- New Mexico reeling to satisfy fast growing TV & film industryThe film and television industry has never been a bigger part of New Mexico’s economy, and if both the industry and the government get their way, it will get even bigger.
But it comes with growing pains.
An in-depth report from By Noah Solomon, Jeanette DeDios, Spencer Butler, Tyler Braunhardt
- Companies looking to hire retail workers for the holidays By Justine Collister / NM News Port Retail companies are in search of workers this holiday season and many are offering signing bonuses, increased wages, merchandise discounts and other incentives to attract seasonal employees. “We can no longer keep up with all the orders placed online for beauty products let alone clothing,” said Katie Rondinella,… Continue reading Companies looking to hire retail workers for the holidays
- U.S. land borders open but delays keep families apartThe pandemic temporarily closed the U.S. Mexico boarder creating long-term separation between families.
Annya Loya / NM News Port
- Exact change or debit cardThe National Coin Shortage is due to the dwindling usage of cash in general
By Michaela Helean / NM News Port
- I graduated! Now what? Welcome to the COVID job marketCOVID-19 has changed the economic landscape in New Mexico, leading new college grads to reshape how they approach the job market. By Tyler Braunhardt, Spencer Butler, Jeanette DeDios, Noah Solomon / NM News Port
- Restaurant managers offer flexible schedules to recruit employeesManagers say offering incentives to recruit workers is not a reliable option. Instead, restaurant managers offer a flexible schedule and a friendly work environment.
By Ray Gallegos / NM News port
- New Mexico prepares for recreational marijuanaManuel Romero / NM News Port New Mexico is officially the 16th state to legalize recreational marijuana, and while it was not the first and most likely won’t be the last to do so, one state official believes New Mexico will “be revolutionary” in the cannabis industry. The legalization came in two pieces of legislation. One law… Continue reading New Mexico prepares for recreational marijuana
- Albuquerque City Council approves lease for Orion Center satellite facilityBy Shane Farias / NM News Port New Mexico is set to become the home of a massive satellite facility. The Orion Center is planned to be a four-million-square-foot development built by Theia Group Inc. and its subsidiary company, Group Orion. It will be located on 114 acres of city land adjacent to the Albuquerque… Continue reading Albuquerque City Council approves lease for Orion Center satellite facility
- NM combat sports gyms persist against COVID-19 lockdownManuel Romero / NM News Port As New Mexico observes the one year anniversary of the statewide lockdown that began in mid-March 2020, many local businesses are looking to rebound, including those in the boxing and combat sports industry. The pandemic socked New Mexico’s boxing industry hard as events were cancelled and local gyms were… Continue reading NM combat sports gyms persist against COVID-19 lockdown
- The Albuquerque Artwalk is up and walkingBy Gabrielle Hockstra-Johnson / NM News Port COVID-19 has taken out sporting events, concerts and other gatherings during its long stay in New Mexico, but the Albuquerque Artwalk has adapted to all the restrictions that come with the pandemic. The next monthly art walk is scheduled for Nov. 6. Gabriel Gallegos, the ABQ Artwalk program… Continue reading The Albuquerque Artwalk is up and walking