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Articles from the May 13, 2020 edition

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 By Courier Staff    News    May 13, 2020

Courier reporter wins Colorado Press Association award

Congratulations to the “Courier’s” own Jocelyn Rowley for her win in the 2019 Colorado Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. Rowley won for her reporting on Longmont’s Up-A-Creek...

 

Coronavirus affects Boulder County's Latinx community differently

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, lay people and experts alike have said that this is a virus that does not discriminate based on age, sex, race or class. But just by looking at the number...

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    May 13, 2020

Animals finding permanent homes as Longmont Humane Society slowly reopens

The day before the Longmont Humane Society re-opened on Saturday, there were a suspicious number of animals already on hold for adoption. The animals weren't being seen by the public. The majority wer...

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    May 13, 2020

Left Hand Laurel - Diane Zimmermann

She howls, sews masks, plots to honor grads, helps kids learn, gets them moving, organizes the occasional birthday car-parade, and that's just some of the stuff Diane Zimmermann does during a pandemic...

 
 By Kristen Arendt    News    May 13, 2020

To the Rescue: Local organization helps animals during tough transition

There is just a hint of green in the fields where the small herd of horses stand basking in the sunshine. Longs Peak looms to the west, still covered with snow. The horses seem to not care about the...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    May 13, 2020

Boulder County offers grants to small businesses

Last week, the Boulder County Board of County Commissioners launched the Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grant Program to provide "immediate financial support" to small businesses in...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    May 13, 2020

Student-athlete of the Week: Maedee Trank-Greene

Pringles® may not represent the Platonic ideal of a potato chip, but its stackable shape makes for a fascinating computational challenge, according to Niwot senior Maedee Trank-Greene. The...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    May 13, 2020

Niwot LID debates small business relief

On Tuesday, May 5, the Niwot LID advisory committee gathered via videoconference for its first monthly meeting since March. Unsurprisingly, the coronavirus pandemic and its ongoing economic impact on...

 
 By Adrian Card    COVID-19    May 13, 2020

Food systems and priorities in the time of COVID-19

Eating at home more lately? You are not alone. Consumer food demand has pivoted abruptly over the past two months from about 50% of meals consumed outside of the home to virtually none. My...

 
 By Jack Carlough    Sports    May 13, 2020

Niwot track coach Henriques and wife battle COVID-19 diagnosis

When Niwot High School track coach Maurice Henriques discovered he had contracted the coronavirus, he was neither surprised nor intimidated. Henriques's wife Christina works as a nurse and with her in...

 
 By Bruce Warren    Sports    May 13, 2020

Kalyca Zarich runs 100 miles for health care workers

When COVID-19 cancelled the 100-mile run she had been training for, Kalyca Zarich decided to plan her own run, and benefit health care workers at the same time. Zarich, a furloughed manager and...

 

NBA launches Niwot gift card initiative

In April, the Niwot Business Association had record attendance for its first ever Zoom meeting, due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Amongst the lively discussions, Josh Morin from We Love...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Layla-May 13)

Meet Lalya. Layla is a 16 year old Welsh Pony who saved the heart of her guardian, Lady Cat Powers. On Aug. 17, 2008 Lady Cat was with her Arabian, Ebony, when she happened to notice a pony in the...

 

The BEST of ...

The pandemic has been especially hard on local business, and the "Left Hand Valley Courier" wants to help. Starting next week, the "Courier" will feature the Best of Niwot and Gunbarrel businesses....

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    May 13, 2020

Niwot Senior Sports Spotlight: Baseball

The 2020 Niwot baseball team had just three seniors on the roster, but what they lacked in numbers, they more than made up for it in baseball and leadership talent, according to head coach Adam Strah....

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    May 13, 2020

Niwot Senior Sports Spotlight: Girls Tennis

Girls tennis was one of the few Niwot programs to complete matches before the coronavirus pandemic put a premature halt to the 2020 season, and if the Cougars' early 2-0 record is any indication,...

 

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