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Articles from the July 29, 2020 edition

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 By Emily Long    News    July 29, 2020

Preschool should be almost as usual in the fall

The littlest children in the Left Hand Valley will get to have a relatively normal school experience this fall. Childcare was deemed as an essential service in March and some preschool facilities,...

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    July 29, 2020

One thing hasn't changed for the scaled-down Boulder County Fair

About now, Clarence Kneebone would be setting up the last metal corral panels, straw bales and exhibit tables at the Boulder County Fairgrounds. For more than 25 years, he's been the man behind the...

 

Schools rely on Boulder County Health for reopening decisions

St. Vrain Valley School District (SVVSD) is leaning heavily on science and medical experts as it finalizes back-to-school plans during the coronavirus pandemic. Health guidance and community input led the district to scale back in-person learning...

 
 By Jack Carlough    Sports    July 29, 2020

Story behind the place: Hagen Field

In last week's edition of the Left Hand Valley Courier, we covered the story behind Niwot's Ritz Field, named after Colorado Rockies pitcher Kevin Ritz. We now turn our attention towards its...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Barley, July 29)

Meet Barley. This sweet and smart seven-year-old boy is looking for his perfect match. Barley is a bright and mature fellow who has excellent obedience skills that include excellent leash manners as...

 

Niwot Children's Park clean-up

The Niwot Children's Park was "sparkly clean", and ready for fun, after an early morning clean- up by volunteers on Monday, July 27. Led by Elizabeth Wright, they were done and gone by 8:45 a.m. To...

 
 By Carol OMeara    News    July 29, 2020

A confusion of summer squash problems

Despite my best laid plans, each year the garden brings its own ideas to what will, or won't, be a success. I love the touch of chaos and curve balls it throws my way. But every year there was always...

 
 By Jesse Murphy    News    July 29, 2020

Gunbarrel Community Alliance group formed

A new group has formed in Gunbarrel to go along with the decades-long conflicts between the City of Boulder and the inhabitants of the unincorporated areas to the north of the city itself. The Gunbarrel Community Alliance (GCA) started the process...

 
 By Kate Missett    Opinion    July 29, 2020

Running for Office

I'm a very political animal. The first thing I remember watching on TV was the 1952 Republican Convention, when I was three. My parents had just bought a new-fangled television set and anything and...

 

Rock & Rails concert series cancelled

Organizers of Niwot's award-winning summer concert series, Rock & Rails, pulled the plug on the 2020 season after holding out hope that gathering restrictions would be relaxed. "We took it month...

 

Neowise over the Rockies

Gunbarrel Estates photographer Tim Benko captured Comet Neowise from the top of Rocky Mountain National Park on Trail Ridge Road Thursday, July 24. Discovered on March 24, Neowise, or C/2020 F3,...

 

Race to benefit St. Vrain special needs students goes virtual

The annual Sunrise Stampede 10K run-walk has served as the unofficial kick-off to the new school year in St. Vrain Valley for more than three decades, and brings together hundreds of runners,...

 

'Our journey together has had its highs and lows, but has also been a sweet dream'

There wasn't anything normal about the way high school ended for the Niwot Class of 2020, but the belated graduation ceremony held on Saturday, July 25 was a lovely approximation of it. Perfect weathe...

 

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