Work Begins On Former Smith’s Store

It appears that some asbestos abatement work is underway at the former Smith’s store in the Marimac Shopping Center. Los Alamos County Community Director Paul Andrus said Friday that Columbus Capital is having the work done with Kroger’s approval and access.  He said he doesn’t know the extent of the We do not know the extent of the asbestos or the timeframe associated with the work. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ Photo by Maire O’Neill/

Windows on the front of the former Smith’s store are covered with paper meaning the inside activity can’t be seen from the outside. One of the front doors was open but no entry to the building was allowed as the signs indicate. Photo by Maire O’Neill/