The April 7, 2020, R-C Morning Report |

The April 7, 2020, R-C Morning Report

James Moore said the snow near Indian Hills was like pogonip on Monday morning during his hike with Lilly.
Snowy hike

Genoa, Nev. — Alpine County closed Blue Lakes Road to all but homeowners on Monday as a result of orders from the governor and the Alpine County Public Health Officer. The Blue Lakes Snow Park is also closed. 

Douglas County starts grappling with a budget that’s expected to take a big hit as a result of the coronavirus today. The meeting is at 1 p.m. You can watch at

Submit public comment by calling 775-783-6007 during the meeting.

Design review for a 51-unit, 4.24-acre project at Gilman Avenue and Chichester Drive goes before the Gardnerville Town Board 4:30 p.m. today. The site is zoned multi-family residential that was approved with the Ranch at Gardnerville before the Great Recession. Follow the meeting live at can text comments to 775-790-7975.

Road controls are in effect for Spooner Summit and Kingsbury Grade this morning. The Nevada Highway Patrol reported responding to 23 wrecks on Monday morning thanks in part to icy roads. Heavenly Valley snow telemetry shows the snow depth is up 9 inches since Sunday morning.

Today’s forecast includes a decreasing chance of rain or snow before noon with the snow level around 4,800 feet climbing to 6,500 feet in the afternoon. Expect a high temperature of 52 degrees. 

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