Coming Wednesday


- An escaped murderer, on the run for 32 years, was arrested Monday night at his residence in the 1300 block of Kimmerling Road in the Gardnerville Ranchos. Page A1

- A 20-year-old Gardnerville Ranchos man was sentenced Tuesday to 12 years in Nevada State Prison after he admitted sexual contact with a 10-year-old boy. Page A1

- James Wade Lamb Jr. was remembered Saturday as the kind of boy who made sure that the new kids in school had someone to eat lunch with in the cafeteria. He was the kind of young man who inspired a high school football team to try their hardest because they knew he would give anything to get out of his wheelchair to run a play. Page A1

- A 300-pound male black bear was found Friday afternoon in the tree of a home in Chichester Estates. Page A1

- There are 93 fewer students in the Douglas County School District than there were last year. Enrollment has returned to 1993 levels. Page A2

- State and federal agencies will lift fire restrictions in western Nevada on Monday. The Bureau of Land Management, the Carson Ranger Districts and the Nevada Division of Forestry issued a joint statement that damper weather and cooler temperatures have decreased the chance of fire. Page A2

- Warrants were issued for two people who failed to appear in Douglas County District Court on Monday for sentencing. Fidel Fuentes was due to appear in connection with a pursuit involving Washoe Tribal Police last spring, as was Yolanda Alvarado, who was arrested in a drug sting for selling methamphetamine. Page A3

- A new golf boutique opens in Minden. Solution Golf offers custom fitting of clubs. Page A8

- There's a new doctor in town. Dan VanderMay, a young veterinarian, joins Jobs Peak Veterinary Hospital. Page A8

- The Friday and Saturday performances of "The Curse of the Hanging Tree" were a successful fundraiser for the Douglas County Historical Society. Event organizer Laurie Hickey said the group of volunteer performers made money for the museums and had a good time. Page B1

- Organic fruits and vegetables will be available at the Corley Ranch Farmers Market, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. The ranch's Harvest Festival Extraordinary runs throughout October. Page B1

- The Douglas boys' and girls' soccer teams swept Damonte Ranch in a doubleheader Saturday in Reno. Page C1

- Longtime Carson Valley resident Alan Reed has been named the head coach of the Sierra Lutheran High School boys' basketball team. Page C1


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