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Brewers' cooperation a recipe for success

It is not uncommon to see similar businesses in fierce competition with each other. All it takes is 15 minutes of TV to see the competition between grocery stores, car companies and yes, even...


Rock & Rails closes out a successful season

Rock & Rails' second complete season following pandemic interruptions was a notable success. A full slate of musical acts played each Thursday between Jun. 2 and Aug. 25 and included 26 musical...

 By Deborah Cameron    News    July 20, 2022

Two area breweries take home four medals at the U.S. Open Beer Championships

Two local breweries recently medaled in the coveted U.S. Beer Cup. Niwot-born Bootstrap Brewing took home gold for its often awarded Wreak Havoc Imperial Red and a silver for its Chillax Pineapple...

 By Bruce Warren    News    May 25, 2022

Rock & Rails Preview

Rock & Rails, Niwot's signature summer concert series, kicks off the 2022 season on June 2 with popular local guitarist Kevin Dooley opening for Funkiphino at Whistle Stop Park, located at the...

 By Deborah Cameron    News    May 11, 2022

Bootstrap Brewing Medals at World Beer Cup

For the third time, Bootstrap Brewing Company's Wreak Havoc Imperial Red took home a bronze medal at this year's World Beer Cup in the strong red ale category. Beloved in our area, the south Longmont...

 By Bruce Warren    News    March 30, 2022

Left Hand Valley Courier: 25 years in the making

"Late November back in '96...' (to paraphrase an old Four Seasons song - December, 1963), seven of us got together to talk about creating a newspaper in the Niwot-Gunbarrel area. In alphabetical...


Ring in 2022 with cocktail recipes from Niwot mixologists

This New Year's Eve will see many celebrating the start of 2022 by staying in with friends. If you're one of those who are planning a Niwot night at home, three of our area's local drink masters have...


A Rock & Rails favorite wins GABF gold following turbulent Covid 19 experience

Blood Orange Kolsch, brewed by Crystal Springs Brewing Company in nearby Louisville, took home gold at the recent Great American Beer Festival awards ceremony, held earlier this month in Denver....


Bootstrap Brewing wins GABF Gold

Niwot-born Bootstrap Brewing has once again medaled at this year's Great American Beer Festival awards. The brewery received a gold medal for Stick's Pale Ale, a win which placed it among 20 other...

 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    July 28, 2021

Fritz Family Brewers opens Niwot taproom

After months of renovations, upgrades, and minor bureaucratic hassles, the beer is finally flowing at Fritz Family Brewers in Niwot. On July 23, owners Kelly and Cory Buenning opened their doors at...

 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    July 21, 2021

Countdown is on for Fritz Family Brewers

The taps are shined, the kegs are chilled, and even the cuckoo clocks are synchronized as the staff at Fritz Family Brewers (6778 79th St., Niwot) prepares for its long-awaited grand opening on...

 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    June 2, 2021

Rock & Rails 2021: Know before you go

Niwot's popular summer concert series Rock & Rails kicks off its 15th season on Thursday, June 3, with local duo Pacheco & Bower at 5 p.m. followed by headliner Mojomama at 6:30 p.m. Admission...

 By Deborah Cameron    News    April 28, 2021

Fritz Family Brewers gets closer to opening day

Last week's unexpected spring storm may have snarled traffic, but it didn't stop Cory Buenning from showing up at his future brewery, Fritz Family Brewers. Under bright blue skies and snow-heavy trees...

 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    March 3, 2021

Niwot LID meets with Boulder County Commissioners

Boulder County's newest commissioners Claire Levy and Marta Loachamin got a crash course in the history of the Niwot Local Improvement District when the BOCC met with members of the LID advisory...


Bootstrap Brewing brings home medals for beer and seltzer

This past month, Niwot's Bootstrap Brewing received some positive news to finish out its year. The brewery medaled three times in a pair of some of the most well regarded beverage competitions in the...


Fritz Family Beer takes over Bootstrap Brewing location

Pints will be brewed and poured in Cottonwood Square again. Last week, co-owners Leslie and Steve Kaczeus closed on the sale of the former Bootstrap Brewing location on 79th Street. New owners Cory...


The Community Speaks: Why Local Journalism Matters

In 2020, the public receives news from an enormous number of electronic as well as traditional sources. The information onslaught is relentless, can be frustratingly inaccurate, and isn't always able...


Wheel House bar and café opens on 2nd Avenue

On Sept. 17, as Niwot finally enjoyed the cooler temperatures of a late summer afternoon, the doors opened at The Wheel House bar and café at 101 2 nd Ave in Niwot. The new gathering spot is an exten...


Bootstrap Brewing adds executives, secures financing

In a year when many business headlines aren't positive, Bootstrap Brewing Company, founded in Niwot, recently made a significant staffing and financing announcement. Geoff Hess, former Regional...


NBA launches Niwot gift card initiative

In April, the Niwot Business Association had record attendance for its first ever Zoom meeting, due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Amongst the lively discussions, Josh Morin from We Love...

 By Abigail Scott    News    March 4, 2020

Stamp out the winter doldrums with the Shop Niwot Love Niwot Passport

A big part of Niwot's charm lies in its unique retail and dining options, which consistently deliver an experience unlike any other in Boulder County. An oasis amidst the large neighboring cities of...


Bootstrap Brewing launches new Sparkalicious hard seltzer

Award-winning Bootstrap Brewing, headed by co-owners Leslie and Steve Kaczeus, recently branched into something new-a line of hard seltzers. Their recently released Sparkalicious line features three...

