Genoa, Nev. — Firefighters took advantage of the new moisture to conduct what appeared to be a fairly substantial burn up on Kingsbury on Thursday. That burn was puffing away for most of the afternoon in full view of all of Carson Valley.
Representatives from the Nevada Department of Transportation got an earful from Tahoe residents regarding the Highway 50 Corridor Study. Once the 45 minutes of public comment passed, the meeting went fairly quickly.
At end of business Thursday, 15,278 voters cast a ballot. If early voting remains steady on Friday, 42 percent of the 39,826 active voters in the county will have cast a ballot. The roving ballot box will be at the Sunridge Fire Station 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and at the Johnson Lane Fire Station 3-6 p.m. today.
The Douglas County Public Library received 267 entries for its Tiny Art Show and there’s a reception 4-8 p.m. today at the Minden Branch where residents can meet new Library Director Tim DeGhelder. The art will be on display through the month of November.
Larger pieces of art will be on display at the CVIC Hall in Minden today through Sunday as the Carson Valley Art Association hosts its Judged Scholarship Show.
Centerville will be the Highway to Holiday Craft Fairs on Saturday as both St. Gall Catholic Church and Carson Valley United Methodist Church host their craft fairs. The St. Gall Christmas Boutique is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Pastoral Community Center. The Methodists Fair is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Joyce’s is celebrating its 43rd annual Champagne Christmas Show 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, which will include the unveiling of the new holiday card by Linda Stratton. Joyce’s is located in The Record-Courier Center, 1503 Main St.
The first Día De los Muertos Festival in Gardnerville is 3-6 p.m. Saturday at Heritage Park. It’s hosted by Main Street Gardnerville, Douglas County Parks & Recreation and the Carson Valley Arts Council.
We’re going to get a couple of days off from the weather with the high climbing to 59 degrees today and 56 on Saturday under mostly to partly sunny skies. Rain is forecast to return on Saturday night and turn to snow after midnight Sunday.