Coming Friday

- A panel of Supreme Court justices said Douglas County commissioners were within their rights to approve the Clear Creek project. The project located off Highway 50 above Jacks Valley on the old Schneider ranch was challenged by the Alpine View Home Owner's Association in 2003. Page A1

- More than 100 classic cars participating in a coast-to-coast road rally were greeted for lunch in Minden on Thursday. The Great Race stayed, ate and moved on to Placerville where racers would spend the night. Page A1

- Rick Kester didn't teach for a living, but he educated all sorts of people about how Nevada funds schools and how to properly read a budget. The Douglas County School District business manager retired last week after 27 years. Page A1

- Mormon Station State Historic Park opens Saturday after being closed for improvements for three months. The park has new restrooms, walkways, drinking fountains and a new barbecue in the group use area. Page A2

- Sixth-graders were presented facts about suicide at Minden Elementary School on May 25. Page A2

- A blind Labrador retriever is missing after a walk with her owners in Markleeville three days ago. Anyone seeing Sunny is asked to contact Mike Goodno at (530) 577-3928. Page A2

- Two south county men were arrested after a month-long investigation into a a drug distribution ring. James Michael Simons, 48, and Allen Russell McCullough, 50, were taken into custody Wednesday. Page A3

- The Alpine County Fire Safe Council is encouraging residents to clear enough space around their homes so firefighters can defend them in case of a wildland blaze. Page A8

- Pops in the Park was a "great event" this year, according to Sierra Philharmonic League President Bill Bandes. The event, held at the Orchard House in Genoa this year, featured a performance of "Schindler's List" by Andrew McIntosh of the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra. Page B1

- The 26th running of the Tour of the California Alps: Death Ride is Saturday beginning at 5:30 a.m. About 3,000 riders are expected for the event. Page C1

- Galena's Cole Dowty and Whittell's Katrina Kacirek have been named the 2006 Sierra Nevada Media Group's athletes of the year. Page C1


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