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Woman survives 6 days in Sierra

A Gardnerville woman is recovering from mild frostbite at a Carson City hospital after spending six nights stranded in a remote area of Hope Valley. Her boyfriend died in an apparent attempt to hike to a highway during a snowstorm the morning after their Jeep Cherokee got stuck on a dirt road near a small Alpine County, Calif., mountain lake.Gardnerville resident Paula Lane, 46, and boyfriend Roderick Paul Clifton, 44, were reported missing after they left Citrus Heights, Calif., on the afternoon of Nov. 29.Family members late the next night called Douglas County 911 Services, which serves as dispatch for …

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