Genoa, Nev. — It’s pretty frosty out in Carson Valley this morning, with Minden-Tahoe Airport recording 12 degrees at 5:35 a.m. Up on the bench it’s running around 18 degrees. We’ve seen considerably colder weather in Carson Valley with the record at 3 degrees on Nov. 24, 1993.
Douglas Schools are out today for Thanksgiving break. With the big turkey day on Thursday, I expect you may find some shops closing early. The grocery stores, however, will be doing rousing business if my forays are any indication.
If you’ve got business with the government, best to wrap it up today, since it will be Monday before they reopen. The R-C will be closing once we get Thursday’s edition to bed.
Douglas County Library Trustees voted Tuesday to authorize county human resources to seek requests for proposals from search firms for a new library director.
You can still sign up for Thursday’s Turkey Trot to benefit the Carson Valley Community Food Closet and Douglas Animal Welfare Group on Thursday morning. You can sign up at thefoodcloset.org
Applications are due at the Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce for the Parade of Lights on Friday. You can find out more at carsonvalleynv.org. Also check in with them for Small Business Saturday.
Main Street Gardnerville is conducting a Shop From the Heart local business event 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 4. You can find out more about that at mainstreetgardnerville.org
The forecast for today is sunny with a high temperature of 47 degrees. The wind is predicted to be 5 mph out of the northeast this afternoon. Expect Thanksgiving’s high to warm up 10 degrees, with the high climbing to 65 degrees by Sunday.
Kurt Hildebrand is editor of The Record-Courier. Reach him at email@example.com