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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.
Letter to the editor: Mike Clinton & Mark Reynolds: Price on carbon must be part of this year’s climate legislation

Letter to the editor: Mike Clinton & Mark Reynolds: Price on carbon must be part of this year’s climate legislation

"I have hope our air quality might get better"
Creative Corner: A generations old passion finds new twist

Creative Corner: A generations old passion finds new twist

Sara Herkes found a love for maternity photography using designer dresses
Get Growing: Garlic harvesting time

Get Growing: Garlic harvesting time

The Longmont Leader accepts contributions, photos, and op-eds for publication from community members, business leaders and public officials on local topics.
Letter to the editor: Teri Harroun: We accept all

Letter to the editor: Teri Harroun: We accept all

Last week the Roman Catholic Bishops voted to draft guidelines to deny Communion to President Biden and other public officials
Real estate: Soaring home prices and low inventory push beyond limits of a healthy market

Real estate: Soaring home prices and low inventory push beyond limits of a healthy market

The Longmont Leader accepts contributions, photos, and op-eds for publication from community members, business leaders and public officials on local topics.
Letter to the Editor: Ron Stewart: Brian Bagley's venomous rant about local politics is significantly flawed

Letter to the Editor: Ron Stewart: Brian Bagley's venomous rant about local politics is significantly flawed

"The citizen activism he besmirches is exactly the kind of activism we should encourage."
Guest column: Taking time for ourselves

Guest column: Taking time for ourselves

Americans are known for working too much.
Letter to the editor: Mike Butler: On the qualities of statesmanship

Letter to the editor: Mike Butler: On the qualities of statesmanship

What became palpably apparent was the hunger in the room for a more effective model of leadership and politics than presently exists.
Letter to the editor: Brian Bagley: How Longmont's politics work

Letter to the editor: Brian Bagley: How Longmont's politics work

As I prepare to leave the mayor’s office I feel compelled to share how Longmont conducts its politics.
Get Growing: Typically unused parts of your garden can become part of your meal

Get Growing: Typically unused parts of your garden can become part of your meal

Garlic scapes can be included in many recipes, including tempura.