 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    May 15, 2019

Bootstrap Brewing to close Niwot location

Calling it “an emotional decision,” co-owner Leslie Kaczeus confirmed that she and husband Steve will be closing Bootstrap Brewing Company’s Niwot taproom as soon as they are able to find a... Full story

 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    May 1, 2019

Auction to benefit Adopt-A-Cougar program

It’s no secret that college is expensive, but these days even planning for a post-secondary education can be pricey, between exam fees, application fees, and college visits. Unfortunately, these...

 By Dani Hemmat    News    February 8, 2019

Share the love: 14 ways to spread a little love in Gunbarrel and Niwot

Let’s face it. For some, Valentine’s Day is a thrill--what will my sweetheart buy me? What fantastic restaurant will we indulge at? For others, it’s a stressful minefield of procrastination,...


Local craft brewers taking wait and see approach to grocery store sales

The most substantial update in more than a decade took effect in Colorado’s oft-lamented liquor laws on Jan. 1, 2019, when the sale of full-strength beer and wine was finally allowed in grocery and... Full story


Drafts for Duffy to benefit Niwot High educator

Retired Niwot social studies teacher Douglas Duffy was recently diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer, and now his friends and family are inviting the community to come lend their support. On Friday,... Full story


Bootstrap Brewing wins silver at the Great American Beer Festival

The accolades just keep coming for Bootstrap Brewing Company. At last month’s Great American Beer Fest in Denver, its 1956 Golden Ale was awarded a silver medal in the Golden or Blonde Ale... Full story

 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    July 19, 2018

Bootstrap’s Wreak Havoc wins another bronze

Bootstrap Brewing Company’s beer, Wreak Havoc, claimed its second bronze medal of the year at the 2018 US Open Beer Championship, held earlier this month in Oxford, Ohio. Bootstrap is based out of...

 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    June 7, 2018

Alumni invited to St. Vrain Valley high schools reunion

The Longmont Downtown Development Association (LDDA) cordially invites alumni from all graduating years at Longmont, Skyline, Silver Creek, Niwot, Erie, Mead, Frederick, Lyons, Olde Columbine and the...

 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    May 23, 2018

Rock & Rails is back — but no dogs

The 13th-annual Rock & Rails summer concert series kicks off on June 7 and organizers are gearing up for another great summer of live music and family fun on Thursday nights at Whistlestop Park. Openi...

 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    May 18, 2018

Bootstrap’s “Wreak Havoc” medals at international beer competition

Niwot’s Bootstrap Brewing Company added another accolade to its already long list when long-time customer favorite Wreak Havoc was awarded a Bronze medal in the Imperial Red Ale category at the... Full story

 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    March 29, 2018

Jackson Cloud Band takes local music scene by storm

When Niwot student Jackson Cloud’s eponymous band beat out Golden-based Thunder and Rain in the final round of the Oskar Blues Battle of the Bands contest last month, it is fair to say he was a... Full story

 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    March 29, 2018

Local craft beer market shows signs of maturing

The abrupt closure of Powder Keg Brewing Company earlier this month may have been a shock to its Niwot neighbors, but industry insiders have seen the signs of a plateau in the craft beer market for a...

 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    March 1, 2018

New local stops on tap for Brewhop Trolley

Longmont-based Brewhop Trolley has announced plans to expand service to nine breweries in the Niwot and Gunbarrel area beginning next month. The new Brewhop Tour, which is scheduled to launch on...

 By Pam Martin    News    January 13, 2017

Niwot filmmaker uses local venues & brews

Niwot resident and independent filmmaker Dennis Hefter wrapped the shooting of his comedy, Army & Coop! in December. The script took two years to write and four weeks to shoot, and was filmed with an... Full story

 By Jesse Murphy    News    November 10, 2016

Bootstrap Brewing brings home awards

Steve and Leslie Kaczeus have added to their list of awards for their brewery in Niwot. Steve, owner and chief brewer of Bootstrap Brewing, along with Leslie, “Chief of Stuff,” won a gold medal...


Niwot welcomes fall with Oktoberfest

The Rotary Club of Niwot’s annual Oktoberfest was met with beautiful, sunny weather on Saturday, Oct. 1. Although it might not have felt like fall, people were in the mood to celebrate the new... Full story


Niwot Rotary gives back through Oktoberfest

The Rotary Club of Niwot is bringing it’s Oktoberfest fundraiser back to Niwot for its eighth year. The event, which will take place on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., is one of the...

 By Aurelia Pollard    News    August 4, 2016

Bootstrap brewery signs with Coors and plans expansion

Owners of Bootstrap Brewing Company, Steve and Leslie Kaczeus, are gearing up for big changes at their brewery in Niwot, located in Cottonwood Square. The couple recently signed on with Coors... Full story

 By Ashley Weibel    News    July 29, 2016

Rock & Rails plans memorable end to summer

With only five Thursdays left in the season, Rock & Rails is enlisting a noteworthy lineup to end the summer with a bang. Headliners such as Chris Daniels and the Kings with Freddi, The Hazel Miller...

 By Aurelia Pollard    News    June 2, 2016

Bootstrap Brewing wins award at World Beer Cup

Breweries, home brewers and craft brews have become immensely popular very quickly, especially in Colorado. Bootstrap Brewing joined the movement about four years ago when it opened in Niwot, in...


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