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On The Job In Los Alamos: At Mesa Public Library

on November 25, 2017 - 6:15am
On the job in Los Alamos is Senior Library Technician Bonnie May returns books to their shelves Wednesday afternoon at Mesa Public Library. May has worked at the library for 10 years. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Daily Postcard: CB FOX Dresses Up For Holidays

on November 25, 2017 - 5:56am

Daily Postcard: CB FOX Department Store is dressed up for the holidays on Central Avenue in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

CB FOX Offers An Uncommon Range Of Merchandise

on November 24, 2017 - 12:22pm
Andy Fox of CB FOX meets with customers last Friday during the Family Strengths Network Small Business Walkabout. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/


Nov. 25 is Small Business Saturday and an opportunity for the community to show support by visiting and shopping at local businesses.

CB FOX, the large department store in the heart of downtown Los Alamos at 1735 Central Ave., has been in the Fox family since 1979. Co-owner Dave Fox arrived in Los Alamos in July of that year.

Metzger’s Do It Best Has Long History In Los Alamos

on November 24, 2017 - 12:20pm
Front row from left: Metzger’s employees Sue Smith, Prescilla Johnson, Nara Gross, Rob Trujillo and Manager Dave Jolly get ready for Small Business Saturday along with back row, from left: employees Frank Sandoval, Clayton Purvis, and Pat Connor. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/


Saturday, Nov. 25 is Small Business Saturday and an opportunity for the community to show its support by visiting and shopping at local businesses in Los Alamos and White Rock.

Los Alamos and Metzger’s Do It Best have a long history together. Metzger’s has been in business since 1947.

“When the


projectY Assists Entrepreneurs

on November 24, 2017 - 12:19pm
LANL Chief Technology Officer Duncan McBranch speaks at projectY cowork Los Alamos about startup companies working with the laboratory. Courtesy photo


projectY cowork is a unique organization that strives to nurture and assist aspiring entrepreneurs.

Director Laura McDaniel said projectY cowork has operated for 1.5 years; it opened in June 2016.

“projectY cowork is a unique private-public collaboration between Los Alamos Commerce & Development Corporation (LACDC), the County of Los Alamos, the Los Alamos National Laboratory Feynman Center for Innovation, the Regional Development


PEEC Gift Shop Provides Bounty To Nature Lovers

on November 24, 2017 - 12:14pm
PEEC volunteers are all set for Small Business Saturday. Courtesy photo


Since 2000, Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) has offered a multitude of programs to help Los Alamos residents get outside to explore and learn about the natural world around them.

Marketing Manager Sandra West said, “A dozen citizens with a dream to share the wonders of nature with their community started PEEC in 2000, but it wasn’t until 2005 that PEEC was able to operate out of a central space in an old LAPS building.

Vintage Hair Company Beautifies Local Residents

on November 24, 2017 - 12:13pm
Vintage Hair Company Owner Chelsea Bartlett works on a customer’s hair. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/


For the past two years, Chelsea Bartlett’s hair salon, Vintage Hair Company, has helped Los Alamos residents look their best.

“When I moved to Los Alamos in 2015 I quickly saw the need for a customer service based salon with high quality products,” Bartlett said. “Once I saw this was achievable, I built by client base and opened Vintage Hair Company.”

Vintage Hair Company offers men, women, and children cuts and color, facial waxing services, Brazilian Blowouts and