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Record Courier Staff Reports

n Park Cattle Co. wants to evict the owners of Horizon Casino at Stateline for failing to maintain the property. Page A1

n Time to get your Grinch on! This weekend marks the kickoff of Carson Valley Christmas with events in Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa and points in between. Page A1

n Jurors in the Michael Ward involuntary manslaughter trial listened to a 911 tape Thursday. Page A1

n Services are scheduled Saturday for Bill Mendes, owner of the Carson Valley Meat Co. Page A1

n Nearly an inch of rain fell in Carson Valley by 2 p.m. Thursday and it just kept coming down. A power outage affected 2,300 customers in Minden and shut down the traffic light at highways 395 and 88. Page A3

n A Gardnerville man accused of drug trafficking will get his day in court on Jan. 11. David Gomez, 24, faces charges including trafficking and possession of methamphetamine. Page A3

n A Mammoth Lakes man arrested in the Nov. 22 robbery of the Minden Bank of America is scheduled for a Dec. 9 preliminary hearing. But due to a scheduling conflict, Steven John Simmons, 26, may have a hard time finding an attorney who can represent him at the hearing. Page A3

n A Reno corporation bought 93 acres in Johnson Lane for $6.1 million for residential and commercial development. Page A6

n Great Basin Adventures offers a way to enjoy Carson Valley all four seasons. Page A9

n Carson Valley native Brianna Giroud is ready to give residents head-to-toe treatment. Page A9

n Alpine County residents congratulated themselves on the publication of their newest history book, “Images of America: Alpine County.” Page A10

n It was snowing on Thursday when Kirkwood Mountain Resort opened for daily operation. Page A10


n Douglas High School’s drama department is offering Scrooge with a twist at weekend performances of “A Christmas Carol.” Page B1

n Gingerbread creations from a sports stadium to a farmhouse are on display at Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center through Dec. 17. Page B1

n Angel trees are popping up all over town for Project Santa Claus. Page B1


n The Douglas High ski team looks well-prepared to improve upon last year’s Tahoe Basin League third-place finish. Page C1

n Robert Shawhan has continued to climb up the USTA sectional and national rankings. The tennis player is currently ranked 12th in the section and No. 317 in the country. Page C1