• When asked how Sen. Lawrence Jacobsen managed to serve his constituents in the Nevada Legislature for 40 years, former colleagues and friends say he never forgot where he came from. Jacobsen died Wednesday at his Minden home. He was 85. Page A1

• Sen. Lawrence Jacobsen was remembered by his children as a father who put his family first despite the pressures of his political and business careers. Page A1

• Developers earned their money Tuesday, standing up to local residents who don't want another 404 homes in their Johnson Lane neighborhood. Page A1

• Memorial services for Alexander Haas and Timothy Coleman are 10 a.m. Saturday at Hilltop Community Church. The 2005 Douglas High School graduates died of unknown causes last weekend at Zephyr Cove. Page A1

• The Douglas County Dispatch Center had to call 911 on Wednesday when a truck dragged down the power lines that feed the center. The center's backup generator kicked in, so there was no interruption of service. Page A3

• A trio was arrested in a series of burglaries on Tuesday. Timothy Charles Morgan, 18; Robert Blaik Jorgenson, 25, and Melanie Marie Kern, 23, all of Gardnerville were taken into custody after an investigation into the thefts. Page A3

• A Reno man with an extensive criminal record was sentenced to spend four years in Nevada State Prison after admitting he ran up $3,000 in credit card charges at the Horizon in Stateine. Page A3


• Former Markleeville residents Virginia York and Heidi Hopkins were back in town on business recently. Page A9


• Minden resident Doug Reynolds has arranged for the first Comma Concert in Carson Valley. Guitar virtuoso Michael Gulezian will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in front of 88 Cups Coffee Shop in Minden Village, on the corner of Lucerne Street and Highway 395. Page B1

• The Minden Elks annual carnival started Wednesday at Lampe Park and will continue through the weekend. Page B1

• Local artists were inspired by a photograph of Carson River and created 28 pieces of artwork from it. The art will be on display at the Brewery Arts Center Gallery through Aug. 11 and then will come to The Record-Courier for a show and reception. Page B1


• The Carson Valley Classic is scheduled for this weekend with a road cycling race in Woodfords Saturday and a cycling criterium event Sunday at Minden Park. The event will serve as the district championships for Northern California and Northern Nevada. Page C1


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