n More than 3,000 acres of prime agricultural land in Carson Valley has been earmarked for conservation easements through the Southern Nevada Public Lands Management Act. Page A1

n What if you planned a picnic for 1,000 guests and 2,000 people showed up? Not to worry. There was more than enough fried chicken and sunshine to go around as Minden celebrated its centennial Sunday. Page A1

n Minden kicked off its centennial celebration Saturday with the dedication of Marsha's Park and the bronze cowboy statue donated by Larry Willson who died before his dream was realized. Page A2

n Two brothers arrested on felony weapons charges now face misdemeanor charges in connection with the June 21 event. Page A3

n A woman reported losing more than $2,000 after she left her purse in a shopping cart. She told deputies she returned to the parking lot less than 2 minutes later, but the purse was gone. Page A3


n A brand new Arby's restaurant opened June 28 in Minden to replace the longtime Gardnerville franchise. Business is booming, according to owner Dennis McDuffee. Page A7

n A surgery center is planned for north Douglas County with completion expected by September 2007. Page A7


n If the size of the crowd could be measured by the number of ice cream sandwiches given out at the Concert in the Park in Minden Park Friday, it would be 984. The concert was maybe the biggest ever, according to concert-goers who attended the performance by Mumbo Gumbo. Page B1

n Douglas County Historical Society member Laurie Hickey is one of the volunteers at the two Carson Valley museums. She talks about what it is like to work on the exhibit committee, and about the society's play, "Curse of the Hanging Tree," to be presented on July 14-15 in Genoa. Page B1


n The Portland Trail Blazers rookie class worked out at Kahle Community Center at Stateline earlier this week. The team was preparing for its NBA Summer League season. Page C1

n Former Douglas Tiger standout Russ Burnum, who played on the Tigers' only state-championship football team in 1974, has been hired to coach football at Hawthorne. Page C1


n Coverage of July Fourth celebration including Pops in the Park.

n Rick Kester retires after 30 years in education.


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