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On The Job In Los Alamos: At Supercuts Hair Salon

on August 27, 2017 - 8:55am

On the job in Los Alamos for just her third day Saturday is stylist Sarafina Aguino at Supercuts Hair Salon at 751 Trinity Dr. in the Smith's Marketplace shopping center. The salon is open seven days a week, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. For more details, click here. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Dave Fox To Present NM 126 Paving Petition Tuesday

on August 27, 2017 - 7:47am

An unpaved stretch of N.M. 126, which runs from La Cueva to Cuba. Courtesy photo

 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY

Los Alamos Daily Post 

kirsten@ladailypost.com

 

CB FOX owner Dave Fox explains that his involvement in the local tourism industry began with a t-shirt. He said in 1959, then Laboratory Director Norris Bradbury scribbled a picture of an atomic bomb on a napkin at Sparky’s restaurant. That image was put on a t-shirt that the department store sold to tourists.

 

Fast forward to 2014. Fox said road work on Central Avenue was finally completed and a re-opening celebration was held.

O'Reilly Auto Parts Store Takes Shape On Trinity

on August 26, 2017 - 11:27am
An O'Reilly Auto Parts store is under contruction at the site of the former Chevron Station at 2373 Trinity Dr., that has now been demolished. Los Alamos County Chief Building Official Michael Arellano told the Los Alamos Daily Post Friday that the permit to construct the store was submitted June 12. The evaluated cost of construction is $850,000. Once completed, the store will cover a gross area of 7,350 square feet, he said, adding that Berry Construction is performing the work. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
The scene Thursday at the construction site of new O'Reilly Auto

Council Gets Update On Efforts To Enhance Tourism

on August 26, 2017 - 7:59am

Assistant to the County Manager Linda Matteson updates Council. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Staff Report

Assistant to the County Manager Linda Matteson updates the Los Alamos County Council on the Tourism Strategic Plan project during the council's work session Tuesday night.

Matteson reported that a public meeting to gather community input for the plan is 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6 at the UNM-LA Student Center, in Building 2 on the upper level of the campus. There also will be an online survey for those unable to attend the meeting.

Additionally, she said a website has

State Auditor Tim Keller Releases Report On Out-of-State Contracting By State And Local Governments

on August 25, 2017 - 11:04am

State Auditor Tim Keller

STATE News:

Identifies more than $2 billion in public funds that left state in two-year period

ALBUQUERQUE – State Auditor Tim Keller released Thursday the Report on State and Local Government Contracting.

The Office of the State Auditor (OSA) reviewed over 6,000 government procurements in fiscal years 2015 and 2016 totaling more than $6 billion to analyze trends in purchasing dollars flowing out of state. Of that, more than $2 billion went to out-of-state companies.

On The Job In Los Alamos: At High Mesa Dental Arts

on August 25, 2017 - 10:25am

On the job at High Mesa Dental Arts in White Rock are Dr. David Gartz and Frankie Gavin. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

AFP-New Mexico Launches Campaign To Stop Job-Killing Sick Leave Ballot Proposal

on August 24, 2017 - 8:17am

AFP News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  Americans for Prosperity-New Mexico (AFP-NM) is launching a campaign to educate citizens about a job-killing ballot measure, related to mandatory paid sick leave, that will be decided on Oct. 3.
 
The so-called Healthy Workforce Ordinance was drafted without public input and, if passed, would forcefully inject burdensome government bureaucracy into the day-to-day decisions small business owners face, putting thousands of jobs in jeopardy.
 
AFP-NM is acting quickly to make Albuquerque activists and concerned citizens aware of the risks associated with

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