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2 Thursday, September 4, 1997 Pahrump Valley Gazette The Pahrump Valley Gazette. formerly known as the Death Val- ley Gateway Gazette, (ISSN #07467419), established July 22. 1983, adjudicated as a legal news- par of general circulation July 10, 1985, is published weekly on Thursday by Goldfield Group Pub lishers, Inc. Iitorial, production, and advertising offices at the 1570 E tlwy 372, Pahrump, Nevada 89048. Telephone 702/727.5583 or FAX 702/727-7192 Periodical postage paid at Pahrump, Nevada and additional mailing offices. Postter: send address changes to The Pahrump Valley Gazette, P.O. Box 97795,1 Vegas, Ne- vada 89193, For billing or sub- scription inquiries please tele- phone 800/682-2640. Copyrights: No part of this publication may be [ copied or reproduced by any means without the express written per- mission ofthe Publishers. Included are photos, stories, staff produced advertisements, columns,cartoons and all other materials. All rights reserved by The Pahrump Valley 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 Policy We welcome letters to the editor. Letters must be signed, with the writer's address and telephone number included. Unsigned letters will not be published. Short, concise let- ters are preferred. Letters will be edited for length and libel, Mail to 1570 E. Hwy 372, Pahrump, NV 89048 Pahrump prepared for storm? Continued from front page and the maintenance crew was closed flr the day Wednes- Sergeant Bill Becht ot the Nye County Sheriff's l)epart- day ment said all members of his substation were on standby What if it rains on Saturday (9/13) during the Harxest status overnight Tuesday and Wednesday because of the FestivalParade? MargeTayloroftheChamberofCommerce storm, reported that it never has rained before and that no plan is in "We're just out trying to do precautionary work, check- place currently to notify people of parade cancellation. ing on the roads, helping motorists, etc. We're trying to "I'm here by 5 o'clock on that morning and people can prepare tor the next storm. We don't know just when it's calltheChamberoffice,"shesaid. "The phone usually rings coming, but it will," he said. off the hook anyway that morning." The Chamber phone Becht said the sheriff's department is coordinating with number is 727-5800, the fire department and emergency services to help ensure The Pahrump Valley Gazette just ran a three-part series that Pahrump is as prepared as it can be for anything that on the expected effects of the unusual El Nino weather might happen, pattern that is reportedly behind this severe weather. A Kevin Janison, Channel 8 Television Meterologist re- photo essay showed the severe road damage that happened ported that1112 inchesofrain fellwithin90minutesTuesday throughout the Pahrump Valley from similar storms in night at their weather station on the Calvada Golf Course. 1982. We quoted former road department supervisor Harry "At that rate, if the downfall was sustained any length of Ford saying that in emergencies, the people of Pahrump are time, it would total well within the 3 to 41/2 inches that was more than willing to help each other. It seems that is as true estimated," he said. They couldn't get a final reading today as it has been in the past. The series ran August 7, 14 because Red Butte Road at the golf course was flooded out and 21. 1/O..,., G00o., Offices Closed Sept 13- 20 FOR SU, CriER CATIONS 1420 E. State Highway 372 Fahrump, NV, 89041 i 727,6615 PAHRUMP VALLEY 1 TEMPORARY LABOR SERVICE X-Rays, CAT Scans, Ultrasound When Jim cracked his knuckle, he knew just where to go for an X-ray. Northern and Central Nevada Friday...Chance of afternoon and evening thunderstonneast with a slight chance west, Lows in the mid 40s to mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s and 80s. Saturday and Sunday..Dry except fora slight chance of afternoon and evening thunderstorm east. Lows in the 40s to Bower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s to mid 8Os. Southern Nevada Friday thru Sunday...Slight chance of afternoon and in t mid 90s to near 105. California Desert hxeas Friday thru Sunday...Mostly eleaJ'...Except partly cloudy each afternoon and evening a of thunder- chance else- where.Lowsin tl50sOwens Vy..Mid 60s to lower 70s noarn desedts...And mid lowed soutlra'n. tghs in the lowed to mid 90s Owens Valh...90S to 102 Pcahrump Center for Healthcare 150 E. Calvada Blvd. Pcttmmp,. NV 89048 702-727-6060 Established 1981 Publisher MaryAnn McNet/ RepodedPhotographers Patti Babcock Andy Holtmann Geofl Kreis Mary Lamar Lesley Stronach Production Director Dann Weeks Art Director Bean Wilson ProductiotYCo Editor Ann Smart Kevin J. Simpson Teresa stanton Gina Moore photoarahy Ethel Messer Bruce Stevenson Advertisina Director Carlton McCaslin Account Executive Ann Nusbaum Beverly Sacca Resident Agent/Controller Marie Lapriore Administration/Circulation Angle Lapriore, Admin. Asst. Norm Leav/tt, Distribution You can contact the .... 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