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Raised and Returned (August 28)
When I was a kid growing up in Niwot, back in the olden days (aka the 1980's), there was an annual summertime event which I'm sure longtime Niwot residents remember well and fondly called Niwot...
Raised and Returned (July 17)
I had one of those moments last night, wherein something taken for granted comes to life again before your eyes, and you realize that it’s a precious gift, and not at all something to assume as natu...
Raised and Returned
So look, I don’t want to be a negative nancy, I really don’t. I would much rather talk and write about the abundant wonder and beauty of this world. But it’s impossible for me to think or speak...
Raised and Returned
If I were God, looking down from on high, it’s one of those situations where I’d consider breaking my long-standing policy of non-intervention. I wouldn’t, though; as always I’d just sigh,... Full story
Tennis: Niwot sweeps at Regionals
The Niwot girls tennis team continued its recent run of dominant play with a sweep of all seven title matches at this year’s Class 4A, Region 5 Tournament, held at the Longmont Recreation Center on...
Silver Creek swimmers enter homestretch
The Silver Creek boys swim team is closing in on the finish of the 2017 season. This last week saw the Raptors swimming in the Mountain View Lions 2017 Last Chance Invitational, Silver Creek’s third and final non-conference, multi-team...
Girls tennis team cruises home
The Niwot girls tennis team wrapped up its regular season without hardly breaking a sweat in the final two matches, going 7-0 against Northridge on Monday, April 17 and running the table again vs....
NHS girls tennis continues strong play
The Niwot girls tennis team keeps setting them up and knocking them all down. The Cougars played four matches in five days, three of those on the road, and finished up the week’s play with a...
Title: Raptors swim team wins tri-meet
The Silver Creek boys swim team came out on top in a tri-meet home matchup with Estes Park and Valley, with a first place score of 184 points, improving their meet record to 2-1 on the season. The Raptors came in first in 8 out 12 events on the day.... Full story
Tennis team bounces back
After consecutive match losses to close out the month of March left the squad in a 1-2 hole, the Niwot girls tennis team came out swinging after spring break. The Cougars posted three consecutive dominant victories in the first week of April,...
Swimming: Silver Creek off to good start
The Silver Creek boys swim team has passed the quarter-pole of its 2017 season, with some goals already accomplished and others still outstanding. The Raptors’ meet record for the season stands at 2-1, with a win over Longmont (122-63) and a close...
Tennis team falls at Cheyenne Mountain
The Niwot girls tennis team lost 5-2 in an away match to perennial power Cheyenne Mountain on Wednesday, March 22. It was the second straight loss on the road for the team after a home win over Colorado Academy to begin the season. At the top of the...
Niwot loses close match at Valor Christian
Niwot’s girls tennis team suffered a close loss at Valor Christian on Monday, March 13, falling to the Eagles by the slimmest of margins at 4-3. Two of the Cougars’ three wins on the day came in the singles brackets, with Julia Pentz at number...
Tennis: Niwot dominates Colorado Academy in opener
The Niwot High School girls tennis team opened the season on Wednesday, March 8 with a dominant 7-0 win at home over Colorado Academy. Head coach Aimee Keronen had earlier predicted a tough match, cal...
Niwot High students laying down the law
Niwot High School’s mascot is the cougar, but it seems there are also some eagles amongst the student population. Legal eagles, that is. Two teams from Niwot High competed at the 2017 Regionals for the Colorado Bar Association High School Mock... Full story
Boys Swimming: Nine returning state qualifiers make waves
The Silver Creek boys swim team is heading into the 2017 season under the steady guidance of Coach Debbie Stewart, who is entering her 16th year as the team’s head coach. This year’s squad has 38 swimmers, with students from Niwot, Mead and Erie...
New face behind the pulpit in Gunbarrel
Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Gunbarrel has a new hand at the tiller. Reverend Janet Kettering was officially appointed as pastor of Shepherd of the Hills on Nov. 1, 2016. Rev. Kettering,...
Vandalism at Niwot Children's Park
The Niwot Children’s Park has apparently been vandalized, according to a posting from Jan. 24 on the Niwot Children’s Park Facebook page. One of the park’s most notable and unique features are... Full story
Beanies for babies at BCH
If you or someone you know gave birth at Boulder Community Hospital in the last year or so, there’s a good chance that newborn left the hospital wearing a hat knitted by longtime Niwot resident...
The eagles have landed: High numbers of bald eagles seen at Lagerman Reservoir
Lagerman Reservoir is a little-known gem of the Boulder County Parks and Open Space system. Well, at least that’s the case for the human residents of Boulder County. It’s a different story for...
Student exchange program looking for host families
Are you a proponent of cultural exchange and do you have an extra room in the house? The American Scandinavian Student Exchange (ASSE) is looking for area families to host foreign exchange students. Originally formed in 1976 as a vehicle for student... Full story
Let's wine about winter
Tired of the snow and cold and short winter days? Well, it’s time to stop whining about it, and instead start wining about it. This February, take the opportunity to turn those wintertime frowns upside-down at “Let’s Wine About Winter in... Full story
Gang graffiti on Cottontail Trail
On Dec. 5, 2016 the Boulder County Sheriff’s office filed a report of criminal mischief with respect to graffiti along the Cottontail Trail in Gunbarrel. On Jan. 1, 2017 Gunbarrel Estates neighbors... Full story
Rockin' Robin's moving to Longmont
Get your retro and vintage groove on in downtown Niwot while you still can. Longtime 2nd Avenue institution Rockin’ Robin’s is moving. All the details have yet to be finalized, but Dennis Perez,... Full story
Hi-Tech golf at Haystack
Snow on the ground got you down, golfers? Well, Becky Clark at Haystack Mountain Golf Course just might have the cure for your wintertime blues. Clark is the golf pro at Haystack Mountain, and she runs a “virtual golf” operation in a small, cozy... Full story
Play games in Gunbarrel
If you love playing games, there’s a place around the corner that’s ready to become your new home away from home. Karliquin’s Game Knight in Gunbarrel is under new ownership. James and Kayla Laird recently purchased the business from former...
Buzz from the spelling bee
Fears regarding the breakdown of language in the modern age of text-messaging and internet-based communication were alleviated on Wednesday, Dec. 7, by the stellar performance of contestants in the...
Local author releases book on travels
Looking back at a life of service to others, a local man has decided to share his life in print. “I wrote the book because I thought we had a story to tell,” said Eb Roell. The book is Piercing... Full story
County to phase out GMO crops on public land
Boulder County Commissioners voted 2-1 in favor of a transition plan for phasing out the growing of GMO crops on public county land, with commissioners Deb Gardner and Elise Jones voting for, and commissioner Cindy Domenico voting against. The vote... Full story