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Readers flock to the adventures of a birding Big Year

As 2021 draws to a close, we look ahead to 2022 with hopes for a big (and better) year. However, few people likely have the same definition of a Big Year as local author and birding expert, John...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    December 15, 2021

Left Hand Laurel – Taz Chaudry

Taz Chaudry is full of life, full to the brim and then some. Chaudry's passion for helping others is undeniable in all that she does. Owing to her outpouring of positive energy, Niwotian Chaudry was...

 

Road Warriors: Volunteer crew handles traffic during Niwot events

Behind any community event in Niwot, there is an unsung army of volunteers, handling details and logistics that most attendees overlook. Among them is the Niwot road crew, a group that has been...

 

Bobcats in Niwot

On Tuesday, Dec. 7, Niwot resident Steve Herring found three bobcats lounging on Paiute Avenue. He was walking his dogs at 9 a.m. when he saw the felines, two lying together on a neighbor's front...

 

Thomas Cross "Tom" Theobald

Thomas Cross "Tom" Theobald was born December 18, 1942, in Cheyenne, Wyoming, to Austin "Tex" Theobald and Betty Cross Theobald. Tom's early years were divided between living at a lake in southern... Full story

 

Boulder County seeks Niwot candidates for appointed committees

Boulder County is seeking applications for one opening on the Niwot Business Local Improvement District (LID) Advisory Committee, a nine-member independent board that "prioritizes expenditures of the...

 

Drainage improvement project to impact Niwot Road

On Monday, Dec. 13, the Boulder County department of transportation began work on a drainage improvement project at the intersection of Niwot Road and Walker Avenue. To safely facilitate the project,...

 

'Little Sir Echo" in Niwot

When I was small there was a catchy little ditty about an echo. Little sir echo, How do you do? Hello (hello) Hello (hello) ...which has now given me an earworm. But never mind. Several weeks ago, I...

 

Beyond the Mountain Brewery celebrates 4th anniversary

Last Saturday, Gunbarrel's Beyond the Mountain Brewing Company celebrated its fourth anniversary. The brewery, known for a love of both craft beer and music, had both on site for the event with a pair...

 

Front Range Community College adds STEM degree and paid apprenticeships

On Nov. 1, Front Range Community College (FRCC) announced that the college has received approval from the Higher Learning Commission to offer a new degree—a two-year Associate of Engineering Science (AES). FRCC is the first community college in...

 

Longmont Meals on Wheels expands to include pet care

Meals on Wheels ((MOW) provides so much more than hot food to its clients in Longmont and Niwot. The organization also provides wellness checks, and because of those checks, they were inspired to star...

 

December book review

Grief is a difficult thing. On one hand, we're often told to go through the stages, heal and move on. But on the other hand, it's not clear how long those stages "should" last, and we can be...

 

Running Lane Nationals: Niwot Cross Country Shines in Huntsville

We are proud to introduce The Green and Black, Niwot High School's own student produced newspaper. This newspaper began as an IB CAS project in 2020, and has grown into so much more. Now with over 50...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Dec. 15)

Meet Kody and Kenny! These 2 handsome Lab mixes are nearly identical brothers! These pups are both about 11 months old and just the sweetest little pups you could ever imagine. They are gentle with...

 

A sweet competition helps kids in need

On Dec. 12, Niwot Wheel Works hosted the 2nd annual Gingerbread House decorating contest, sponsored by local realtor Deborah Read Fowler. The 2021 contest attracted a total of 44 entries. On Dec. 11,...

 

Niwot Jewelry welcomes little Santas

On Saturday, Dec. 11, Niwot Jewelry (300 2nd Avenue) opened its doors to young shoppers looking for that special something to put under the tree for mom. Items on offer included necklaces, earrings,...

 

Walking in a Flagstaff wonderland

The holiday spirit was in overdrive at the inaugural Festival of Lights, a dazzling open-air celebration held at Flagstaff Academy (2040 Miller Drive, Longmont) on Dec. 9. The event featured 20 origin...

 

Arts Student of the Week-Evelyn Mason

Evelyn Mason is a naturally gifted musician who has been playing piano and violin since a very young age. Now a junior at Niwot High, she is the longtime concertmaster for the school’s symphony orchestra, and is a “good role model for her...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Rowan Osgood

The Niwot girls swim team has faced its share of challenges over the past few seasons, from lack of a home facility, to a coaching turnover, and, of course, the myriad complications due to the...

 

Niwot window decorating contest winners

Thank you to all who participated in this year's Holiday Window Display Competition! All of the beautiful displays helped to usher in an abundance of holiday cheer! Walking the streets of this little...

 

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