The RC Morning Report for April 19 |

The RC Morning Report for April 19

Douglas unemployment down

Douglas County unemployment continued it’s downhill slide for 2013, posting 11.1 percent for March, down from 11.5 percent in February, and 11.8 percent in January. The number of jobless dropped 110 to 2,300, while the number of jobs decreased 80 to 18,510. The labor force is at its lowest level of the year so far.

ID in airplane crash

We should get official identification today of the people in the plane crash found by Douglas County Search & Rescue in the Pine Nuts on Thursday afternoon.

Family Support Council

Former Abbey Crossing shelter manager Shirley Gibson has been named the new director of the Family Support Council. Welcome back, Shirley.

Warming up

It was positively balmy this morning, with the temperature at 34 degrees when I left the office. Expect today’s high temperature to hit 67 under mostly sunny skies. It looks like this will be the first decent weekend we’ve had in April with sunny skies, light winds and highs hovering around 70.