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Do Vouchers Actually Expand School Choice? Not Necessarily — It Depends On How They’re Designed

Matt Barnum, Chalkbeat Who benefits most from private school voucher programs: families with few options or the schools themselves? This is a hotly debated question among supporters and critics of school vouchers, and is especially relevant as U.S.
Water Safety

Water Safety

The Longmont Observer regularly publishes stories by our residents called Member Voices. This article falls into that category. It does not, necessarily, represent the views of the Longmont Observer.
Wayne Williams’ Missed Opportunity

Wayne Williams’ Missed Opportunity

The real problem is not voter fraud, it’s how few people vote by Denise Maes - Public Policy Director of the ACLU of Colorado On June 28, Secretaries of State across the country received a letter from the Presidential Commission on Election Integrity
NextLight Privacy Policies And Supporting Municipal Internet Infrastructure

NextLight Privacy Policies And Supporting Municipal Internet Infrastructure

By Scott Converse In light of the recent discussion about net neutrality, online privacy and what, exactly, does NextLight do in this area I asked Tom Roiniotis, the Director of Longmont's NextLight Gigabit Internet Service what their policy is.
A Night at Rosalee's

A Night at Rosalee's

Rosalee’s pizza, what a wonderful story. Years ago! The owners of Rosalee’s met in culinary school, fell in love, and decided they wanted to open a pizzeria together. But they had to make sure they did their homework before opening one up.

Efficient Emissions Testing

Twice! Twice this week I went to the AirCare Colorado Emissions Testing Facility off of Airport Road, and twice I spent less than 25 minutes for the whole operation. Not bad for getting both my pickup’s and my brother’s jeep’s emissions tested.