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P 2 Thursday, April 24,1997 Pahrump Valley Gazette The Pahrump Valley Gazette, formerly known as the Dealh Val- ley Galeway Gazette, (USPS 709- 230), established July 22, 1983, adjudicated as a legal newspaper of general circulation July 10, 1985, is published weekly on Thursday by Goldfield Group Pub- lishers, Inc. Editorial, production, and advertising offices at the Val- ley View Plaza, 1330 Hwy. 160, Ste. 3, Pahrump, Nevada 89048. Telephone 702/727-5583 or FAX 702/727-7 ! 92. Second-class post- age paid at Pahrurnp, Nevada and additional malting offices. Post- master:, send address changes to The Pahrump Va//ey Gatte, P.O. Box 97795, Las Vegas, Nevada 89193. For billing or subserip- tion inquiries please telephone 800/682-2640. Copyrights: No part of this publication may be copied or reproduced by any means without the express written per- mission of the Publislrs. Included are photos, stories, staff produced advertisements, columns, cagoons and all other materials. All rights reserved by The Pahrump Va//ey Gazette. Editorial Policy Opinions of the Pahrump Valley Gazette columnists are their own and do not necessar- ily reflect those of the Gazette staff or management. Letters Poflcy We welcome letters to the editor. Letters must he signed, with the writer&apos;s address and telephone number included. Unsigned letters will not he published. Short, concise let-[ ters are preferred. Letters will [ beeditedforlengthandlibel. I Mail to 1330 Hwy. 160,[ Suite 3, Pahmmp, NV 89048 I I Pahrump Valley Gazette Member: Nevada State Press Association Baker Chamber of Commerce Beatty Chamber of Commerce Death Valley Chamber of Commerce Pahrump Chamber of Commerce Tonopah Chamber of Commerce We're part of your COIfHlnlf 1111- 4/17- g, II, 21, ll, 11 II- 4/11- 1,12, Zl, t],U UF 4/!1- II, H, 2I, H,H II1- CZl- lt, fl, ll, lZ, ll BII- 1- 1,12,14,11,14 Ill" Z" 14, R, 21. Zt, t4 riB- 122$- l,l, II, lll,[l,|l JOTTO W- 4/11- Zl, n, Zli, 4Z, 41, t EIB- O21F 11, n, 11, t4, 42, 41 Fer Lotto Nnmbers coil (619) 852-4242 Charles Brown General Store Sbo|bene, California Open 8 am to 9 pm 7 DAYS A WEEK NOW OPEN Presents... The Home Fireman GRAND OPENING Introductory Offer Model #820-R- WH WHEN TIME IS CRITICAL, The Home Fireman T" 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 periodic review secured, 40 foot kink-resistent lay flat hose (20 year estimated life) instant water source - 1/4 turn Quick Release Brass Ball Valve properly equipped - 1/4 turn Quick Release Brass Sweeper effective range exceeding 160 foot diameter (80 foot radius) - 40 feet of hose plus 40- 50 foot water stream with normal home pressure an unlimited water supply when needed - where needed conveniently stored in an attractive hard wood cabinet; out of sight can be operated by anyone over the age of six (provided trained) THE HOME RREMAN EMERGENCY CENTER IS APPROVED BY: 1. Nevada State Fire Marshall 2. Nevada State MFG'D Housing (Las Vegas division) 3. Nevada State Insurance Commission ALSO RECOMMENDED BY: "National Fire Protection Association" O PAHRUMP 751-0711 2301 Winery Rd. (Bldg,B Ste. 105) Ask about Our Optional Installation and 5 Year Service & Maintenance Contract LOCATIONS HENDERSON 558-7770 726 W. Sunset Rd. : Why with smoke detectors report far less fires than home without? "Smoke detectom discover some fires so eady that they cen be controlled by the occupants wiout k-M)lvg the fire department. Tie more significant factor is the impact of the smoke detectors in detecting fires eady so that people are able to control them." (National Fire Pr,)tection Association - NFPAdoumal - October 1994) The Fact Is... Most deadly time occur in the home: *76% of all structures fires are Residential ( 13 Million a year) *80% of all Fire Deaths (mostly children) occurred in the home (4,000 annually) "$4,S43,000,000.00 (almost $5 BiSon) in residential damage is suffered annually *99% of r fires (non-arson) start when people are home "83% of all fires start between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. Who* Puts Out 13 Million residential Rres Each Year? *Women put out 50% of aB house fires *Men extinguish 30% of all house tires *Children, Neighbors and passers-by put out 12% *Fire Departments extinguish 8% HOW,,, can you protect your family and home when: *In 4 minutes a fire can engulf a home *in 2 to 5 minutes a mobile home can bum to the ground. Defend Youredfl Data comlled from the U.S. Fire Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, National Data Center, National Fire Protection Association, Atlanta Journal Constitution and the Commission for a Fire Safe Georgia I Established 1981 Publisher Goldfield Group Publishers, Inc. Reporter/ Photographers C. Michael Carlson Andy Holtmann Special Features Patti Babcock Columnists Mike Dougherty ' Slim Simes Patti Babcock Dave Downing Production Director Dann Weeks Production Kevin J. Simpson Teresa Stanton Gina Moore Ann Smart Photography Ethel Messer Bruce Stevenson Advertlslng Director Carlton McCaslin Account Executive Ann Nusbaum Secretary Beverly Sacca Resident Agent/ Controller Marie Lapdore Administration/ Circulation Angie Lapnore, Admin. Asst. Distribution You can contact the .... Pa/e'u,np vm c<ztut To E-Mail us on the Intcmet: gazette@pahrump.com Telephone: 702-727-5583 Fax: 702-72%7192 Las Vegas Office 1-800-682-2640 Weather Forecast North and Central Nevada Friday through Sunday...No precipitation and warmer during the day. Lows in the 20's to mid 30%. Highs in the 50's and 60's, to near 70 in the west. Southern Nevada Friday through Sunday...No precipita- tion. Lows in the mid 40's to mid 60's. Highs in the upper 60's to mid 80's. Death Valley Friday...Partly cloudy in the afternoon and e vening...otherwise mostly clear and windy. Lows in the 50's and highs in the mid 70's to lower 80's. Saturday and Sunday...Mostly clear. Lows from the lower 60' s with highs in the 80's. Desert Weather Courtesty of the world's tallest Thermometer, Baker, California, home of the Bun Boy restaurant. Call the Thermometer at (800)204-TEMP