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Articles from the June 10, 2020 edition

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 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    June 10, 2020

Niwot neighbors show support for Black Lives Matter

Valerie Cannistraro doesn't consider herself an activist, but in the wake of George Floyd's death at the hands of the Minneapolis police, the Brigadoon Glen resident felt compelled to speak out. On...

 

Playgrounds and other recreational sites can open with limits

The swings at Lefthand Valley Grange Park in Niwot remain still except for the occasional gust of wind. Yellow caution tape prevents little feet from reaching to the sky, a stark reminder of the conce...

 

Boulder County awards emergency grants to 11 Niwot businesses

Last week, the Boulder County Board of County Commissioners announced that it has awarded funding to 11 businesses in Niwot through the Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grant Program, a...

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    June 10, 2020

'Happy camper' never sounded so sweet as summer activities begin

Budding O'Keeffes and Monets will soon have paint brushes in hand at Sunflower Art Studio in Gunbarrel, though there will be fewer campers than in year's past. Owner Lika Gitis has cut the number of...

 
 By Kim Glasscock    News    June 10, 2020

July 4 parade cancelled

The annual July 4 parade in Niwot will not take place this year. Members of the Niwot Community Association Board of Directors agreed at their June 3 meeting that proceeding with the parade "is just...

 
 By Sharon Bokan    News    June 10, 2020

Living Soil

One of the pleasures of spring is digging in the soil and that earthy smell, but how much do we really know about the soil beneath our feet? According to Leonardo DaVinci, "We know more about the...

 

Niwot LID board anticipates revenue downturn

On Tuesday, June 2, the Niwot LID advisory committee gathered via videoconference for its monthly meeting. Treasurer's Report Treasurer Bruce Rabeler presented an update of the district's finances,...

 
 By Emily Long    Education    June 10, 2020

Beloved Niwot teachers and administrator retiring

This year has been strange and challenging for educators everywhere, including in Niwot. In a time of unprecedented change and uncertainty, three Niwot teachers and one administrator are retiring and...

 
 By Jesse Murphy    News    June 10, 2020

Candidate Profile: Karen McCormick (D)

Q: Please tell the readers a bit about yourself. A: I grew up in a Navy family where my dad served our country for 30 years. Growing up in a military family I learned that service to others is my...

 
 By Jesse Murphy    News    June 10, 2020

Candidate Profile: Mark Milliman (R)

Q: Please tell the readers a bit about yourself. A: I am running for the state assembly because, as an engineer, the decisions being made by the governor and other officials did not make factual sense to me. I am not running to make politics my...

 
 By Jack Carlough    Sports    June 10, 2020

Niwot Youth Sports to resume baseball and softball seasons

After months of waiting, Niwot will get another glimpse of normality with Niwot Youth Sports (NYS) participants returning to action. This summer will feature a resumption of the spring baseball and so...

 

Senior Rachael Triplett on graduation

For graduating senior Rachael Triplett, much of her career at Niwot High School has been marked by her involvement in clubs and participation in the International Baccalaureate Program (IB). During...

 
 By Jack Carlough    Sports    June 10, 2020

Boulder Collegians relish first week of season

Baseball is in full swing once again and the Boulder Collegians wrapped up their first week of play against the Gameday Saints. Boulder has had limited practice time due to coronavirus restrictions...

 

Omnia Sol brings Niwot singers together-from a distance

Staging a multi-part choral performance featuring seven dozen voices is challenging even under normal circumstances, but add in online learning, social distancing, and a novice video editor, and...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Jill-June 10)

Meet Jill. This delightful three-year-old girl is looking for a loving forever family to call her own. Could she be yours? Jill has been living in a foster home recently, and her foster family has...

 

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