The Feb. 7, 2022, R-C Morning Report

Bobsled Bob Buehler caught this photo from his drone flying around Cave Rock over the weekend.

Bobsled Bob Buehler caught this photo from his drone flying around Cave Rock over the weekend.


Genoa, Nev. — The Airport Advisory Committee will discuss a revision of Minden-Tahoe Airport rules and regulations 5:30 p.m. today. They’re meeting in person and online. For more information, visit and click on agendas and minutes.

It didn’t take the state long to put up the 55 mph signs on Muller Lane. I got a report the proper speed limit was back up on Friday morning. East Valley Road looks like it’s going to be closed for a while as builders bring water and sewer to some parcels on the west side south of Stephanie Way.

There was some “drama in the drive-through” at the Minden McDonald’s around 6:40 p.m. Sunday involving a collision, I heard on the scanner. No one was reported hurt, but it sounded like someone ran off from the scene.

Alpine County is joining in an online survey to provide feedback and information about high-speed Internet services currently available, how the Internet is currently being used by residents and what is most important to community members. The survey can be found online at

Tahoe Douglas Elks hosted 173 people at their annual Crab Feed at the Lodge on Saturday. There were a couple of events on Saturday that drew crowds including Friends of the Library’s annual meeting and the visit by candidate for governor Michele Fiore.

The after-school movie at the Douglas County Public Library is “Raya and the Last Dragon” 3:30 p.m. today at the meeting room. The movies are sponsored by Friends of the Library.

Gorgeous weather had skiers on the slopes over the weekend, which kept Tahoe Douglas rescuers busy with medical calls for a variety of injuries. I’m hearing more of those calls indicated that someone’s wearing a helmet, which is a good thing.

I’d be able to cut and paste the weather for the next week, with sunny skies, high temperatures in the upper 50s climbing into the mid-60s by next weekend and the breeze at 5 mph picking up in the afternoon. We’re going to have to start watering lawns pretty soon at this rate.

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


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