Regional Economic Development

Successful Test Flight At Spaceport America

Spaceport America, the world’s first purpose-built commercial spaceport and Exos Aerospace Systems & Technologies, Inc., a leading developer of [...]

Southern NM’s tourism economy looks promising in 2019

T or C is changing, in part because the new brewery has filled an important hole downtown. The most popular places to stay regularly fill up. The number [...]

Rio Grande Trail Master Plan Released

In 2015, the state of New Mexico began a planning process for a 500-mile recreational trail for hiking, biking, and horseback riding along the Rio Grande. The [...]

Birdwatching Opportunities Abound in Sierra County New Mexico

Ed note: 45 million people spend $80 billion on birding trips and equipment annually. The higher the income and education level the more likely a person is [...]

Economic Development Association seeks Executive Director

The Middle Rio Grande Economic Development Association (MRGEDA) is seeking a part- or full-time Executive Director. MRGEDA's goal is to enhance the quality [...]

Brewery’s success spurs talk of liquor law remix

Editor's note: How would you like to see New Mexico's alcohol laws changed? Local beer and live music helped revive downtown Truth or Consequences. Now state [...]

Sierra County Unemployment Rate Improves

While still one of the highest in New Mexico, Sierra County's unemployment rate dropped from 9.6% to 9.2% in the last year, according to the New Mexico [...]

Love Craft Breweries, National Parks, and Affordable Housing? Move to New Mexico

Location is important for anyone buying a house, but it's especially important for younger home buyers. You're making a big commitment to that location during [...]

Shuttle Pilot Project Updates Routes, Schedule

The free shuttle serving T or C and Elephant Butte this summer is getting an update to routes and scheduling the weekend of August 4th-6th. A summary of the [...]

Cities, Sierra County Collaborate on Community Shuttle Pilot Program

Sierra County and the cities of T or C and Elephant Butte, with input from business owners and Main Street, are conducting a pilot project for  a free shuttle [...]