Coming Wednesday

- Planning Commissioner Lawrence Howell tipped the balance in favor of development of Jethro Bodine's Beverly Hillbillies Mansion & Casino Tuesday when he voted to approve the needed zoning change. Page A1

- Erratic fire behavior and shifting winds are to blame for the spread of the lightning-caused Sleeping Elephant fire Friday. The fire which sparked northeast of Topaz Lake at the top of Wild Oat Mountain, exploded from a few acres on the hillside to over 750 acres within several hours. Page A1

- Douglas County district judges David Gamble and Michael Gibbons are to select a grand jury July 18 from a list of 60 residents who indicated they were willing to serve for the next six months as the panel examines county government. Page A1

- Two Gardnerville residents were arrested in a sting operation for soliciting work in the Angora fire area without a contractor's license. Page A1

- Ted Nagel has been running a successful printing business out of his garage for four years. He said the time is quickly approaching when he will need to expand. Page A2

- Douglas graduate Brian Doyal is a director of the Pine Nut Mountain Trails Association and has dedicated himself to changing the perception of people who use OHVs. Page A2

- A 46-year-old Gardnerville man who delivered metamphetamine to undercover officers was sentenced Tuesday to six years in Nevada State Prison. Page A3

- An Illinois man with 19 felony convictions was sentenced Monday to 10 years in Nevada State Prison for felony driving under the influence. Page A3

- Raymond Smith

- Ernest M. Armijo

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- Gardnerville Ranchos Fire/Rescue Chief Bob Spellberg talked about the need for firefighter volunteers at a barbecue at Station 7 on Saturday. Page B1

- Friday's Concert in the Park at Minden Park features David John & the Comstock Cowboys. The concert, offered by Douglas County Parks & Recreation, is from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Page B1

- Mike Hagen's Strength Team displays amazing feats followed by strong, motivational messages. The team will appear 7 p.m. July 14-18 at Valley Christian Fellowship. Page B1

- Former Douglas High basketball coach Aubrey McCreary has spent the last three years as a player development specialist. Utah Jazz forward Paul Millsap is one of McCreary's top clients. Page C1

- The Carson Valley Little League 9-10-year-old All-Stars made it to the Nevada District I championship game Sunday before losing to Washoe. Carson Valley won six consecutive games to get there. Page C1


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