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Longmont police report: July 13, 2020

Longmont police report: July 13, 2020

A daily crime report in Longmont.
Introducing The Leader's reporter, Monte Whaley

Introducing The Leader's reporter, Monte Whaley

I was fortunate to join a hard-working, savvy and dedicated staff. We all believe we can make a difference by delivering local news that Longmonters these days deserve and crave.
Downtown Longmont gets new splash of color

Downtown Longmont gets new splash of color

Local artists liven up the dreary barricades installed last week in Downtown Longmont with their own creative twists.
Longmont Museum offering three virtual summer camps July 27-31

Longmont Museum offering three virtual summer camps July 27-31

The camps, for children ages 3 to 16 and will explore arts and crafts and science. Each camp will be held online in a secure meeting room with activities planned away from the screen, according to an email from the Museum.
Update 7/14 4pm: Longmont Weather Forecast 7/13-14/2020

Update 7/14 4pm: Longmont Weather Forecast 7/13-14/2020

While a ridge continues to dominate the nation (and Colorado) bringing the heat, some moisture is sneaking into Colorado bringing back an afternoon chance of thunderstorms.
Mask resistance during a pandemic isn't new – in 1918 many Americans were 'slackers'

Mask resistance during a pandemic isn't new – in 1918 many Americans were 'slackers'

I’ve researched the history of the 1918 pandemic extensively. At that time, with no effective vaccine or drug therapies, communities across the country instituted a host of public health measures to slow the spread of a deadly influenza epidemic: They closed schools and businesses, banned public gatherings and isolated and quarantined those who were infected. Many communities recommended or required that citizens wear face masks in public — and this, not the onerous lockdowns, drew the most ire.
Boulder County Mobility for All offering transportation smartphone app workshops

Boulder County Mobility for All offering transportation smartphone app workshops

The workshops aim to make transportation options more accessible for older adults, individuals with disabilities, and caregivers in Boulder County.
Longmont residents rally to remember Vanessa Guillen

Longmont residents rally to remember Vanessa Guillen

In a year full of national crises many acknowledged it is hard to find time to remember Army Spc. Vanessa Guillen. But forgetting about her recent murder and the systematic abuse that may have contributed to it, is not an option for them either.
Dr. Derek Johnston cracks 20 years at Johnston Chiropractic

Dr. Derek Johnston cracks 20 years at Johnston Chiropractic

Johnston joined the family business just months after his graduation from Logan Chiropractic College in St. Louis, where he learned the camaraderie between doctor and patient is important to maintain trust. He credits his father in teaching him how to care for people and help them understand their situations.
Longmont police report: July 12, 2020

Longmont police report: July 12, 2020

A daily crime report in Longmont.