Coming Wednesday

- South County senior citizens may have their lunches eaten by Douglas County budget cuts. The meal program is on the list of programs to be cut. Page A1

- Scores of volunteers and vehicles made an attack on the illegal dumping area on U.S. Forest Service land south of the Gardnerville Ranchos on Friday. About eight or nine vehicles and tons of trash were removed from the 40-acre former Dresslerville gravel pit but it may require more work to restore Washoe cultural sites. Page A1

- A 21-year-old Topaz Ranch Estates man has been accused of killing a 480-pound black bear which officials found decomposing late Saturday at the corner of Granite and Breccia roads. Page A1

- A 26-year-old Gardnerville woman faces up to 15 years in Nevada state Prison after she pleaded guilty Tuesday to leaving the scene of an accident she cause which resulted in the amputation of the victim's left leg. Page A1

- What bullies want is a connection, said a parenting consultant at a Family Support Council seminar at Carson Valley United Methodist Church on April 11. Ann Corwin said the way to discourage bullying behavior is to break the connection with them. Page A2

- The potential for meat processing and marketing in Carson Valley will be discussed 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 4 at the Corley Ranch, Gardnerville. The workshop is sponsored in part by the University of Nevada, Reno, Cooperative Extension and requires $10 admission. Contact the cooperative extension office at 782-9960. Page A2

- A Vietnam veteran commended deputies on their restraint in not shooting him during a Jan. 3 armed standoff at his home in Topaz Ranch Estates. Harry Sprouse made the comment during his sentencing on Monday. Page A3

- A Stateline man who struck a sleeping man with a painter's extension rod with such force that he caused permanent hearing loss in the victim was sentenced Tuesday to five years in Nevada State Prison. Page A3

- Chriss Sorensen is the new general sales manager for Michael Hohl Carson Valley Chevrolet. Hohl purchased Minden's Carson Valley Chevrolet in February. Page A10

- Shear Heaven salon and da spa introduces new fitness equipment, far infrared sauna therapy and body wrap systems at an open house 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Demonstrations, drawings and refreshments featured. RSVP at 782-3115. Page A10

- Gail Teig gives a pre-tour of the Van Sickle Station barn, one of 10 historic barns on tours offered by the Douglas County Historical Society on May 5. The Teigs purchased the station 11 years ago and hope to restore the barn to house a future Tahoe Ridge Winery & Marketplace. Page B1

- Douglas County students dominated the cutting events at the Carson/Douglas High School Rodeo Friday afternoon. Alyce Kugler took first in four go-rounds in the event while Gardnerville's Jonathan Glocknitzer won two go-rounds. Page C1

- Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School produced two conference champions at the recent Tah-Neva conference wrestling title meet. Page C1


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