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The Longmont Leader accepts op-eds for publication from community members, business leaders and public officials on local topics. Do you have something you would like to share about the community? Is there a topic that you are particularly passionate about? Let us know. 

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Longmont Local: Noa Noa Fitness Club a place where different is welcomed

Longmont Local: Noa Noa Fitness Club a place where different is welcomed

“This is a place with an environment where everything is different,” is the line of a song that inspired the environment of the studio.
Guest Column: Mother’s love never dies

Guest Column: Mother’s love never dies

A mother’s love is always present in our hearts.
Get Growing: Gardening in May

Get Growing: Gardening in May

While the weather is generally nice during May, cold weather can still surprise you
Alcohol use during the COVID-19 pandemic

Alcohol use during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Longmont Leader accepts contributions, photos, and op-eds for publication from community members, business leaders and public officials on local topics.
Get Growing: Starting off small

Get Growing: Starting off small

You may have to get creative when gardening on a small scale
Capitol Letters — Doing what we can about firearm safety

Capitol Letters — Doing what we can about firearm safety

There’s always an emotional reaction when a mass shooting or a series of mass shootings goes down.
Colorful characters: Former Mayor Ralph Price's vision on water secured today's water supply

Colorful characters: Former Mayor Ralph Price's vision on water secured today's water supply

Price saw to the completion of the Button Rock Dam which provided 16,000 acre feet of water storage.
Get Growing: Sure you can start sunflowers indoors, but their rapid growth means you don't have to

Get Growing: Sure you can start sunflowers indoors, but their rapid growth means you don't have to

Sunflowers grow extremely fast, they also develop very deep roots.
Capitol Letters: Passage of Senate bill would mark step toward improving juvenile justice

Capitol Letters: Passage of Senate bill would mark step toward improving juvenile justice

"The bill would establish an official category of diversion that is pre-arrest. That’s really important."
Ask the Introvert: Working your way is secret to innie career success

Ask the Introvert: Working your way is secret to innie career success

"While I can’t speak for the often-mysterious ways of hiring managers, I do think that how, when and where we work can make a job more appealing to introverts"