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n One person was killed Tuesday in a helicopter crash off Foothill Road south of Walley's Hot Springs. The cause is under investigation. Page A1

n The mother of a 14-month-old boy is due in East Fork Justice Court today on an allegation that she did not seek medical treatment for her son who suffered 10 days with a fractured leg and fractured arm, according to authorities. Page A1

n A University of Nevada, Reno, report says up to 27 Douglas County residents could be killed if a magnitude 7 earthquake occurred along the Genoa fault. Page A1

n A Johnson Lane woman who kept looking for her stolen property has been credited with leading deputies to a trailer in the Silver City RV Park that was full of goods believed to be taken from 15 homes and vehicles. Page A1

n Speed bumps are not the answer to traffic problems in the Ranchos, say residents and members of the general improvement district. Page A2

n A 33-year-old South Lake Tahoe man serving a sentence in San Quentin Prison was ordered Monday to serve four years in Nevada State Prison for writing checks on the account of an 83-year-old man. Page A3

n A 21-year-old Gardnerville Ranchos woman was charged with gross misdemeanor child abuse, accused of leaving her 4-year-old son with her boyfriend who allegedly beat the child with a belt. Page A3

n Douglas County is among the communities listed in a federal disaster declaration authorized by President Bush. Page A9


n Members of Carson Valley Chinese Cultural Group performed dances, read poems, sang songs and shared the Chinese culture with students at Meneley Elementary School, Friday. The performances were part of the annual Chinese New Year presentation. Page B1

n Wellington artist Reiko Hervin teaches others how to take what life gives you and smile back through watercolor painting. A series of classes, "Painting - Makes You Smile," will be taught at the Cooperative Extension in Gardnerville. Page B1

n A new theater group, The Dakota Organization, is bringing the Bernard Slade production "Same Time, Next Year" to the CVIC Hall starting Feb. 24. The group has slated six theatrical performances in 2006-2007. Page B1


n The Douglas girls' basketball team stayed hot over the weekend, winning its eighth game in nine tries. The Tigers can clinch a playoff spot with a win over winless Wooster Friday. Page C1

n Douglas' wrestling team took second at the Northern 4A Regional Championships over the weekend. Seven Tigers will compete at this weekend's state championships. Page C1


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