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 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    October 20, 2021 

Great Pumpkin Party returns to Niwot on Oct. 30

What has thousands of legs and puts on a disguise to invade downtown Niwot each October? The annual Great Pumpkin Party and...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    October 20, 2021 

Niwot held scoreless at Thompson Valley

Niwot Cougars head coach Nikolas Blume didn't mince his words after the team's 34-0 loss on the road at Thompson Valley (2-4)...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    October 20, 2021 

Singles power Niwot to 3rd place finish at state

Behind a title-winning performance from LiChen Liao at No. 2 singles, the Niwot boys tennis team finished third overall at...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    October 20, 2021 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Raaghav Agarwal

With his varsity tennis season now behind him, Niwot senior Raaghav Agarwal is turning his attention to another type of...

 

Niwot LID board seats newest member at October meeting

In its first face-to-face meeting since March 2020, the Niwot Local Improvement District advisory committee heard a request...

 

Arts Student of the Week-Dung Nam Pham

Dung Nam Pham is a gifted violinist in Niwot High's orchestra who pours his emotions into his performances. But for the...

 

Niwot boys clinch 11th straight regional tennis title

The Niwot boys tennis team punched its ticket to the Class 4A state championships with a rousing team win at the 2021 Region...

 

Niwot falls to fourth-ranked Fort Morgan

It's cliche to say that a team played better than the final score indicated, but for second-year head coach Nik Blume, it's a...

 

Niwot sweeps Mountain View for eighth straight win

Losing a star player never helps a team, but the absence of standout middle hitter Zoe Gibbs didn't seem to hurt the Niwot...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    October 6, 2021

Niwot artist claims Kennedy Center prize

"Take Us To The Stars," an original oil painting by Niwot artist Mary McClure, was named co-winner of the JFK Portrait...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    October 6, 2021

Protecting a legacy: Spear Lodge Man to undergo preservation

Plans to preserve and repair the deteriorating tree carvings along Niwot Road have been under consideration for years, but af...

 

Gunlikson captures sixth place at state golf championships

The third time was a charm for senior Niwot golfer Christopher Gunlikson at the 2021 class 4A golf championships, held Oct....

 

Classen leads Niwot to road win over Skyview

Junior quarterback Ben Classen was definitely the star of Niwot's 42-13 win over Skyview, but it was senior Bryce Nemec who h...

 

Arts Student of the Week-Rianna Rickford

Vocalist Rianna Rickford loves to perform, whether it's in Niwot's prestigious Evenstar choir, or in a theater department...

 

Boulder County to host fall gardening workshops

Now that the summer harvest is in, what's next for your backyard garden? With cold weather coming, what goes in the compost...

 

Niwot boys clinch berth to Class 4A state championships

The Niwot boys golf team is heading back to the Class 4A championships, after a rock steady round at the Region 3 qualifying...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Christopher Gunlikson

During his first three seasons as a Niwot varsity golfer, talented left-hander Christopher Gunlikson was one of the league's...

 

Niwot boys cruise to fourth straight win

Senior Jacob Elston scored twice, while three of his teammates also found the back of the net as the Niwot boys soccer team...

 

Niwot teams claim first at Desert Twilight XC Festival

On Sept. 24, Niwot cross country added another data point to the growing body of evidence that its teams are among the best i...

 

Get your polka on at Niwot Oktoberfest

Niwot Oktoberfest, a local tribute to the 211-year-old Bavarian volksfest, is coming to Cottonwood Square and 2nd Avenue on S...

 

Veterans Banner project returns in October

The Niwot Community Association is now accepting applications for the 2021 Veterans Banner Project, a public tribute to...

 

Arts Student of the Week-Sreya Karumanchi

Thanks to the pandemic and restrictions on school activities, Sreya Karumanchi's year as a junior drum major for the Niwot...

 

Niwot trounces Riverdale Ridge for homecoming win

The Niwot offense got off to another slow start in its Sept. 17 matchup against league foe Riverdale Ridge, scoring just six...

 

Bergen leads ailing Niwot boys to a win at the St. Vrain Invitational

Niwot cross country coach Kelly Christensen wasn't surprised when nationally-ranked runner Zane Bergen crossed the finish...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Isaac Robinson

Niwot senior Isaac Robinson describes himself as "a little bit of a perfectionist" when it comes to academics, a tendency...

