May 20th, 2014

Pat Taylor and Richard Haas discuss options for ductwork in the Armijo house, the future home of the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce. So far, the floorboards have been pulled and work is under way for member contractors representing the HVAC, plumbing, electrical and communications trades to visit the site to review plans prior to submitting bids for the project.




Some of the 140-year-old adobe bricks are exposed and plans are made to rehab areas prior to stucco being reapplied. Much of this work is expected to be completed this summer as additional exterior stabilization on the building is being ... Continue Reading

May 27th, 2014

Services recognized on regional level

By Adriana Salas Missile Ranger Staff Writer The White Sands Missile Range Fire Department was recently awarded the Fire and Emergency Services Annual Central Region Award as the department of the year in the medium size category. This is the first year the department has been recognized at a regional level. “We were able to articulate our accomplishments better this year than in previous years,” WSMR Fire Chief Carlos Soto said. The department was recognized for excellence in areas such as customer service, awards received within the instal­lation, quality of life initiatives and health and safety ini­tiatives. Last year, ... Continue Reading

May 29th, 2014

Class focuses on economic development and small business On Good Friday, April 18, the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce kicked off its Leadership Las Cruces Class by focusing on economic development and small business. The classmates in charge of organizing the event were Brant Adams of Jacobs Technology, Yosef Abraham of the Carrillo Law Firm, Reza Mansouri-Rad of El Paso Electric Co., Russell Blundell of White Sands Missile Range and facilitator from the Leadership Committee Savonne Griffin of FirstLight Federal Credit Union. The class made a trip to Santa Teresa, where they met with Southwest Steel Coil and were given a ... Continue Reading

Jun 6th, 2014

Building New Mexico as it grows 1412 PORTLAND DRIVE, SUITE A • 505-345-8591 OR 575-526-6400 • WWW.JAYNESCORP.COM

With cities growing throughout New Mexico and the surrounding area, the de­mand for local construction companies is increasing. Whether it is a new hospital or new home, Jaynes Corp. has created a name for itself in the construction industry. The Jaynes Corp. headquarters is lo­cated in Albuquerque and it is the parent company of three commercial construction companies in the Southwest. Currently, it operates in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas and Utah. It focuses on the cultural value of its business with its ... Continue Reading