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Articles from the December 8, 2021 edition

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 By Vicky Dorvee    News    December 8, 2021

Local spectacle of lights provides sustenance

Niwot's largest and most enchanting holiday display is officially switched on for the season. The annual eye-popping tradition that is Chuck Rodgers' yard atop the hill on 79th Street just south of...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Robert, Dec. 8)

Meet Robert. This sweet senior is an expert at making all of those around him feel right at home! Robert adores being with people of all ages and is happiest when he is with those that he cares about...

 

Unseasonably dry weather impacts more than just the early ski season

As the Christmas carol goes, it's beginning to look a lot like ... well ... not exactly Christmas. Or at least not a wintery December, as Niwot has yet to see any significant snow accumulation this se...

 

Spelling bee returns to Niwot Elementary

Her winning word may have been 'mystified', but fifth grader Sylvia Madry was anything but as she outlasted 11 other contestants to take first place in the 13th annual Niwot Elementary spelling bee, h...

 

Creekside Nursery's Christmas tree lot brings holiday cheer

Families in search of a live Christmas tree have their pick of options, but each December many find themselves at Creekside Nursery's Christmas Tree lot at 95th Street and Niwot Road. "We draw new...

 

Front Range Community College reaches the community through the stars

On a chilly Thursday night, the courtyard behind Front Range Community College's (FRCC) classroom building was dark and still. But voices could be heard; behind a massive tree, a white dome hid, and...

 

Niwot Holiday Market draws shoppers looking for unique gifts

The seasonal festivities continued in Niwot on Dec. 4-5, with the first of two weekends of the Niwot Holiday Market, a shopping fair with more than 30 pop-up vendors in Cottonwood Square and on 2nd...

 
 By Sharon Bokan    News    December 8, 2021

Drought in Colorado

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the latest first measurable snowfall (0.5") in Boulder was November 26, 1910 (although the records prior to 1948 are suspect)....

 

Niwot High Arts Student of the Week-Tessa Whittaker

Senior Tessa Whittaker hasn't been a Niwot High student for long, but she's making up for lost time in the school's vocal music department, according to choir director Laura Walters. Though a recent...

 

Niwot girls win two out of three to open the season

It's still early in the 2021-22 winter sports season, but it's not too early for the Niwot girls basketball team to have a better record than it did in its 2020-21 campaign. Behind an impressive...

 

Death Notices (Dec. 8)

Margaret “Lin” Folsom Former Niwot resident, Margaret “Lin” Folsom, age 86, died Nov. 8, 2021, A Celebration of Life will be held on Feb. 19, 2022, at the Seafarers Memorial Park Bldg., in Anacortes, Wash. from 2 pm - 5 pm. In lieu of... Full story

 

Obituary (Marcelle M. Hawley)

Marcie Hawley of Niwot died Saturday, November 27, 2021. She was 96. She was born March 27, 1925, in Scott City, Kan., to Orland and Bernice Easley. The family lived in Hutchinson, Kan., until 1944... Full story

 

Niwot boys stumble in home tournament

The 2021-22 season of Niwot boys basketball debuted on Dec. 2 to mostly positive reviews from third-year coach Clayton Wittrock, after the Cougars posted a 42-32 win over Denver West in the first of...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week-Madison Tajchman

The 2021-22 Niwot girls basketball team is on the path to redemption after posting just two wins during the prior two seasons. Helping lead them there is senior captain Madison Tajchman, a...

 

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