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 By Jeremy Jaeger    News    August 28, 2019

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...

 
 By Jeremy Jaeger    News    July 18, 2019

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...

 
 By Jeremy Jaeger    News    June 6, 2019

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...

 
 By Jeremy Jaeger    News    May 8, 2019

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

 
 By Jeremy Jaeger    Sports    May 11, 2017

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...

 
 By Jeremy Jaeger    Sports    May 3, 2017

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...

 
 By Jeremy jaeger    Sports    April 26, 2017

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....

 
 By Jeremy Jaeger    Sports    April 19, 2017

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...

 
 By Jeremy Jaeger    Sports    April 19, 2017

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

 
 By Jeremy Jaeger    Sports    April 12, 2017

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,...

 
 By Jeremy Jaeger    Sports    April 12, 2017

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...

 
 By Jeremy Jaeger    Sports    March 29, 2017

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...

 
 By Jeremy Jaeger    Sports    March 22, 2017

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...

 
 By Jeremy Jaeger    Sports    March 15, 2017

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...

 
 By Jeremy Jaeger    News    March 10, 2017

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

 
 By Jeremy Jaeger    Sports    March 9, 2017

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,...

 
 By Jeremy Jaeger    News    February 3, 2017

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

 
 By Jeremy Jaeger    News    February 3, 2017

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...

 
 By Jeremy Jaeger    News    February 3, 2017

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...

 
 By Jeremy Jaeger    News    January 29, 2017

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

 
 By Jeremy Jaeger    News    January 26, 2017

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

 
 By Jeremy Jaeger    News    January 7, 2017

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

 
 By Jeremy Jaeger    News    January 7, 2017

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

 

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