Coming Wednesday


• Douglas County Democrats and Republicans will take the next step in the process of selecting their party's nominees for the presidency. Saturday Democrats host their county convention while the Republicans have set the date for their convention as March 8. Page A1

• For the past few weeks, Douglas County Comptroller Claudette Springmeyer took vacation and rearranged her schedule during the busy budget season so she could help in the search for slain Reno woman Brianna Denison. Page A1

• Douglas County may pick up bus service where Carson City has dropped it off in an agreement between the two. Douglas County commissioners are scheduled to discuss the issue at their Stateline meeting on Thursday. Page A1

• Piñon Hills Elementary School students hosted their annual science fair, where they conducted experiments on all sorts of food. Page A1

• Rachael Lambin of Gardnerville, 17, was named one of the top youth volunteers in Nevada by Prudential Financial. Lambin traveled to Africa over the summer to visit a school she raised money to build. Page A2

• Douglas County School District is pursuing an energy savings plan. Energy savings company Ameresco will present projects to the school board that could increase efficiency and cut costs. Page A2

• Bail was set at $105,500 for a 24-year-old Gardnerville Ranchos man who reportedly became enraged and battered a woman Monday when his cell phone and a microwave wouldn't work. Page A3

• A 40-year-old Carson City man who delivered cocaine three times to undercover officers was sentenced Tuesday to six years in Nevada State Prison. Page A3

• A 20-year-old South Lake Tahoe woman, a suspect in nearly two dozen vacation home break-ins in the resort community, pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted burglary. Page A3


• Bostonian Kelsey Martin Jr. just opened Performance Plus Automotive in Johnson Lane. Martin has been working on a wide variety of cars since he was 15, including Alfa Romeos and Volkswagen Beetles. Page A12


• Tahoe Youth & Family Services opened a new Carson Valley location at Tillman Lane and Kimmerling Road in the Gardnerville Ranchos. The resource center provides a safe place for youth and family counseling services. Page B1


• The Douglas boys' basketball team will be preparing for its first appearance in the state tournament in 16 years this week. The Tigers take on Cheyenne High School in the first round Thursday. Douglas lost to Reno in the Northern 4A Regional championship game Saturday, but gained the state berth with a win over Galena earlier in the week. Page C1


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