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Record Courier Staff Reports

n Commissioners could ask voters to consider raising the weight limits at Minden-Tahoe Airport, or delay that vote for two more years. Page A1

n Visitors to Minden will soon be greeted by a bronze statue of a cowboy on a rearing horse thanks to the generosity of a Carson Valley native who died before his dream was realized. Page A1

n A service is scheduled Saturday at 10 a.m. for Minden businessman Don Hellwinkel who died Jan. 15, 2006. He was 83. Page A1

n Flooding and septic tank issues ultimately defeated a plan to subdivide five acres on Foothill Road, the project denied in an appeal by neighbors to Douglas County’s Planning Commission. Page A2

n Signs distributed by the Record-Courier for their “Best of Carson Valley” competition ended up being illegally displayed, a major headache for county officials. Page A2

n The five people in the race for school superintendent undergo a series of interviews this week. School district employees and Carson Valley residents have a chance to view the candidates in public meetings. Page A2

n A former accounting assistant for Metalast International LLC was ordered Tuesday to spend one year in Douglas County Jail as part of her probation for embezzling $400,000 from her former employer. Page A3

n A Minden teenager admitted Tuesday in District Court that he sold 28 grams of cocaine to a Douglas County confidential informant. Page A3

n The National Weather Service says Carson Valley is under a winter storm warning until 4 p.m. today. Page A3

PEOPLE

n A Dayton theater troupe provided an audience of 100 with melodrama merriment over the weekend at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center in Gardnerville. Page B1

n A globe-trotting photographer is the guest artist Friday at Artists Viewpoints Galley and Studio, 1368 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Page B2

n The Dance Workshop Dancers invite residents to chase away the winter blues with “A Midwinter Night’s Dream” beginning today. Page B2

SPORTS

n Douglas High’s Shane Miller improved to 38-0 on the year, picking up a stunning victory over the seventh-ranked wrestler in the country at Saturday’s Spring Creek Invitational. Miller won the tournament 189-pound title, his third individual tourney title of the year. Page C1

n The Coleville girls’ basketball team took over first place in the Western 1A with an upset win over Pyramid Lake. Page C1