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Out and About Pahrump Valley Gazette, Thursday, April 10, 1997 9 APPOINIIVIENTS WEEKL 0 i iii ii ii i i Great Nevada picture hunt photo exhibit travels Tonopah The top 10 photos in Nevada Magazine's 19  annual Great Nevada Picture Hunt will be exhibited in April at the Central Nevada Museum in Tonopah. The winners of the magazine's photo contest include images from Elko County, Pyramid Lake, Las Vegas, and Winnemucca. Nevada Magazine's art director, Denise Barr, says "These are photos that say, Ne- vada". First place went to Robin Daugherty of South Lake Tahoe for her black-and-white portrait "Sam, Ranch Hand at the Cottonwood Ranch," depicting Elko County resident Sam Bohannon. Sam was leading a group of female city slickers on a three-day pack trip in Northeastern Nevada when Robin took the photo. Mary W. Temple of Walnut Creek, California, won sec- ond place with "Zoom Shot of Neon Lights, Las Vegas," a close-up of the kaleidoscopic reds, greens, and blues of the Riviera's "Splash" sign William Sides of Willits, California, placed third for "Mud Cracks, Pyramid Lake," capturing nature' s colors and designs at the lake at sunrise. Doug Bruha of Lamoille found the Rubies awash in a pink-and-purple sunset when he took his fourth-place photo, "Alpeglow on Lee Peak, Ruby Mountains." Native American Voices By Julie King Come and share some interesting time with Professor Julie King who discusses the themes, imageS and styles of contemporary Native American authors such as Leslie Silko, Paula Gunn Allen, Louise Erdrich, Carter Revard, N. Scott Monday, and Simon Ortiz, with an emphasis on Native American women writers. On Saturday (morning/afternoon/evening), May 3 at 7 p.m. Professor Julie King will present a program titled "Native American Voices." In addition to her discussion of Native American writers, Professor King uses Native American music to illustrate and reinforce certain themes as examples of what Native American literature is or is not, Professor King received her M.A, in English from the University of Nevada, Rend in 1988. Her areas of specialty include Native American and English literature, women's studies, and history. She is currently an Instructor of English at the Western Nevada Community College, Fallen campus. The program, sponsored by Central Nevada Museum will be held at Museum and the public is cordially invited to attend. There is no admission charge. "Native American Voices" is funded by the Nevada Humanities Committee, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. For more information call Central Nevada Museum at (702)-482-9676 or FAX at (702)-482-5432. "Lansford Hastings: Scoundrel or Guide?" by William G. Chrystal Lansford Hastings (1818-1870) is a Western enigma. Termed an "incessant activist with boundless energies," the Ohio lawyer is vilified by some because the Donner Party followed the difficult Hastings Cutoff in 1846, with disastrous results. He is condemned by others because Hastings allegedly encouraged Western emigration in the hopes of becoming emperor of an independent California. Learn more about this famous pioneer guide when Bill Chrystal presents Lansford Hastings at Central Nevada Museum on Saturday May 24 at 6 p.m. and Sunday May 25 at 4 p.m. In traditional Chautauqua style, Chrystal becomes Hastings and discusses his life and times. Chrystal, as the character Hastings, will answer questions from the audi- ence. Finally, Chrystal will step out of character and give the audience an opportunity to ask him questions about the character from today's perspective. The public is cordially invited to attend this program, sponsored by Central Nevada Museum. There is no admis- sion charge. "Lansford Hastings: Scoundrel or Guide" is funded by the Nevada Humanities Committee, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. For more information, call the Cen- tral Nevada Museum at (702)-482-9676. "Margaret Breen, Donner Party Survivor," By Doris Dwyer Margaret Breen, along with her husband and seven children, were members of the Donner Party and shared the suffering of their fellow emigrants. She was born in County Carlow, Ireland and departed from Independence, Missouri for California in the spring of 1846. A devout Catholic, Mrs. Breen worked tenaciously to ensure the survival of her family during the winter of entrapment. Due largely to her efforts, the Breen family was one of only two families in the Donner party to survive without the loss of human life. The choices with which the Breens were faced led to conflicting interpretations regarding their place in the Donner Party story. After the ordeal the Breens became the first American family to settle in San Juan Bautista. Margaret spent the remainder of her life there sur- rounded by her family at the inn that her family owned, and near the Catholic mis- sion that she loved. Meet Margaret Breen when Doris Dwyer portrays this character on Saturday, May 24 at 4 p.m. and Sunday, May 25 at 6 p.m. This event is open to the public, and there is no admission charge. "Margaret Breen, Donner Party Survi- vor" is funded by the Nevada Humanities Committee, the state affiliate of the Na- tional Endowment for the Humanities. For more information call the Central Nevada Museum at (702)-482-9676. of Fall & Injurn 2/ua x/mq/ on /e (and beth stress) of Chnldhood Simple tests to check the body structure and balance for prevention or treatment. Non-drug treatments available for;, headaches, TMJ, knee, leg or back problems & more When: MAYO, 2:00 pm Where: Calvada Sports Complex, 1234 Calvada 61vd, Pahrump, NV $10 per parent (bring your child) , To register, call Karen: (702) 727-6412 Sponsored by Valley Massage & Neuromuscular Therapy Personalized and Quality Care of the Skin i i Cynthia Pancher's fifth place winner, "Cooling Off at Lake Mohave," depicts her brothers taking a dip at one of her family's favorite swimming spots. Judges also selected 14 honorable mention winners in addition to the photo contest's top 10 winners. Following Tonopah, the photo show will travel to the Northeastern Nevada Museum in Elko and then make stops in Las Vegas and Lake Tahoe. The top 10 photos can also be viewed in the November/December 1996 issue of Nevada Magazine. I II II Notice Pursuant to NRS 244.085 (7), the Nye County Board of Commissioners will hold its second meeting of April on Tuesday, April 15, 1997, at the Bob Ruud Commu- nity Center located on Highway 160 & East Basin Road, Pahrump, Nevada. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. Publish 3/27, 4/3, 4/10. ill i  -- Front downstairs office- 42 Belmont St. [I Appointments/Info, Call 482-6453 after 5 p.m. 1| Dr. Linda will be in every other Wednesday [I 8 a.m.- 1 p.m.: Dogs, cais and other small animals, II including spays, neutering, dentistry, minor surgery, etc. II 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.: Horses, cowsilil;l II ' 'rrTonopahS:30p.mto7:30p.m., "11 II Round Mountain: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. II Same dates as Tonopah Clinic =1 Jan McDonald, M.D. Dermatology Clinic of Nevada, Ltd. Harvard Medical School & Mayo Clinic Trained at Pahrump Medical Center 1501 E. Calvada Call: 727-6060 Summit Family Hea!th Care 1151 S. Hwy 160 Pahrump Station Call: 727-5509 For Insurance/Billing Questions Call 1-800- 752-4338 • Diseases of Skin • Discoloration • Diseases of Hair • Psoriasis • Skin Cancer • Cosmetic Laser • Acne Surgery • Spider Veins • Chemical Peels • Wrinkles • Hair Restoration • Skin Surgery • Nail Disorders • Moles • Eczema