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Articles from the May 19, 2021 edition

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 By Patricia Logan    News    May 19, 2021

"Tough decision" to remove towering cottonwood

Cottonwood Square in Niwot is about to have one less cottonwood tree. Boulder County Public Works is planning to cut down a tree on the south side of Niwot Road, just east of 79th Street. It's...

 
 By Kristen Arendt    News    May 19, 2021

New regulations for popular hiking and camping spots

Visitors looking to get out on the trails or to head out camping in certain areas of Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests this summer have some new rules and regulations to navigate. In a recent pre...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    May 19, 2021

Classic car shows return to Niwot

Niwot Market and Niwot Tavern are teaming up this summer to bring hot rods, muscle cars, lowriders and live music to Cottonwood Square on Friday nights. On May 14, five-year-old Xander Caragiannides...

 
 By Kim Glasscock    News    May 19, 2021

NCA board: cars only at 4th of July parade

Niwot Community Association board members are sticking to their plans to hold a July 4th motorcade instead of a full-blown parade, even though Boulder County has loosened COVID-19 restrictions on...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    May 19, 2021

How Does Niwot Work – Niwot Community Band

"I'm a Yankee Doodle Dandy.....Born on the 4th of July" The line from "Yankee Doodle Dandy" fits the Niwot Community Semi-Marching Free Grange Band, which first performed on July 4, 2005, as part of...

 

Take a trip Around the World in Niwot

Niwot Around the World Day was on Saturday, May 15. Businesses throughout Cottonwood Square and along 2nd Avenue adopted a country for a day, with refreshments, costumes and decorations to reflect...

 

Community Pet Spotlight

Everyone say hello to Cruz! Cruz is a three-year-old lab/golden mix. It takes Cruz a little while to come out of his shell, but when he does, he is just as sweet and cuddly as can be. Cruz also has a...

 

Niwot High Class of 2021 car parade

Dark clouds cleared just in time for last Friday's car parade honoring 2021 Niwot High School Graduates. Starting at 7 p.m. a fire truck escorted the lead car with principal Eric Rauschkolb and more t...

 

College inequities start early, Niwot teacher pushes back

If a high school student were to look up the average cost of a four-year college in Colorado, they'd likely find a figure around $8,364 per year for tuition and fees, which works out to just more...

 

Niwot's Cathy Carter wins SVVSD's Innovative Curriculum Award

Cathy Carter is passionate about math. She also has a passion for empowering both students and teachers, especially when it comes to understanding it. "Everyone thinks about math slightly...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    May 19, 2021

Flanagan powers Niwot girls to rout of Roosevelt

A slow start gave way to an avalanche of scoring, as the Niwot girls soccer team cruised to a 9-0 victory over Roosevelt on May 13. The Cougars were led by senior Kiera Flanagan and her four goals,...

 

Flagstaff Academy launches a Dragon digital art gallery

Flagstaff Academy's Elementary and Middle School Visual Arts program is an important component of the K-8th grade public charter school's Core Knowledge Curriculum and one that also provides much joy...

 

Arts Student of the Week-Alex "Goose" Williams

Alex Williams joined the Niwot High theater tech crew as a freshman, hoping to learn more about stage lighting and design. Four years later, not only has "Goose" become a lighting "wizard," according...

 
 By Jack Carlough    Sports    May 19, 2021

Cougars nab first win

Another busy week concluded for the Niwot baseball team which secured its first win of the season on May 12 at Northridge. Niwot wasn't able to keep the momentum going and fell to Mountain View on...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    May 19, 2021

Student-Athlete of the Week: Joaquin Herrera

When Joaquin Herrera enrolls at Adams State University in August, he will become the first student in his family to attend college, a goal that seemed out of reach when he entered high school. But...

 
 By Jack Carlough    Sports    May 19, 2021

Jon Hill named new Niwot girls basketball head coach

The Jon Hill era is set to begin for the Niwot girls basketball team with the program finding its new head coach. Niwot Athletic Director Joe Brown announced the move on May 5 following the...

 
 By Jack Carlough    Sports    May 19, 2021

Niwot High junior Jack O'Rourke leads Thunderbirds hockey to national runner-up

Playing in his first season with the Colorado Thunderbirds hockey club, Niwot High junior Jack O’Rourke didn’t shy away from the bright lights. O’Rourke scored four total goals in three consecutive elimination games to propel the...

 

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