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 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    October 21, 2020 

Niwot boys capture second straight Class 4A state title

Coming into the final 100 meters of the 2020 Class 4A state cross country race, Niwot junior Zane Bergen decided it was time...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    October 21, 2020 

Prok leads Niwot girls to third straight cross country title

Niwot head cross country coach Kelly Christensen knew that the lead pack in the 2020 girls Class 4A championship race would...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    October 21, 2020 

Cougars fall to Riverdale Ridge in overtime

Niwot head football coach Nik Blume doesn't consider his team's 14-7 overtime loss to Riverdale Ridge on Oct. 16 a moral...

 

Niwot LID 2020 revenues subject to question

It's shaping up to be a busy, but socially distanced winter around Niwot, as the LID advisory committee members considered fu...

 

Niwot captures regional cross country titles

There's not much country to be found in the grassy expanses of Denver's historic Washington Park, but, according to Niwot...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    October 7, 2020

Veterans tribute returns to Niwot

As Veterans Day 2020 approaches, the Niwot Community Association will once again honor the local men and women who have...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    October 7, 2020

Kathy Koehler honored by Rotary Club of Niwot

For her 48 years of "service, dedication, and love for Niwot," the Rotary Club of Niwot honored longtime resident Kathy...

 

Gunlikson clinches berth to state golf championships

Niwot golfer Christopher Gunlikson is heading back to the Class 4A state championships after a largely drama-free...

 

Niwot hangs on to clinch first boys tennis state championship

Longtime Niwot coach Miikka Keronen was nervously watching the finals round at the 2020 Class 4A tennis championships when...

 

Fall into fun at upcoming Niwot events

Though most traditional fall events had to be shelved in 2020, autumnal-themed fun is still on the agenda in Niwot, courtesy...

 

Niwot tennis clinches 2020 Class 4A Region 5 title

We may be living through unprecedented times, but there was nothing new about Niwot's dominating performance at the 2020...

 

Cougar golfers pick up steam heading into regionals

The Niwot boys golf team learned some painful lessons about their short games at the final Longs Peak League event of the...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Lucca Fulkerson

Lucca Fulkerson didn't start her decorated cross country career at Niwot, but if everything goes according to plan, the...

 

Distemper spreading through local raccoon population

The Boulder County Animal Control Unit has confirmed that a recent rash of raccoon deaths in Niwot was caused by canine...

 

St. Vrain parents group seeks return to in-person learning

A growing number of local families are deeply frustrated with full-time remote learning in the St. Vrain Valley School...

 

Niwot sweeps team titles at Fairview Invitational

The Niwot varsity cross country teams looked formidable as they battled some friendly but fierce rivals at the Fairview...

 

Niwot goes 2-2 at Berthoud Invitational

A truncated softball season doesn't leave much room in the schedule for tournament appearances, but Niwot was able to make...

 

Niwot LID to fund new fall events, tree sculpture repair

At their virtual meeting on Sept. 1, the Niwot LID advisory committee members got a preview of what could prove to be a very...

 

The beat goes on in Niwot

Back in the summer of 2005, Biff Warren, his daughter Katie, and a few other like-minded locals decided to dust off their...

 

Inconsistency plagues Niwot at Frederick Classic

The Niwot boys golf team battled blistering heat and unpredictable course conditions as they made the turn to the second...

 

Niwot cross country aims for repeat state titles

Fifth-year Niwot head coach Kelly Christensen is grateful that the 2020 high school cross country season is proceeding, even...

 

Niwot tennis speeds towards postseason

The Niwot boys tennis team opened the abbreviated 2020 season at a breakneck pace, winning four times in a week while going...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Sam Keronen

Captain Sam Keronen has one goal for his upcoming senior tennis season: win the elusive Class 4A state championship for...

 

Photos: Niwot downs Thompson Valley to kick-off compressed season

On Aug. 13, the Niwot boys tennis team traveled to Thompson Valley for the opening match of the abbreviated 2020 season....

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    August 12, 2020

Niwot parking lot gets the go-ahead from BOCC

A proposal to bring more parking to downtown Niwot cleared its last major hurdle on Aug. 6 when the Boulder Board of County...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    August 12, 2020

Niwot LID approves funding for parking lot

After taking a short summer break in July, the Niwot LID advisory committee was back in action on Aug. 4 with a full agenda....

