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CHSAA 3A Speech and Debate state tournament held at Niwot High

Close to 200 speech and debate competitors gathered on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 27 and 28, for the CHSAA 3A Speech and Debate State Tournament. Fourteen events were slated to take place over the...

 

Tracey Bernett resigns - David Skaggs eyes District 12 representative office

A Niwot-area resident and former U.S. Representative, David Skaggs, is one of a handful of people who have expressed interest in the vacancy in Colorado House District 12. The unexpected opportunity...

 

January art brings nature to Niwot's coffee shops

Anyone looking to view beautiful nature artwork should be sure to visit The Old Oak Coffeehouse and Winot Coffee Company. Although there are only a few days left in the month, you will not want to...

 

Niwot High School hosts SVVSD Middle School Honor Choir

Some of the best middle school choir students in the area came to Niwot High School last week for a district-wide honor choir concert. Despite the start of a mid-winter snowstorm, more than 100...

 

Niwot Merchants Reflect on Holiday Events

With just a few days left until the Christmas holiday, the season of downtown carolers, visits by Santa (and for the past two years, Elsa), holiday markets full of food, crafts, art, and good cheer,...

 

A new chapter and new name for Lefty's Pizza

Last September, the community of Niwot mourned the sudden death of Craig "Lefty" Harris, owner of Lefty's Gourmet Pizza on 2nd Avenue. A little over two months later, the iconic restaurant that means...

 

Get to know new Boulder County Commissioner Ashley Stolzmann

Louisville Mayor Ashley Stolzmann prevailed in the Nov. 8 election to replace Matt Jones as Boulder County Commissioner for District 3. She won her race by a wide margin, and when she takes office,...

 

December art in Niwot

Niwot is filled with art for the holidays. This past Saturday, Open Studios Pop! Gallery at the former Niwot Rental and Feed store on 2nd Avenue was open to the public in a holiday showing. The space...

 

The 2022 Gingerbread House Decorating Contest

Festive crowds flocked to Niwot Wheel Works at 3 p.m. sharp Dec. 3 to deliver gingerbread house creations that were part of this year's gingerbread house decorating competition. This year, 50 houses...

 

Osmosis wins award for redesign project

The mid-20th century modern, bi-level home is a classic design found around the country and in many Boulder County neighborhoods. Decades after their building date, many of these homes are in need of...

 

The many sides of thankfulness

This year, The Courier asked local residents and visitors to share what they are thankful for. Below are their responses; each of them notable in their own way. Equally wonderful was the process of...

 

View November art at The Old Oak Coffeehouse and Winot Coffee Company

November has brought new art to Winot Coffee Company in Cottonwood Square and The Old Oak Coffeehouse on 2nd Avenue. Winot Coffee Company is featuring art from Jacque Michelle, a local artist and art...

 

Niwot's 2022 Great Pumpkin Party

This Saturday, Oct. 29, ghosts, ghouls, monsters and witches of all ages will be descending on 2nd Avenue and Cottonwood Square for the community's annual Great Pumpkin Party. The colorful harvest eve...

 

Cougar softball tournament and Senior Day close out the season

The Cougars final softball games last Saturday took place on a textbook-perfect October day. Complete with off-field tailgating and a ceremony honoring the seniors, it was by equal turns bright, excit...

 

Cougars softball - 2 wins, 1 loss, and a barbeque

The Cougars girls softball team played three games last week, enjoying two wins by a large margin over the Thompson Valley Eagles and Mountain View Mountain Lions, before suffering a tough loss to...

 

Cougars softball battles this week with mixed results

Sometimes a battle is in the batter's box between a hitter and a pitcher. Sometimes it's the entire game or series. After a mixed week of play, where the Cougars lost against Northridge by a score of...

 

Biff Warren inducted into the Boulder County Business Hall of Fame

Niwot attorney, co-founder of the Left Hand Valley Courier, longtime Niwot resident and (extremely) active community member, Bruce "Biff" Warren, received yet another honor this week. Partner and foun...

