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Sheriff’s hosts hunter safety class Saturday

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A hunter safety class is being hosted by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

The class at the sheriff's office administration building in Minden will cover several topics including but not limited to, wilderness survival, gun safety, wildlife habitat and conservation, archery and hunting regulations.

To pre-register, visit NDOW.org and click on Learn and Participate/Hunter Ed Class. Call the sheriff's administration at 782-9900 for information.

WAVE fishing derby Sept. 30

Welcome All Veterans Everywhere (WAVE) will host its Fishing Derby on Sept. 30 at Topaz Lake.

The Saturday event will be held from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. as a fundraiser for WAVE's program to assist veterans.

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The entry fee is $50 and the number of entries will be limited to 500.

Prizes for tagged fish include $2,500 for a gold tag, $1,000 for silver and $500 for bronze. Fifty other prizes worth at least $50 will also be available. Prizes will only be awarded for catches on the day of the event and will be limited to one prize per entry. A fishing license will be required to participate.

Youth bowling sign-ups Aug. 26

Wink's Silver Strike Lanes youth program sign-ups will be held on Aug. 26.

Registration will be taken from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Wink's Silver Strike Lanes in the Gardnerville Ranchos. The cost is $35 overall or $9 per a week for bowling, which includes a shirt as well as local and national registration through the U.S. Bowling Congress.

Preparation is also underway for the high school bowling club season. The cost for the season is $125, which covers registration for the High Desert Interscholastic Bowling Program. Practice will begin in late September and the season gets under way in early December.

Contact coach David Dickey at dglsbowling@yahoo.com for information.

Carson pancreatic cancer fundraiser on Sept. 16

Three sports — golf, running and power lifting — will be featured on Sept. 16 when the Carson City Kiwanis Club presents its fourth annual Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Golf Tournament at Silver Oak Golf Course in Carson City.

In addition to the golf tournament, a four-person scramble scheduled for 9 a.m., a 5K fun run is set for 8 a.m. and the Carson City Bench Press Championships from 7-9 a.m.

The golf tournament fee is $90 per player, which includes range balls as well as lunch and prizes. Lunch tickets for guests can be purchased for $10. Hole sponsorships are available for $100.

The 5K fee is $30 and $10 for the kids half-mile 12-and-under fun run. The bench press fee is $10 for three lifts, with a variety of categories available.

Proceeds benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network as well as the Carson City Kiwanis scholarship fund.

Contact Robey Willis at robeybarb@sbcglobal.net for information.

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