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What’s up with football field at Longmont High?

Dear Johnnie: I was wondering some things about the Everly Montgomery Field at Longmont High. First, who was Everly Montgomery and why was the field named after him? Second, why do they not paint the name of the school in … Continue reading

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What’s proper when the flag passes in parade?

Dear Johnnie: I noticed at the Veteran’s Day parade that an astounding number of spectators did not remove their headgear or in any way acknowledge colors when they passed by. Apparently many people are unaware of or are ignoring parade … Continue reading

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The latest on Martin Stree crossing: PUC judge has approved plan

   Dear readers: I spoke Wednesday morning with Colorado Public Utilities spokesman Terry Bote. He told me that a PUC administrative law judge issued a decision on Nov. 7, approving the plan for the Martin Street railroad crossing.    I … Continue reading

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Motorists track progress of Martin Street crossing

Dear Johnnie: When are they going to do something with the railroad tracks that cross Martin Street just north of First Avenue? There have been crossing signals lying on the side of the street for months. There are stop signs … Continue reading

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Food for thought regarding expiration dates

Dear Johnnie: Years ago my wife worked at a RiteAid. Several times a year, a state agency would inspect for expired food items. At King Soopers, Safeway, Super Target and Walmart stores, we find items well out of date. When … Continue reading

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Fossils may apply for city of Longmont jobs

Hello Johnnie: Over several years, I have applied for jobs advertised by the city of Longmont. On the job application there is a statement like this, “List below your complete work history starting with your present position and working backwards … Continue reading

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City will pick up broken limbs

Dear Johnnie: I have finished cleaning up all of the broken tree limbs in my yard from the snowstorm. I don’t have a pickup truck to haul these tree limbs down to the recycling center. During the next few weeks, … Continue reading

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The clock struck midnight for father/daughter dance

Hi, Johnnie: What happened to the annual father/daughter dance this year? I just realized I didn’t receive an invitation. In checking at the Rec Center, it seems that they may not be having one this year. It was (in my … Continue reading

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Changing propellers for skydiving plane isn’t likely

Dear Johnnie: I am one of the many who suffer all through the weekend while Mile-Hi Skydiving lifts their skydivers to their jumps every 28 minutes. It occurred to me that their “jump ships” could be modified to help mitigate … Continue reading

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Hazardous material fee for an alignment? Yes

Dear Johnnie: I recently had a four-wheel alignment done on my car at a local repair shop. The cost was $49.95. When I paid the bill, there was a $2.50 hazardous material fee on the invoice, even though no hazardous … Continue reading

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