 

Rock & Rails closes out a successful season

Rock & Rails' second complete season following pandemic interruptions was a notable success. A full slate of musical acts played each Thursday between Jun. 2 and Aug. 25 and included 26 musical...

 

NHS Softball Prevails twice, then falls to Frederick on Saturday

This week, NHS softball showed that they are willing to make a sustained and focused effort no matter what, even if positive results aren't always assured. On Tuesday, the team came out ahead against...

 

NHS softball team has busy homecoming week

As if NHS homecoming week events weren’t exciting enough, Niwot’s softball team played in a tournament at Barnes Softball Complex in Loveland. The schedule stretched through four games from Friday to Saturday, with Friday’s play leaving the...

 

Local Business Hall of Famer Carol Riggs talks about Sturtz and Copeland's past and her future

Although she grew up in Littleton, Colorado, when Carol Riggs came north to attend CU Boulder, she found a home in East Boulder County. In the years after graduation she worked at, then purchased and...

 

NHS softball team has a mixed week of play

Although Niwot High School's softball team has been off to a strong start and is showing a strong sense of teamwork, this week saw the girls continue to experience both the highs and the lows of...

 

NHS softball team ends week with new pitching

Last Saturday's Niwot High School girl's softball double-header was something of a "wildcat" contest as the Cougars battled the Lyons Lions and the Peak to Peak Pumas. Junior Jenna Hobson and Maddie...

 

Niwot High School Softball Second Baseman named Max Preps Player of the Week

This week's Student Athlete of the Week is Niwot Senior Softball player Zoie Chociej, who was named Max Prep's first national softball player of the week for the 2022-2023 season. According to the...

 

Hazel Miller closes out Rock and Rails 2022 season

For years, beloved Colorado performer Hazel Miller has been part of the annual Rock & Rails lineup. Fans have packed her performances for a night of blues and boogie among friends and neighbors. W...

 

A winning opening week for Niwot Varsity Softball

After a challenging first away game at Frederick High School, Niwot varsity softball went on to a pair of victories and an overall winning record for the opening week of the season. "I feel pretty...

 

Quemando spices up Thursday's Rock & Rails stage

Residents who've been fine-tuning their Latin ballroom dance moves in Cottonwood Square will have their chance to shine when Quemando takes the stage at this week's Rock & Rails. The band is well...

 

Face Vocal Band comes to Niwot with one of Cody Qualls last performances

Face Vocal Band, the beloved a cappella band that has been featured on both local stages and in venues as elevated as Carnegie Hall, Red Rocks, The Broncos' Empower Field, and the Edinburgh Festival...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    August 3, 2022

Last Men on Earth at Rock & Rails

There's one person who commands the Rock & Rails stage more than once during the course of this season, and it's Mark Trippanese, frontman for Last Men on Earth. While he also leads The Long Run,...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    July 27, 2022

Twenty Hands High at Rock & Rails

There aren't many bands fans can hear at Rock & Rails and also enjoy in a store's music feed while shopping at WalMart, Target or elsewhere. But that's the case for Twenty Hands High, the...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    July 20, 2022

Two area breweries take home four medals at the U.S. Open Beer Championships

Two local breweries recently medaled in the coveted U.S. Beer Cup. Niwot-born Bootstrap Brewing took home gold for its often awarded Wreak Havoc Imperial Red and a silver for its Chillax Pineapple...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    July 20, 2022

Spotlight on The Eagles as the Long Run comes to Rock & Rails

The Eagles is the kind of music that whenever it's played it's hard to keep from tapping your feet or humming along. Fans know the songs, though many prefer one style of the group's songs over...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    July 13, 2022

Sammy Mayfield at this week's Rock & Rails

Master blues guitarist Sammy Mayfield comes to this week's Rock & Rails stage after playing with a list of major gospel, soul and blues musical legends. During his time as musical director with...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    July 6, 2022

Colorado Music Hall of Fame inductee Chris Daniels plays Rock & Rails

It's not every day that a double billing from the Colorado Music Hall of Fame graces the Rock & Rails stage. But that's what audiences will get on Thursday when Chris Daniels and the Kings with...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    June 29, 2022

