sending up a puff of smoke, but is on track for containment today or Thursday. As of last report, it was at 65 percent containment. Once there’s a line around the fire, firefighters can start dousing the hot spots.
A fire weather watch for the Sierra Front was issued this morning for Western Nevada for 2-10 p.m. Thursday for gusty winds and low humidity. Southwest winds are forecast to be 15-25 mph, gusting to 35 mph, with bigger gusts possible in windprone areas along Highway 395 and 88.
The high on Tuesday hit 97 degrees in Minden, far short of the 109-degree record set in the 2007 heatwave. Today’s high is forecast to hit 98 degrees with the wind out of the west at 10-15 mph, gusting to 25 mph.
Kurt Hildebrand is editor of The Record-Courier. Reach him at email@example.com