Coming Friday

- Homebound seniors may be served frozen meals instead of hot entrees from Douglas County Senior Services. The staff is unable to keep up with the demand with the current demand. Page A1

- The town of Minden, ready to celebrate its 100th birthday Sunday, received guests this week from its namesake town in Germany. Page A1

- The Douglas County Jail is experiencing overcrowding due to the increase in summer arrests. A Douglas County judge has issued an order under Nevada Revised Statues that low-level offenders can be released to free up bed space. Page A1

- A 17-year-old Carson Valley equestrienne has her eyes on the Olympics. Page A1

- Friends of Lisa Fricke will be gathering donations to help the mother of four who lost her home to a June 19 fire. Page A2

- Scarselli Elementary School art teacher Jan McKenzie retires this week and will start a new business selling early American antiques online. Page A2

- Bail was lowered for the teenager accused of vandalizing Valley churches on June 6. Jonathon Walker's bail was reduced to $5,000 cash, down from $50,000. Page A3

- A Reno man who was pulled over for driving too slow on Highway 395 and was allegedly found with 60 grams of cocaine admitted to driving under the influence on Wednesday. Efren Gonzalez-Santana still faces charges of trafficking and could face life imprisonment. Page A3

- Alpine County has a nice museum for such a small county, according to Markleeville visitors. Alpine columnist Gina Gigli tours the museum and talks with director Dick Edwards about the museum. Page A8

- The popular Pops in the Park is moving a few blocks for the annual July 4 performance. Because of renovation at Mormon Station State Historic Park, the concert will be held at the Orchard House, 188 Carson Street. Page B1

- The Dakota Organization is presenting Terrence McNally's "Lips Together, Teeth Apart," July 14-16 at the CVIC Hall in Minden. Page B1

- Several local officials and candidates will take to the stage July 14-15 for "The Curse of the Hanging Tree" in Genoa. Page B1

- Former Douglas High student Adam Young has battled a rare form of lung cancer for the past two years. He competed in the Reno Rodeo last week. Page C1

- Doug Busey weighs in with his Fourth of July weekend fishing report. Page C1

- Several Carson Valley athletes have been enjoying a solid season on the Northern Nevada Junior Golf Association circuit this summer. Page C1

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