Morning Brief: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration

The following is a press release from the City of Longmont and is published by the Longmont Observer as a public service.

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City of Longmont (Macie May/Longmont Observer)

“All Cultures One Voice” presents a celebration featuring music, videos, dancing, and family-friendly activities. Featuring speaker Dr. Almella Starks-Umoja, whose father, the late Dr. Henry Logan Starks, was a key figure of Dr. King’s planning committee. Come and relive moments in the history of the Civil Rights Movement.

When & Where:

  • Monday, January 21, 2019 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (doors open at 9:30 AM)
  • Silver Creek High School, 4901 Nelson Road, Longmont, CO

For more information, contact Adriana Perea at (303) 651-8444 or; Glenda S. Robinson at; or Madelyn S. Woodley at

Sponsored by Silver Creek High School, Lexmark, the Longmont Multicultural Action Committee, and St. Vrain Valley Schools.

Longmont resident speaking with Longmont Police officer about homeless (Photo by Rick Brennan/ Longmont Observer)

Longmont PD Beat Map

The Longmont Police Department (LPD) released the city’s beat officers for 2019.

A police beat refers to the territory a police officer is assigned to patrol. Often, an officer will remain on the same beat for an extended period of time in order to build a relationship within that community.

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How Do Patients Determine Hospital Medical Costs at Longmont Hospitals?

Patients are always concerned about the cost of medical services. What many do not know is that hospitals across the U.S. are required to post their prices for services online.

Both Longmont United Hospital and UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital comply with these requirements. But just looking at these lists of services and numbers can be confusing and not always accurate.

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