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Articles from the June 1, 2022 edition

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 By Maria Karagianis    News    June 1, 2022

Left Hand Laurel - Tom Wilke

Tom Wilke Up-a-Creek-Robotics "A robot is a machine that can perform tasks," explains Tom Wilke, taking a sip of his drink outside at lunch in Niwot's Cottonwood Square. "A self-driving Tesla, for...

 
 By Deborah Fowler    News    June 1, 2022

Niwot Summer starts with Rock & Rails

Rock & Rails is a well-loved, much-attended community event in Niwot's very own Whistle Stop Park. As the recipient of the 2006 Governor's Award for Downtown Excellence for Best Promotional...

 

Local Author-Illustrator Kaz Windness celebrates first children's book

Have you ever heard of a crocodile who was afraid of swimming? That's what inspired Denver-based, local author and illustrator Kaz Windness to write her first children's book, Swim Jim! Debuting this June, The Wandering Jellyfish Bookshop is...

 
 By Kristen Arendt    News    June 1, 2022

NCAA continues fundraising to purchase Ukrainian artist's sculpture

"Kore That Awakening," a sculpture on loan from Ukrainian artist Egor Zigura, is getting closer to calling Niwot home. On April 1, the Sculpture Park Committee of the Niwot Cultural Arts Association...

 
 By Kristin Alger    News    June 1, 2022

Entry Deadline for Why Not Niwot? nearing

Now in its 11th year, the Niwot Cultural Arts Association’s 2022 Why Not Niwot? Juried Art Show is just around the corner. All entries are due by Monday, June 13. Each entry must feature Niwot in some way and will be used by the Niwot Cultural...

 
 By Kristen Arendt    News    June 1, 2022

'Small Town, Big Heart' campaign looks to summer fundraising to hit $100,000 goal

Five months have elapsed since the Marshall Fire, and as the affected families continue the long process of rebuilding their homes and lives, Niwot's 'Small Town, Big Heart' campaign continues to...

 

The Story Behind the Name: Niwot Tribune

When The Wandering Jellyfish Bookshop moved into its downtown Niwot home last year, it breathed new life into one of Niwot's most iconic spaces. Owners Carissa Mina and Jerilyn Patterson brought...

 

The Rotary Club of Niwot gets its ducks in a row

When The St. Vrain Rotary Club of Longmont merged with the Rotary Club of Niwot 18 months ago, in addition to members uniting - their fundraising events also combined. One of those events was the annu...

 

Beloved Niwot Elementary teachers retire, their impact will live on

It's the children that drew them to teaching and what they'll miss the most in retirement. But two Niwot Elementary School teachers have decided it's time to focus on other things in life. "I came...

 
 By Bruce Warren    Sports    June 1, 2022

Cougar boys tie for 2nd at state track

The Niwot High boys track team entered the state Class 4A meet as the defending state champion, and came close to a repeat, finishing in a tie for second with Cheyenne Mountain at 60 points each, just behind Longmont with 76. The Cougars were led by...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    Sports    June 1, 2022

Something witty about athletic training

If you were to walk into the athletic training room in Niwot High after the school day is over, you might see tennis balls flying through the air and an array of athletes practically climbing over...

 
 By Bruce Warren    Sports    June 1, 2022

NHS Girls run to 3-Peat

Niwot track and field coach Maurice Henriques celebrated a third straight Class 4A state championship with his girls, which for the first time included his daughter, freshman Eliana Henriques, who ran the first leg (100m) of the winning sprint...

 

Niwot Eagle Scouts

Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Troop 161B held its Court of Honor ceremony to award the rank of Eagle Scout to Wyatt Boyd and Cole Robinson May 16 at the Left Hand Grange No. 9. Boyd and Robinson are...

 

Art Student of the Week

Niwot High School freshman Claire Plath started her theater career at Altona Middle School, where she made the Honor Roll in sixth and seventh grades. Claire first became interested in theater after h...

 

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