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Coming Friday

Staff Reports

– If there was a betting line on the construction of the Minden garage the odds against might be climbing thanks to increased construction costs. Page A1

– Four men and a woman accused of trafficking in methamphetamine in Carson Valley are set to appear in East Fork Justice Court today. Bail is set at $25,000 cash for the suspects who were arrested Wednesday. Page A1

– The Carson Valley Children’s Center is moving along and will be open by July or August. A tour of the 5,382-square-foot building reveals a 10 bedroom house with a kitchen, two laundry rooms, five bathrooms and a lot more to make it seem like a home to children who need a safe place to live temporarily. Page A1

– Bud, the three-legged Animal Shelter, cat died after spending 13 years testing dogs for their tolerance for dogs. Page A1

– Valley students were well represented among those who went to the Nevada Legislature to observe Kick Butts Day. They brought 1,200 shoes with them to represent the people who die daily of tobacco-related causes. Page A2

– An early spring storm left a dusting of snow and some slick highways on Tuesday. Page A2

– A 44-year-old woman with numerous probation violations for drinking was sent to prison Tuesday after she was found passed out in her car in Carson City. Page A3

– The Amnesty International club at Douglas High School is promoting awareness of abuses in Darfur and Uganda, Africa, by selling T-shirts and canvas bags today in the commons. Page A3

– The Carson Valley Inn was recognized for its safety program by the state. Page A10

– Alpine County looks to the future for administrative and emergency services. Page A11

– Eight contestants vied for the title of the first-ever Mr. DHS pageant at Douglas High School on Tuesday. K.J. Stone won the crown but all of the boys took the cake. Page B1

– Chris Bayer, author of “Profit, Plots and Lynching,” will tell a true tale of politics and lunching during the settlement of Nevada 7-9 p.m. Saturday at the Eddy Street Book Exchange in Gardnerville. For reservations to this free event, “The Gambler and the Vigilante,” call 782-5484. Page B2

– In the tradition of their free concert series, the Carson Valley Arts Council presents the Argenta Trio in concert on April 7 at 6 p.m. in the CVIC Hall in Minden. The classical concert, performed by University of Nevada, Reno, faculty, is a benefit for the proposed Carson Valley Performing Arts Center. Page B3

– The Douglas High baseball team escaped with an 11-10 win over No. 2 Reno Wednesday in a back-and-forth battle between the two schools. Page C1

– Gardnerville Tumbleweeds Gymnastics gymnast Sterling Freeman has qualified for the regional championships in Hawaii next month. Page C1

– Douglas High grad J.J. Schiller is competing in the North American Free Ride Skiing Championships at Kirkwood this weekend. Page C1