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n Patrick Mulreany and Paul Murphy are preserving the Irish language. In a makeshift office in the Carson Valley Motor Lodge registration building, the two are creating a multimedia Internet Irish dictionary, something Mulreany has been working on for 25 years. Page A1

n Michael Cordero Perez pleaded guilty to driving under the influence on Dec. 20 when he collided with another vehicle, killing Robin Moroney, 42, of Gardnerville. He faces up to 20 years in Nevada State Prison and a $5,000 fine at his May 2 sentencing. Page A1

n Wade Beavers and Renee Johnston are in the top 99th percentile of students nationwide who are finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Competition. The two Douglas High School seniors are part of a prestigious few honored for their academic abilities in the national program. Page A1

n Close to 2 feet of snow fell in the Tahoe Basin on Tuesday, where the snowpack measures between 100-130 percent of normal. In the Valley, a broken tree branch downed a power line near Toler Lane, causing power outages for about 1,800 customers in Gardnerville. Page A2

n A Minden man must serve a minimum of 12 months in Nevada State Prison before he is eligible for parole for felony driving under the influence. Page A3

n A Minden man was jailed March 11 on $3,000 bail accused of throwing a vacuum cleaner attachment at his 83-year-old mother and cutting her head. Page A3


n Two residents of Carson Valley Residential Care Center prove that it's never too late to fall in love. Bert Anderson and Lucy Sanchez, both in their mid-90s, spend much of their time together dancing. Page B1

n Four Douglas County women were honored Sunday at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center for their contributions to the quality of life in the County. Carol Lee Biaggi Aldax, Anna Norgaard Harris Behrman, Lura Ida Jones and Cherie Owen are the newest inductees into the Douglas County Historical Society's Women's History Remembering project titled "Douglas County Women: Footprints in History." Page B1


n The Douglas track team has nearly 100 members heading into the 2006 campaign. The Tigers will be led by high jumper Ryan Bertucci, sprinter/hurdler Skylar Young, middle distance runners Spencer Lewis and Derrik Jenkins and distance runners Taylor Biaggi and Whitney Lindsey. Page C1

n The Douglas softball team won one game, lost two and tied another in its opening tournament last weekend at Stockton, Calif. Page C1

n Douglas High's baseball team dropped a pair of games over the weekend at the Mike Bearman Memorial Tournament. Page C1


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