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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.
Longmont Humane Soceity Pet of the Week: Poe is not shy about asking for cuddles and enjoys the company of people

Longmont Humane Soceity Pet of the Week: Poe is not shy about asking for cuddles and enjoys the company of people

Poe is very chatty and affectionate and loves to be involved with what is going on around him.
Letter to the editor: Anton Dworak, LUH is here for you

Letter to the editor: Anton Dworak, LUH is here for you

"I want the community to know that consistent with our mission, we care for all patients who need health care."
Letter to the editor: Thankful for democracy that works

Letter to the editor: Thankful for democracy that works

"In 2020, 3D passed by over 9%. Our Best Longmont’s efforts achieved a swing in public opinion of almost 20%."
Money Monday: Is now a good time to start a new business?

Money Monday: Is now a good time to start a new business?

There is no bad time to start a business, as long as you get started in the right way
Letter to the editor: Joan Peck, Supporting our city charter

Letter to the editor: Joan Peck, Supporting our city charter

"I support SB-181 and thank the environmental advocacy group, Our Longmont, and its legal counsel for pursuing the ability for Longmont to follow our city charter," Peck said.
FROM THE PUBLISHER: How you can support and sustain news that matters

FROM THE PUBLISHER: How you can support and sustain news that matters

Your support helps us work to make sense of the important local issues in Longmont, bring you a wide array of voices and perspectives, and build a strong foundation for independent, local journalism.
Letter to the editor: Why the attack on Colorado Rising, Salazar?

Letter to the editor: Why the attack on Colorado Rising, Salazar?

"Because the city of Longmont is not fighting to uphold a valid charter amendment, the organization that proposed the amendment, Our Health Our Future Our Longmont, retained Joe Salazar with Colorado Rising to use the new legislation SB-181 to reinstate the ban. "
Excellence and representation: For SVVSD’s 2020 teacher of the year, it’s all about teaching by example

Excellence and representation: For SVVSD’s 2020 teacher of the year, it’s all about teaching by example

Janette Rivera Gonzales shows “relentless love, care, intentionality and creativity”
Longmont Community Foundation holding workshop on organization success in challenging times

Longmont Community Foundation holding workshop on organization success in challenging times

Nonprofit leaders, board members and key volunteers all encouraged to attend.
On Stapp Toyota's philanthropy: Everything touches everything

On Stapp Toyota's philanthropy: Everything touches everything

It is one thing to provide financial support to nonprofits that make up our community, an invaluable contribution, and it takes it to the next level to strive to embody the philanthropic motives.