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Articles from the February 26, 2020 edition

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Left Hand Laurel: Vicki Maurer

Vicki Maurer's approach to life and volunteering is probably best put in her own words: "We do what we have to do and get it done." Maurer has been involved with many community organizations over the...

 

How Gunbarrel Got Its Name

In 1859, gold drew 100,000 people into the Pike's Peak Region in pursuit of their fortune. Thirty-nine-year-old Alonzo N. Allen was among them, and he was quick to realize that prospecting was a hard...

 

More wine than winter at the 6th annual Niwot celebration

The guest of honor was a no-show, but that didn't deter the hundreds of thirsty shoppers who descended on Niwot on Feb. 22 for the 6th annual Let's Wine About Winter store-to-store tasting event and...

 

Wooden Clogs and Bike Cogs: Obituary of a bike commuter

In the sixth grade, my social studies teacher had our class do a report and presentation on a European country. My partner and I chose Denmark. I don't remember much about the report, which I'm sure was excellent or blatantly counterfactual, but I...

 

Even on Easter Island, everyone reads the Courier

We'd love to see where you take the Courier. Send your photos from your neighborhood park, the Great Sand Dunes, the mountains, or where in the world you may be traveling to Editor...

 

Using technology to boost Mobility for All

For many of us, hailing an Uber for a ride home from the brewery or buying a bus ticket to Coors Field takes just a few taps on a screen, but for those with financial or other special needs, fluency...

 

Niwot High's new football coach expects more than wins

Niwot High's new head football coach, Nik Blume, doled out pizza and enthusiasm when he met with the players and their parents last week, sharing his "full tilt" approach to coaching. He won't...

 

NHS starts new tradition of 'Wish Week'

Niwot High School students are no strangers to helping the community. Whether it's individual teams having Breast Cancer Awareness Games for their sports or or other groups' fundraisers, students...

 

It's a laughing matter

It's been a long time since my friend Sadie and I have connected. When I was writing this column on a regular basis, Sadie and I would often talk about kids, husbands, work, and dealing with the ups...

 

Niwot forensics team builds on past toward the future

Over the years, speech and debate kids have often joked, "We don't cut up dead bodies, but we might quote them." First founded in Wisconsin in 1925, the National Speech & Debate Association,...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Morgan, Feb. 26)

Meet Morgan, a sweet and gentle 11-month-old kitty that's looking to get off to a great start with a new, loving, forever family. This young kitty likely will fit in well with another cat as well as...

 

Reviving Niwot history in Whistle Stop Park

In 1873, the year the Colorado Central Railroad completed its track, one of the first buildings erected was the Depot. Two years later, the official plat of the town of Niwot was filed on March 30, 18...

 

Death Notice (Jerry Dean Brooks)

Retired Niwot High School teacher Jerry Dean Brooks died Feb. 14, 2020, in Las Animas Colo., at age 81. A graveside service will be held Friday, Feb. 21 at 11 a.m. at the Las Animas-Bent County Cemetery followed by a celebration of Jerry’s life at... Full story

 

Reminder to Vote by March 3 (Super Tuesday)

If you haven't already mailed in your paper ballot, or dropped it off in Longmont or Boulder, the voter service centers in this area are open for voting in the Presidential Primary on Monday February...

 

Rotary Club of Niwot honors Students of the Month

Recently, three Niwot High students were recognized by the Rotary Club of Niwot for their outstanding achievements in and out of the classroom. The three were introduced at a recent Rotary Club...

 

Lopez and Torres bow out at state wrestling championships

Niwot seniors Jovani Lopez and Daniel Torres accomplished much more than they thought possible during their four-year high school wrestling careers, but in the immediate aftermath of grueling losses...

 

Codevilla captures two titles at Class 4A state championships

There weren't very many Cougars in the pool at the 2020 Class 4A swim and dive championships, but what the Niwot state squad lacked in competitors, it more than made up for in impressive swims. Chief...

 

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