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Articles from the March 31, 2021 edition

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 By Patricia Loga    News    March 31, 2021

Rainbow Open Space compost facility off the table

Boulder County Commissioners have removed Rainbow Open Space as a potential site for a large-scale compost facility. The move comes nearly four weeks after commissioners accepted a withdrawal of the a...

 

Prairie dogs could be the first mammals to colonize Mars

Boulder County is looking to allocate money from the sustainability tax to fund a series of experiments that could lead to the first furry colonies in space. "If things go well, we could see prairie...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    March 31, 2021

C4P animal rescue fundraiser not pressing pause

This time last year, Laurel Fox and Jessica Crider of Gunbarrel were preparing their annual fundraising yard sale for the organization they run - Cause4Paws (www.facebook.com/C4P.ARF). It was early in...

 
 By Claire Voyant    News    March 31, 2021

Niwot High mascot under fire

Activists from the organization Please Understand Mature Attraction (PUMA) are putting pressure on administrators at Niwot High to change the school's longtime Cougar mascot, a symbol they say is offe...

 

The Boss to appear at Rock & Rails

Some call him Bruce, others The Boss, but whatever you call him, you may be seeing him at the Rock & Rails concert series this summer. While he's known for playing to huge crowds, "The Boss" is...

 
 By Nellie Nibnose    News    March 31, 2021

High-end housing development to use compost for green heat

April 1 Boulder Country – There may be a green light at the end of the tunnel for the proposed and then possibly canceled Rainbow Composting Facility. Although the application was removed, the...

 
 By Warren Piece    News    March 31, 2021

New roundabout at Highway B-52 sparks conflict

The State Transportation Department announced that a new roundabout will soon be in operation at the intersection of Highway B-52 and County Line Road east of Niwot. The traffic control device will...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    March 31, 2021

Left Hand Laurel – Allan Trumpler

Living in pandemic times we realize more than ever that our homes are our refuge. But for 45 years, Habitat for Humanity has been focused on just that - offering permanent affordable shelter to famili...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    March 31, 2021

The Flower Bin celebrates 50 Years in business

A trip to the Flower Bin is a spring ritual for many homeowners. The nursery is their resource as they're planning their vegetable gardens, brightening outdoor spaces, or seeking out overflowing...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    March 31, 2021

Blessings Day Spa opens in Cottonwood Square

This past month, the Niwot business community grew larger with the opening of Blessings Day Spa in Cottonwood Square. With owner and aesthetician Julie Stenz at the helm, the business operates with a...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    March 31, 2021

How Does Niwot Work - Part 4

The Niwot Cultural Arts Association, often referred to as the NCAA, has nothing to do with March Madness, or intercollegiate sports. In Niwot, the NCAA has everything to do with charitable activities...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    March 31, 2021

Niwot Real Estate to host Easter festivities

The Easter Bunny won't be hiding eggs in Niwot this year, but that won't stop Pat Murphy from filling baskets and bellies at a free pancake breakfast at Niwot Real Estate (7915 Niwot Rd.) on...

 
 By Sharon Bokan    News    March 31, 2021

Who's knocking on my house?

You'll know when they're back by their drumming on your roof vents or the side of your house (I spotted the first one this year on Feb. 22 pecking a telephone pole). You may love them or hate them...

 
 By Carol OMeara    News    March 31, 2021

Gardeners, get ready for planting

Spring in Colorado brings out the best in gardeners, who've been pining for the warm, longer days of the growing season. We revel in the first hellebores and crocus to bloom and spend every warm day...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    March 31, 2021

March book review: Goose Summer

This week, we've partnered with Inkberry Books to bring you a review of Carol Samson's short story collection called "Goose Summer." As with poetry collections, it's a little tricky to assess...

 

Trooper Tips: Registration, driver's licenses, and insurance

Ask a Trooper about how to drive safer on the roadway, and you better take a seat because it could be a while before the Trooper finishes. I have plenty to say about driving, and the hardest part is...

 

Online auction to benefit Niwot High students

The Niwot High School Education Foundation is gearing up for its annual online auction, and thanks to robust support from sponsors, it should be an exciting one for potential bidders, according to...

 

Partners head outdoors to complete CAS project

Niwot students in the IB program are expected to spend 18 months on their CAS (Creativity, Activity, Service) projects. That may seem daunting to future students, but according to senior Hannah Ferrer...

 

Restaurant Night at Chipotle for Mwebaza Foundation

On April 6, Niwot Elementary School and the Mwebaza Foundation are hosting a fundraiser at Chipotle on Ken Pratt Boulevard in Longmont. From 4 - 8 p.m. Swing by and grab a burrito, bowl, or tacos and...

 
 By Jack Carlough    Sports    March 31, 2021

Two Cougars net hat tricks in win over Riverdale Ridge

Flaunting a 3-1 record through March 29, the Niwot boys soccer team has shown dominance on both sides of the ball. Through four games, the Cougars have outscored opponents 27-4 including back-to-back...

 

Niwot places fourth overall at state cheer championships

Congratulations to the Niwot Cheerleading squad for its fourth-place finish at the Class 4A state spirit championships, held at World Arena in Colorado Springs on March 25-26. The Cougars qualified...

 

Curry leads Niwot past Loveland

Niwot gymnastics picked up its second win of the jam-packed 2021 season with a 169-157 victory over conference foe Loveland on March 27. Led by defending Class 4A all-around champion Mia Curry, Niwot...

 
 By Bruce Warren    Sports    March 31, 2021

Out in Leftfield

BASEBALL Ford Ladd (Niwot) finished his collegiate career as a pitcher at New York University and has joined the coaching staff at Georgia Gwinnett College as Coordinator of Research &...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week-Connor Grant

As a varsity defender for Niwot soccer, Connor Grant is usually more concerned with keeping the ball out of the net than putting it in at the other end. But so far in 2021, the senior has been doing b...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Mocha, March 31)

Meet Mocha - Mocha is a 3-year-old lab mix and she is the sweetest thing you'll ever meet! Mocha has a stuffed animal, her "stuffy," that she carries around EVERYWHERE with her! You will never see...

 

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