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Why consider an International Baccalaureate program for middle school?

International Baccalaureate programs, offered to kindergarten through high school students, aim to go beyond basic curricula...

 

Faith communities and conversations about death

We need to reach people “where they live, work and pray.” This recommendation came from Ellen Goodman, former Boston...

 

Waldorf fourth graders tour historic Niwot

Kelly Morrow and her fourth graders from Boulder Valley Waldorf School pose with a Certificate of Appreciation for visiting... Full story

 

Meet the New Reporters

Dani Hemmat Dani Hemmat has worked as a freelance writer and reporter for nearly 20 years, both in Washington State and... Full story

 

Hot August Ninth

The Colorado Lottery and Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) will present the Starburst Award to Boulder County and the Niwot Cultural Arts Association on Thursday, Aug. 9 at 4...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: James Bohn

When you consider what is meant by “student-athlete,” often one side of the equation counts more heavily than the other. However, Dawson junior James Bohn truly embodies...

 

Boulder County to pilot mental health division

Boulder District Attorney Michael Dougherty, Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle, and the Boulder Public Defender’s Office are leading an effort to form a Mental Health...

 

RTD to host meetings on progress of Hwy 119 Bus Rapid Transit project

The Regional Transportation District (RTD) is holding public meetings May 23 and May 24 on the progress toward implementing Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service on State Highway...

 

Education campaign for unaffiliated voters begins

The Boulder County Clerk and Recorder’s Election Division, in conjunction with the Colorado Secretary of State, has begun a voter education campaign that aims to inform... Full story

 

Nathan B. Coats named next Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice

The Colorado Supreme Court announced last week that Justice Nathan B. Coats will be the Court’s next Chief Justice. The Court’s Associate Justices selected Justice Coats... Full story

 

Open house scheduled for April 10 for LoBo Trail

Boulder County Transportation, in partnership with the City of Boulder, is evaluating options for off-street multi-use path connections between the Longmont-to-Boulder (LoBo)... Full story

 

Emergency warning sirens to be tested beginning April 2

Boulder County and the City of Boulder will begin audible testing of the countywide emergency sirens at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 2. The test is the first of the monthly emerge...

 

Fraudulent activity attempted on a Boulder County Sheriff’s Office social media site

The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office was notified by the social media site Nextdoor.com that a person(s) had contacted them in an attempt to gain access to our account by pos... Full story

 

Spring Out for Spring Break photo contest

Contest: Saturday, March 24 through Sunday, April 1 Boulder County Parks & Open Space invites students and education staff to welcome the spring season by getting outside! To...

 

March 30 is deadline to apply for Boulder County Youth Corps jobs

Teens and adults can apply for summer jobs Boulder County residents ages 14-17 have until 4:30 p.m. on March 30 to apply for summer jobs with the Boulder County Youth Corps. B...

 

Niwot High School students investigated for threats against the school

Arrest warrants issued for two 16-year-old students today Niwot, Colo. - On February 16, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received a “Safe 2 Tell” report that a...

 

NBA and NCAA: Elections, art, wine and tips

Current officers of the Niwot Business Association were re-elected at the February 13 NBA meeting, hosted by the Niwot Inn and Treppeda’s Italian Restaurant. In the only...

 

Niwot Elementary School students of the month

The February nominees for students of the month are the members of the NES Robotics team. The team, consisting of third to... Full story

 

Car thefts reported in Overbrook subdivision

Late last month, a person was photographed on a security camera attempting to enter cars in the Overbrook subdivision. Reports were filed with the Boulder County Sheriff’s...

 

Groundbreaking marks start of Niwot Connectivity Project

After a short thank you by Chuck Klueber, Niwot Business Association Streetscapes Coordinator, a few key people grabbed...

 

Left Hand Animal Hospital looks to move

Katie Thomas and Nancy Bureau, owners of the Left Hand Animal Hospital, announced during the Niwot Business Association...

 

Fire takes life of Gunbarrel woman

At roughly 11:15 p.m. on Jan. 12, Boulder County 911 received a call for a structure fire at a condominium complex in the 7400 block of Singing Hills Drive in Gunbarrel.... Full story

 

Residential Structure Fire in Niwot

On Thursday, January 18, 2018 at approximately 9:24pm, Boulder County Communications received a 911 call about a fire inside a home in the 8100 block of Rye Court in...

 

UPDATE: Overnight structure fire claims the life of a Gunbarrel woman

The Boulder Rural Fire Protection District -- with the assistance of the Boulder County Multi-Agency Fire Investigation Team... Full story

 

Overnight structure fire claims the life of a Gunbarrel woman

Just after 11:15 p.m. on January 12, the Boulder County Communications Center received a 9-1-1 call of a structure fire in a...

