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Articles from the January 11, 2023 edition

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 By Staff Report    News    January 11, 2023

There's a new sheriff in town

Curtis Johnson, who was elected Boulder County Sheriff in the November 2022 election, was sworn in as the top law enforcement officer in Boulder County on Jan. 10. Johnson succeeds Joe Pelle, who...

 
 By Gene Hayworth    News    January 11, 2023

Let's Wine About Winter 2023

After a brief hiatus, Let's Wine About Winter, one of Niwot's most popular events, is scheduled to return to Niwot on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Suspended for two years, one of the many...

 

Health & Wellness for 2023

The Courier kicks off 2023 with a Health & Wellness feature beginning on page 15 of this issue. Check out the ads and articles, see what resonates, and consider making just one change in the coming year to live a healthier, more fulfilling life. It...

 

Photo of the Week Could Be Yours?

Calling all photographers, intentional or accidental! The Left Hand Valley Courier’s Photo of the Week feature is open to any area resident who personally photographs Niwot-Gunbarrel area sights, including people (with permission, of course),...

 

Death Notices

Mary Jane Begalle Mary Jane Begalle (88) of Longmont died January 1, 2023. Mary Jane and her husband Don were residents of Niwot for many years while raising their children. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. John the Baptist Catholic...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    January 11, 2023

Home on the Grange

Open Stage - a musical community event Sunday, Jan. 15, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Performer sign up begins at 1:15 p.m. The New Year brings the sound of music to the Grange. Enjoy the first 2023 Open Stage as...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    January 11, 2023

Rock & Rails crew cleans up Whistle Stop Park

The 2022 Rock & Rails summer concert season has long been over, but offseason work continues. Co-managers Vicki Maurer and Dan Hawk organized a crew of 11 to meet up at Whistle Stop Park Jan. 7...

 

Let's Talk About...House Plants

Ok, we all agree house plants are living, sometimes feeling, organisms. We all have a few and some of us have many. In fact, I have a friend who has devoted a whole room (really, the whole house) to...

 

Left Hand Laurel - Virginia Dutkin

From her birth in Queens, New York, then to Korea where her parents were from, then to the United States and then college at Colgate University in up-state New York, to a highly successful career in...

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 11, 2023

Inkberry Books hosts local author

On Saturday, Jan. 14, at 7:00 p.m. Inkberry Books of Niwot will host a presentation by Jason Dennen, author of “8 Days Till Sunrise.” Dennen is a Christian, author, inspirational speaker, skydiver, mountain climber, triathlete, and explorer....

 

Transportation News

A few updates on transportation news in Boulder County: Voters approved the extension of the Boulder County transportation sales tax in the November 2022 election. The tax was previously scheduled to...

 

Making a home in Niwot after the Marshall Fire

The Marshall Fire left a scar on Boulder County last year, and since then, we have all experienced anxiety about whether or not the next grassfire will burn down our homes. A Niwot parent of a...

 

Upcoming prairie dog meeting

The annual Boulder County Parks and Open Space public meeting on prairie dog management will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 17, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Ron Stewart Parks & Open Space Building, 5201 St. Vrain Road, Longmont. Staff will be available to...

 

Familiar Faces at Niwot Market - Terry Purcell and Emily Herrmann

The Niwot Market is at the heart of Niwot, and its team is central to the community's success. Whether it's the people running the pop-up shops or the core staff, it is a place of community. Terry...

 

How to Avoid This Year's Nasty Respiratory Viruses!

This winter the many strains of respiratory viruses are lingering and reoccurring. If you have kids in school they will pick them up and share them with you. Staying healthy is challenging right now but when the going gets tough, you can get well...

 

Una Vida

Una Vida Meditation and Movement studio was created by Niwot resident Kristin Dura. With a dream of having a bilingual studio to host a variety of classes, workshops and healing treatments, Una Vida welcomes those seeking peace, balance and longevity...

 

Southwest Acupuncture College

Southwest Acupuncture College is open and accepting new patients. We have been serving the greater Boulder community since 1998. Our patients form the lifeblood of our clinical program, and we are honored to serve you by offering low-cost...

 

NCA plans annual meeting & clean-up day

The Niwot Community Association (NCA) held its monthly board meeting Jan. 4 in the Mountain View Fire Rescue Niwot Station conference room. The board approved the budget proposed for 2023. Costs have...

 

Out in Leftfield

VOLLEYBALL Morgan Daugherty (Niwot) played in 21 of 27 matches for South Dakota School of Mines as a freshman this season. Daugherty, an opposite hitter, recorded 110 kills for Mines, to go along...

 

Gary Daum Classic brings wrestling fans to Niwot

Niwot High School's wrestling coach, Bobby Matthews, opened the Gary Daum Classic wrestling tournament with a brief tribute to the late NHS wrestling coach, then asked the crowd to join him in a...

 
 By Chris Teta    Sports    January 11, 2023

Five NHS Gymnasts make state finals

Now in her eighth year as Niwot High School girls' gymnastics coach, Marisa Purcell and her assistant coach, Maddi York, took a young squad to the 4A gymnastics state championships in Thornton where...

 

Niwot boys basketball defeats Skyline to snap cold streak

The Niwot High School boys basketball team (4-4) faced off against the Skyline High School Falcons (3-5) this past Friday, playing their first game of the new year. The Cougars were triumphant in...

 

Student Athlete of the Week: Ryder Evans

Although only a sophomore, Ryder Evans has proven early on that he can compete against Colorado's top wrestlers. The 126-pound Niwot High underclassman owns an 18-5 record so far this season and his...

 

Courier Crossword Puzzle Answers January 11, 2023

ACROSS 3. Springhill 8. wrestling 9. Eldora 11. winter 13. barrels 15. wellness 16. market 17. Johnson 18. Mobility 20. Skyline 22. giving 23. fourteen DOWN 1. cleanup 2. Hughes 3. skydiving 4. Marshall 5. fire 6. cheer 7. prairie 10. basketball 12....

 

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