• Eight of Johnson Lane artist Paul Ford’s paintings will be awarded to winners of Governor’s Arts Awards on Thursday night. Page A1
• The Barton Hospice Thrift Store was broken into late Friday or Saturday morning. Thieves broke the store’s new cash register and smashed the safe to take $300. Page A1
• A 26-year-old Gardnerville woman is due in court today accused of a hit-and-run accident where a Reno motorcycle rider suffered severe leg injuries. Page A1
• A Valley pet food delivery service is fielding phone calls after a national recall. Pet Chef Espress food is not involved, but that doesn’t stop concerned pet owners from calling owner Nancy Giles to ask advice. Page A2
• A 19-year-old Carson City man who claimed he stole more than $4,300 as a Wal-Mart employee to help out a friend in trouble was sentenced Monday to probation. Page A2
• The manager of the Lakeside Inn and Casino race and sports book admitted in court Tuesday that he stole $21,565 from the casino by cashing unpaid tickets. Page A3
• A six-year prison sentence was added Tuesday to four years that a 19-year-old Gardnerville man is serving for another offense. Page A3
• The Quilt House of Gardnerville has been featured in a special edition of “Better Homes and Gardens” as one of the best quilt shops and is having a party to celebrate 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
• An open house party starts 4 p.m. Friday for the celebration of the new office of Sandra Wendel, Landscape Architect, in Minden.
• Sugarplum Bakery & Treats will remain a cornerstone business in Genoa under the new management of Therese Abraham-Noble. The bakery continues to be known for fresh-baked bread and pastries but will add Chicago-style pizza to the menu.
• “Follow that Rabbit – The Wonderland Story” will be presented by Carson Valley Middle School students at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the CVIC Hall in Minden. The musical is an adaptation of Lewis Caroll’s “Alice in Wonderland.” For information call 782-2265. Page B1
• Savor the Flavor, presented by Soroptimist International of Carson Valley on March 3 at Genoa Lakes Golf Resort, earned more than $21,000 to go back into the community. The annual event includes wine tasting, food sampling and a silent auction. Page B3
• The Douglas High School boys’ golf team heads into the year with a standout freshman and a strong returning group of seniors. The team has high hopes of qualifying for state. Page C1
• The Douglas softball team went 3-2 over the weekend at a tournament in Lassen. Lauren Hoppe and Emily Weaver led the way for the Lady Tigers. Page C1