Coming Wednesday

- Douglas High School graduation will have to move due to construction on a new track, but at least it won't have to go far. The ceremony set for June 16 will take place on the baseball and softball fields next door to its traditional location on Keith Roman Field. Page A1

- Work on Mormon Station State Park will keep its picnic area closed and delay the opening of the museum for a month. State parks officials hope to have the park, which celebrates the founding of Nevada's first settlement, ready for the July 4 Pops in the Park. Page A1

- For the past 125 years, the Park family has been synonymous with Douglas County. Owners of the Park Cattle Co. hope a new master plan will ensure the company retains its prominence. Page A1

- Proceedings against a Mammoth lakes man accused of robbing a Minden bank branch at gunpoint were continued another three weeks Monday because lawyers said evaluation of evidence for DNA was incomplete. Page A1

- Antoci's chef Valter Montanari told Douglas High School students that food is a part of life and encouraged them to try cooking for their friends. Page A1

- Douglas County commissioners on Thursday will debate placing a request by Sheriff Ron Pierini for a sales tax on the November ballot. In addition to the tax, commissioners will discuss the roundabout at Highway 88 and County Road and allowing more than three dogs on parcels larger than an acre. Page A2

- A property tax cap enacted by the Nevada Legislature has forced the Carson Valley Swim Center to close an hour early Monday through Thursday. Other cuts in hours may be forthcoming depending on the state of the center's budget come July 1. Page A2

- A Gardnerville Ranchos woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to bilking an elderly and handicapped victim of up to $70,000. Page A3

- A Gardnerville Ranchos man was charged with assault with a deadly weapon after he reportedly told the victim he wanted deputies to shoot him. Page A3

- Nature's Abundance is a new non-profit organization dedicated to beautifying the community. The group's first project will be to clean up Lampe Park in Gardnerville. They will meet at the park this Friday and Saturday and on April 21 and 22. Page B1

- Best friends Nick Summers and Patrick Hughes will graduate from the Fire Academy in Reno in May, which is only the beginning for them. The ambitious young men are members of the Ruhenstroth Volunteer Fire Department. Page B1

- Kindergartners at Pinon Hills Elementary School were treated to a wonderful sight just before Easter. Nine baby chicks hatched this month in the classroom, as part of the children's farm unit. Page B1

- The Food Closet Crafters have been busy getting ready for their Spring Craft Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Carson Valley Community Food Closet, 1255 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville. Page B1

- The Douglas baseball team swept a doubleheader from North Valleys Saturday. The Tigers are currently riding a five-game win streak. Page C1

- The Douglas girls' track team finished second at the Silver State Invitational at Manogue Saturday. Page C1

- The Douglas softball team split a doubleheader with North Valleys Saturday. Douglas now stands at 5-4 in league play. Page C1


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