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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: Robert Dreher: believes Joan Peck's problem solving skills will serve her as Mayor

Letter to the editor: Robert Dreher: believes Joan Peck's problem solving skills will serve her as Mayor

"Joan Peck has long dedicated herself to making Longmont a better place for everyone," Dreher said.
Letter to the editor: Ira Chernus: Supports Joan Peck for Mayor

Letter to the editor: Ira Chernus: Supports Joan Peck for Mayor

Joan has been a leader in pushing RTD to bring rail service here.
Colorful Characters: Margaret Malloy Allen sparked charitable works during the Great Depression

Colorful Characters: Margaret Malloy Allen sparked charitable works during the Great Depression

Her charitable spirit continues on in the form of multiple nonprofits today.
Letter to the editor: Don and Karen Wood support Tim Waters for Mayor

Letter to the editor: Don and Karen Wood support Tim Waters for Mayor

Don and Karen Wood have known Tim Waters for more than 20 years
Creative Corner: Local artist uses a multitude of art styles in ever evolving work

Creative Corner: Local artist uses a multitude of art styles in ever evolving work

Kirk also has a particular affinity for representing women's faces in her work.
Get Gardening: Saving tomatoes for the winter

Get Gardening: Saving tomatoes for the winter

Tomatoes are ready to harvest.
Letter to the editor: Dennis Coombs and Bonnie Finley endorse Tim Waters for Mayor

Letter to the editor: Dennis Coombs and Bonnie Finley endorse Tim Waters for Mayor

"Although we may sometimes disagree on issues, we both endorse Tim Waters for Mayor."
Letter to the editor: Dale Bernard: Showing my support for Tim Waters

Letter to the editor: Dale Bernard: Showing my support for Tim Waters

"As we begin to recover from the wide-ranging effects of the pandemic, our community will need leadership with clarity and vision. "
Letter to the editor: Kevin Mulshine: I support Tim Waters for Mayor

Letter to the editor: Kevin Mulshine: I support Tim Waters for Mayor

"The Envision Longmont Plan and the Affordable Housing ordinance adopted two years ago assures Longmont’s growth will be sustainable and equitable."
Letter to the editor: Rich Marsh: Tim Waters for Mayor

Letter to the editor: Rich Marsh: Tim Waters for Mayor

"This election is about leadership and vision for the entire city, not niche’ issues for part of the city. "
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