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• A 27-year-old Mammoth Lakes, Calif., snowboarder was sentenced Monday to 20 years in Nevada State Prison for an armed bank robbery which he never admitted committing. Page A1

• Douglas County Commissioner Jim Baushke is optimistic that treatment for his Hodgkins lymphoma will be successful. Baushke, 66, was diagnosed in December and is undergoing chemotherapy. Page A1

• Douglas High School junior Jake Reid heads to Washington, D.C., in May to represent Nevada in the Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest. Page A1

• Sentencing is set June 4 for a South Lake Tahoe man who pleaded guilty Monday to murdering his estranged girlfriend. Page A1

• Five Douglas County students were winners in the aviation art contest sponsored by the Nevada Department of Transportation's Aviation Division. Page A2

• Five out of the 200 students from Minden Elementary School submitting science projects and inventions were recognized at the Western Regional Science and Engineering Fair and Lemelson Young Inventor's Challenge in Reno, March 8-10. Page A2

• A tier 2 sex offfender was arrested last week for failing to register. Juan Delacruz, 50, is expected to appear in East Fork Justice Court today.

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• Cowboys & Angels Boutique & Day Spa has taken up residence in the Pink House in Genoa. The spa offers a full house of pampering from hair, skin and nails to massage and a clothing boutique. Page A9

• Greater Nevada Credit Union announced the new board of directors at the Eagle Station branch in Carson City on March 13. Page A9


• Two helicopter pilots made a stop last Thursday and spent a few days in Smith Valley, visiting with the students at Smith Valley School and a cousin, giving presentations and attending a reception in their honor. Jennifer Murray and Colin Bodill are now on their way around the world, pole to pole, attempting to set a new world record. Page B1

• T.J. Spotts, a 1997 Douglas High School graduate made it through college and law school with failed kidneys. He received a new kidney on March 13, and now has a new lease on life. He looks forward to taking the Nevada state bar exam in 2008. Page B1


• Douglas High graduate Gabe Hatchett has entered this year's NFL draft and is receiving interest from a number of teams, including the Indianapolis Colts and the Miami Dolphins. Page C1

• Douglas High senior Brent Koontz has signed to play football next year at Southern Oregon University. Page C1


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