The Jan. 28, 2022, R-C Morning Report

Lauren McGough with her Verreaux’s eagle Mokala at the CVIC Hall on Thursday night.

Lauren McGough with her Verreaux’s eagle Mokala at the CVIC Hall on Thursday night.
Photo by Kurt Hildebrand.


Genoa, Nev. — An elderly woman was the subject of a search around Winhaven on Thursday night that resulted in Search and Rescue being called out around 7 p.m. to help look for her. It sounded like they located her after an hour or so.

Christopher Bently is the owner of the 5,600-acre Kildrummy Estates in Scotland that he purchased for around $15 million in 2020. You can read more at

The Bently Distillery is part of the new Eagles and Ag tour 1-4 p.m. today if you see a big crowd around Buckeye. This morning the buses are rolling to the wetlands. Tonight is the Falconer’s Dinner at the CVIC Hall.

There are already people lining Carson Valley’s fields with cameras and binoculars, so watch out for folks parked along there. It’s not as bad as Hope Valley in the Fall, but there are occasional issues.

The phone outage at the Courthouse doesn’t appear to be affecting the county’s web page at all. The Board of Health is meeting virtually 1 p.m. today. The contact information is under boards and agendas at

Whiskey the Ranchos wandering Doberman has been caught and is happy to be back in civilization, according to Douglas County Animal Services.

It’s a certainty that January 2022 will join 1984 and 1985 in the record books with zero precipitation. On Monday, Hydrologist Jeff Anderson of the Natural Resource Conservation Service will be taking a measurement at Mt Rose.

Expect sunny skies and a high near 48 degrees, with the wind calm picking up to 5 mph out of the northwest in the afternoon. It’s supposed to get warmer through the weekend, hitting 55 degrees on Sunday.

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


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