Thursday, August 22, 2019

Opinion: Paul Tiger– Pence for President

Pence for President, seems rather reasonable, if you’re a conservative at this moment in time. Pence described himself as a principled conservative and supporter of the Tea Party movement; as a Christian, a conservative, and a Republican, in that order.
Caribbean Queen

Drink Review: Caribbean Queen

Mixed Coctail: Lusca Spiced RUm, In House Ginger Ale, Lemon, Elderflower

Opinion: Mary Ann Watson–Support Living Wages

Now our Coalition is asking the city to extend living wages to members of our community who work for companies with whom the city has contracts by inserting *a labor practices clause* with an index for timely increases into these contracts.

Podcast: 2020 House District 11 Candidate–Karen McCormick

Karen McCormick is running for the State House District 11 seat in 2020.

Impact: Longmont

Last Tuesday (August 6) Longmont Power and Communications (LPC) brought to the City Council the first results of its rate study for 2020 and 2021. It was more of a preview of coming attractions -- the Council has to approve the utility’s rates. But the staff presented some numbers about how much revenue LPC will need to bring in over the next two years to keep the lights on. And those numbers need some explanation.
Leadership Academy students overlook the Alps.

Where To? Local Teens Learn the Power of Communication in Central Europe

Students from the Silver Creek Leadership Academy toured Central Europe before participating in the Global Leadership Summit in Davos, Switzerland.

Opinion: Paul Tiger–First Use

I’ve just returned to Longmont after a vacation that took our family through five states and a Canadian province by rail. A unique feature of travel by rail in the US is the view of water treatment plants.

Opinion: Adam Steininger– Outrageous Outrage Over Disagreeing with Disagreement

I am proud to be a committed supporter of the LGBTQ community. Have I always been this way? No, I wasn't this way when I was a teenager in the 90s because I was raised in a conservative Christian household.

Opinion: Ruby Bowman–We are not made of money

I was taken aback when I read the city council gave the go-ahead for the ice rink/pool complex to proceed as a ballot issue.

Op-Ed: Bonnie Finley–Guest Editorial

Kids need someone to believe in them in order to succeed. What if a whole city believed in them? That is what 529 Jump is all about. It is a community effort to provide Longmont children with a jumpstart in saving for their future education.
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