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Coming Friday

Staff Reports

– Meneley fifth-grade teacher Trich Michitarian was named 2007 Douglas County Teacher of the Year at the Education Foundation’s Teacher Recognition Luncheon on Wednesday. Page A1

– The conversion of a tangle of sage and rabbit brush to a pond for treated wastewater just off Stephanie Lane and Heybourne Road has residents in nearby Saratoga Springs up in arms. Page A1

– Four students were arrested after an altercation at Douglas High School resulted in one injury and the shattering of the high school’s trophy display case on Thursday. Page A1

– “A Tribute to the Troops,” is the theme of this year’s Carson Valley Days button, on sale now by Soroptimist International. Failure to purchase a $1 button could lead to a hefty jail term during the parade. Page A1

– Two Douglas students will compete in the Nevada/AAA Student Auto Skills Contest in Sparks. Cody Crosetti and Matt Nielsen placed in the top 10 in state on their qualifying written tests. Page A2

– Kohl’s department store and Sportsman’s Warehouse could build stores in Riverwood, a 95-acre commercial development east of Carson Valley Plaza in north Douglas County. Page A2

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– Douglas County’s pioneering sheriff’s office K-9, Ben, died May 7. The retired Labrador retriever served for six years as a drug detector and ambassador. Page A3

– A $1 million software communications package was implemented by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. Page A3

– Probation was revoked Wednesday for a 32-year-old Gardnerville woman who was arrested early Tuesday and tested positive for methamphetamine, marijuana and opiates. Tonya Solak was ordered to serve six months in Douglas County Jail for an underlying offense of possession of drug paraphernalia. Page A3

– Meet Dee Hart and Lois Thran. In their second year working as a team at the Genoa Court House Museum, they have added many new items. The museum, which opened Saturday, features a new Pony Express room as well as a new line of Pony Express gear. Page B1

– Concerts in the Park are coming. Five bands will play throughout the summer, the first, Hotel California “A Salute to The Eagles” on May 25. Page B1

– The Dakota Organization’s “Sylvia” features man’s best friend. The play will be performed at the CVIC Hall in July. Page B1

– The Douglas baseball team rolled through its first two playoff games and played in the bracket finals Thursday afternoon. For results of that game, look online at http://www.record

courier.com. Page C1

– Douglas grad Gabe Hatchett got his first taste of NFL action last week at the Miami Dolphins minicamp. He has signed a two-year contract with the team. Page C1