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• A 45-year-old California man was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for assaulting a 15-year-old girl a year ago. Page A1

• East Fork volunteer and career firefighters have joined a team of Northern Nevadans who've gone to Southern California to battle multiple blazes. Page A1

• Minden-Tahoe Airport planners are working on a vision of the future that came in for some criticism by those who would like to see the airport limited to small aircraft. Page A1

• The Boys & Girls Club of Carson Valley is thriving in its first year and home at Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School. Page A1

• Gardnerville Elementary School students learned what life and commerce were like during the era of classical Greece. Page A2

• The Nevada Department of Wildlife is opposing efforts to feed bears in the back country, saying it teaches the bears to rely on human beings for their forage. Page A2

• Six years after he allegedly assaulted two sisters, convicted child molester James Ernest Hope is due in Carson City District Court next Monday to answer the charges. Page A3

• A 29-year-old Carson City man was sentenced Monday to five years in Nevada State Prison after he cut a Wal-Mart security guard with a razor blade while trying to steal video equipment. Page A3


• Gimli Ironworks in Johnson Lane offers not only a variety of metal products and services but a funny story behind its name, too. Page A9

• A new restaurant opens in Topaz Ranch Estates. LG's Off the Grill offers Mexican food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Page A8


• Elfriede Short, the last original member of the East Fork Gallery, is busy painting glass Christmas ornaments to be sold at the East Fork Gallery. A reoccurring motif on the bulbs is the Valley's visiting black bear. Page B1

• The Lone Tree Gallery & Custom Framing celebrates 22 years in Minden with a reception of art, food and music, 4-9 p.m. Friday, 1598 Esmeralda Ave. Page B1

• Four Douglas County art students were awarded scholarships from the Carson Valley Art Association to pursue their art education. A show featuring the students' and other artists' work begins Nov. 2 at the CVIC Hall in Minden. Page B1


• The Douglas boys' soccer team salvaged a tie with South Tahoe Monday night on a late goal from Kyle Gardner. The Tigers clinched the No. 2 seed in the Sierra League and will take on Elko in the first round of the playoffs Saturday at Damonte Ranch. Page C1

• The Douglas football team rolled over South Tahoe 40-12 Saturday at the Lake. Senior Brock Peterson scored four touchdowns in the win. Page C1


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