 

2nd annual St. Vrain for the Brain coming Sept. 18

As a senior in Niwot High's IB program last year, Mackenzie Demmel created St. Vrain for the Brain, a virtual 5K run/walk...

 

Niwot bats come alive at Berthoud Invitational

Behind sophomore Anne Booth and her 10 RBIs, Niwot won three out of four games at the Berthoud Invitational softball...

 

Niwot's Mia Curry sets sights on another Class 4A championship

Niwot gymnast Mia Curry admitted that winning a third straight Class 4A all-around title is in the "back of her mind," but...

 

Niwot holds on to beat #3 Thompson Valley

It was a night of big kills, big digs, and even bigger comebacks as #5 ranked Niwot took on #3 Thompson Valley in an...

 

Lackluster Niwot thumped by Eagle Valley

Niwot's Sept. 11 matchup against Eagle Valley (2-0) got off to a thrilling start for the home fans, with a foiled onside...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Thomas Carnagie

Niwot's 26-20 win over Thornton in the final football game of the 2020 season wasn't just the team's sole victory of the year...

 

Jazz finds a new champion in Niwot

Many Niwotians know Keith Waters as the co-owner of Inkberry Books, along with longtime partner Gene Hayworth. But...

 

Young spellers test their pollinator knowledge

Inkberry Books was buzzing with excitement as Niwot's best spellers swarmed to the inaugural Harvest Festival spelling bee...

 

Niwot volleyball impressive in season-opening win

Before the 2021 volleyball season began, fifth-year head coach Daisha Agho wasn't sure if she was more excited about the...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Zoe Gibbs

Playing NCAA Division I college volleyball has long been a dream for Niwot senior Zoe Gibbs and, after three impressive...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    August 25, 2021

'Turkey Goes to School' brings young readers to Niwot

The persistent turkey at the center of Wendi Silvano's Turkey Trouble series is crushed when he learns that farm animals don'...

 

Back-to-School Extravaganza coming to NUMC

With the beginning of each school year comes the opportunity to reconnect with old friends and to celebrate making new ones....

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    August 18, 2021

'Wonderful' grand opening for Wandering Jellyfish Bookshop

With a clip of the scissors (and a little tugging), Carissa Mina and Jerilyn Patterson cut the ribbon on a dream that's been...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    August 18, 2021

Rotary Club of Niwot welcomes new president

After a long year of weekly Zoom meetings and modified events, the Rotary Club of Niwot is back on more familiar footing in...

 

All signs point to repeat state titles for Niwot cross country in 2021

Another championship sweep for Niwot at the 2021 Class 4A cross country meet isn't a foregone conclusion, but it's hard to...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    August 11, 2021

Rotary Club honors owners of Niwot Tavern

"Service above self" is the motto of the Rotary Club International, and for Niwot Rotarian Thom Lynch, no one has embodied...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    August 11, 2021

NBA seeks LID funding for October events

Whether it's pumpkins and costumes or lederhosen and beer that come to mind when the words "October celebration" are...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    August 11, 2021

Faith, friendship give rise to 'Truth be Told'

When local rockers Francis & the Wolf started recording their second album, the members had no idea that it would take...

 

Niwot boys golf kicks off 2021 season at Spartan Invitational

Mere weeks after coaching the Niwot girls golf team to a top-10 finish at the Class 4A state championships, seventh-year...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    August 4, 2021

'Nantucket comes to Niwot'

Niwot isn't anywhere near the North Atlantic coast, but it was hard to tell the difference at the July 31 Lobster Fest at Whi...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    August 4, 2021

Wandering on 2nd Avenue

The grand opening is still a few days away, but the shelves are stocked and customers are welcome at The Wandering Jellyfish...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    August 4, 2021

Putting the lobsters in Lobster Fest

Cooking fresh lobster and serving it to a crowd is a challenge in any circumstance, but doing it in a land-locked state like...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    July 28, 2021

Niwot Real Estate becomes The Niwot Group

After nearly five decades of buying and selling property in Niwot and surrounding communities, independent realtor Pat...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    July 28, 2021

Fritz Family Brewers opens Niwot taproom

After months of renovations, upgrades, and minor bureaucratic hassles, the beer is finally flowing at Fritz Family Brewers...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    July 28, 2021

Niwot Barber Shop's Alivia Bell is grateful for community support

It's been just over a year since Alivia Bell of Niwot Barber Shop was seriously injured while riding her bike in Longmont,...

 

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