Coming Friday

- East Fork firefighters responded to two recent fires. They responded to the 429-acre blaze in Mound House on Wednesday and then on another fire on Kingsbury Grade Thursday afternoon. Page A1

- An economist for the National Home Builders Association presented his findings that growth pays for itself in Douglas County. Elliot Eisenberg made his presentation in Carson City and then in Douglas County on Thursday night. Page A1

- Ten students recognized by their instructors to be outstanding in various fields of Career and Technical Education were given awards at Douglas High School on Tuesday. Page A1

- The first and wettest big event of the summer is this weekend when the Kids Fishing Derby returns to Lampe Park. Page A1

- East Fork Fire & Paramedic Districts' Deputy Chief Dave Drew was named firefighter of the year at the recent awards ceremony. Page A2

- A 44-year-old man who entered Wal-Mart with a cache of unused store shopping bags was jailed on $28,000 bail after he allegedly walked out without paying for more than $300 in merchandise. Page A2

- Five people were injured in a single-vehicle accident that briefly closed Kingsbury Grade on Wednesday morning. Page A3

- A 36-year-old Gardnerville man was sentenced to six months in jail Wednesday after he violated his probation by drinking. Page A3


- Albert Pete Colato

- Thomas Morris Snyder

- Gregory C. 'Curt' Cooper

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- A Markleeville soldier spent Memorial Day with his family while on leave from his second tour in Iraq. Sgt. Ray Payne Jr. is serving with the Military Police. Page A9

- Tickets for the Responders Dinner are going fast. The event honors eastern Alpine County firefighters and medics. Page A9

- Downtown Minden will be full of crafters, shoppers, and people looking for tasty treats Saturday and Sunday for the 21st annual Minden Street Festival. Page B1

- Jacks Valley Elementary school hosts its annual chess tournament from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Page B1

- Wildlife ecologist Craig Downer is to offer a lecture and slide presentation June 14 at Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center in Gardnerville. Page B1

- The Douglas High School basketball programs are hosting their annual Tiger Basketball Camp in June. Page C1

- Douglas High's annual Powder Puff football game is 6 p.m. Friday. The school's senior girls will go up against the junior girls in a game that traditionally favors the seniors. Page C1


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