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Top 3 Things to do in Longmont

April 2nd, 2021
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Motto: “You Belong in Longmont” 1. Take the little ones to Sunflower Farm Sunflower Farm originally began as an Educational Demonstration Farm in Longmont where kids could learn about farming, nature, and the community. The Farm has since grown into a preschool and school-age program that is welcome to the public to feed animals, participate in farm chores, or play on the playgrounds. So, pack a picnic, and head down to Sunflower Farm to get a real taste of country life! 2. Load an arrow at High Altitude Archery Have you ever wanted to try your hand at shooting a bow and arrow? Well now... Read More

Rabbit Mountain Hike

April 2nd, 2021

  Rabbit Mountain is large wide-open park just north of Longmont and south of Lyons off of Hwy 66. The park boasts a total trail miles of 6.1 and is open to hikers, leashed dogs, equestrians, and bicyclists. I recommend heading for the Eagle Wind Loop Trail, 2.5 mile loop. After you head up the trail from the parking lot, you’ll reach the service road and then begin the Eagle Wind trail. It is not a super steep incline at any point but there is an incline. The trail winds through open meadow to mountain brush and ponderosa pines giving multiple views to the western mountains and then... Read More

Left Hand Knows Nitro

June 6th, 2020

Anyone out there wondering what makes a nitro, a nitro? You are? Alright, well let me give you a little lesson with the help of the Left Hand Brewery. It’s no secret that Left Hand Brewing Co. is Number 1 when it comes to nitros, so I made my way up to Longmont to learn from the best. They sure did teach me a thing or two about these bodacious beers, and of course I had to test a few to grasp the full experience. After talking to a few employees, I came up with a quick guide to nitros: Basically, a regular beer uses 100% carbon dioxide during the carbonation process, while nitros do not.... Read More

Mountain Lion Found Napping Under SUV in Garage in Longmont

June 2nd, 2020

Wildlife officials have relocated a mountain lion that snuck into a garage in Longmont and fell asleep under an SUV. The animals was tranquilized in the garage, then released in the Arapaho National Forest. Mountain lion sightings are usually more common in Boulder, Niwot and Lyons, just west of Longmont, however mountain lions are known to utilize urban areas for food, including livestock and domestic pets. This can be dangerous for humans, but mountain lions usually stay away from people.  Read More