Tierro Band takes the stage this Thursday

It's a special moment when a local musician can take the stage at Rock & Rails. That's what will happen this Thursday as Tierro Band with Bridget Law headlines. The group is helmed by guitarist,...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    June 22, 2022

Ron Ivory and One on One

Ron Ivory and his group One on One are a staple of performance venues like Nissi's and Colorado's outdoor community summer concerts. Fans appreciate the blend of Motown, classic soul and old school R&...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    June 15, 2022

Mojomama headlines this week at Rock & Rails

Mojomama is no stranger to the Rock & Rails stage and each year the award-winning rhythm and blues band is pleased to return. Jessica Rogalski, the band's co-founder and soloist, talked to us abou...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    June 8, 2022

Meet Atomga, this week's Rock & Rails headliner

This week's Rock & Rails headliner, Atomga, is bringing its signature mix of Afrobeat music infused with jazz, rock, hip hop and funk to Whistlestop Park June 9. The band was co-founded by tenor s...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    May 25, 2022

Local restaurants share recipes for Memorial Day eating and beyond

The Memorial Day kickoff to summer calls for a barbeque, friends, and outdoor lounging. To add to your gatherings, local Niwot chefs from La Musette at The Wheel House and Cimmini's restaurants have...

 

Niwot High leads SVVSD high schools on U.S. News Annual Survey

There's good news for the staff, administration, students, and families of Niwot High School. The school once again ranked well in the recently released 2022 U.S. News and World Report annual schools...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    May 11, 2022

Bootstrap Brewing Medals at World Beer Cup

For the third time, Bootstrap Brewing Company's Wreak Havoc Imperial Red took home a bronze medal at this year's World Beer Cup in the strong red ale category. Beloved in our area, the south Longmont...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    May 4, 2022

Fan's Gas Station in Cottonwood Square Under New Ownership

This past Sunday, there was another change in a well known Niwot-based business. Mala Bo Fan, owner of Fan's Conoco gas station, sold the popular Cottonwood Square-based fueling stop. It will be the s...

 

First Sip: Restaurant Week for drink makers

First Sip, a restaurant week-like event for mixologists and other beverage purveyors, is coming to Boulder April 28 to May 1. You may have noticed all of the social media chatter and advertising...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    April 13, 2022

Photo of the Week (April 13)

A Niwot pup patiently waiting for its owner at The Old Oak....

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    April 13, 2022

What You Need to Know: Boulder Community Foundation and Niwot's Marshall Fire Fundraising effort

The community’s “Small Town Big Heart” fundraising campaign is well underway, and administered by the Community Foundation Boulder County and the statewide organization, Colorado Gives. With this arrangement, an experienced third-party is takin...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    April 6, 2022

Marshall fire fundraising efforts are pushing to reach $100,000 goal

When the community's "Small Town Big Heart" fundraising campaign to help Marshall fire victims kicked off during Apres Ski Weekend at the end of January, coordinator and NBA Vice-President Deborah...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    March 30, 2022

Covid-19 Testing at the Boulder County Fairgrounds ends

The COVID-19 testing service at the Boulder County Fairgrounds is in the process of closing. The site ended its vaccine clinic on March 20, and the last day of testing operations are scheduled to be...

 

Area students helping Marshall fire victims

Months after the Marshall Fire, many of those impacted are still coping with what happened. Area students, fundraising through schools and in conjunction with Niwot businesses, have been doing what th...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    March 9, 2022

Locals asked to aid in lost pet rescue

Many have seen the boldly printed signs alerting Gunbarrel/Niwot residents about a lost dog named Cinder. The dog escaped his newly minted owners on the same day he was adopted from Longmont Humane...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    March 2, 2022

Masks off: locals react to end of Boulder County mandate

As of Feb. 18, Boulder County Public Health's two public health orders requiring masks in public indoor spaces expired. For the first time in months, no one was forced to wear face coverings inside,...

 

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