April 25, 2009
Drahota construction worker Jose Luis cleans up the job site in front of Trailhead Lodge in the Wildhorse Meadows development Friday. Construction employment usually increases in March in Colorado, but the industry lost 2,100 jobs during the month.
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Statewide statistics reveal bleak construction outlook
Colorado's unemployment rate continues to trail the nation as a whole - and Routt County's rate continues to trail the state's - but the latest jobless figures for March reveal a troubling sign for one of the Yampa Valley's most important industries.