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2 Thursday, March 20, 1997 Pahrump Valley Gazette PMC Continued from Page 1 PMC operating 24 hours a day, by the beginning of this month. Chairwoman Pat Mankins was unable to be reached for a comment Tuesday (March 18), but Hospital Board Member Ed Sharp said Mankins acknowledged Arcon was in violation of their agreement, at the previous Hospital Board Meeting. "The board did not take action (against Arcon); it will come up again," said an Sharp. He said the Board is very sympathetic to the Arcon group. "They have been taking care of a huge number of patients. It's wall to wall people from about 8 a.m. until about 5 in the evening. T-BIRDS ARE FLYING IN LOCAL SKIES At speeds approaching 460 mph, those F-16 Fighting Falcon jets come within i 8 inches of each other in the clear blue Nevada skies. The Air Force birds are practicing for an April 25-26 air wars at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas to mark the 50 m anniversary of the USAF. Local veterans sponsor seminars PAHRUMP - Veteran of Foreign Wars posts in Pahrump and the Amargosa Valley have joined to sponsor free community seminars in the two neighboring South- ern Nye Countycommunities. In Pahrump, the veterans" organization. Post# 10054. invites the comtnunity to the facts about living wills and how to avoid probate taxes at the post home. 4651 Homestead Road on Monday, March 24, at 2 p.m. In the Amargosa Valley, Post #6826. 1835 East White Sands, will present the same seminar at 7 p.m. on the same date. Bolth seminars will be presented by the American Association of Independent Paraslegals, one of the largest providersof "'Living Trusts. Further information on either of the two local seminars can be obtained by calling 1-800-232-9455. Governor Millet proclaims Nevada '" Agriculture Week" March 16-22 While most associate the history of the Silver State with mining, Nevada's history, particularly that of the Pahrump and Amargosa Valleys. is also deeply rooted in agriculture, noted Tim Hafen of Pahrump, Chairman of the Nevada Board of Agriculture. As Nevada's farms and cities grow closer and closer together, observation of Agriculture Week encourages producers and consumers to grow closer together as well. Taxing times ahead - T Day - 26 and counting The days are growing shot and T-day, April 15, Valley Gazette will present a special Tax Sec- will soon be upon us. While tax changes are tion packed with latest news, helpful hints and few, caution is still needed for most taxpayers, tips to ease the annual burden. Beginning in next week's edition, the Pahrump IRE-GRAND OPENING Presents... The Home Fireman GRAND OPENING Introductory Offer Model #820-R- WH WHEN TIME IS CRITICAL, The Home Fireman m Provides: emergency reaction center for your family's "action plan" in a crisis permanent location for fire extinguisher known to all family members. ,removable, 1-A: 10-B:C rated extinguisher for liquid and electrical fires. NOTE: Never put water on a liquid fire, ie: grease, oil, gas, paint, etc. clearly visible "check value" on extinguisher for secured, 40 foot kink-resistent life) instant water source - 1/4 properly equipped- 1/4 turn Quick Nozzle effective range exceeding 160 foot 40 feet of hose plus 40 - 50 pressure an unlimited water supply conveniently stored in sight -can be operated by anyone trained) THE HOME RREMAN 1. Nevada 2. Nevada State 3. Nevada State ALOS RECOMMENDED BY: "National Fire Protection Association" Ask about Our Optional Installation and 5 Year Service & Maintenance Contract O LOCATIONS PAHRUMP HENDERSON 751-O711 558-7770 2301 Winery Rd. 726 W. Sunset Rd. (Bldg.B Ste. 105) Why do homes with smoke detectors report far less fires than homes without? oke detectors discover some fires so early that they can be controlled by the occupants without involving the fire department. The more significant factor is the impact of the smoke detectors in detectt'xj fires early so that people are able to control them,'+ (National Fire Protection Association - NFPA Journal - ) 13 Million a occurred in Billion) in residential start when people 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. oTallllol sees +   " Departments extinguish 8*/, How,.. Wu pro00 yo.r ud hom "In 4 minutes a fire can engulf a home *In 2 to 5 minutes a mobile home can burn to the ground.. Defend Yourselfl Data compiled from the U.S. Fire Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, National Data Center, National Fire Protection Association, Atlanta Journal Cor'on and the Commgssion for a Fire Safe Geor NEVADA Northern and Central Nevada Friday through Sunday ... A slight chance of showers northwest. Dry and continueds warm elsewhere. Los in the upper 20s and 30s. Highs in the 60s to lower 70s. Southern Nevada Friday through Sunday... No precipitation and continued unseasonable warm Lows in the 50s. Highs in the 80s to lower 90s. Ill- 3113- !, 21, 21, II, 37 FRI- 1114- 12, 13, 1t, Ill, ILl liT- 3/1|- |, 111, 11, 21, 21 liIk 3110- 2, 17, 20, 21, li Itll- I/1b I, II, 21, li, t7 II1- I/ll- 11, II, 17,]2, II 1B- 8/11- ll, II, 11, It, 14 a v lr o liT- I/IF I, I1, 12, 11, 24, It III- l/lt- 2, 7, 111, t4, 41, li Pahrump Valley Gazette successor to: Death Valley Gateway Gazette Established 1981 Founders, Editors & Publishers Robert & H. Linsey Lowes Publisher Go/dfield Group Publisher, Inc. Reporter/Photographer C. Michael Carlson Special Features Patti Babcock Columnist Robert Lowes Brent Matthewson Mike Dougherty Slim Simes Patti Babcock Contributors Dave Downing Molly Williams, R.N. Production Michael Lamar Jiffy Janneck Kevin Simpson Ann Smart Photography Ethel Messer Bruce Stevenson Advertising Director Carlton McCaslin Account Executives Ann Nusbaum L. Harmer Resident Agent/ Controller Marie Lapriore Administration/ Circulation Angle Lapriore, Admin. Asst. qorm Leavitt, Distribution Beverly Sacca, Secretary Communi & Current Memberships For tolto NUBIIrl 111 1619.____)) 852-4242 Nevada Press IlJ . Baker,Chamber f IJl Charles Brown Ill Commerce Ill II] .+ Beatty Chamber of Ill IGoneralStr! Ill : "Commerce Iil ]Sbosb0,e. C,m0r,taJ Ill Death Valley Chamber of Ill i Open 8 all to 9 pm I Ill Commerce ill III Pah00ump Chamber of III Ill Commerce Ill JJl Tonopah Chamber of IJl The Pahrump Valley Gazette, formerly known as the Death Valley Gateway Gazette, (USPS 709-230), established July 22, 1983. adjudicated s a legal newspaper of general circulation July 10, 1985, is published weekly on Thursday by Goldfield Group Publishers, Ine, Editorial, production, and advertising offices at the Valley View Plaza, 1330 Hwy. 160, Ste. 3, Pahrump, Nevada 89048. Telephone 702/727-5583 or FAX 702/ 727-7t92. Second-class postage paid at Pahrump, Nevada and additional mailing offices. Postmaster: send address changes to The Pahrump Valley Gazette. P. O. Box 97795. Las Vegas. Nevada 89193, For billing or subscription inquiries please telephone 800/682-2640. Copyrights: No part of this publication may be copied or reproduced by any means without the express written permission of the Publishers. 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