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Articles from the January 22, 2020 edition

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 By Vicky Dorvee    News    January 22, 2020

Changes to come for Niwot building

Excel Electric's office has been located in Niwot for 35 years, so the sale of the building it's in and subsequent move to a newly constructed larger property in Longmont will be momentous. On Jan....

 

What do the revised flood maps mean for you?

Readers of last week's Courier won't be surprised to learn that FEMA will soon be implementing new floodplain maps for Boulder County. But what does that actually mean for the average homeowner? Some...

 

Western novelist comes to Inkberry

"The West" can mean a lot of different things to people--everything from "Gunsmoke" with its crime-fighting marshall, or the TV series "Dallas" and its oil-baron family. For author Sandra Dallas, the...

 
 By Kim Glasscock    News    January 22, 2020

NCA board hears passenger rail proposal

Passenger rail service from Fort Collins to Pueblo in Colorado could be a reality in seven to 10 years if the Southwest Chief and Front Range Passenger Rail Commission is successful. Cue the skepticism. But Randy Grauberger, project director for the...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    January 22, 2020

Fear not at Left Hand Animal Hospital

Doctors' offices as a rule are less fun than say...a walk in the park. It can oftentimes be worse for pets, for whom a confusing visit to the veterinarian's office may be an onslaught of scents,...

 

Niwot alum's musical talents get professional

At some point in many children's lives, they want to be famous athletes, actors or rockstars. Most children don't fulfill those dreams, but 2015 Niwot graduate Bella Musser has done just that. "In...

 
 By Emily Long    News    January 22, 2020

Burns night supper brings Scottish traditions to Niwot

Even if you're not sure who Robert Burns is, you've almost certainly heard one of his most famous poems. Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be...

 

Colterra developer to hold neighborhood meeting

Niwot residents are invited to attend a neighborhood meeting hosted by Terry Palmos to review and provide feedback on a preliminary plan for a project in the Niwot Rural Community District I on proper...

 

Niwot High works with 'rivals' to give kids a Christmas

Three rival high schools came together this past holiday season to bring Christmas to their community. Representatives from Niwot, Longmont, and Silver Creek High Schools met to start a collaborative...

 

Boulder Country Day students challenged in seminar

From Jan. 7 – 10, all Boulder Country Day middle school students participated in the BCD Seminar. The seminar is modeled after the Aspen Institute Seminar and is intended as an opportunity for BCD...

 

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 on the diamond. Early-bird registration for recreational baseball is now und...

 

Judy Lee Gould

Retired Niwot Elementary School front office clerk, Judy Lee Gould, died January 18, 2019 at age 74. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 25 at Howe Mortuary, 439 Coffman St. in Longmont, with a reception immediately following... Full story

 

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 by her top swimmers at this year's event, Niwot head coach Sarah Stamp is...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Emiley Yie

The Niwot girls swim team lost nearly 20 swimmers to last year's graduation, so heading into the 2019-20 season, head coach Sarah Stamp had some holes to fill in the lineup. Much to her delight,...

 

Community Pet Spotlight-Fizz (Jan. 22)

Meet Fizz the African Pygmy hedgehog! Fizz is about 2 years old and was adopted from the Boulder Humane Society. He can run about 6-10 miles every night on his exercise wheel...What an athlete! Fizz...

 

Ian Hayes charmed audience at poetry reading

Niwot poet Ian Hayes (left) spoke about his life and the way in which he garners inspiration for his poetry to an audience at Inkberry Books in Cottonwood Square Shopping Center on Sunday, Jan. 19....

 

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