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Articles from the October 12, 2022 edition

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How safe is the intersection at Niwot Road and Highway 119?

The tragic death of Niwot resident and Lefty's Pizza owner, Craig "Lefty" Harris, was a rare fatality at the intersection of Niwot Road and Highway 119. Accident data from the Colorado Department of...

 

SVVSD board mulling sheriff's proposal to store rifles at Niwot High

If there is an “active harmer” at Niwot High School, Boulder County Sheriff’s Department wants to have long guns (rifles) stored on the school grounds for a quicker response. “Most of the time when you talk about an active harmer incident of...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    October 12, 2022

LID Revenues continue to rise

Revenues for Niwot's Local Improvement District (LID), which collects a 1% sales tax within the Niwot business district, continue to grow, with the July 2022 report showing a 48% increase in revenue...

 

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),...

 

A tribute to Craig Harris

Lefty’s pizza just down the street Craig was always there to greet A quaint and happy kind of place He awaited his customers with grace At any moment's notice he would cook up a slice Cheese, pepperoni, sausage, and a little spice A sweet little...

 
 By Gene Hayworth    News    October 12, 2022

Colorado Landmark Realtors Acquired by Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate (SSF)

Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate (SSF), an independent brokerage firm headquartered in Avon, Colorado, with 34 offices located throughout Denver, the Vail Valley, Summit County and the Roaring...

 

Ballot Issue 1C would extend Current Transportation Sales Tax

Sales tax in Boulder County has included 0.1% for multimodal transportation for more than 20 years. That tax is scheduled to expire on June 30, 2024. The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) placed issue 1C on the ballot to allow voters to decide if...

 

Arts Student of the Week: John Hu

Keynes Chen, the Niwot High School Orchestra Director and the Assistant Director of Band, said his student, John Hu, "has shown dedication and strong leadership ever since he was a freshman at NHS."...

 
 By D. Jones    News    October 12, 2022

Slupik Mini Farm

Slupik Mini Farm sits on the corner of Niwot Road and Redwing Place and offers a wide array of flowers, herbs, vegetables and artwork to the community. Slupik Mini Farm, founded in 2020, is the...

 

Death Notice

James E. Kittelberger of Longmont died October 2, 2022, at age 92. Jim and his wife, Pat, opened Gunbarrel Travel Agency in 1979. He was also a member of the Gunbarrel/Niwot Kiwanis Club for many years, where he served as President. A Celebration of...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    October 12, 2022

Home on the Grange

Upcoming Events at the Grange Niwot Community Connection Beginning Oct. 13, the Niwot Community Connection (NCC) will meet at the Grange on the second Thursday of each month. Meetings will be held fro...

 

October Book Review: "Hidden Buddha"

Thanks so much to Inkberry Books for this great recommendation from Jim Ringel. This is the second installment of the Lama Rinzen mystery series and Hidden Buddha: Lama Rinzen in the Hungry Ghost...

 

NCA October Board Meeting

The Niwot Community Association (NCA) held its monthly board meeting Oct. 5 in the Mountain View Fire Rescue Niwot Station conference room. The board welcomed two new members. Vicky Dorvee will join the board as the director for Trails and Open...

 

Cougar softball tournament and Senior Day close out the season

The Cougars final softball games last Saturday took place on a textbook-perfect October day. Complete with off-field tailgating and a ceremony honoring the seniors, it was by equal turns bright, excit...

 

All seven Niwot boys tennis' lines headed to individual state championships

After suffering a second-round loss to Kent Denver in the state dual tournament, the Niwot boys tennis team still has an opportunity to secure some hardware in the Class 4A individual state...

 

Niwot moves to 3-3 after loss to Fredrick

The Niwot football team traveled to Fredrick on Friday for the sixth game of the season, but came home with a 49-0 loss, moving to 3 and 3 on the season. Although they have struggled over the past...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Madison Shults

The final chapter of Madison Shults' Niwot High School cross country career has been a good read. In the month of September alone, Shults had top-10 finishes in the RE-1J District Meet, the St. Vrain...

 

Future is bright for NHS golfer after competing at State

It was elite company for Niwot High golfer Jackson Sessa. He was one of only seven freshmen in the field of 84 at the 4A state golf tournament. The lone competitor for the Cougars never expected to...

 

Niwot boys soccer takes easy victories

With a record of 8-3, including a 5-0 record in league play, the Niwot boys soccer team is looking to move up in the CHSAA state 4A rankings. The Cougars entered last week ranked eighth in Class 4A, w...

 

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