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Forest Service seeks commercial bids for fuel wood sale

The Carson Ranger District is offering four commercial fuel-wood sale areas west of Carson City for public bid. These sales will assist in the removal of dead trees to improve Carson City viewshed, reduce future fire danger and provide for an enhanced environment for the 113,000 tree seedlings that will be planted in the spring.

The four commercial firewood sales will be offered by the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Carson Ranger District, Carson City. The four sales range in volumes of 185 cords to 567 cords of firewood.

The areas the sales are lin are generally less than 30 percent slope. Because the wood needs to be removed before March and there is restricted entry on the road accessing the area, the firewood will be offered as commercial contract sales and not personal-use firewood permits.

Anyone is welcome to bid on these sales; you may bid on any or all of them. Bids must be received by 10 a.m. Sept. 27.

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A prospectus, bid form and complete information concerning the timber, the conditions of sale and submission of bids of available to the public from the Carson Ranger District, 1536 S. Carson St., Carson City, 89701; call 882-2766. There will be a field visit for potential purchasers to view the sale areas Thursday. If interested, meet at the Carson District Office at 10 a.m.

Senior theater players first production coming up

Sierra Place Senior Theater Players will present their debut production at 7:15 p.m. Friday at Sierra Place, 1111 W. College Parkway.

Admission is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. For information or reservations, call 841-4111.

Library Friends orientation meeting set for Wednesday

Friends of the Carson City Library are holding a Browsers’ Corner Book Store Orientation meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday in the library auditorium. All members are welcome.

For information, call 887-2244 ext. 1014.

Place holiday orders for See’s Candy at senior center

See’s Candy is available for the holidays at the Carson City Senior Citizens Center Gift Shoppe, 911 Beverly Drive.

Assorted chocolates, nuts and chews, soft centers, dark chocolates, milk chocolates and Victoria toffee are available for $13.20 for 1 pound, or $26.40 for 2 pounds. Truffles are $7.60.

Holiday orders should be placed soon.

All proceeds go to senior center programs.

For information, call 887-7887.