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Coming Friday

Staff Reports

– Carson Valley is breaking out the red, white and blue Saturday to honor injured soldier Daniel Tingle and all military personnel. Page A1

– When 5-year-old Indian Hills resident Trisha Tompkins had an exam before surgery to save the vision in her right eye, doctors recently found that the socket in her left eye, which has no vision, was deteriorating. Page A1

– A little more than a year ago, Carol Lark’s biggest concerns had to do with an ever-increasing student population in Clark County. But after being on the job as the Douglas County School Superintendent since July, 2006, Lark said declining student enrollment is this district’s biggest challenge. Page A1

– Michael Hohl, who owns car dealerships in Carson City, bought out the Carson Valley Chevrolet/Buick dealership in Minden. Robb Hellwinkel remains the owner of the property at 1601 Highway 395 and will now be leasing to Hohl. Page A1

– A 24-year-old Gardnerville man was sentenced Tuesday to four years in Nevada State Prison for trafficking in cocaine. Mickey Demartini must serve 12 months before he is eligible for parole. Page A3

– A Gardnerville Ranchos woman reported that she stepped out of the shower to discover an intruder running down the hallway and out the front door. Page A3

– A community workshop to discuss the future of eastern Alpine County is 5:30 p.m. March 8. Page A7

– The first art show and auction at the Douglas County Senior Center went so well, that there are already plans for more in the works. Page B1

– Several Carson Valley residents belong to the barbershop quartet, Chorus of the Comstock, and organizers hope more will join. The Carson City Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society has doubled in size the the last couple of months. For information, call Ted Nagel at 720-8316. Page B1

– Fifth-generation Northern Nevadan Laurie Hickey will portray Carson Valley settler Sarah Jane Kinsey at Student Day on Saturday at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center. Students are admitted free for tours at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Page B1

– The finale of “A Murder is Announced” will be today at 7 p.m. at the Douglas County Public Library in Minden. The celebration is an Agatha Christie costume party. Information, 782-9841. Page B6

– The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department is planning on fielding an adult baseball league at Lampe Park this summer. Games would be played on Sunday afternoon. Page C1

– Douglas High School is hoping to begin the installation of an all-weather track in April. A recent donation from Big George Ventures will allow the school to install new fencing, infrared security cameras, a new scoreboard, and additional jumping runways. Page C1