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Julie Baxter

Julie Baxter

Julie Baxter is a Colorado native who has worked in newspapers nearly all of her life.

Recent Work by Julie

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.”
Small art, big dreams: Square Foot art show opens today at Inspiration Gallery

Small art, big dreams: Square Foot art show opens today at Inspiration Gallery

An opening reception for the show, which as the name implies features works that can fit in a 12-by-12-inch space, is from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the gallery, which last year took up residence in the Longmont Downtown Development Authority’s offices at 320 Main St. 
City stepped up to help providers hit hard by pandemic, coalition now asking community to join efforts to ensure quality care well beyond COVID

City stepped up to help providers hit hard by pandemic, coalition now asking community to join efforts to ensure quality care well beyond COVID

The Longmont Early Childhood Coalition is seeking community members ranging from company executives to care providers to parents to join its effort to turn its goals into data and action.
Pushing beyond the pandemic: Advance Longmont summit will focus on 'Paving a Path to a Bright Future'

Pushing beyond the pandemic: Advance Longmont summit will focus on 'Paving a Path to a Bright Future'

Exploring the differences and the similarities among industry impacts in the time of COVID, and looking beyond them in the coming year will come front and center this week at the fifth annual summit. 
'No matter how big or how small you are, you can make a difference'

'No matter how big or how small you are, you can make a difference'

Seven-year-old second grader Harper McCarty rallies family, friends and the Fall River Elementary community to donate more than 2,500 hygiene items to the OUR Center.
Longmont Library reopening date still unknown after cracks found in floor

Longmont Library reopening date still unknown after cracks found in floor

The reopening of the library, for which no firm date had been set, has been pushed back because of structural issues discovered as carpet replacement got underway. 
Colorado slips in site's COVID safety rankings

Colorado slips in site's COVID safety rankings

The state came in 12th on the list released Thursday, after it was ranked fourth two weeks ago in personal finance website WalletHub’s ranking of the safest states during COVID. 
With cold weather still impacting solar and wind sources, Platte River Power asks customers to conserve electricity between 4 and 10 p.m. today

With cold weather still impacting solar and wind sources, Platte River Power asks customers to conserve electricity between 4 and 10 p.m. today

Customers within Platte River’s four owner communities are asked to reduce demand by turning down the thermostat on heaters and postponing the use of dishwashers and clothes washers and electric dryers or other electrical devices.
Survey aims to gauge what community wants at Longmont Museum

Survey aims to gauge what community wants at Longmont Museum

The museum hopes to gain feedback on program topics and exhibit topics that are of interest to its audience, as well as benchmark data on how the local museum compares to other U.S. museums of similar size, said Curator of History Erik Mason. 
No one hurt in Monday fire; GoFundMe set up to help family whose home was burned

No one hurt in Monday fire; GoFundMe set up to help family whose home was burned

Longmont Fire Services responded to Countryside Village modular home community at 11:09 a.m. Monday and found a home “heavily involved in fire with smoke and flames coming from a residence.”