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Articles from the November 13, 2019 edition

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 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 13, 2019

A banner day for veterans in Niwot

Since mid-October, 2nd Avenue between Niwot Road and Murray Street has been lined with 35 banners recognizing veterans with a Niwot connection. On Sunday, Nov. 10, the community came together in...

 

Boulder County looking to revamp codes for short-term rentals

The Boulder County land use code is a document that is often updated. When the county commissioners approved new policies for housing in October, it seemed to be an appropriate time to consider regulations regarding short-term rentals given that...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 13, 2019

Children's Park cameras installed to catch vandals

Niwot's Children's Park on 1st Avenue is a place of joy and playfulness, bustling with happy children. The award-winning, community-funded park has also been on the receiving end of destructive...

 

Boulder County prepares for 2020 census

In 1870, armed with a pad of census schedules, steel nib pens, and ink, P. D. McClanahan set out to single-handedly count Boulder County's citizens. He was not overly concerned about accuracy, but it...

 

Letter to the Editor (Nov. 13)

Sprouting wings grows unexpected roots, And these in turn bring unpredicted fruits. Recently I gave myself new sight, By moving life and limb from urban blight. I set my heart and soul on something new, When a quite unusual trend beset my view, The...

 

NHS performs "The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon"

From Friday, Nov. 15 to Sunday, Nov. 17, Niwot High School will be performing the production "The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon." The book "Grimm's Fairy Tales" was originally published in 1812 by...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 13, 2019

Epic Nutrition open in Gunbarrel

Epic Nutrition, serving Herbalife Nutrition smoothies and energy teas, opened its doors in October at the Gunbarrel Shopping Center. This is a sister enterprise to Fit Family Nutrition owned and...

 

Niwot Rotary Club makes foodie app for community and philanthropy

The Niwot Rotary Club is combining its love of serving the community with the community’s love of gathering over food. Inspired by the Fort Collins Rotary Club’s app focused on highlighting local breweries, Niwot’s club decided to create a simi...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 13, 2019

Boulder County staking its place in Jack's Solar Garden

Boulder County has committed to be the biggest subscriber to date in Jack's Solar Garden. As of Nov. 5, the county commissioners pledged to be a holder of 10% of the 1.2 megawatts solar array, equalling a $376,000 investment. Jack's will be the...

 

Niwot's Mia Curry wins Class 4A state gymnastics all-around title

Niwot gymnast Mia Curry started preparing months in advance for the 2019 Class 4A state all-around competition, but she wasn't prepared for the flood of emotions after hearing that all of her hard...

 

Niwot LID hears from sales tax officials

Though many local businesses have reported lower earnings in 2019, year-to-date sales tax collections in the Niwot Local Improvement District are outpacing 2018 by nearly seven percent. To help...

 

Lookout Alliance urges the time to act is now

Oil and gas development in Boulder County is on pause until March 2020, but that doesn’t mean The Lookout Alliance has taken a break. In collaboration with 350 Colorado, TLA has put together a petition that calls for a complete ban on fracking in B...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Ripley, Nov. 13)

This adorable menace is Ripley, an 11-week old goldendoodle retriever adopted last month from the Golden Retriever Rescue of the Rockies (goldenrescue.com) by Courier editor Jocelyn Rowley and her...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Mia Curry

It may have lacked the life-and-death drama of Captain Ahab's pursuit of Moby Dick across the ocean, but Mia Curry's quest to add a Tsukahara vault to her routine and qualify for the state all-around...

 

Niwot's playoff hopes end in Golden

The Niwot boys soccer team found themselves on the wrong side of a quick start and some fortuitous bounces against Golden on Nov. 5, and the resulting 3-0 loss brought an unhappy end to the Cougars'...

 

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