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Articles from the May 1, 2019 edition

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 By Dani Hemmat    News    May 1, 2019

Sailing away with self-esteem

You are enough. It’s the simple, powerful message that ABLE to Sail, a local non-profit, works diligently to impart into the belief systems of the teens who take part in their sailing camps. Today... Full story

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    May 1, 2019

NRCD moratorium comes to an end

At a public hearing on April 23, the Boulder County Commissioners voted unanimously to approve revisions to the Niwot Rural Community District (NRCD) land use code, and end the divisive building morat... Full story

 
 By Catherine McHale    News    May 1, 2019

Niwot Sculpture Park - “Desert Visions” by Myles Howell

The Niwot Community Corner park was created in 2018 at the corner of Niwot Road and 79th Street. In the fall of 2018, Community Corner was enhanced with a Sculpture Garden with artworks chosen from... Full story

 
 By Dani Hemmat    News    May 1, 2019

Those tiny flags? It's up to us.

“Little boxes on the hillside...Little boxes made of ticky tacky...Little boxes on the hillside...Covered with flags all the same...There’s a pink one and a green one...And a blue one and a... Full story

 
 By Bruce Warren    Opinion    May 1, 2019

Editorial: Broken Trust in Niwot

The Boulder County Commissioners (BOCC), whose job includes the governance of Niwot, abdicated that role to a Land Use Department whose “arrogance of power” as Niwot resident and community volunteer Laura Skaggs put it, is out of control. The Apr... Full story

 
 By Dani Hemmat    News    May 1, 2019

Boulder County was made for dogs

If it isn’t clear by the random water bowls outside of boutiques and every other person walking a dog or two, Boulder County was made for dog lovers. More often than not, dogs are seated side by... Full story

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    May 1, 2019

Auction to benefit Adopt-A-Cougar program

It’s no secret that college is expensive, but these days even planning for a post-secondary education can be pricey, between exam fees, application fees, and college visits. Unfortunately, these...

 
 By Dani Hemmat    News    May 1, 2019

Always going above and beyond: Paige Wilson

School teachers are arguably some of the hardest working people with one of the most difficult, but important jobs. A top complaint that many educators have is that they are expected and forced to...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    May 1, 2019

CHSAA sanctions three new sports

Beginning in the fall of 2020, Colorado high school students will have more options for athletics, after the Colorado High School Activities Association sanctioned three new sports for the first time...

 

A roads' scholar for county roadway maintenance

The first thing Ted Plank, division manager for Boulder County Transportation Department, wants people to know is, it’s a big misconception that the county doesn’t maintain roads. “The county... Full story

 

Letter to the Editor, May 1

Dear Editor, It is a Wednesday afternoon at about 2:30. I am standing at the kitchen window making a late lunch. Hey, I am retired I can eat when I want. I just heard the train horns as it was passing through Niwot. Once again, I am saddened. I moved...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    May 1, 2019

Two Niwot coaches receive statewide honors

Terri Ward Longtime Niwot girls basketball coach Terri Ward was formally inducted into the Colorado High School Activities Association Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Denver on April 23. Ward was... Full story

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    May 1, 2019

Niwot blanked by Mountain View

The wins have been few and far between for the youthful Niwot baseball team in 2019, but head coach Adam Strah said there have been definite signs of improvement down the stretch. Unfortunately, that...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    May 1, 2019

Student-athlete of the Week: Erica Bortfeldt

The quadrennial summer Olympic Games brings millions of new athletes to gymnastics, and after the U.S. team’s dramatic finish in the 2008 Beijing games, one of those was then-elementary school...

 

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