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'2 iayl october 16. 997 Pnp vy G,. The Pahrump Valley Gazette, formerly known as the Death Val- ley Gateway Gazette, (ISSN #07467419), established July 22, 1983, adjodicatl as a legal news- paper of general circulation July I0, 1985, is published weekly on Thursday by Goldfield Group Pub- lishers, Inc. Editorial, production, and advertising offices at the ! 570 E. Hwy 372, Pahrump, Nevada 89048. Telephone 702/727-5583 or FAX 702/72%7192. Periodical postage paid at Pahrump, Nevada and additional mailing offices. Postmaster: send address changes to The Pahrump Valley Gazette, P.O. Box 97795, Las Vegas, Ne- vada 89193. For billing or tlll- scription inquir please tele- phone 800/692-2640. Copyrights: No part of this publication may be copied  rcprod ueed by any nw. without the express written per- mission of the Publislgrs. Included are photos, stories, staff prodm:ed advezlisements, 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 Unsigned letters will not be published.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 ,xpanding weather radio service Continued from front page maintenance, space and power. A projected start-up cost for this project would run nearly $35,000, McQueen said. Board Chairwoman Charlotte LeVar suggested that if this cost were shared with other communities that would be serviced, the cost for Parhump would go down. McQueen agreed and said it had been done before. The range of the frequency would cover areas as far away as Mesquite, Goldfield and far into Inyo County. Vic Johnson, an amateur emergency services radio operator said that what the Potosi site would be is a five state repeater that could be picked up at long distances given its location. Johnson added that the current signal he receives from the Red Mountain site is not dependable as it cannot be picked up in some parts of town. In addition to severe weather updates, the Potosi site would also provide daily forecasts and quick communication with media and emer- gency services in the event of emergency situation. "This is something we really need here in Pahrump," Johnson said. "It is probably our cheapest and most reli- able method of communication for the town and its weather concerns." Rainbolt made a motion to appoint Johnson as a com- mittee of one to work with McQueen and the NWS in researching options and costs that would be beneficial to the town. Board member Charlie Gronda seconded. "We would really like to be able to provide reliable and accurate weather information to the public here," McQueen said. "It will be worthwhile in the future." Nevada Northern and Central Friday...A slight chance of showers mainly east otherwise dry. Lows in the 40s. Highs in the 70s to lower 8Os. Saturday and Sunday...Dry and cooler. Lows in the 30s east to mid 40s west. Highs in the upper 60s apd 70s. Southern Nevada Friday through Sunday...Dry and cooler. Lows in the 60s to lower 70s. Highs in the mid 80s to mid 90s. California Desert Areas Friday...Partly cloudy and lo- cally breezy with a slight chance of showers or thunderstorms. Overnight lows from the mid to upper 40s Owens Valley to the lower 70s Death Valley. Highs from the mid to upper 80s Owens Valley to near 100 Death Valley. Saturday.., Mostly clear. Breezy in the afternoon across northern deserts. Lows from the mid to upper 40s Owens Valley to the lower 70s Death Valley. Highs from t mid to upper 80s Owens Valley to near 102 Death Valley, Sunday..,Mostly clear and locally breezy, l.x)ws from the lower to mid 40s Owens Valley to the lower 70s Death Valley, Highs from the lower 80s Owens Valley to near ,00 Deazh Valley Get Ready For The Save Big $$$ on verticals Limited time only Upgrade Verticals A.t Standard Prices  Impressions Provides: F/UE Design Service. FREE Consultation FREE Installatio Let The Professionals you Decorate Verticals, Mini Blinds Wood Blinds, Pleated Shades Duettes, Arches Fabric Valance, Draperies Cornice Box, Hardware Solar Screens And More 4 ALL WORK Guaranteed QUALITY You can .unt on .727-1966 Monday- Saturday 9.30- 6p.m. Closed Sunday  921 S. Hwy 160 Wheeler Springs Plaza -[ , Established 1981 MaryAnn McNeil/ Reporter/Photographers Patti Babcock Andy Holtmann Geoff Kreis Production Director Dsnn Weeks Art Direclor Sean Wilson Production/Coov Editor Ann Smart Production Kevin J. 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