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Earth Day in the desert by Andy Holtmann The Las Vegas Natural History Museum is set to celebrate Earth Day Nevada on April 5. The museum, located at 900 North Las Vegas Blvd., has joined forces with local busi- nesses and organizations to educate and encourage the community to take part in the environment. Desert ecology is the main focus of this year's event, with presentations from conservation and environmen- tal organizations that include Desert Demonstration Gardens and Desert Re- search Institute. Several lectures on Nevada's own environment that inform about desert wildflowers, ravens, desert S tortoises, Lake Mead, and Red Rock, are also ' slated. Two orphaned mountain lion cubs named Chero- kee and Cheyenne will be presented by Jungle Friends, a local animal rescue organization. UNLV and the Southern Nevada Herpetological Society will both be bringing reptiles such as rattlesnakes, desert tortoises, Pahrump Valley Gazette, Thursday, April 3, 1997 29 and gila monsters, for the public to view. Las Vegas Honda will be sponsoring a recycling center and demonstrating creative uses for materi- als. Visitors are encouraged to bring their used alluminium cans to the exhibit. "The desert is a unique part of our world, and is more fragile than some think," said Marilyn Gillespie, the event' s executive director. "Earth Day Nevada allows the people of Las Ve- gas to see, hear, and touch their natu- ral environment and learn how to protect it." In addition to the festivities, the mu- seum itself offers many multisensory exhibits. The public is invited to touch j items like coyote fur and elk skin or smell juniper and badger. There is also a Marine Room and the Dinosaur Den that has five mechanical dino- saurs that move and growl. Admission to this year's Earth Day event is $5 per adult, $2.50 per child four to 12 years, and $4 for students, seniors, and military. A RABBIT'S JOB-KatherineWoner poses with the Easter Bunny at the Pahrump Park, during Saturday's (March 28) Easter Egg Hunt. Legals Clowning around at Easter time Gazette photo by C. Michael Carlson ..... AND WHAT'S YOUR NAME?-JelIy Bean the Clown talks to Cheyenne Thomas at Saturday's Easter Egg Hunt in Pahrumlx INVITATION TO BID NO. 97-18 KITCHEN EQUIP- MENT: BEATTY SENIOR CENTER, BEATTY, NE- VADA NOTICE OF |NVITA- NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of the County of Nye, State of Nevada, will receive written bids for the furnishing and delivery, F.O.B. Beatty, Ne- [ada, of the following-de- ',, cribed equipment for use byNye County at the Beatty Senior Center: .,.OP_KOF_W_QRK: Fur- nish all kitchen equipment appliances, tables, etc. as specified on the attached Specification Section 11400: Food Service Equipment. The items listed shall be de- livered and off-loaded at the job site by the successful Bidder. The Bidder shall take field measurements as required to complete this scope of work. All tax and delivery costs are to be in- cluded in this scope of work. All bids must be in writ- ing, sealed in an envelope marked "INVITATION TO BID NO. 97-18, KITCHEN EQUIPMENT: BEATTY SENIOR CENTER". The sealed bids will be received no later than 1:00 o'clock, p.m. on Friday, April 11, 1997 at the Nye County Clerk, Nye County Court- house, 101 Radar Road, Tonopah, Nevada 89049; mailing address: Nye County Clerk, P.O. Box 1031, Tonopah, Nevada 89049. Proposals sent by facsimile transmission will not be ac- cepted or considered. Open- ing of the bids will com- mence at 10:00O'clock, a.m. on Monday, April 14, 1997, in the Commissioners Cham- bers, 101 Radar Road, Tonopah, Nevada. The bid will be awarded on Tuesday, April 15, 1997 at the meet- ing of the Nye County Board of County Commissioners, unless the bid award is post- poned by the Board of County Commissioners. Copies of the bid pack- age may be obtained from the office of the Construc- tion Manager, Intermountain Construction, 3750 North Yellowstone Highway, Idaho Falls, Idaho 83401, 208-524-4322. Bidders are encouraged to promptly and thoroughly review the bid documents. All communi- cation regarding bid content and/or requirements shall be by facsimile only and ad- dressed to: Steve Zambarano, Intermountain Construction, 208-529- 4797. All questions must be submitted 72 hours (3 work- ing days) prior to bid dead- line. No verbal communica- tions or directives will be binding. All bids must be submit- ted on the Proposal Form provided and must be signed in ink by an authorized of. fleer of the Company. Bid- ders must bid the package complete, as described_, with no alterations or exclusions. Modified or altered bids may be disqualified. All work shall be bid in accordance with the plans and specifica- tions provided with the Bid Package. SCHEDULE: All mate- rials are to be on site no later than fifty (50) consecutive calendar days after Notice to Proceed. All bids shall be valid for and may not be withdrawn for a period of 45 calendar days after the sched- uled deadline for receipt of bids. All applicable taxes shall be included in the bid price. If a conflict occurs in or between bidding documents regarding materials or quan- tity required and the bidder does not obtain a written de- cision to that respect prior to submitting his proposal, he shall be deemed to have bid upon better quality, and greater quantity of material. If owner elects to use the less expensive quality or lesser quantity of material, the Owner shall receive a suitable credit. The Board of County Commissioners expressly re- serves the right to waive any informalities and to reject any and all bids. DATED this first day of April, 1997. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF THE COUNTY OF NYE, STATE OF NEVADA By/s/Richard Carver Richard Carver, Chair- man ATTEST: Is/Juanita "Arte" Robb Juanita "Arte" Robb Nye County Clerk PUBLISH: 4/3/97 NOTICE CALLING FOR BIDS The Superintendent of the Nye County School District will receive sealed bids at the Office of the County Su- perintendent Southern Dis- trict, 484 South West Street, Pahrump, Nevada 89048 up until 3:00 p.m., April 24, 1997, for Janitorial Services at the following areas: Tonopah High School, Pahr- ump Valley High School, Rosemary Clarke Middle School, and the Nye County School District Office, Tonopah. Description of ser- vices required may be ob- tained by contacting the Maintenance & Operations Office, 601 East Calvada, Pahrump, Nevada 89048. The bids will be opened at 3:00 p.m. April 24, 1997. The Board of Trustees of the Nye County School Dis- trict reserves the right to re- ject any or all bids and to accept the bid which it feels is in the best interest of the area to be served and/or the School District. BOARD OF TRUSTEES NYE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT Richard Scanlan, Clerk ATTEST: Geraldine Harge, Superintendent Nye County School Dis- trict Publish: 4/3/97, 4/10/97 PUBLIC NOTICE The 1995-96 Audit report for Nye County has been sub- mired to the Department of Taxation as required by law. The report is available for public inspection on week- days at the Nye County Clerk's Office in Tonopah, between the hours of 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon, and 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. And in Pahrump at the Nye County Commissioners Of- flee between the hours of 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon and 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. Publish 4/3/97