Between the smoke and the rabbitbrush it has been an eyewatering allergy season.
Photo by Kurt Hildebrand.
Genoa, Nev. — The annual Job Fair and Volunteer Expo is 3-6 p.m. today at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville. Information, www.carsonvalleynv.org or 775-782-8144.
Canners seeking to test their pressure gauges may come down to the Cooperative Extension Office 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today. Bring the whole cooker lid with you.
Nevada Department of Wildlife Biologist Mark Enders will be talking about Western pond turtle research 6 p.m. Thursday at the River Fork Ranch in Genoa. Call 702-533-3255 for more information.
The installation of the light at Highway 50 and Warrior Way occurred this morning, though it won’t be activated for a little while. On-highway parking between Warrior Way and Zephyr Cove Resort has been removed.
The Quarry Fire near Strawberry is up to 3,368 acres, almost doubling since Wednesday. Air quality is dropping into the moderate range this morning as smoke and haze continue to drift into the Valley.
Otherwise, expect sunny skies and a high near 78 degrees. The wind will pick up out of the northwest to 5 mph in the afternoon.
Kurt Hildebrand is editor of The Record-Courier. Contact him at email@example.com or 775-782-5122.