 

Student of the Week: Koli Hines

Burlington Elementary’s Left Hand Courier Student of the Week is Koli Hines. Koli is a third grader and has been a... Full story

 

Three local Girl Scouts win state award

Three of the 25 Colorado recipients of the Girl Scouts of America Gold Award in 2017 hail from Niwot’s Ambassador Troop...

 

Hemenway receives Eagle Scout honors

Nathan Hemenway earned the rank of Eagle Scout last month after completing 49 achievements for merit badges. Boy Scout Troop...

 

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for assistance with a missing person case

Robert Racansky has not been seen since November 26 and his credit card was used fraudulently on December 18 Boulder County, Colo. - The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office is...

 

Police impersonator arrested

Boulder County, Colo. - On August 29, at approximately 5:43 p.m. the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a person impersonating a police officer that took...

 

Venus de Miles bike ride to pass through Boulder County

DETAILS Date: August 26, 2017 Start & Finish: Prospect Park (700 Tenacity Drive), Longmont, CO Participants Expected: 1,500 women, 500 volunteers Registration Price: $95... Full story

 

Boulder County confirms first human West Nile virus case of the year

Boulder County Public Health has confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus in the county for the 2017 mosquito season. A 33-year-old Lafayette man who reported having...

 

Reports of paving scam occurring in Boulder County

Boulder County Sheriff's Office asks residents to be aware and report suspicious activity Boulder County, Colo. - The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office has received multiple...

 

Meaningful Step Forward to Modernize CORA

On June 1, Governor Hickenlooper signed SB17-040 into law, and this new law becomes effective August 9. Thus Colorado takes a meaningful step forward on behalf of the people....

 

Culvert project begins on 83rd and Niwot Road

Boulder County Transportation will begin a culvert replacement and roadway resurfacing project on North 83rd Street in Niwot starting at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, June 21. The proj...

 

Market Day at Boulder Country Day School

Every year, BCD third graders complete a social studies unit known as Market Day. This project-based learning unit is a mock exercise on: “How can I sustain a profitable... Full story

 

Dawson School class of 2017 marks milestones

Dawson School held its graduation ceremony on May 27, when 57 seniors crossed the stage to begin a new chapter in their...

 

Honeybee swarm season is here

Mid-April to late June is a typical time for honeybee swarm season in Colorado. “We will be expecting swarms to emerge in... Full story

 

District reunion to take place June 9

The fourth-annual St. Vrain Valley School District (SVVSD) High Schools Reunion will take place on Friday, June 9 from 6-9 p.m. The Reunion will be held during the first...

 

Mountain Shadows Montessori School has new leadership

The Mountain Shadows Montessori School Board of Directors has named Liana Oram its next Head of School, effective July 2017.... Full story

 

North 71st Street flood recovery construction project starts May 18

*The dates for the work have changed from the original post. These dates are an estimate from the transportation department and are subject to change. Pay attention to signs... Full story

 

Boulder District Attorney seeks information on recent mailing to residents

*Editor's note: This is a press release sent out by the Boulder County attorney's office. If you received the mailer, contact information on what to do and who to call is...

 

Webster wins AJGA title

Fairview High golfer Kelsey Webster won the American Junior Golf Association Girls’ Division title at Meadowbrook Country...

 

New wave of bogus law enforcement calls target Boulder County residents

District Attorney Stan Garnett is warning residents of Boulder County that recently there has been a huge surge in the number of complaints to his office reporting bogus law... Full story

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Elizabeth Elton

Niwot High School senior Elizabeth Elton is not only a 4.0 IB student (4.4 GPA weighted) and a speech captain for the...

 

Accident in Niwot claims the life of a Boulder County employee

A Boulder County Parks & Open Space employee was killed in an ATV accident near the Lobo Trail on the Bielens-Hock property N...

 

Niwot High School principal honored by CASE

Eric Rauschkolb, Principal of Niwot High School in St. Vrain Valley Schools, has been selected as the 2017 Colorado Secondary School Principal of the Year by the Colorado...

 

St. Vrain Valley School District welcomes exchange students

Students from all over the world are preparing right now to leave their countries to come and study in America for the...

 

Niwot Golfer Signs Letter of Intent

Niwot senior Jake Butler recently signed a Letter of Intent to play golf at Midland University (Fremont, NE). Butler, a...

 

Open Door Brewery set to open this weekend

Open Door Brewing Company is opening their first taproom on March 24 in the hip Longmont neighborhood of Prospect New Town.... Full story

 

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