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Record Courier Staff Reports

n Commissioners could approve a 1.5 percent tax to fund a new senior center in Douglas County, just one of the hot topics to be discussed at Thursday’s county commission meeting. Page A1

n Work on a roundabout at Highway 88 and County Road is expected to start right after school is out in June. Residents have opposed the project, to be built under the auspices of the Nevada Department of Transportation. Page A1

n A Gardnerville man is in Douglas County Jail charged with first-degree arson in connection with a mobile home fire Sunday in Dresslerville. Page A1

n The Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce & Visitor’s Authority is moving into its new digs at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center. Page A1

n Downtown Minden features prominently in a new television commercial for Carson Valley Inn. Page A2

n Ron and Myki Simek of Genoa paid a record price for the 2006 Angus Foundation heifer package. Page A2

n The Douglas County Sheriff’s Posse is accepting application for a $1,500 scholarship. Page A2

n Secret Witness of Douglas County is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for an armed robbery Jan. 20 at the Johnson Lane General Store. Page A3

n A California man promised Monday to pay back $50,000 to two Stateline casinos within three years. Page A3

n Residents oppose a proposed zoning change for Carson Valley Christian Center in their Stephanie Way neighborhood, charging the move could mean more development. Currently zoned forest and range on 19 acres, the 38.8-acre parcel would be changed to public facility, a designation that could lead the way to many other uses. Page A7

PEOPLE

n An outstanding Citizen of the Year was honored Saturday. Gardnerville resident Marilyn Malkmus received the award from the Minden-Douglas Elks Lodge No. 2670 for her contributions to the community. Page B1

n An abstract painting artist shares her knowledge at the Carson Valley Art Association meeting Friday. Pam Brekas, former art teacher, is offering a workshop, Abstract Acrylics and Creative Play, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Artistic Viewpoints Gallery & Studio in Gardnerville. Page B1

SPORTS

n The Douglas High wrestling team claimed the Sierra League title, completing a perfect 7-0 season with a big win over Reno Saturday. Page C1

n Douglas picked up its third win in a row with a 59-32 win over Damonte Ranch Saturday in boys’ basketball action. Page C1

n The Douglas girls’ basketball team rallied from an 11-point deficit at halftime to take an upset victory over Damonte Ranch Saturday. Page C1