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  • NHS Education Foundation celebrates 30 years with online auction

    Angela Hudgins|Feb 21, 2024

    The Niwot High School Education Foundation is gearing up for its annual online auction, March 6-10 to raise funds for educational grants, scholarships, and other programs to meet the needs of teachers and students to enrich their educational experience. Thanks to generous support from sponsors, it should be an exciting one for potential bidders, according to auction committee chair Hadley Solomon. "We have several companies who continue to donate every year," she said, noting that there are donations from businesses in Niwot, Longmont,...

  • Niwot window decorating competition in full swing

    Angela Hudgins|Dec 6, 2023

    Voting is open for the 2023 Window Decorating Competition sponsored by the Niwot Business Association. Many participating Niwot businesses have decorated their windows for the holidays, adding to a festive holiday shopping experience. You can vote for your favorite festive window online through this form, or visit Turn in your ballot online for a chance to win a prize. Participating businesses include: •2nd Nature Hair Lounge •Belle Ter...

  • The Niwot Nickel returns on Small Business Saturday for the holidays

    Angela Hudgins|Nov 15, 2023

    Historically in the United States, a wooden nickel was not typically legal tender, but instead more of a novelty coin often issued by merchants as part of a promotion. Wooden nickels became popular in the 1930s, though they may date back to the 1880s. Niwot has had its own share of wooden nickels through the years, issued by local businesses. Thanks to local Niwotians such as Adam Robinson and Tim and Carrie Wise, the idea of re-introducing a new wooden Niwot Nickel was born. The Niwot Business...

  • The Niwot Nifties 4-H entries shine at the county fair

    Angela Hudgins|Sep 20, 2023

    Formed in 1924, the Niwot Nifties is the oldest 4-H club that has been continuously running in Boulder County. The club meets monthly at the Boulder County Fairgrounds and in addition to fair project work, focuses on several community service projects within Niwot and Boulder County. The club is made up of kids ranging in age from 8 to 18. This year the Niwot Nifties entered five general projects and all five were selected for the state fair. The Nifties picked up about two dozen ribbons and...