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Julie Baxter

Julie Baxter

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

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'We’re clawing our way to our guys any way we can:' Team from nonprofit behind tiny home village doing all it can to help veterans

'We’re clawing our way to our guys any way we can:' Team from nonprofit behind tiny home village doing all it can to help veterans

The Veterans Community Project community for homeless vets is months away from completion but a team from the nonprofit is already on the job in Longmont.
Chamber Jubilee celebrates local businesses, businesspeople and nonprofits

Chamber Jubilee celebrates local businesses, businesspeople and nonprofits

Eight awards bestowed at Chamber's annual event, which went virtual this year.
Boulder County, area chambers holding virtual COVID info session for commerical landlords

Boulder County, area chambers holding virtual COVID info session for commerical landlords

The session aims to answer questions of landlords who have with multiple tenants from different business sectors at a property, as well as minimize confusion, provide updates on next steps and discuss best practices, the Longmont Area Chamber of Commerce stated in an email sent Thursday.
Man arrested after shots fired in Longmont neighborhood early Saturday morning

Man arrested after shots fired in Longmont neighborhood early Saturday morning

Police were called about 12:30 a.m. after residents heard gunshots, which also were heard by an officer on patrol nearby in the area of East Fifth Avenue and Morgan Street, according to an arrest affidavit.
Mayor steps away from ordinance seeking to deny Longmont hospital care to Weld residents

Mayor steps away from ordinance seeking to deny Longmont hospital care to Weld residents

“Now that I have succeeded in bringing this issue to light, and now that people are aware of how Weld County’s decisions are affecting people in Longmont, I will not pursue an ordinance or denial of health care,” Bagley stated in the email sent Wednesday evening.
Final Boulder County election results now available online

Final Boulder County election results now available online

Risk-limiting audit and reconciliation are complete and two of three Canvass Board members certified the results. The third board member requested procedure documents and accounting logs, according to the county Elections Division.
Boulder County offering $350K to help COVID-impacted businesses in Lyons, Nederland

Boulder County offering $350K to help COVID-impacted businesses in Lyons, Nederland

The support is coming from more than $15 million in federal CARES ACT Relief Fund money distributed to the county, according to a news release sent Monday.
Longmont library to close on Thursday as county moves to red status on state COVID dial

Longmont library to close on Thursday as county moves to red status on state COVID dial

Patrons can still check out materials via the curbside delivery model, which the library has been offering for nearly six months. Limited computer access and mobile printing services still available and online programming continues.
Boulder County on Friday will move to red zone on state's revamped COVID dial

Boulder County on Friday will move to red zone on state's revamped COVID dial

The newly created red status brings with it a host of more stringent health guidelines and is just a step away from a new purple status that calls for another shutdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus. 
Polis calls special legislative session to tackle coronavirus relief

Polis calls special legislative session to tackle coronavirus relief

“I’ll be asking the General Assembly to take up critical legislation that will help Colorado families and Colorado businesses survive these challenging winter months ahead to bridge us to the vaccine.”