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The Longmont Leader accepts letters to the editor and op-eds for publication from community members, business leaders and public officials on local topics. Publication will be at the discretion of the editor and published opinions do not represent the views of The Longmont Leader or its staff. To submit a contribution, email info@longmontleader.com.
LTE: Why I believe you should support the St. Vrain Project

LTE: Why I believe you should support the St. Vrain Project

I write today to remind voters that it’s important to protect habitat, but the other two bottom lines must be considered, too
Fact and fiction: Do prairie dogs carry the plague?

Fact and fiction: Do prairie dogs carry the plague?

Colorado is the home to three species of prairie dogs
ICYMI: Local group cares for Longmont’s feral cat population

ICYMI: Local group cares for Longmont’s feral cat population

LFFAC has spent over nine years feeding, neutering and now socializing feral cats
Local group cares for Longmont’s feral cat population

Local group cares for Longmont’s feral cat population

LFFAC has spent over nine years feeding, neutering and now socializing feral cats
Museum brings in friend to teach the Buffalo Harvest

Museum brings in friend to teach the Buffalo Harvest

School-aged children learn about innovation through tribal culture.
OUR Center sees more local need for groceries as donations slow

OUR Center sees more local need for groceries as donations slow

Food pantry currently feeding 5,600 people a month, highest demand ever
Fact and fiction: Do prairie dogs carry the plague?

Fact and fiction: Do prairie dogs carry the plague?

Colorado is the home to three species of prairie dogs
Leftapalooza rocks out Longmont

Leftapalooza rocks out Longmont

Leftapalooza returns to Longmont
Local artist Katie Vuletich builds community through public art

Local artist Katie Vuletich builds community through public art

“I see (public art) as a very small way to give back to the community, beautify different spaces, engage the community in new ways and hopefully create something that speaks to the community and involves them,” said local artist Katie Vuletich.
Lost wallet? Here is what to do next.

Lost wallet? Here is what to do next.

Losing your wallet can be a disorienting experience but timely focus is required to replace drivers licenses or other IDs, cancel credit cards, freeze bank accounts, file police reports and scan credit reports for unusual activity.