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Candidate Loachamin hopes to make history and change in Boulder County

 

April 22, 2020

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"My commitment to the community remains the same [even as COVID changes the ways we interact with each other]" she said. "For the last 28 years, I have taken care of community members and made sure that there was access to opportunities to housing and baking systems and curriculums, and built companies that support underrepresented communities, those are the experiences I want to bring forward and do things in a new way."

In school, students are taught the basics of government; there's a president for the country, governors for states and mayors for cities and towns. There are various boards who oversee different aspects of communities, but these boards are often overlooked when teaching civics. "What is a county commissioner?" Boulder County residents constantly ask Longmont resident Marta Loachamin.

Loachamin is, arguably, a prime candidate for this question. This is not only because she is currently running for one of the two open county commissioner seats, but also because of her vast experience as a tea...



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