Tailgatin’ Traci, a recent college graduate who gets to drive the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile, is interviewed at a Wal-Mart in Longmont, CO Thursday Oct. 13, 2011.
Preschoolers from Bloom Montessori in Longmont launch model rockets Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011 at Sunset Middle School. As part of the lesson, the preschoolers attended a presentation at the University of Colorado’s Fiske Planetarium entitled Kids in Space, and have been performing experiments in the classroom to teach them about forces, gravity, and thrust.
Jeff Sokol sat at his desk on the 29th floor in the south tower of the World Trade Center in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001. He recounts his experience and his escape the day two hijacked planes plowed into the building that morning.
Longmont graffiti muralist Gamma Acosta talks about his latest creation — a tribute piece marking the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York.
Niwot’s Nickie Blue had a great season last year but Niwot’s defense struggled behind her. That appears to have changed this season, as the Cougars improved to 4-1 overall with a close victory over Silver Creek on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011. Blue talks about her teams’ performance after the Silver Creek game.
The Lyons Outdoor Games get underway on Friday, June 10, 2011 with the Kayak Pro Free Style Preliminary heats at Meadow Park. Ten men and five women competed for spots in the semi-final round.
About 250 Catholics walked Friday, April 22, 2011, from St. John the Baptist Catholic Church to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Longmont to commemorate Good Friday, the day Christians believe Jesus was crucified and died. The 4-mile procession stopped periodically to pray the rosary and recite the Stations of the Cross.
Students from Altona Middle School in Longmont got more than they bargained for Monday, April 11, 2011 during a visit to the White House in Washington, D.C. President Barack Obama came to greet the group gathered on the South Portico.
Jim Moulton, an advanced placement physics teacher at Longmont High School, performs songs about physics. Each one sends a message — lyrics he wrote about physics equations set to a catchy tune — that may bring students better luck at test time.
Black Friday shoppers at Super Target, November 26 2010
A crane with a wrecking ball began to dismantle the Golden West Flour Mill near Second Avenue and Terry Street on Tuesday, October 5. The demolition, by Cap Xcavating of Longmont, is expected to take two weeks.
A Colorado National Guard Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter transports marijuana plants, camping and growing equipment and trash from an illegal marijuana growing operation west of Lyons, Colorado, on Wednesday, September 1, 2010. About 7,500 marijuana plants valued at approximately $1 million were removed by law enforcement officials after a marijuana grow was found in the Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forest.
The 10th annual festival on Main in Downtown Longmont.
Morgan Frank talks about her rabbits at the 4H/FFA showmanship event at the Boulder County Fair.
Flood waters on the St Vrain river near Sunset bridge in Longmont.
Installation of two Ripley Stainless Ltd. 200-barrel fermentation tanks by Machinery Express of Windsor at the Oskar Blues Brewery in Longmont, Colorado, on Wednesday, May 26, 2010.
Alex Dominguez of the U.S. Census Bureau distributes fliers promoting the 2010 Census Portrait of America Road Tour event and encourages people to return their census forms in Longmont on April 8, 2010.
The Colorado Army National Guard celebrates the homecoming of the 3rd Battalion, 157th Field Artillery at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colo., on April 1, 2010. More than 400 soldiers returned to Colorado following a yearlong deployment to Ramadi, Iraq.
Evalynn Pirnack, 9, worked with her gandfather, Scott Pirnack, on Wednesday morning, March 24, 2010, to build a snow woman inspired by grandmother, Julia Pirnack, Longmont’s former mayor. Video shot by Pierrette J. Shields.
Performer Liz Masterson sings “Back in the Saddle Again” at a free gathering of cowboy poets and musicians at Barbed Wire Books in Longmont, Colo., March 20, 2010.
Local business Ziggi’s Coffee House operates a newly opened double-sided drive-thru at 17th Avenue and Hover Street in Longmont, Colo., March 17, 2010.
The Youth job and Career Fair is an opportunity for youths ages 14-21 to learn about volunteer positions and different career paths and how to better prepare themselves for their future.
Colorado Children’s Day features, among other things, a chance for children to experience fire trucks and fire safety in Loveland, Colo.
Superior resident Elia Gourgouris talks about a week he spent this February in Haiti where he went to an orphanage to find a way to help the children.