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Longmont Humane Society Pet of the Week: Max seems to want to give and receive as much love as he can

Longmont Humane Society Pet of the Week: Max seems to want to give and receive as much love as he can

Max would be OK with a calm dog who can be respectful of his space, but no kitties, please
SVVSD Basketball Wrap: Last week of a hurried season awaits

SVVSD Basketball Wrap: Last week of a hurried season awaits

Longmont High, hopefuls as top tournament seed.
Get Growing: Now's the time to plan for weed control and watering

Get Growing: Now's the time to plan for weed control and watering

Those pesky weeds are likely going to be your biggest challenge. You will have weeds growing and they generally grow fast and furious, crowding out everything around them.
Coujncil gives first OK to issue $55M in bonds for water projects

Coujncil gives first OK to issue $55M in bonds for water projects

The bonds are part of the $80 million in water bonds approved by Longmont voters in November.  A second bond issue for the remaining portion of the $80 million will likely take place in two to four years, according to a staff report to city council.
Longmont police report: February 26, 2021

Longmont police report: February 26, 2021

A daily crime report in Longmont
Boulder County DA's Office launches Driver’s License Diversion Program

Boulder County DA's Office launches Driver’s License Diversion Program

“Individuals who accept responsibility and provide proof of a valid license, insurance policy, and registration will have their cases dismissed. This will apply to both Boulder and Longmont cases.”
Deliciously cute PEEPS literary dioramas comng soon to Longmont Library’s Facebook page

Deliciously cute PEEPS literary dioramas comng soon to Longmont Library’s Facebook page

The library is hosting its annual PEEPS Literary Diorama Contest. Similar to last year, the competition will be held virtually due to social distancing guidelines. 
Colorado lawmaker pushing ahead with effort to suspend state testing despite federal requirements

Colorado lawmaker pushing ahead with effort to suspend state testing despite federal requirements

School boards, superintendents, and teachers unions have called for the tests to be canceled this year. They say administering the tests represents major logistical challenges, including calling back computers that students are using for remote learning, and would take away from instructional time without providing valid data.
Colorado vaccine distribution expands as production ramps up

Colorado vaccine distribution expands as production ramps up

Speaking at a virtual news conference, Polis said some frontline essential workers also will qualify for the first phase, including those who work in the grocery, agriculture and meatpacking industries. Younger people with two or more qualifying medical conditions also can get the vaccine.
Bill to maintain Colorado school funding passes Senate

Bill to maintain Colorado school funding passes Senate

Colorado funds its schools on a per-pupil basis, and lawmakers could have held back millions promised to schools after the October student tally recorded nearly 30,000 fewer students this year, a 3% decline.  Instead, Colorado lawmakers said they would maintain school funding in recognition that schools have incurred additional costs to educate students in a pandemic.