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 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    March 25, 2020 

Niwot Market weathers coronavirus storm

On March 12, escalating efforts by state and school officials to stop the spread of COVID-19 touched off a "panic buying"...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    March 25, 2020 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Abby Eidsness

Fourth-year varsity lacrosse defender Abby Eidsness didn't realize it at the time, but mom knew best when it came to the...

 

Abrupt 'Coronacation' leaves area students with questions

A bonus week of Spring Break sounds like a dream come true for students, but, at Niwot High School, reaction to the St....

 

Spring sports season on hold until April 18

Citing "concerns surrounding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic," the Colorado High School Activities Association has extended...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Lily Sieben

The 2019-20 Niwot girls basketball season is one that most of its participants would rather forget, but senior Lily Sieben wi...

 

Girls golf preview: Talented veterans spark state title hopes for Niwot

Fourth-year coach Ed Weaver has sky high expectations for the 2020 Niwot girls golf program, and it's not hard to see why....

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    March 4, 2020

Familiar Faces: Otto and Tiny Ahlgrim

Arlene "Tiny" Ahlgrim (née Obrecht) can recall with perfect clarity the day in the late 1950s when the dashing 18-year old...

 

A new twist on an old classic comes to the NHS stage

You know they're creepy, kooky, mysterious, and spooky, but perhaps you didn't know that the Victorian-inspired Addams Family...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    March 4, 2020

Niwot makes early exit from basketball playoffs

Senior point guard Cooper Sheldon was philosophical following Niwot's three-point loss to Air Academy Kadets in the first...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    March 4, 2020

Student-Athlete of the Week: Cooper Sheldon

A lot of students play basketball in high school, but few inhabit the sport the way Niwot's Cooper Sheldon does. The six-foot...

 

Using technology to boost Mobility for All

For many of us, hailing an Uber for a ride home from the brewery or buying a bus ticket to Coors Field takes just a few taps...

 

Lopez and Torres bow out at state wrestling championships

Niwot seniors Jovani Lopez and Daniel Torres accomplished much more than they thought possible during their four-year high...

 

Codevilla captures two titles at Class 4A state championships

There weren't very many Cougars in the pool at the 2020 Class 4A swim and dive championships, but what the Niwot state squad...

 

Two Cougars advance to state wrestling championships

Niwot wrestler Daniel Torres was restless as he watched his lighter teammates take on their first opponents at the Class 4A R...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Jovani Lopez

Jovani Lopez got more than he bargained for when he joined the Niwot wrestling team as a ninth-grader, but the senior...

 

Wine away those winter blues

Colorado's weather seems to be off the wagon after a dry January gave way to alternating days of record warmth and...

 

LID board meets incoming NBA President

The Niwot LID advisory committee held its monthly meeting on Feb. 4 Treasurer’s Report Bruce Rabeler led off with a report on current LID finances. The district collected...

 

Niwot swim claims second straight conference championship

The drive to the Mountain View Aquatic Center in Loveland may have been a little frightful, but that didn't keep the Niwot gi...

 

Niwot honors seniors at final home meet

On Feb. 6, six seniors took the mat for Niwot one last time, as the Cougars hosted Broomfield and Mountain View in the...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Austin Rathburn

In seventh grade, Austin Rathburn realized that his ultimate height was destined to be several derivations from the norm, so...

 

New Left Hand Grange website launched

A Boulder County Economic Vitality grant awarded in 2019 has made it possible for Niwot's Left Hand Grange No. 9 on 2nd...

 

Developer unveils preliminary plans for former Colterra property

A proposed development on the former Colterra property at 210 Franklin St. in Niwot will include up to five residential...

 

Woes continue for Niwot girls basketball

The Niwot girls basketball team is still searching for its second win of the 2019-20 campaign, after falling 60-25 to...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Daniel Torres

Daniel Torres didn't know much about wrestling when he reluctantly joined Niwot's team as a freshman, which makes his...

 

Longtime Niwot business owners wary of incorporation

Carrie Wise of Wise Buy Antiques is not prone to angry outbursts, but a recent push to bring a municipal government to Niwot...

