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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: Kat. Bradley-Bennett: I followed the money

Letter to the editor: Kat. Bradley-Bennett: I followed the money

"Maybe there is a good explanation, but this isn’t passing my “smell test” for honest campaigns," Bradley-Bennett said.
Letter to the editor: Brian Bagley: Longmont politics is a mess at present

Letter to the editor: Brian Bagley: Longmont politics is a mess at present

"Please, fix it and give Longmont the fresh start we all desperately need," Bagley said.
Letter to the editor: Lynette McClain: Let's move forward not backward

Letter to the editor: Lynette McClain: Let's move forward not backward

"Metro tax districts are one tool we don’t need," McClain said.
Letter to the editor: Chris McGilvray has noticed a diverse group of people supporting one candidate

Letter to the editor: Chris McGilvray has noticed a diverse group of people supporting one candidate

Our community is made up of a wide variety of folks
Letter to the editor: Elizabeth Freedman: Leadership and talent win her vote

Letter to the editor: Elizabeth Freedman: Leadership and talent win her vote

Visionary ideas and commitment to housing affordability are just two things important to Freedman.
Letter to the editor: Linda Schlake: Your vote is important

Letter to the editor: Linda Schlake: Your vote is important

Linda Schlake shares her views on ballot measues, city council candidates and school board candidates
Letter to the editor: David Saraceni is concerned about progressive takeover of Longmont City Council

Letter to the editor: David Saraceni is concerned about progressive takeover of Longmont City Council

Saraceni wants a candidate who represents the conservative views of the community
Letter to the editor: Hazel Gordon: Please vote!

Letter to the editor: Hazel Gordon: Please vote!

The vast majority of us do not vote in municipal and county elections
Creative Corner: Local artist who received encouragement in art, now passes it to others

Creative Corner: Local artist who received encouragement in art, now passes it to others

Throughout her adult life, Scott has worked with both adults and children in an effort to inspire them to enjoy art.
Letter to the editor: Cindy Wood Hoge voted for who she felt stood out as the strongest leader

Letter to the editor: Cindy Wood Hoge voted for who she felt stood out as the strongest leader

"He is a critical thinker and open to new ideas," Wood Hoge said.