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Record Courier Staff Reports

NEWS

• Tina Luce choked back tears as she accepted the Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitors’ Authority “unsung hero” award for her son, Pfc. Daniel Tingle, 22, a 2004 graduate of Douglas High School. Page A1

• A 4-to-5-year-old, 140-pound female bear was discovered in a tree in the front yard of a Minden hom Monday evening. Page A1

• The restaurant and deli at David Walley’s Resort Hot Springs and Spa were closed this week and employees laid off because of financial problems with the resort’s lenders, according to president of Quintus Resorts Gary Grottke. Page A1

• East Fork firefighters found themselves working three fires during the week and a half they spent in Southern California. Page A1

• Thirteen lucky dogs, from a group of 145 rescued canines in Gabbs that suddenly needed homes after their rescuer died, soon will be available for adoption from the Yerington Animal Shelter. Page A2

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• Students at Jacks Valley Elementary School recently participated in Peaceful Playground Day, familiarizing themselves with the school’s new playground equipment. Page A2

• Project Santa Claus is collecting quality used winter clothing for children and adults through Dec. 8. Page A2

• A Gardnerville man was sentenced Tuesday to three years in Nevada State Prison for drug trafficking. Page A3

• A 23-year-old California man who tried to register as a student at Douglas High School was sentenced Monday to six months in jail to be served concurrent to two years he is serving in Santa Clara, Calif., for a probation violation. Page A3

Business

• Max Baer Jr., whose Beverly Hillbillies Mansion & Casino was recently approved by Douglas County commissioners, has purchased an additional 21.4 acres from Riverwood Partners. Page A8

PEOPLE

• The Dakota Organization’s production of the comedy, ‘The Nerd,’ opens Thursday and continues through Sunday at the CVIC Hall in Minden. Tickets available online at thedakotaorganization.com or at (775) 450-0155. Page B1

• The Douglas County Historical Society’s lecture series continues 7 p.m. Thursday with Bodie historian Terri Geissinger speaking in the character of one of the California ghost town’s residents. Free lectures are presented the second Thursday of every month at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 1477 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Page B1

SPORTS

• The Douglas boys’ soccer team won its first regional title since 1997 Saturday with a 1-0 victory over South Tahoe at Damonte Ranch High School. Page C1

• The Douglas volleyball team came up just short in the Northern 4A Regional Championship match, losing a five-game match to Reno in the final. Page C1