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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.
Guest opinion: Joan Peck announces candidacy for Longmont Mayoral seat

Guest opinion: Joan Peck announces candidacy for Longmont Mayoral seat

Joan Peck, currently serving her second at-large term on Longmont City Council.
Creative Corner: Good vibrations used for peaceful healing

Creative Corner: Good vibrations used for peaceful healing

Hildebrandt combined her love for music and passion for healing to help others
Guest column: 5 Tips for Supporting Brain Health During Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Guest column: 5 Tips for Supporting Brain Health During Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month
Guest opinion: Lyn Lowry: Locals should get to weigh in on how government uses COVID Relief Funds

Guest opinion: Lyn Lowry: Locals should get to weigh in on how government uses COVID Relief Funds

Longmont and Boulder County should host public forum to help decide where to spend the funds, Lowry said.
Guest opinion: Gary Lloyd The Longmont Arts and Event Center: An idea whose time has come

Guest opinion: Gary Lloyd The Longmont Arts and Event Center: An idea whose time has come

LPAI is a group of nonprofit organizations, involved with the promotion and support of the performing art
Guest opinion: Charles Howard, Pentecost at Light of Christ

Guest opinion: Charles Howard, Pentecost at Light of Christ

Every year at Pentecost I get hopeful that unity is a possibility.
Longmont Local: Teaching life through soccer

Longmont Local: Teaching life through soccer

Soccer is like life: unpredictable but beautiful
Letter to the editor: Jean Christopher, I support Tim Waters as Mayor

Letter to the editor: Jean Christopher, I support Tim Waters as Mayor

Longmont resident voices his opinion of Tim Waters as a possible mayor.
Get Growing: Gardening in May

Get Growing: Gardening in May

While the weather is generally nice during May, cold weather can still surprise you
Capitol Letters: Aspirations vs execution on climate change

Capitol Letters: Aspirations vs execution on climate change

Governor Polis created a lot of buzz among climate activists by threatening to veto a bill that’s not even out of committee