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Jun 20, 2017

“We’re starting around 4 in the morning and finishing up around 9 p.m.,” says Jay Hill of the crop work he and his crew are doing on a sprawling farm site in Berino, New Mexico.

That work at the Wholesome Valley Farms’ expanding operation is anything but easy. But Hill isn’t complaining. “It’s only been about 100 degrees or so the last couple of days,” he laughs.

Hill is the hands-on chief executive officer of Wholesome Valley’s Berino farm, an enterprise drawing praise from around the state and region for transforming a swath of southern New Mexico land from a hopelessly contaminated past into a promising future.

Jun 14, 2017

Bambi Harmon says that the anticipation level grows almost daily.

“We can’t wait to move in,” remarks Harmon of the new engineering building on the main campus of Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, Colorado.

May 26, 2017
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The New Mexico construction industry has seen the creation of more than 6,000 new jobs in the last five years.

May 24, 2017

Visitors who come to see the exhibits at the Sharlot Hall Museum in Prescott may think that they are viewing an encompassing representation of Arizona history, but in fact they are only looking at a portion of the museum’s holdings.

May 12, 2017
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Finally surpassing its pre-Great Recession rate, the country’s Indian gaming industry is experiencing record levels of growth, with new casino construction expected for the next several years.

May 5, 2017
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When Roger Gardner envisions the future of Boulder, Colorado, he sees gondolas...

May 2, 2017

A modernistic height-angled structure, designed to mesh with the famous forest pines of Flagstaff, will soon be seeing construction.

Apr 21, 2017
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It seems like a figure too large to comprehend, but according to a recent report, airports across the country today have infrastructure needs carrying a total dollar worth of just under $100 billion.

Apr 14, 2017
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More than 75 acres of prime land at the Albuquerque International Sunport, that was previously used for the north/south Runway 17-35, is in the process of being transformed into small city that could see the construction of manufacturing, retail, and warehousing facilities.

Apr 10, 2017

An imposing and attractive two-story red brick courthouse in the city of Ouray, Colorado may soon receive several million dollars in funding for a long-planned restoration project.

Mar 31, 2017
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From the moment President Obama, in the summer of 2014, put his signature on an executive order requiring contractors to report labor statutes violation, what is called the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces has been bitterly opposed by large chunk of the construction industry.

Mar 24, 2017
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Senator Joseph Cervantes says he is going to try again.

A bill he sponsored in this year’s legislative session that would have gone far towards reforming New Mexico’s controversial capital outlay process made it all the way through the Senate Finance Committee on the way to the House.

But there it died for lack of action.

Mar 24, 2017

Refuting media impressions that the Espanola-based Northern New Mexico College is down and almost out due to a series of administration controversies, the school is taking on a series of facility improvements showing that life goes on at the small four-year school.

Mar 10, 2017
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Not everyone was at first crazy about the idea.

But last September members of the Denver City Council on a 9 to 4 vote gave the green light to the creation of a fund designed to greatly enhance the city’s affordable housing stock.

Mar 6, 2017
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Voters in Arizona may expect to be confronted with an increasing number of school bond proposals in the coming years.

Feb 28, 2017

It wasn’t Jon Barela’s idea to end up at ground zero in the increasingly heated debate regarding U.S. relations with Mexico, immigration, the proposed building of a wall between the two countries, and a possible U.S. 20 percent tax on imported goods from Mexico.

Feb 21, 2017

When Karen Gerwitz visualizes the how the new, planned $200 million World Trade Center campus in Denver is going to function and look, she thinks of an eco-system.

“It will be a place where we can gather and convene and learn from each other,” says Gerwitz, who is the president of the WTC Denver...

Feb 16, 2017

A Luna Community College, course study in media arts and technology can today mean many things, and that, says Kenneth Bachicha, is its primary strength.

“Students who take classes here in this field can end up following the field technician track, or they can become professional photographers, or even graphic designers,” says Bachicha, who is a professor in the media and technology department of LCC in Las Vegas, New Mexico.

Feb 14, 2017

In the first few days of this year came the news that the Israeli-based Keter Plastics was purchasing and renovating a 165,000 square foot building in Belen for use as a new manufacturing facility...

Jan 31, 2017
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In yet another step to speed up its regional delivery time, the electronic commerce giant Amazon has announced that it is going to build a new 1 million square-foot fulfillment center in Aurora, Colorado.

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