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Incline Village news briefs: Diamond Peak extends season to April 23

Staff report

Diamond Peak Ski Resort on Friday announced it is extending its 2016-17 ski season to April 23.

“With all of the snow we have on the slopes and the enthusiasm we’re seeing from our customers — and especially our season pass holders — we’re happy to extend the season another week so that folks can enjoy these great conditions for a little bit longer,” Mike Bandelin, Diamond Peak general manager, said in a statement

In addition, Diamond Peak announced that 2017-18 season passes are now on sale at early-bird rates through April 30. All 2017-18 passes include spring access for the remainder of the current season. Visit DiamondPeak.com to learn more about season pass sales and costs.

Dummy Downhill registration deadline set for March 31

The 17th annual Diamond Peak Dummy Downhill is set for Saturday, April 1. Participants build a dummy on skis (or a snowboard) that gets launched off a big jump on Show-Off, and spectators can view the action from the Base Lodge Deck.

Preregister dummies online at bit.ly/dummydownhill2017 or email your dummy name, team name and team captain’s name(s) to info@diamondpeak.com by March 31. Those who preregister by noon on March 29 will receive a Diamond Peak 50th Anniversary T-shirt.

Registration begins at 9 a.m. April 1, with the event and awards ceremony to follow. The event is weather-dependent; visit DiamondPeak.com/Events for details.

Community crab feed set for April 1 at St. Francis

The Knights of Columbus of Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church invites residents to a community crab feed on Saturday, April 1, in the church hall at 6:15 p.m.

Dungeness crab, pasta, salad, garlic bread, dessert and coffee will be served, along with a no-host bar. All proceeds “will benefit the less fortunate in our community,” according to a news release from the KOC.

Cost for the dinner is $45 for adults and $10 for children (ages 6-10). Children under the age of 5 are free.

Tickets can be purchased at the church at 701 Mt Rose Highway. Call the church at 775-831-0490, or call Richard Thall at 775-831-2539, for details. Visit http://www.sftahoe.org to learn more about the church.