 

Boulder Library Champions announces 2020 plans

A proposal to create a library district is gaining steam with Boulder City Council, but the question of whether to raise...

 

Misha Barrett takes the court for Niwot

When he's on the court "making it rain" for Niwot, shooting guard Misha Barrett looks like any other underclassman hustling f...

 

Lopez runner-up at Berthoud

It was a light crew for head coach Bobby Matthews at the 2020 Diny Pickert Invitational at Berthoud High on Jan. 26, as...

 

Niwot Youth Sports opens baseball registration

Spring is right around the corner, and Niwot Youth Sports is gearing up for its 51st season of fun and friendly competition o...

 

Newcomers boost Niwot at St. Vrain All District Meet

The annual St. Vrain All-District meet marks the midway point of the girls swim season, and after an energetic performance...

 

Postle resigns as NBA representative to LID committee

Citing concerns over the appointment of new members of the Niwot Design Review Committee, member Anne Postle resigned from th...

 

Lopez takes third at Frederick Invitational

Niwot heavyweight Jovani Lopez earned his fifth trip to the podium this season with a third-place finish in the 285-pound cla...

 

Niwot goes 2-0 to start conference play

The Niwot boys basketball team improved to 7-4 on the year, after picking up another pair of wins as Northern League play...

 

Niwot seniors shine at annual Gary Daum Classic

The Niwot High gym was stacked to the rafters on Saturday, Jan. 4, as the largest field ever took to the mat for the eighth...

 

Niwot girls put the rough in Rough Rider Shootout

The Niwot girls basketball team was without the services of top scorers Lily Sieben and Nikki Sims during the Rough Rider...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Keith Hemenway

Keith Hemenway got a jump start on his New Year's resolution to finish his senior wrestling season strong with a trip to the...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    January 1, 2020

Incorporation feasibility study available

Converting the Town of Niwot into a statutory municipality and funding its initial years of operation will "almost...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    January 1, 2020

Boulder City Council will reconsider library district proposal

Proponents of a regional library district got a boost last month when the Boulder City Council agreed to prioritize the...

 

Niwot girls struggle in early weeks of the season

The Niwot girls basketball team fell to 1-5 after dropping the home-opener to Erie 62-25 on Dec. 19. Afterwards, a clearly...

 

Niwot boys stun Erie in home opener

It wasn't quite a Christmas miracle, but Niwot's upset win over the 10th-ranked Erie Tigers on Dec. 19 certainly had fans...

 

Student of the Week: Davita Bird

Davita Bird has always been interested in how things work, so at the suggestion of her mother, an engineer at Seagate, she...

 

Whistle Stop Park building clears county hurdles

Following a prolonged delay, plans for a permanent concession stand in Niwot's Whistle Stop Park got the final nod from...

 

Wrestling Preview

The memorable moments have been few and far between for the Niwot wrestling team over the past few seasons, but fifth-year...

 

Niwot boys basketball preview

Clayton Wittrock isn't sure that the Niwot boys basketball team is ready to contend for a Northern League title, but the...

 

Niwot students compete in NYC cybersecurity event

The honors just keep coming for Niwot students and budding infosec experts Davita Bird, Julia Curd, and Caitlyn Fong. Last mo...

 

Niwot girls basketball preview

The Niwot girls basketball team hasn't been to the Class 4A postseason tournament since 2013, but longtime head coach Terri W...

 

Flagstaff students collect Soles4Souls

The students of Flagstaff Academy showed that a little Respect can go a long way, after collecting more than 1,000 pairs of...

 

Seven Niwot athletes sign early letters of intent

It was another crowded National Letter of Intent signing ceremony at Niwot, as seven athletes made official commitments to...

 

Niwot's Mia Curry wins Class 4A state gymnastics all-around title

Niwot gymnast Mia Curry started preparing months in advance for the 2019 Class 4A state all-around competition, but she...

 

Niwot LID hears from sales tax officials

Though many local businesses have reported lower earnings in 2019, year-to-date sales tax collections in the Niwot Local...

 

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