The March 9, 2020, R-C Morning Report

Surfers take advantage of Monday's winds at Lake Tahoe.

Surfers take advantage of Monday's winds at Lake Tahoe.
Tim Berube/Special to The R-C


Genoa, Nev. — Members of the Support our Seniors group are planning to turn out this morning to do just that as Douglas High School opened in-person full-time today. If you see folks with signs near the roundabout, they’re not protesting, they’re celebrating.

School Board trustees are scheduled to select a new member at their meeting 4 p.m. today. The meeting is also being Zoomed for the folks at home. You can find out more by visiting

Planning commissioners will hear a brief summary of the county’s transfer of development rights program at their 1 p.m. meeting today. They’re also discussing a permit for a project near the Muller Lane Parkway roundabout. You can watch at

Over the weekend, Douglas had eight new cases of coronavirus and 12 recoveries. On Monday, Douglas Emergency Services reported 5 new cases and 15 recoveries. The county is down to a total of 433 active cases.

It might actually snow early Wednesday morning, though there isn’t much accumulation in the forecast. Monday wasn’t even that breezy, really, with the airport recording a single 43 mph gust.

Today there’s the barest chance of snow showers after 10 a.m. with partly sunny skies and the high near 45 degrees. The wind will pick up again out of the southwest at 10-15 mph, gusting to 30 mph.

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


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