Coming Friday

- It will be a hot time in the old town when the town of Minden celebrates its 100th birthday July 2. The centennial celebration, that includes free food and events in Minden Park, begins at 11 a.m. Page A1

- Kingsbury Grade between Carson Valley and Lake Tahoe closed Wednesday because of danger of rock slides. Contractors are working 14-16 hours a day to re-open the route. Page A1

- Washoe Tribal Elder JoAnn Martinez died Wednesday at the age of 85. Martinez perpetuated the Washoe culture and was an advocate for education and tribal traditions. Page A1

- "Marsha's Park" will be officially named on July 1 after Marsha Tomerlin who first started planting trees at the juncture of highways 395 and 88 in 1989. Page A1

- Valley Christian Fellowship is taking donations to defray basic expenses for the family of 18-year-old Jamie Lamb who is battling cancer. Contact the church at 782-1961 on how to help. Page A2

- A bank account has been established to help the family who lost their Fricke Ranch home to a fire on Centerville Lane on Monday. Page A2

- An Oregon man faces escape charges after he tried twice to escape froma Douglas County deputy and threatened to kill him. Page A3

- Two brothers were charged with assault with a deadly weapon, accused of confronting three young men with a loaded rifle, handgun and collapsible baton. Page A3

- "Paws, Claws, Scales and Tales" is the name of Alpine County library's Storytime in the Park program that starts Wednesday. Page A8

- The Lampe Park Farmers Market has increased in size from about 15 booths when it opened in May, to 25 on Wednesday. The market runs every Wednesday at the park on Waterloo Lane through September. Page B1

- Seniors at the Douglas County Senior Center enjoy a yoga class designed for them. The class will be taught every Wednesday morning from 10:30-11 a.m. at the senior center, and will be outdoors as long as the weather is nice. Page B1

- Mumbo Gumbo is the featured musical group Friday for the 2006 Summer Family Concert Series at Minden Park. Mumbo Gumbo is described as "a spicy blend of Gulf Coast influences." Page B4

- Four Douglas Tigers were selected to the All-Sierra Nevada baseball team by the Sierra Nevada Media Group, The Record-Courier's parent company. Page C1

- Douglas High School's $2 million all-weather track should be finished for the fall football season. Page C1


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