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Articles from the September 21, 2017 edition


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  • Train to run this weekend in Niwot

    Jesse Murphy, [email protected]|Sep 21, 2017

    Residents and visitors to Niwot this weekend will get a special treat if they swing by 8008 Pebble Road. Curtis Jones will be running his G Scale model train in his front yard, an attraction that draws people from all over the area. Named the John Galt Line after the character in Ayn Rand’s classic novel, Atlas Shrugged, Jones has 220 linear feet of track for the trains that are roughly the size of an adult forearm. “I started doing this because we have a pond in the front yard and I dec...

  • Wilma (Willie) Naomi Moffett

    Sep 21, 2017

    Wilma (Willie) Naomi Moffett was born on Aug. 29, 1938 and passed away on Sept. 9, 2017. Willie was born to parents Edna and Ovel Tucker who both preceded her in death. Willie was very active growing up, as a member of Rainbow Girls, and was one of the founding members of the Jobs Daughters in Englewood, and very involved with 4-H. It was while she was in high school she met her future husband, Wallace (Wally) Moffett. They married on Sept. 25, 1956 and would have celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary this September. Willie was very active... Full story

  • New life coach sets up shop in Niwot

    Jesse Murphy, [email protected]|Sep 21, 2017

    Think Outside the Box Coaching launched a series of workshops last weekend with a focus on “Getting Out of Your Own Way.” The events are hosted by Stacy Goresko, an inspirational coach and speaker who recently began her business in the area. “These workshops are for people who may be accountants but they really wanted to be a chef,” Goresko said, “people who want to do something else with their life — to think outside the box. My biggest joy is getting people to find their own passion. A...

  • Letter to the Editor

    Sep 21, 2017

    To the Editor: Taxation Without Representation? Thanks to the LHVC for letting people know about recent (radical) changes to the Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan (BVCP) and Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA)—changes that could greatly affect Gunbarrel and Niwot. Since 1977, Boulder has had four governing bodies — the county commissioners, county planning commission, city council, and city planning board — reviewing changes to the BVCP. During the current BVCP update, however, the commissioners and city council have made three big changes to th...

  • Sunset’s Fall Crawl aims to raise $25k

    Julie Rich, [email protected]|Sep 21, 2017

    Sunset Middle School’s 2nd annual Fall Crawl is just around the corner on Friday October 6. The Fall Crawl promotes a sense of community at Sunset by which every student participates whether they run or walk and in addition will receive a Spartan logo t-shirt. Last year’s inaugural event was so successful it met the school’s goal of $20,000 with 100% participation – enabling the school to purchase new sport uniforms and fund teacher-directed events such as the Robotics Competition. This year Sunset’s goal is to raise $25,000! Funds will go t...