 

Niwot boys golf finishes fifth at socially-distant season opener

Ed Weaver isn't thrilled with his team's finish at their season debut at Quail Dunes Golf Course on Aug. 7, but that isn't to...

 

Niwot hoopster signs with Park University

Kyle Reeves isn't quite sure how his recruiting videos ended up in the hands of the Park University men's basketball Coach Ja...

 

Boys golf preview: Safety concerns remain ahead of 2020 season

Amid the hubbub about the return to play plans for high school sports such as football and cross country, the Colorado High...

 

Race to benefit St. Vrain special needs students goes virtual

The annual Sunrise Stampede 10K run-walk has served as the unofficial kick-off to the new school year in St. Vrain Valley...

 

'Our journey together has had its highs and lows, but has also been a sweet dream'

There wasn't anything normal about the way high school ended for the Niwot Class of 2020, but the belated graduation ceremony...

 

Crayons to Calculators helps local students prepare for learning in the classroom or at a distance

Since 2005, the nonprofit Crayons to Calculators (C2C) program has had a simple mission: to provide local students with the...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    July 1, 2020

"Covid Dreams" exhibit comes to Inkberry Books

Like most of us, local artist David Bjorkman watched with anxiety as coronavirus crept across the globe during the early...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    July 1, 2020

Niwot's James named Gatorade Girls Track Athlete of the Year

Track standout Taylor James didn't get a chance to win any big races for Niwot in 2020, but she still claimed a big prize at... Full story

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    June 24, 2020

Planning commission approves parking lot with conditions

Plans for a multimodal parking facility adjacent to downtown Niwot got the preliminary go-ahead from the Boulder County Plann...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    June 24, 2020

Cougars football resumes workouts

With just 60 days to go before the Nikolas Blume era of Niwot football kicks off, the first-year head coach expected to be...

 

Niwot High campus supervisors receive commendation

Around lunchtime on February 20, a scary situation unfolded outside of the entrance to Niwot High School when a belligerent...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    June 10, 2020

Niwot neighbors show support for Black Lives Matter

Valerie Cannistraro doesn't consider herself an activist, but in the wake of George Floyd's death at the hands of the...

 

Boulder County awards emergency grants to 11 Niwot businesses

Last week, the Boulder County Board of County Commissioners announced that it has awarded funding to 11 businesses in Niwot...

 

Omnia Sol brings Niwot singers together-from a distance

Staging a multi-part choral performance featuring seven dozen voices is challenging even under normal circumstances, but add...

 

Back to business? Local restaurants navigate new state regulations

When the state of Colorado issued its Safer at Home” guidelines allowing in-person dining at restaurants last week, Edward...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    June 3, 2020

Rock & Rails postponed for now...

Warm summer nights in June traditionally herald the return of music lovers to Niwot's Whistle Stop Park for the annual Rock &...

 

Student of the Week: Audrey Rhoadarmer

For Audrey Rhoadarmer, being editor of the Niwot High yearbook was more like holding a part-time job, albeit one with no pay...

 

Torres awarded Pursuit for Education scholarship

Each spring, the Niwot High School Education Foundation awards the Pursuit for Education scholarship to honor "motivated...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    May 27, 2020

Student-athlete of the Week: Jack Kenkel

As an IB student and multi-sport athlete at Niwot, senior Jack Kenkel didn't choose the path of least resistance in high scho...

 

Drive-thru graduation celebrates Flagstaff Academy Class of 2020

When SVVSD canceled in-person learning and activities for the remainder of the 19-20 school year, administrators at...

 

Lavrouk and Stokes named NHS valedictorians

Besides having the best grades in Niwot High's Class of 2020, co-valedictorians Anton Lavrouk (IB) and Tim Stokes...

 

Salutatorian Julia Curd to pursue passions at Duke University

Niwot High salutatorian Julia Curd thrives on competition, whether in the classroom, on the stage, or at the keyboard, and...

 

Student Council President has leadership in her future

When the coronavirus pandemic cancelled athletics and in-person learning for Colorado schools, it was a shock to the system...

 

Chivers wins Founding Director Scholarship

Recognizing her "positive impact on" the school community, The Niwot High School Education Foundation has awarded senior...

 

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