The March 5, 2021, R-C Morning Report

The Sweetwaters on Thursday.

The Sweetwaters on Thursday.
John Flaherty | Special to The R-C


Genoa, Nev. — County commissioners approved Thursday a moratorium on new vacation home rentals while staff works on the ordinance. There are 531 current permits and another 65 in process, prompting a cap of 600 permits.

Another wreck involving a semi snarled Highway 395 at Riverview around 4:45 p.m. Thursday. There was no report of injuries and the road was closed for about 20 minutes.

There were six new cases of coronavirus reported in Douglas County and four recoveries. Starting next Wednesday agricultural and food processing workers become eligible for the vaccine. You can go to to learn more.

We might actually see a little snow on the ground on Saturday morning with the snow level dropping below 4,800 feet after midnight. It’s unlikely that will be much more than a dusting.

Today expect mostly sunny skies and a high near 63 degrees. Expect breezy conditions with a south wind of 15-25 mph gusting to 45 mph.

Kurt Hildebrand is editor of The Record-Courier. Reach him at


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