Skip to content

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Local News

Longmont senior facilities, agencies seeing impact, adjusting to COVID

Longmont senior facilities, agencies seeing impact, adjusting to COVID

While the Centers for Disease Control urge older adults to take extra precautions against COVID-19, these measures are bringing big changes in how seniors live. Many are becoming more isolated due to safer-at-home orders, restrictions on visitors and the temporary closure of resources.
Aggregate Industries supports Longmont’s OUR Center with food drive

Aggregate Industries supports Longmont’s OUR Center with food drive

In just 2 ½ weeks in May, employees across 23 of Aggregate Industries' work sites collected a whopping 6,500 pounds of non-perishable foods and household goods and chose the OUR Center in Longmont as the recipient of their efforts.
July 4 fireworks tentatively cleared for liftoff in Longmont

July 4 fireworks tentatively cleared for liftoff in Longmont

The city has not yet consulted with Boulder County Public Health on the conditional plan. ”We remain optimistic, but there are a number of pieces that still need to come together for this to be a go and still ensure we are protecting our community.”
New LDDA grant established to help small businesses in Longmont reopen

New LDDA grant established to help small businesses in Longmont reopen

A new grant offered by the Longmont Downtown Development Authority, or LDDA, aims to alleviate some of the pressure business owners are feeling and to help them safely reopen in the wake of COVID-19 closures and restrictions.
Strongmont Fund awards grants of up to $10,000 to Longmont businesses

Strongmont Fund awards grants of up to $10,000 to Longmont businesses

The Strongmont Grant Fund on Monday announced it has issued grants of up to $10,000 to 23 local small businesses.
Longmont reopening city park playgrounds, picnic shelters starting Monday

Longmont reopening city park playgrounds, picnic shelters starting Monday

Playgrounds and picnic shelters at city parks are officially reopening Monday, the city announced in a news release. No more than 10 individuals can be on a playground or in a shelter area at one time.
COVID can’t stop Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley's Sunrise Stampede

COVID can’t stop Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley's Sunrise Stampede

Keeping a tradition going during COVID-19.
Mile-Hi Skydiving receives go-ahead to reopen

Mile-Hi Skydiving receives go-ahead to reopen

Safer at home this week became “safer at home and in the vast, great outdoors” when COVID-19 restrictions were loosened by Gov. Jared Polis. The newest step in reopening businesses gave Longmont’s Mile-Hi Skydiving Center the opportunity to once again spread its wings.
Colorado allows businesses to refuse service over masks

Colorado allows businesses to refuse service over masks

Gov. Jared Polis on Thursday issued an executive order allowing Colorado businesses to refuse service to customers who won’t wear masks to prevent transmission of coronavirus.
J.M. Smucker Co. enacting efforts to help employees impacted by COVID

J.M. Smucker Co. enacting efforts to help employees impacted by COVID

The J.M. Smucker Co.’s Longmont plant, which employs more than 200 people, is taking additional steps to offer employees financial support including hardship awards and guaranteed pay and benefits in the event of a closure.