Coming Friday

- Dr. Eliza Cook will once more be in Genoa on Wednesday where she will be joined by Martha Washington, Robert E. Lee and Marie Curie. The Young Chautauquans will be performing in front of the Genoa Court House Museum. Page A1

- Kingsbury Middle School will close in 2008, Douglas County School Board trustees decided Tuesday. Declining enrollments at Lake Tahoe have forced the decision to close the school. Students from Lake Tahoe will be divided between Whittell High School and Zephyr Cove Elementary School. Page A1

- On Wednesday, Gardnerville panned a proposed ordinance to require anyone seeking an unrestricted gaming license to build 100 hotel rooms. The ordinance being proposed by the Carson Valley Inn and Topaz Lodge went to county commissioners on Thursday. Page A1

- A Minden woman was arrested for selling methamphetamine out of her hotel room on Tuesday night. Christina Basagoitia, 23, was arrested in lieu of $250,000 bail after narcotics officers served a search warrant on the room. Page A1

- A 16-year-old Douglas High School student is raising money to participate in the People to People student ambassador program. Jesse Fowler Jr., and his family, are hosting a garage sale today and Saturday. Page A2

- Meneley Elementary has a new mascot. Students have morphed from "Superstars" to "Mountain Lions" and they have a new mural to prove it. Page A2

- Douglas County is enforcing a one-day ban on alcohol at Nevada Beach on July 4. Page A2

- The Douglas County Historical Society is hosting the annual Taste of Gardnerville on Aug. 5. Tickets are $20 with proceeds going to the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center. Page A2

- Trial is set for Aug. 1 for a 28-year-old Indian Hills man who pleaded not guilty to charges involving the sale of a half-pound of methamphetamine. Page A3

- A 24-year-old Markleeville man was jailed June 14 accused of forging several thousands of dollars of Washoe Housing Authority checks. Page A3

- Markleeville artists are planning the fourth Autumn Open Studios Oct. 7-8. Page A7

- The U.S. Forest Service and Carson Water Subconservancy are inviting public comment on future management of the Upper East Fork of the Carson River. Page A7

- The Carson Ranger District will begin selling fuelwood permits today. Cutting and gathering may continue through Nov. 18. Page A7

- Chrysler and DeSoto Airflows resemble today's PT Cruisers. The vehicles, manufactured for speed and fuel efficiency in the 1930s, will be featured in a car show on June 23. Page B1

- Wine, food and music are on the agenda at A Taste of Genoa, Saturday. The event will take place 5:30-8:30 at The Orchard House. Page B1

- At a recent open house at Kids & Horses Therapeutic Riding Center, a father of a child with special needs praises how horseback riding has helped his daughter. A volunteer said she wishes more people knew about the program. Page B1

- Three Douglas seniors will compete in the 2006 Sertoma All-Star Football Classic tonight at Mackay Stadium in Reno. Two-way linemen James Barnard, Cory Fry and Ryan Guzman will play for the Silver All-Stars. Page C1

- A large donation will allow Douglas High's physical education program to take leap forward. An innovative health assessment program will help monitor players throughout the year. Page C1

- The Carson Valley Backdraft girls soccer team won the championship in the under-16 division at the High Desert Classic soccer tournament. The girls won four games in the tournament to bring home the trophy. Page C1


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