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MountainMonitor, Fourth Quarter, 2009 (Publication: March 2010) Media Reports

West-wide

Report: Worst may be over for Intermountain West's economy
03.17.10 – Headwaters News

Albuquerque

City getting back on its feet faster
03.17.10 – Albuquerque Journal
By Winthrop Quigley

Boise

The Treasure Valley faces a long, unchartered path to recovery
03.18.10 – Idaho Statesman
By Kevin Richert

Plan, Don’t Wait, for Recovery
03.19.10 – Idaho Mountain Express Editorial

The Treasure Valley Faces a Long, Uncharted Path to Recovery
03.18.10 – Idaho Statesman Column
By Kevin Richert

Carson City

Report: Western mountain states slow to recover
03.17.10 – Nevada Appeal
By Brian Duggan

Colorado Springs

Springs Faring Better than Many as Region's Economic Recovery Spreads
03.17.10 – The (Colorado Springs, Colo.) Gazette
By Bill Radford

Denver

Mountain States Slower to Snap Back in This Recession, Report Finds
03.17.10 – The Denver Post
By Aldo Svaldi

Mountain States Slower to Snap Back in This Recession, Report Finds
03.17.10 – Vail Daily
By Aldo Svaldi

Brookings study finds 'robust' growth in Denver, mountain West, but job recovery lags
03.17.10 – Denver Business Journal
By Mark Harden

Brookings: Mountain States Slowest Out Of Recession
03.17.10 – The Huffington Post (Denver)

Fort Collins

Education proves recession proof
03.17.10 – The (Fort Collins, Colo.) Coloradoan
By David Young

Grand Junction

Grand Junction Economy Lagging, but Moving, Report Says
03.17.10 – The (Grand Junction, Colo.) Daily Sentinel
By Gary Harmon

Las Vegas

Worst of Recession May be Over, but Las Vegas Still Has to Hold On
03.17.10 – Las Vegas Sun
By J. Patrick Coolican

West Lags Rest in Job Recovery
03.17.10 – Las Vegas Review-Journal
By Hubble Smith

Ogden

Ogden Leading Utah Recession Recovery
03.17.10 – Deseret (Utah) News
By Jason Lee

Ogden-Clearfield metro leads way
03.17.10 – Ogden Standard Examiner
By Scott Schwebke

Phoenix

Brookings report: Output on the rise in Phoenix, U.S.
03.17.10 – Phoenix Business Journal

Reno

Our Recovery Lags: Unskilled Workforce Blamed
03.18.10 – KOLOTV.com
By Ed Pearce

Our Recovery Lags: Unskilled Workforce Blamed (Video)
03.17.10 – NBC-TV Reno (Nev.)
By Ed Pearce

Salt Lake City

Mountain West Output, Jobs Trail Nation in Economic Recovery
03.17.10 – Salt Lake (Utah) Tribune
By Brandon Loomis

National

Education proves recession-proof
03.18.10 – Associated News Today

Want to Escape Jobless Recovery? Try One of These Top 10 Rebound Cities
03.18.10 – Christian Science Monitor
By Laurent Belsie