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Chatham wins auction to buy McClatchy, will seek final approval from bankruptcy court

Chatham wins auction to buy McClatchy, will seek final approval from bankruptcy court

Chatham Asset Management, a New Jersey hedge fund, has won an auction to buy McClatchy Co., the local news company that owns The Longmont Leader.
Longmont Symphony Orchestra posts new performance video as part of 'Music to Lift Our Spirits'

Longmont Symphony Orchestra posts new performance video as part of 'Music to Lift Our Spirits'

See the cello performance and others by the Longmont Symphony Orchestra on its YouTube channel.
Village at the Peaks seeking ways to draw people back as COVID restrictions loosen

Village at the Peaks seeking ways to draw people back as COVID restrictions loosen

The goal of events such as Drive-In Bingo is to bring people back to the Village at the Peaks and counter the decline in sales businesses have seen since statewide restrictions were put in place in March. Speaking anonymously, staff members at Village at the Peaks businesses expressed concern about the volume of sales, saying they have yet to meet even half of the numbers seen on a busy night last summer.
As summer heats up, water safety in the spotlight

As summer heats up, water safety in the spotlight

Local and state officials urge people to enjoy the water but to know their limitations and to keep safety top of mind.
Longmont police report: July 11, 2020

Longmont police report: July 11, 2020

A daily crime report in Longmont.
Longmont's Rossmönster Vans' opening doors to 'micro-living' one custom at a time

Longmont's Rossmönster Vans' opening doors to 'micro-living' one custom at a time

“At our core, we’re a group of friends and outdoor enthusiasts with a passion for craftsmanship, on a pursuit to get more people outside, more often,” said Lucy Jacobson, the master of “strategery” at Rossmönster Vans.
Dueling protests at Sixth and Main illustrate ideological divide

Dueling protests at Sixth and Main illustrate ideological divide

Organizations such as the Facebook group Longmont Leads With Love have gathered at Sixth and Main to speak out against President Trump since his inauguration in 2017, and against police brutality this summer. Recently, supporters of the president and those who rebuke the Black Lives Matter movement have stood across the street and offered an alternative perspective.
PUC to hold hearing on Xcel's proposed natural gas rate increase

PUC to hold hearing on Xcel's proposed natural gas rate increase

Xcel’s initial proposal, filed in January, sought to recover an additional $126.7 million annually to pay for improvements to its natural gas distribution system.
Longmont Humane Society Pet of the Week July 11, 2020

Longmont Humane Society Pet of the Week July 11, 2020

Chloe can live with another dog, but is looking a kitty-free home with high school-age or older children, please.
Boulder County praises court ruling that swath of Weld County should be part ozone 'nonattainment' area

Boulder County praises court ruling that swath of Weld County should be part ozone 'nonattainment' area

The court has ordered the EPA to reconsider its decision to omit a swath of Northern Weld County, home to hundreds of oil and gas wells, from the ozone nonattainment area that stretches north along the Front Range from Castle Rock to Fort Collins and Greeley and west into Rocky Mountain National Park.