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2 Thursday, October 30, 1997 Pahrump Valley Gazette .,...,....v.,,.:,o..,. Briefly Noted fornvzrly known as the Death Val- ley Gateway Gazette, (ISSN #07467419), established July 22, 1983, adjudicated as a legal news- paper of general circulation July 10, 1985, is published weekly on Thursday by Goldfield Group Pub- lishers, Inc. Editorial, production. and advertising offices at the 1570 E. Hwy 372, Pahrump, Nevada 89048. Telephone 702/727-5583 or FAX 702/727 -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 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 of the 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, ii i i Kiwanis "Safe Night" The Kiwanis will be holding a "Safe Night" at the Bob Ruud Community Center on Friday, October 31. For further information call Judy Vianna at 72% 1038. Parent/teacher conferences Manse Elementary's blue track teachers will be hold- ing parent/teacher confer- ences on Thursday, Novem- ber 13, along with all other tracks. However, since blue track is out of school at this time it will be necessary for parents (blue track only) to call the school and schedule an appointment with the of- fice to conference with their teacher at 727-5252. Manse Elementry will have a minimum school day on November 13 due to par- lUl ent/Zeacher conferences. School will be dismissed ;it 11:30 a,m. with no lunch being served. Pahrump Valley High School will hold their par- ent conferences on Wednes- days November 5, from 4-7 p.m. Parents should obtain the names and room num- bers of teachers they would like to meet from their son or daughter. Teachers will be available to meet parents on a first come basis. A master schedule and map of the school will be available in the main foyer, at a table outside the counselor's of- rice. Community calendar announcements The Pahrump Science Center, 1141 S. Highway 160, Pahrump will be host- ing a "Walk and Talk" on November 1 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Join Geologist John Peck for an adventure in the great outdoors. Learn what roles water, wind, and sun have played in creating this sterling example of the Silver State. Reservations required, call (702) 727- 0896. Questions about Yucca Mountain? The Department of Energy will be hosting a public tour of Yucca Moun- tain on November 15. This free tour is open to indi- viduals over the age of 14 and will provide you with an opportunity to speak with project scientists and hear firsthand about the fascinat- ing studies being conducted at Yucca Mountain. Call (702) 295-5555 to reserve a seat on the tour. The Las Vegas Science Center, 4101-B Meadows Lane, next to the YMCA, will be hosting a "Walk and Talk" on Saturday, Decem- her 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Scientists from the Yucca Mountain Project will es- cort you through our sculp- tured landscape. You'll spend time looking for fos- sils and learning about the geology of our area. Bring appropriate clothing, water and a lunch, Space is lim- ited and reservations are required, call (702) 295- 1312. The DOE has news and information about the Yucca Mountain Project available on the World Wide Web at: http:// www.ymp.gov. The project's web site is an ideal resource for people who want to learn more about the scientific studies and programs that take place here. The web site also fea- tures a calendar of events for public tours and meet- ings, links to other related sites and provides the abil- ity to pose questions to project experts and receive answers. 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 Get Ready For The Established 1981 Publisher MaryAnn McNeiH Repoder/PhotograDhers Patti Babcock Andy Ho/tmann Geoff Kreis Production Director Dann Weeks Art Director Sean Wilson Production/Cony Editor Ann Smart Production Kevin J. Simpson Teresa Stanton Gina Moore Photog_raphy Ethel Messer Bruce Stevenson Advertisino Dirlctor Carlton McCaslin Beverly Sacca Resident Agent/Controller Marie Lapriore Administration/Circulation Angle Lapriore, Admin. Asst. Norm Leavitt, Distribution You can contact the.... Pahrump Valley Gazette To E-Mail us on the Internet: PVGazette@aol.com " Impressions Tdephone:702-727-5583 Olr Fax: 702-727-7192 Las Vegas Office ' 4. 1-800-682-2640 '"Window Treatments" : Pahrump Valley Gazette Let The Professionals00 Member: you Decorate , Nevada state Press Association Baker Chamber of Verticals, Mini Blinds Commerce " Beatty Chamber of Wood Binds, Pleated Shades all Commerce " I',,,H-,, A .,,-.1..,-o % I Death Valley Chamber ]_.PULtO, Z'X.t t.t 0 , J of Commerce Pahrump Chamber of 1 Fabric Valance, Draperies , I ]  I Commerce " -., _ Cornice Box, Hardware  I Tonopah Chamber of - " ave  1 mlr i Commerce ! ! I iSunday...Dry with tern- I  I rr..,,--ade | 1  Ira" 1ml. t ,, 1,, 14, =1 I lPeratures near seasonal [  i U] ll'" i ? I  I rlt- l- t I=, a, a, n I I nrmals, Lowst I I I .,, __t. At ! --;. "  AW Im wn-,-.,,.= I 170s to mid SOs.   l . I ::T- -'?-! :   I . 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