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First look at Spaceport Interior Design, Now Supporting New Mexico Flight Operations.

Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA (August 15 2019):

image009Virgin Galactic today revealed the first look at the interior fit-out of its Gateway to Space building at Spaceport America in New Mexico. The work completed showcased two floors of the building primarily focused on spaceflight operations, which also incorporates communal spaces designed for use in the future by Virgin Galactic customers, along with their friends and families. Completion of this interior work means the spaceport facility is now operationally functional and able to support Virgin Galactic’s flight requirements. 

To download a PDF of the release, please visit the following link: Freeport-McMoRan Completes Sale of $1.2 Billion of Senior Notes and Announces Results of Offers to Purchase Certain Outstanding Senior Notes

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) announced today that it has completed the sale of $600 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.00% Senior Notes due 2027 and $600 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.25% Senior Notes due 2029.

On Thursday Aug. 8, 2019 6 p.m. the Village Trustees met in their regular monthly meeting. Three of the four Trustees were present as well as Mayor Richard Bauch. During department reports that council members looked over, Trustee Patricia Montgomery asked if a Public Safety report could be included in the future. The Mayor agreed and will see to it. For last month, when the movie screen was stolen it was the public safety officer’s day off. Many people in Santa Clara people have scanners and can hear police traffic. Word is also spread far and wide about when officers are on duty and off as well as the hours they work. Trying to combat this is hard but the Police Department is aware and working on solutions. For the Maintenance Department report, work is ongoing fixing water leaks that keep popping up and in fixing old plumbing that is being uncovered while construction work on Bayard Street is in progress. The Maintenance folks will also be reinstalling the Free Little Library in front of City Hall soon

By Roger Lanse

Sponsored by District 2 Councilor Lynda Aiman-Smith, the Silver City Town Council at its Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2019, meeting considered a superceding notice of intent (NOI) ordinance amending certain sections of the town’s code of ordinances governing the keeping of bees within town limits. Ever since an incident a little more than a year ago when an individual was stung more than 100 times near the Dog Park by a swarm of bees that escaped from a beekeeper in town, council has been attempting to regulate beekeeping to protect town residents but also to allow beekeepers to practice their interest. The original and other superceding NOI beekeeping ordinances were presented to council by Aiman-Smith prior to this one, and all have had critics on one side of the issue or the other.

Silver City, NM – August 13, 2019 – With three exciting events sure to attract both visitors and residents alike, Downtown Silver City, New Mexico, is theplace to be this Labor Day Weekend. Saturday, August 31 features the Taste of Downtown and Love Local Celebration presented by Silver City MainStreet. Additionally, throughout the weekend, Silver City will host the three-day Rolling Stones Gem and Mineral Show at the Grant County Conference Center.

Photos Courtesy of Bruce Bloy

Shakespeare in the Park, a production by the Silver City Community Theater took place in Gough Park on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. Director Frost McGahey, a Shakespeare scholar came up with the idea and got it rolling. 

Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

The Gila Fish and Gun Club gun show held at the Hanover Outpost took place on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. Vendors sold everything from guns and holsters to jewelry, books, photographs and various other miscellaneous items. The Lone Mountain 4-H Club provided food for hungry shoppers.

By Mary Alice Murphy

Early in the combination work session and regular meeting of Aug. 8, 2019, the Grant County Commission heard from elected officials.

Veronica Rodriguez, deputy treasurer, presented the Treasurer's Office report. She said the office had a property tax collection rate for fiscal year 2019 of 92.75 percent, with about $442,000 outstanding. Since the last report the office has collected $27,172.79 for a total collection of Grant County property taxes of $1,660,362.54. No one had questions.

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