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8 Thursday, July 17, 1997 Pahrump Valley Gazette Out Esmeralda Way Great weather in Esmeralda by Carol Sirnes Another beautiful weekend in this area for outdoor activities, especially for gardners. Some neighbors are already picking zuchinni and squash. In this back yard the first red sunflower has opened. At this altitude they only grow 3-4 feet tall with 4-6 inch blooms. The Goldfield Chamber of Commerce held its bi- monthly luncheon meeting July 10, at the Mozart Club with a very good turnout. Election of officers for the fiscal year of 1997-98 was held with District Attorney Steve Evenson being re-elected president; Virginia Ridgway, vice-president; Jaime Evenson, secretary and Rita Gillum, treasurer. The bill presented before the State Legislature by Sen. McGinnes, (written by Ridway and Evenson) for a $25,000 grant to restore the Goldfield Parsonage which passed was discussed. The committee members selected to finalize the building plans includes Dan Norcom, Don Shrider and Rod Myers. When completed, it will serve as the new Chamber of Commerce Center. Rod Myer's grandfather was an early Goldfield pioneer. Citizen of the Year plaque was awarded to Allen Metscher for his tireless volunteer work for the commu- nity. I II Bishop Veterinary Hospital Tonopdl Clinic , Dr. Lind will be in Tonopah [t k July 23 . " 11 Front downstairs office- 42 Belmont St. [ I] Appointments/Info Call 482-6458 after 5 p.m. l| II Dr. Lind will be in every other Wednesday II I] 8 a.m.- 1 p.m.: Dogs, cats and other small animals, [I II including spays, neutering, dentistry, minor surgery, etc. 11 [] . 1:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.: Horses, cows, etc. Jl 1/$- NIGItT CLINIC "ll !1 0000FTonopah5:30p.mto7:30p.m.00 l i|[ Round Mountain: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. II ! 1 Same dates as Tonopah Clinic . 11 WW II military in Goldfield Recent additions to the Goldfield Historic Display includes a two ton granite boulder, imported from Gunnison, Colo. during 1906, and was used in the early- day Single Jack Drilling contest; pipe from various water companies that supplied the city during the boom days, and a 14 cylnder Pratt and Whitney Aircraft Engine. A WW II memorial that includes the aircraft engine was placed by Tonopah Museum volunteers Allen and Phil Metscher. The engine was retrieved from the remains of a B-24 Liberator Bomber that crashed Northeast of Goldfield on Aug. 19, 1944. Nine aviators died in that accident. During WW II, Goldfield served as home for hundreds of Army Air Corps personnel who were stationed at the nearby Tonopah Army Airfield. The famous Goldfield Hotel housed dozens of officers and their wives. In March of 1944, the Tonopah and Goldfield Railroad Co. inaugurated a twice daily commuter run to Tonopah which was used by many military personnel living in Goldfield. Birthday party for local DA On the evening of July 11, 1997, the Cactus Club sponsored a birthday party for District Attorney Steve Evenson. There were snacks, chips and dips, and his wife Jaime, had made a delicious chocolate cheesecake. Many friends and well-wishers made it a very enjoyable event. Goldfield Ghost Riders entertain Kieth Anderly, owner of the Last Outpost RV Park, has formed the Goldfield Ghost Riders and Social Club. The group is comprised of Kevan and Elaine Arnold, their daughter, Charlene; Nicole Jackson and Kieth. They en- tertain audiences with western skits and shootouts. They are available for grand openings, picnics, parties, shotgun weddings, rodeos, stagecoach holdups, fund-raisers, or any festive occassion. For more information call Kevan or Elaine Arnold at (702) 485-3239 or Keith Anderly at (702) 485-3517. They will be performing July 19-20 in Fish Lake Valley. I The auotte'= E-Mail Address has been changed ( munication is the World00 Life Force 05 Commissioners Report The Esmeralda County Commissioners met July 15, 1997, at the county courthouse in Goldfield, with Susan Dudley, chairwoman; Gary O'Connor, vice chairman; Fish Lake Valley's Commissioner Ben Veljoen, Silver Peak; Lynn Scott, recorder; and District Attorney Steve Evenson in attendance. * Elaine Gaddy of Silver Peak was appointed to serve on the Esmeralda County Library Board. * Several bids for the surplus Respository Oversight Program were opened and awarded. * Several bids for the dropbox proposals for Silver Peak and Fish Lake Valley were opened and discussed but more information is needed. * The approval of parcel map 07-081-89, for Salander Trust in Fish Lake Valley was denied until developer Dr. Anderson of Chiatovich Estates fulfills his 1986 agreement with the county in regard to certain roads and other prob- lems.. * The amended contract with Gensler and Keuhn for public defender services was passed. * The approved application for dropboxes in Fish Lake Valley and Silver Peak to be sent to Nevada Division of Environmental Protection passed. * The contract for maintenance/mechanical an independant contractor for Esmeralda County for another year passed. * The application for commercial electric service and restaking fee due to a change in pump size at the Fish Lake Valley Well House at Dyer Park passed. * The approval of the Community Services Block Grant progress report passed. * Fred Anderson introduced Ted Fuetsch and John Barada (Fuetsch and Barada Architects) who discussed the availability of engineers, contractors, and information along with grants in regards to the historical preservation of Nevada's past. Mr. Fuetsch stated that some old build- ings such as firehouses can be restored and turned into museums. * A resolution on sending a criminal matter to the attorney general for prosecution was passed. 24 X 24 GARAGE $5700 , Pump Houses Patios Storage Sheds R.V. Shelters Concrete Work IF IT CAN BE BUILT "WE JUST DO IT" 0 U.B.C. Constructlon " Lic # 035076 (702) 727-8883 * $ 0 down - FHA or Conventional Financing Immediate Approval O.A.C. L.