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Articles from the October 5, 2022 edition

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 By Bruce Warren    News    October 5, 2022

Bus-van accident claims the life of Craig "Lefty" Harris

A motor vehicle accident at the intersection of the Diagonal Highway and Niwot Road claimed the life of long-time Niwot resident and businessman Craig "Lefty" Harris. According to the Colorado State...

 
 By Kristy Zado    News    October 5, 2022

Dancing Under the Stars finished up the summer season with record numbers

People who looked forward to Friday evenings on the makeshift dance floor in Cottonwood Square will be looking for something else to do until next June. "The final Dancing Under the Stars (DUTS)...

 
 By Jessica Walker    News    October 5, 2022

Records fall at 15th Annual Niwot Trot

After a three year hiatus due to the COVID pandemic, downtown Niwot hosted a packed and fast crowd of runners, joggers and walkers for the 15th annual Niwot Trot 5K on Sunday, Oct. 2. The starting...

 

Photo of the Week - Yours?

Calling all photographers, intentional or accidental! The Left Hand Valley Courier’s Photo of the Week feature is open to any area resident who personally photographs Niwot-Gunbarrel area sights, including people (with permission, of course),...

 

Letter to the Editor

The Springhill Subdivision in Niwot held their neighborhood get-together at Fritz Family Brewing on Saturday, Sept. 17. The neighborhood was happy to reconnect after a summer of vacations and the weather was perfect at about 79 degrees. Lunch was...

 
 By Kristin Alger    News    October 5, 2022

Spotlight on The Niwot Tavern

When you buy a business, you expect a reasonable number of "hiccups." But owners, Tara Shaheen and Stacy Szydlek, who were part of Niwot Tavern restaurant staff, got more than they bargained for. "We...

 

Arts Student of the Week: Paige Hahn

When you listen to Paige Hahn talk about her daily schedule, it is easy to get the impression that this dynamic Niwot High School junior never sleeps. Her coursework in the high school International...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    October 5, 2022

Home on the Grange

Upcoming Events at the Grange Open Stage community music If you enjoy folk, country, bluegrass, jazz, pop, and light rock, the Left Hand Grange's Open Stage is the place for you. Be an audience...

 

Niwot Historical Society presents the history of Haystack Golf Course

Niwot Historical Society President Kathy Koehler presented the second lecture in the current season of the "Niwot Now & Then" series at the Left Hand Grange on Oct. 2. The presentation, "The...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    October 5, 2022

Local journalism up for discussion

Local journalism has been hit hard by consolidation, social media, and the pandemic. Longmont city councilman Tim Waters is moderating a two-part series on the past, present, and future of journalism,...

 
 By Kristin Alger    News    October 5, 2022

Oktoberfest in Niwot

Despite rain, hail and some chilly temperatures, Fritz Family Brewers' First Annual Fritztoberfest went off without a hitch on Saturday, Oct. 1. The event, which ran from 12 noon to 10:00 p.m.,...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    October 5, 2022

NCA to restore underpass mural

The Niwot Community Association is seeking 8-12 volunteers to help with the restoration of the underpass mural on Niwot Road where the LoBo trail crosses near Centrebridge. On Saturday, Oct. 8, the...

 

Cougars softball - 2 wins, 1 loss, and a barbeque

The Cougars girls softball team played three games last week, enjoying two wins by a large margin over the Thompson Valley Eagles and Mountain View Mountain Lions, before suffering a tough loss to...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Anne Booth

Niwot softball's power-hitting pitcher Anne Booth reached a difficult milestone during the Cougars' loss to Riverdale Ridge on Sept. 29. In only her junior season, Booth recorded her 100th career hit...

 
 By Kristy Zado    Sports    October 5, 2022

Terri Ward talks basketball

Team USA beat China, winning the 4th Straight FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup Gold Medal this week. We caught up with former Niwot High girls basketball coach Terri Ward to chat about her experience...

 

Niwot overcome by Thompson Valley 50-7

The Niwot High School football team is now 3 - 2 on the season, but unlike last week's win over Battle Mountain, the Cougars were the team on the short end of a lopsided score. Niwot lost 50-7 in a...

 
 By Bruce Warren    Sports    October 5, 2022

Niwot Boys Soccer grounds the Falcons 1-0

After taking down two top-10-ranked teams in two weeks, the Niwot Cougars took on cross-town rival Skyline, and came away with a hard-fought 1-0 victory. Niwot entered the game against 6th-ranked...

 

Niwot boys tennis knocked out by Kent Denver in second round of state dual tournament

While Niwot boys tennis head coach Aimee Hites believed her No. 8 seed Cougars were capable, drawing No. 1 Kent Denver in the second round of the Class 4A state dual tournament was a challenge. Niwot...

 

Niwot cross country girls leave Arizona with Desert Twilight win

As is typical this season, Niwot cross country’s depth on the girls’ side delivered another meet win. All eight Cougars girls who traveled down to Mesa, Ariz., for the Desert Twilight XC Festival on Sept. 30 finished within the top 20 to secure...

 

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