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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.
Money Monday: 4% rule is alive and well

Money Monday: 4% rule is alive and well

Four percent is actually a fairly conservative figure, based on the worst historical conditions, rather than the average ones.
Nonprofit, farmers join forces for healthy future of ag lands

Nonprofit, farmers join forces for healthy future of ag lands

Creating wildlife habitats among crops helps yield a more fruitful agricultural ecosystem.
Sunday afternoon of Beer and Hymns comes to Longmont

Sunday afternoon of Beer and Hymns comes to Longmont

Live show at Dickens Opera House will feature gospel classics, pop songs
Legacy of care: Nonprofit honors wife, mother by supporting those facing cancer

Legacy of care: Nonprofit honors wife, mother by supporting those facing cancer

"We really wanted to do something to honor Mom and to also continue to show her heart," said daughter Amy Willard.
Bilingual art show premieres on Longmont's Channel 8

Bilingual art show premieres on Longmont's Channel 8

A local collaboration brings the diversity of language to students at home, through an art show.
Swim beach at Union Reservoir named after former mayor

Swim beach at Union Reservoir named after former mayor

Former Mayor Fred Wilson helped make Union Reservoir available to the public.
Celebrate HOPE aims to liven up virtual event landscape

Celebrate HOPE aims to liven up virtual event landscape

Longmont nonprofit takes annual fundraising gala online with a few personal touches.
Centura Health on health: Diabetes — the types, the risks and a potential game-changing treatment

Centura Health on health: Diabetes — the types, the risks and a potential game-changing treatment

In 2018, the American Diabetes Association reported that more than 10% of the U.S. population had diabetes, and that millions may be suffering from this disease but have not yet been diagnosed.
Freelance opportunities available at Longmont Leader

Freelance opportunities available at Longmont Leader

 We are looking for writers who want to share stories of their community with their community.
Ask the Introvert: Fun is relative; for introverts its often work-related

Ask the Introvert: Fun is relative; for introverts its often work-related

Introverts aren’t spoilsports. It’s just that thinking is our inner recreation room, with thick gray matter in place of wood paneling.