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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.
More people report feeling burned out at work

More people report feeling burned out at work

It’s normal to feel checked out or to struggle with your job from time to time
Creative Corner: Dancing transitions is a shared love of fitness for two Longmont women

Creative Corner: Dancing transitions is a shared love of fitness for two Longmont women

The duo strives to keep the class geared toward everyone regardless of age, gender identity, race, culture, etc. and regardless of fitness level.
Boulder County Pet of the Week: Miso a happy-go-lucky pup

Boulder County Pet of the Week: Miso a happy-go-lucky pup

He may enjoy living with another playful pup
Boulder County's real estate continue to soar, a look at how the market faired in 2021

Boulder County's real estate continue to soar, a look at how the market faired in 2021

As a county prices rose 27%
Letter to the editor: Shari Malloy: Concerns about the Rivertown development annexation proposal

Letter to the editor: Shari Malloy: Concerns about the Rivertown development annexation proposal

After our 2013 flood, Longmont adopted a 500-year-flood mitigation plan.
Creative corner: Brotherly love inspires a life's obsession with music

Creative corner: Brotherly love inspires a life's obsession with music

Coveting his brother's classic guitar inspired a life-long passion for music.
How to Use Your Health Plan to Help Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions

How to Use Your Health Plan to Help Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions

Every year, scores of Coloradoans make New Year’s resolutions, especially to improve their health and wealth.
‘It's a lifelong thing': Christmas Bird Count brings people together

‘It's a lifelong thing': Christmas Bird Count brings people together

The Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count started in the 1900s and has been going on for more than 120 years.
One of the world's largest butterflies teaches big lesson on poaching at the Butterfly Pavilion

One of the world's largest butterflies teaches big lesson on poaching at the Butterfly Pavilion

At the Butterfly Pavillion in Westminster, researchers and conservationists work to keep illegally traded butterflies safe through education.
Letter to the editor: Joan Peck: Longmont donations to Marshall fire victims coordinated through HOPE

Letter to the editor: Joan Peck: Longmont donations to Marshall fire victims coordinated through HOPE

The giving kindness of people around the state has been amazing but storing the items has become a major concern.
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