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Articles from the July 28, 2021 edition

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 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    July 28, 2021

Niwot Real Estate becomes The Niwot Group

After nearly five decades of buying and selling property in Niwot and surrounding communities, independent realtor Pat Murphy is bringing in a new partner to help her navigate today's increasingly...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    July 28, 2021

Fritz Family Brewers opens Niwot taproom

After months of renovations, upgrades, and minor bureaucratic hassles, the beer is finally flowing at Fritz Family Brewers in Niwot. On July 23, owners Kelly and Cory Buenning opened their doors at...

 
 By Kim Glasscock    News    July 28, 2021

National Night Out returns to Niwot

Ever want to see the inside of an emergency vehicle, check out a fire engine pumper or watch K-9 officers and their human handlers strut their stuff? Maybe you'd also enjoy free hot dogs and...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    July 28, 2021

Left Hand Laurel – Jeff Lally

Gunbarrel-based nonprofit Cultivate is focused on meeting the needs of our community's seniors. How this plays out is by way of seven programs: Carry-out Caravan (shopping/delivery), Fix-It (home...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    July 28, 2021

Wanda Fisher retires from Bank of Estes Park

Things are changing at the Bank of Estes Park in Niwot. Long term vice president and Branch President Wanda Fisher is retiring after 27 years. "It's been a long time. A lot of my customers through...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    July 28, 2021

Niwot Barber Shop's Alivia Bell is grateful for community support

It's been just over a year since Alivia Bell of Niwot Barber Shop was seriously injured while riding her bike in Longmont, but thanks to the support of her clients, neighbors, and friends in Niwot,...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    July 28, 2021

How Does Niwot Work? - Part 21

"Sheriff Joe" has a very different connotation in these parts than in Arizona. Joe Pelle has served as Boulder County Sheriff for over 18 years and is in what appears to be his final term, which expir...

 

Death Notices (July 28)

Author Anita Solick Oswald, who has been featured at Inkberry Books in Niwot, passed away on July 15, 2021, at age 72 from cancer. Memorial plans are in process and will be shared on her facebook page at Anita Solick Oswald. Donations in her honor... Full story

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    July 28, 2021

Friday night car show: A hidden gem

Niwot resident Brian Foster was looking for a "project car" when he spotted something special in an out-of-the-way garage in eastern Colorado. "It was just wasting away in somebody's backyard," he...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    July 28, 2021

Niwot author honored with Colorado Book Award

Niwot-based author R.L. Maizes' latest book, Other People's Pets, has something new to celebrate. On June 26, her latest book was named as the winner of the 2021 Colorado Book Award for General...

 

Running into the new school year

This August marks the 36th annual Sunrise Stampede organized by the St.Vrain Valley Schools Education Foundation. Founded in 1986, the race was first organized by the Longmont Sunrise Lions Club and...

 
 By Jack Carlough    Sports    July 28, 2021

NHS alum and Olympian Elise Cranny's family bracing for week ahead

Niwot High School alum Elise Cranny will take the world's center stage on July 30 at 4 a.m. MST when she competes for Olympic gold in the women's track and field 5,000 meter event. Cranny, who...

 

Friday night dinners return to Niwot Market

The summer tradition of Friday Night Dinner at Niwot Market was halted in 2020 due to the pandemic, but Bert Steele has brought them back in 2021, albeit on a monthly rather than weekly basis. The...

 

Trooper Tips: Drive by example

The old proverb simply states, "Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery." It means trying to do what someone else does, or think like someone else thinks is a compliment to that person. Parents,...

 
 By Carol OMeara    News    July 28, 2021

Lawns browning from heat

What a difference a high pressure ridge makes. After a cool, rainy warmup to the season, gardeners are shocked to face scorching hot temperatures that broil our gardens and lawns. The high pressure...

 

It's a laughing matter

I am not a princess. Really - despite any rumors you’ve heard to the contrary. My problem is that I’m just not a handy person. I don’t sew, decoupage, scrapbook, paint, refurbish or generally do crafts. Oh sure, when I was little, during the ho...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    July 28, 2021

Student-Athlete of the Week: Taylor James

The Niwot track and field program has produced its fair share of talented athletes, most notably Elise Cranny, who will be representing the U.S. in the 5000-meter Olympic race on Friday, July 30. But...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (July 28)

Meet Wilbur! Wilbur is a 10-year old Dachshund/Beagle mix. Everyone who meets him falls in love with him! Willbur is about 25 lbs. He loves people and dogs alike. Wilbur is super social and likes to...

 

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