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The Humble House Sparrow

The Humble House Sparrow

The English house sparrow is not a native North American species. The story of how it came to the United States is an interesting one.
Longmont 4th of July Events

Longmont 4th of July Events

Concert In the Park 11:30 AM – 2 PM Thompson Park 420 Bross Street, Longmont Join the Longmont Symphony Orchestra for the annual 4th of July Summer Concert in the Park.
TinkerMill Has Tons Of Activities Plus The Best Seats In The City For Fireworks

TinkerMill Has Tons Of Activities Plus The Best Seats In The City For Fireworks

The Annual TinkerCarnival Here’s a local’s secret: The TinkerCarnival is one of the best ways to see Longmont’s fireworks display without dealing with the crowds.
A Message from Public Safety: Enjoy your 4th of July holiday but please do so safely

A Message from Public Safety: Enjoy your 4th of July holiday but please do so safely

Periodically, the Longmont Observer publishes public safety announcements such as the one below from the City Of Longmont. It's incredibly dry due to warm temperatures and little to no rain. The results of illegal fireworks can be devastating.
Lucas Swafford Sings's Leonard Cohen's Halleluja - Live At Still Cellars In Longmont CO.

Lucas Swafford Sings's Leonard Cohen's Halleluja - Live At Still Cellars In Longmont CO.

A Message From Mayor Coombs

A Message From Mayor Coombs

Much time was spent recently at City Council meetings listening to public comment about sanctuary cities.
Video: Friday Flashback From  The Longmont Museum

Video: Friday Flashback From The Longmont Museum

From time to time, we'll post interesting videos from sources around Longmont that you may not have seen. Here's a great quick overview of the timeless Great Western Sugar Factory from the folks at the Longmont Museum.
Main Street Rehabilitation Update 6-30-17

Main Street Rehabilitation Update 6-30-17

The overall project remains on schedule to be fully completed by mid-July. The Main St. work between 3rd and 6th Ave. will be completed Friday, June 30. The Asphalt Specialists crews will not work July 3 - 4 due to the holiday.
The U.S. Supreme Court Will Hear The Colorado Same-Sex Wedding Cake Case. Here’s What You Should Know.

The U.S. Supreme Court Will Hear The Colorado Same-Sex Wedding Cake Case. Here’s What You Should Know.

Corey Hutchins The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to hear a case set to pit Christian religious beliefs against gay rights over a never-baked wedding cake in Colorado.
When the Ku Klux Klan Ran Longmont

When the Ku Klux Klan Ran Longmont

Longmont has some skeletons in its closet that nobody likes to talk about. Those skeletons have to do with when the Ku Klux Klan held sway in town and in Colorado in general.