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, Pahrump Valley Gazette, Thursday, November 27, 1997 3 Town excited aaou t Nye County Fairground project by Andy Holtmann Pahrump's future. " things to do." PVGStaff "I like it a lot. To me, it is a great challenge and opportunity According to town officials, the fairgrounds project will be a Pahrump received the go ahead for the first Nye County for the community," he said. "The completion of this project large scale effort. No predictions have been made as to when the Fairgrounds at the County Commissioner's meeting on Tues- shouldturnPahrumpintoadestinationinsteadofapassingspot." sitewili be completed. The arena project has been receiving the day, November 18. Now residents and town officials say the The fairgrounds will include a 70 acre arena for rodeos and most attention and hopes are running high that at least part ofthe anticipation of the decision has turned into excitement for the special events, a seven and a half acre soccer field, a 40 acre fairgrounds will be in existence before next year's Harvest town. convention complex and multipurpose building, a 12 acre base- Festival. The proposed fairgrounds will sit on 1,240 acres of land just ball diamond, a nine hole golf course, an RV park and substa- off Highway 160 between Gamebird Road and Dandelion tions for both the sheriffs office and fire department. Street. Ralph Purdy, the advisory fair board chairman presented The project, when completed, will be called the "Nye County Illka_i[ ]IBll llm,dll ,-j .I,am the town board with a sketch of the project several weeks ago. Fairgrounds." Little said that there are already plans for many [ t i After sorting out size differences and traffic flow problems, the special events, including expansion of the Harvest Festival and w.wt wlr--- wlv The World's only Tubular Skylight that is town board believed the project would ultimately benefit the nearly tripling the amount of rodeos that currently come to the ICBO Approved WithNo Modifications Hequired. town. valley. ,o,.S00.lSOO In turn, the town board presented the new plans to the Nye Those involved with the fairgrounds project say that the spec County Commissioners. There was some concern among those location was picked based on the amount of available space and behindtheprojectthatitwouldnotbeapprovedduetoitsextreme the easy access to Highway 160. At a Parks and Recreation southern location in Nye County. The commission, though, was Advisory Board Meeting nearly two months ago, members Lisa pleased with the idea. Mendel and Charlie Gronda both agreed that with new develop- "I think this is a wonderful project and the people here have meat expanding the town, the Highway 160andGamebird Road 15 Year Warrantee shown their dedication to it," Commission Chairman Dick location would be an "ideal and beneficial site." ENERGY SAVER!! Carver said. "I wish the town luck and I know it will turn out The feelings shared by town officials are mirrored by the Adds light to any room, looking great." majority of the community. Many residents feel that the fair-  .......... hall or bathroom. Town Board Member Bob Little had suggested that the town grounds will add to the town without taking away from the rural ............ ................ ....... Comes in 10", 13", approach Nevada Senators Harry Reid and Richard Bryan about atmosphere. 18" or 21" havingtheBureauofLandManagement(BLM)conveytbeland "It's a good idea," said resident Alex Worburton. "I just needed to Pahrump. Town Manager Mike Cosgrove said he is moved out here a couple months ago and I've seen this town -CusT01I sKYLIGHTS .... currently workingonputtingtogetherpackagestopresenttoboth growing fast. There is goingto be one here someday, so why not Iltlliltllof a,y s=e o shape to sit your noeds..: the BLM and the senators' offices regarding the proposal, newT' I  ................... The legal descriptions have to be presented to both parties as, "I don't know much about it, but from what I have heard, it awayofstatingPahrump'scase.Ifthelandweretobeusedright seems like the sort ofthing that the community should enjoy and CurbMnt F""Sin, Double now, the BLM stipulations would allow for recreational useonly like," said resident Cindy Klein. Self Flashing " " ./. & Triple Domes on the property. With the land being granted to the town, Even many of those who do not live in town feel the .T " .. Pahrump has a lot more flexibility in deciding how the land will fairgrounds are a benefit to the community. be used. "I come to Pahrump a lot because my kids live here," said Las Cosgrove feels optimistic that the land will be granted. He Vegas resident Chris Kelly. "I think the fairgrounds are some- also said that this is one the most exciting things that lie in thing the town needs. It provides the community with more All Commercial ;aras & Residential Royal tots of Amargosa Valley's Veterans Day .,o_,Cr.,,, Servico Accepted 1-702-727-5015 & Repair by GeoffKreis "We didn't even know about the contest until the day // .,, Pahrump Office PVG Staff before," Lorri Richardson said. "I spent the day running ;f The Veterans Day celebration in Amargosa Valley around looking for a tuxedo for him and trying to get him  Skylights is the Distributor for Nevada Licensed & Insured /I  4 For Deale lnformabor wouldn't have been complete without kids, and two ador- ready. 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