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NEWS

• Searchers expanded their hunt for famed aviator Steve Fossett to include Walker and Mono lakes and east into central Nevada. Page A1

• Civil Air Patrol pilot Russell Johnson described why he enjoys flying for the volunteer organization. Page A1

• A plan to build a three-story hotel in Minden has neighbors upset. They say the hotel will cast a shadow over their homes. Page A2

• Genoans finalized plans to look for a new town manager, including a job description and pay scale. Page A2

• Gardnerville residents may see the town's old power poles coming down next week. Page A2

• Gardnerville Ranchos General Improvement District approved a horse trail for Mitch Drive Park. Board members also passed a resolution requiring dogs to be leashed in district-owned properties. Page A2

• A man facing life in prison for sexual assault told Judge Dave Gamble he should set a sentencing date soon because he won't be eating or drinking at the Douglas County Jail. Elisandro Mendoza, 45, pleaded guilty on Tuesday and is set to appear in court on Oct. 23, if he starts eating again. Page A3

PEOPLE

• Good eating and shopping weather is predicted for the 23rd annual Minden Street Celebration, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday on Esmeralda Avenue in downtown Minden. Page B1

• Tickets are on sale for "The Curse of the Hanging Tree," a fundraising event for the Douglas County Historical Society. Performances are Sept. 21 and 22 in Genoa. Information, Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 782-2555. Page B1

• It's a DAWG's Day 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. The Douglas Animal Welfare Group's fundraiser features microchip implantation, pet vaccinations, food and vendors. Page B1

SPORTS

• A fire at his house didn't slow down Coleville Wolves receiver Trevor Anderson when he caught five touchdown passes in the Wolves' first victory over Smith Valley in a decade. Page C1

• The Tigers take on the Fallon Greenwave in Minden tonight. The game starts 7 p.m. at Douglas High School. Come

in orange and check at recordcourier.com for the

half-time score and final wrap-up. Page C1

• The Tigers' girl's tennis team brought home a victory over the rival Carson Senators on Tuesday. Page C2

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