The Sept. 8, 2023, R-C Morning Report

Christine Evanchik sent in this photo of a hawk with its prey earlier this week.

Christine Evanchik sent in this photo of a hawk with its prey earlier this week.

Genoa, Nev. — Mormon Station is getting wifi that Nevada State Parks hopes to have installed by Candy Dance. The company Wifi in the Park is doing the installation. There’s a fee associated with the service, and a question on whether that will help solve Genoa’s connection issues during the big event.

A few of the four applicants for Tahoe Township Justice Court have asked to meet individually with county commissioners. Lake Tahoe attorneys Rick Gardner and Mike Johnson are allegedly on the list. The county won’t release the names until three days before the Sept. 21 meeting, according to HR Director Wendy Lang.

A land division map setting up 10 lots along Foothill Road was approved by county commissioners on Thursday. The property was zoned appropriately, and lot purchasers will get the build the houses they like.

State and federal fire restrictions in place since July 29 have been lifted for the season. The BLM, BIA, Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Reclamation and the Nevada Division of Forestry have lifted restrictions on land they manage. The U.S. Forest Service Carson and Bridgeport Ranger districts lifted restrictions back in August.

There are still things you’re not supposed to do in the wildland, and September and October tend to be dry months, so be careful with activities that cause a spark.

The forecast calls for sunny skies and a high temperature of 83 today, with the wind out of the west at 5-10 mph this afternoon. There’s no precipitation in the forecast over the next week.

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


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