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2 Thursday, August 7, 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- paper of general circulation July 10, 1985, is published weekly on Thuday 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 Pabrump, 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 80e4682-2640. Copyrights: No part of this publication may be copied or reproduced by any n'w, ans without the express written per- mission oftbe Publishe, Included are photos, stories, staff produced advertiments, colunms, cartoons and all other materials. All rights reserved by 7"he Pahrump Valley Gazette Editorial Policy Opinions of the Pahrwnp 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 Unsigned letters will not be published.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 Northern and Central Thursday through Sunday...Hot and dry, chance of afternoon thunderstorms. Lows in e lower 60s. Highs, in the upper 90s. Southern Nevada Monsoon moisture re- treats for a few days, high pressure and high temps return. Abundant sun shine and light wind as daytime highs climbs upward of five degrees above normal for one day before relaxing back towards the century mark into the weekend. Desert Areas Mostly clear, extreme heat and sunny skies continue, cooling slightly Saturday. Lows in the high 70s. Highs, 107-117. Death Valley, Highs 109-117. Eastern desert lows from 60s, highs to 110. Nye County to see more scientific development by Andy Holtmann Nye County will be seeing more science and technol- ogy come its way thanks to a new joint venture with the Nevada Test Site. In its annual meeting on July 22, the Nevada Test Site Development Corporation voted to appropriate $198,400 in seed money to be used for a joint project between the county and the test site called the Nevada Science and Technology Corridor. According to NTS Development Chairman John O'Reilley, the public-private partnership is in it s initial stages. The goal, he said, was to bring economic devel- opment to the U.S. Highway 95 corridor from Pahrump and Indian Springs in the south to Tonopah in the north. A telecommunications infrastructure that would ser- vice all of Nye County is planned along the corridor. The infrastructure would provide better satellite, phone, radio, and television coverage to the area. NTS spokes- woman Susan Haase said that the infrastructure would most likely be just off of U.S. Highway 95, north of the Highway 160 interchange. Another project that this partnership will provide aid for is the completion ofa Tonopah Airport master plan. The airport, which will be expanding, will seek finan- cial aid that will help to finish renovations and expan- sion. An aeronautic and technology park will be con- structed in Tonopah with a smaller, branch version being built in Lathrop Wells. The park will serve as development and testing centers for aerospace pro- grams. $57,500 of the nearly $200,000 appropriated will go toward this corridor development. The rest of the money wilt be given to Kistler Aerospace. The Seattle based aerospace firm has developed what they say is a reusable satellite launch pad. Launch pads that are currently used are "disposable," burning and self destructing after their satellite packages are deliv- ered. Kistler's pad would be built out of high grade mate- rials that would not suffer from the rocket fuel used to propel the satellites on into orbit. This new pad would also be mobile, allowing for easy transportation. "The pad stays on the test site grounds where we launch most of the satellites," Haase said. "When we're not using it, it would be moved out of the area. The best thing about it though is that we can use it more than once." Haase said a project of this sort has never been attempted before. If Kister's launch pad works, it is estimated to save hundreds of thousands of dollars in the long run. Nye County's benefits lie in the way of employment. 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