Coming Friday

- James Settelmeyer took almost 58 percent of the votes in the Republican primary for the District 39 Assembly seat, defeating opponents Rick Gardner, Barbara Smallwood and John Dicks. Page A1

- Summer vacation is almost over for Douglas County students. Elementary schools start Wednesday while secondary schools start Aug. 28. Page A1

- A recount may be sought by the Sharron Angle camp as a result of a close primary race between Angle and Dean Heller for Nevada's congressional seat. Page A1

- West Nile virus positive mosquitoes will be attacked by air when a biplane sprays pesticide today in western Carson Valley. Page A1

- Sierra Crest Academy must submit a corrective action plan to Douglas County School District officials by Sept. 15 as a result of being found in non-compliance for some school requirements for the second year in a row. Page A1

- Carson Valley resident Nancy McDermid defeated Janet Murphy in the Republican primary for Douglas County commission District 4. The county planning commission chairman will face Democrat Greta Hamsch in November. Page A2

- Agriculture, the environment and natural resource preservation were all designated as top priorities to be considered as Douglas County's master plan is updated. A viable economy is also critical to the county's ability to preserve those resources, according to a report by consultants Design Workshop. Page A2

- A Windmill Road resident came home to discover his front lawn had been trampled by up to 15 open-range cattle. Page A3

- A 24-year-old man is to appear in District Court on Monday on several felony drug charges in connection with sale of nearly 500 grams of hallucinogenic mushrooms. Page A3

- Public Administrator Lynn EnEarl received 62 percent of the vote in dispatching Republican challenger Jay Lather. She will face Independent American Sam Dupuis in the November general election. Page A7

- A Woodfords acupuncturist relieves pain using the ancient Chinese practice. Kimball Chatfield is board certified. Page A9

- A reception was held to honor a lifetime of a Carson Valley artist's work. The Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center Mimi Jobe exhibit, which includes an art sale and a raffle to benefit the museum, will remain through Dec. 1. Page B1

- Douglas County school bus routes. Pages B4 & B5

- Loaded with two state qualifiers and a host of young talent, the Douglas High cross country team is looking forward to a strong season. Page C1

- Douglas High School graduate Bryan Miller is headed to play baseball at Troy University in Alabama. Page C1

- More than 200 people competed in last weekend's Nevada State Shoot competition. Page C1

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