First impressions matter, whether we like it or not.
Tens of thousands of dollars have been spent promoting Las Vegas and San Miguel County in hopes of drawing tourists here. It’s an important part of our economy, and one that none of us can afford to take for granted, given the fragile state of that economy.
But what happens when tourists arrive in town only to be greeted by trash strewn all over our streets and parks? Or if they have the misfortune of driving behind a motorist who decides to throw trash out his window?