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FRCC receives $1 million for manufacturing training

This past year, Front Range Community College expanded its Center for Integrated Manufacturing and added new programs to...

 

Lookout Alliance urges the time to act is now

Oil and gas development in Boulder County is on pause until March 2020, but that doesn’t mean The Lookout Alliance has taken a break. In collaboration with 350 Colorado, TLA...

 

Beyond The Mountain brewery to host inaugural Icculus Day

Beyond The Mountain Brewing Co. in Gunbarrel is one of Boulder County's many awesome breweries just steps from our...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    October 30, 2019

Lefty's Pizza Celebrates 25 Years in Niwot

Our town is home to many noteworthy eateries offering mouthwatering dishes and a place to catch up with family, friends and...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    October 30, 2019

Finkel & Garf hosts weekly Pints With a Purpose

Local Gunbarrel brewery, Finkel & Garf, is a beloved staple in the community. Sunday afternoons can be whiled away on the patio with a delicious, uncomplicated beer in hand. T...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    October 23, 2019

Sprouting wings leads to growing unexpected roots

Last year, my partner and I moved to Niwot for the dual purposes of not wanting to live in Boulder while wanting a place...

 

Front Range Community College offering nursing bachelor's degree

Colorado is suffering from a shortage of nurses with four-year BSNs degrees - needing as many as 500 new nurses to fill the void. Looking forward, that figure is expected to...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    October 16, 2019

Fringe celebrates National Pizza Month

Fringe Pizza (5400 Spine Rd., Boulder) is celebrating National Pizza Month throughout the month of October with its newest...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    October 9, 2019

Fall Flavors Part II

With the first snowfall predicted for Oct. 10, Boulder County restaurants are closing up patios for the turn season. That...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    October 2, 2019

Boulder County lawsuit against Crestone Peak dismissed

Late last month, a judge in Boulder County District Court dismissed 20 of the 34 claims brought in a lawsuit filed by the Board of County Commissioners in 2018 to halt a...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    October 2, 2019

Local eateries offer autumnal treats

Autumn ushers in more than scenic golden aspen groves and crisp fall evenings. Our locally loved Niwot coffee shops, bars,...

 

Sunset Middle School to host 4th annual Spartan Fall Crawl

Autumn brings crisp mornings, spiced treats, shorter days, and, for many excited Sunset Middle Schoolers, the annual Spartan...

 

Niwot High students strike for climate change awareness

The controversial topic of climate change resides at the forefront of Front Range residents' hearts and minds. Living next...

 

Classic Looks Celebrates 30 Years of Business

Classic Looks in Cottonwood Square celebrated its 30th anniversary on Aug. 15. The salon has been a fixture in this...

 

The Niwot Trot returns for its 14th year

On Sept. 22, the highly anticipated Niwot Trot road race returns once again to the tranquil streets of Niwot.This year marks...

 

Family Village Co-op reopens its doors

Family Village in Longmont is modeled on a communal premise which many societies depended on only decades ago. In the past, f...

 

Mwebaza Foundation completes Project Uganda: Cougars/CDC Creating Classrooms

Last year, Mwebaza Foundation set the goal of outfitting Niwot Elementary’s sister school, Mwebaza Infant Primary School...

 

ABLE to Sail Benefit Concert This Week

ABLE to Sail is a Longmont-based youth empowerment camp that seeks to help kids of all ages gain self-esteem, overcome...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    August 21, 2019

Lookout Alliance presents effects of oil & gas production

In February, Colorado State University played host to the Medical Symposium on Health Effects of Oil & Gas Development...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    August 21, 2019

Sunset Middle teachers enjoy the first week back

Heading back to school is often a mix of emotions for students and teachers alike. For many students, the end of summer is...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    August 21, 2019

Lookout Alliance presents effects of oil & gas production

In February, Colorado State University played host to the Medical Symposium on Health Effects of Oil & Gas Development in...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    August 7, 2019

Niwot Florist under new ownership

A quick perusal of Niwot Market is all it takes to notice a new aesthetic throughout the floral department. That’s because...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    August 7, 2019

Meet the Shire horses from Niwot’s July 4th Parade

Casey MacKenzie’s calm energy mirrors that of the Shire horses she has spent over a decade raising. Just stepping onto the...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    July 31, 2019

My Mom's Pies has closed its doors - for now

Anyone walking down Murray Street from 2nd Avenue was often treated to sweetly scented wafts of freshly baked pies emanating...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    July 31, 2019

Good oil and gas regulations make good neighbors

The Lookout Alliance gathered on Wednesday, July 24 at The Left Hand Grange (195 2nd Avenue, Niwot) to discuss newly released...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    July 24, 2019

Resurrected Niwot Garden Club meets for second time

Reminders of Niwot’s historic garden club, originating in 1938, are easily spotted around Boulder County. From the gazebo...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    July 24, 2019

Commissioners vote to keep oil & gas moratorium until March 2020

We’re fortunate to live in a state whose geography and geology is diverse and varied, yielding dramatic landscapes that...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    July 17, 2019

Front Range Community College unveils new facility

Front Range Community College, located in Longmont, is gearing up to open another branch in its Center for Integrated...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    July 10, 2019

Via Mobility provides transportation options

Niwotians will agree that Rock & Rails is a great way to bring the community together each week, hear some killer live music...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    July 10, 2019

Sculpture Park's Newest Resident - Meriwether Prairie Dog

Behold, the simple prairie dog. Cute, occasionally controversial, almost always an afterthought when contemplating our...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    July 3, 2019

Niwot High grad launches companion care program Mon Ami

In 2018, Mary Gillett graduated from Niwot High School and headed west for Stanford University. During her first year, she...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    July 3, 2019

Jody Evans sparks joy and connection with hula hoops

Jody Evans didn’t start hula hooping with the intention of forming a business from the activity. Instead, she took up hula...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    June 27, 2019

Left Hand Animal Hospital included in LID

On June 18, the Boulder County Commissioners considered a petition from the owners of the property where Left Hand Animal Hospital is now located, 304 Franklin Street in...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    June 20, 2019

Niwot High grad Kristy Neary opens gym in Longmont

Fitness has always been a part of Niwot High grad Kristy Neary’s life but it wasn’t until attending a Training for...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    June 12, 2019

Cars & Coffee for a Cause

Each year, the Niwot Chiefs Cool Car Club gathers in Longmont for its annual Cars & Coffee for a Cause event. Car...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    June 5, 2019

NUMC gives community dinner proceeds to Boulder Attention Homes

On March 2, Niwot United Methodist Church (NUMC) hosted its 23rd annual Soup, Soup and More community dinner. Each year, the...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    May 30, 2019

14th Annual Rock & Rails Kicks off June 6

After a long, cold winter, Niwot residents are ready to get out and savor Colorado in all of its summer-time glory. Rock &...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    May 22, 2019

Sean McMullen named Sunset Middle's Teacher of the Year

A teacher’s job description doesn’t fit a set list of responsibilities, chronologically checked off and completed at the...

 

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