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Record Courier Staff Reports

n Douglas High School may receive a $1 million donation to complete an all-weather track project and other improvements to the football field. Big George Ventures has offered to make the donation if the school will rename its athletic complex, “Big George Complex.” Page A1

n Residents meet with Gardnerville Ranchos General Improvement District board members on Wednesday to give their views about traffic calming measures. Page A1

n County officials are caught between voter-mandated weight restrictions and pressure from the Federal Aviation Agency, who would like to see those weight restrictions raised. Page A1

n Appointments to a number of boards in Douglas County were completed earlier this month. Page A2

n Young residents of China Spring Youth Camp and Aurora Pines will have an opportunity to find out what it’s like to care for babies thanks to a program that uses simulated infants and pregnancy vests. Page A3

n A Carson City man spent less than week on probation before he was arrested for using drugs. Page A3

n Two men were arrested Wednesday on drug trafficking charges after the Douglas County Special Weapons and Tactics team conducted pre-dawn raids in two Gardnerville neighborhoods. Page A7

BUSINESS

n A grand opening event for a new locksmith is Wednesday. Have lunch with Michael and Tina-Jo Howell to celebrate the opening of Howell’s Lock and Safe. Page A8

n The Pink House in Genoa is home to a new quilting supply shop. It’s All About Quilting offers fabric, notions and computer programs about quilting. Page A8

ALPINE

n Hundreds of baseball caps hang over the hand-crafted wooden picnic tables in Woodfords Station. Page A9

PEOPLE

n Twenty-four models paraded before guests Wednesday at the Senior Health Fair and fashion show at the Carson Valley Inn. Page B1

n Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School leadership students learned first-hand how to better their community. Projects ranged from donations for Katrina victims to dog food for the Douglas Animal Welfare Group. Page B1

SPORTS

n The Douglas boys’ basketball team’s 90-68 win over Wooster Tuesday night was marred by a scuffle midway through the fourth quarter. Douglas’ Mike Gransbery was suspended for one game for “starting the fight”, although he did not throw a punch. Page C1

n Four Douglas senior wrestlers will compete in their last home dual match Saturday at 10 a.m. Page C1

n Douglas senior Holden Sapp won the Tahoe Basin Ski League slalom race at Heavenly Tuesday. Page C1