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Qualified Listeners hears what veterans are saying

Veterans in Niwot and elsewhere need a lot of support, including listening, advocacy and concrete resources for healing. A local nonprofit, Qualified Listeners, has been providing these services for...

 

Be the change you wish to see in 2022

Like it or not, 2022 is just around the corner, and if your plans for the new year involve bettering the world, there's no better place to start than your own community. The Left Hand Valley is home t...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    August 25, 2021

Jack's Solar Garden is a field of plenty

August is the month when gardens prove their worth. If produce, flowers, and pollinators are thriving, the tender of a garden is delighted. This first full summer of cultivating at Jack's Solar Garden...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    July 28, 2021

Left Hand Laurel – Jeff Lally

Gunbarrel-based nonprofit Cultivate is focused on meeting the needs of our community's seniors. How this plays out is by way of seven programs: Carry-out Caravan (shopping/delivery), Fix-It (home...

 
 By Kristen Arendt    News    June 30, 2021

New trees offset impacts of the emerald ash borer

Boulder County Parks and Open Space recently completed several planting projects to offset canopy loss on open space property caused by the emerald ash borer. County staff and volunteers planted 52 ne...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    April 21, 2021

Volunteering – it couldn't happen without you

April is National Volunteer month, a moment when the US acknowledges and honors the impressive impact volunteers make by giving their time and energy. We can all make the world a better place by...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    August 12, 2020

Left Hand Laurel – Andy Lattanzi

The expression "people person" was created precisely for the likes of Niwotian Andy Lattanzi. He genuinely enjoys being around others and has a natural ease when it comes to interacting. Lattanzi...

 

'Our journey together has had its highs and lows, but has also been a sweet dream'

There wasn't anything normal about the way high school ended for the Niwot Class of 2020, but the belated graduation ceremony held on Saturday, July 25 was a lovely approximation of it. Perfect weathe...

 

Neighbors step up to help during the coronavirus outbreak

Who needs help? That's what some community members are asking, providing a bright spot amid the fear and uncertainty around the coronavirus. A Gunbarrel woman has offered to go grocery shopping or...

 
 By Courier Staff    News    February 5, 2020

Eight ways to show your community some love this Valentine's Day

When you're spreading the love to friends and family this Valentine's Day, don't forget another valuable member of your everyday life: the local community. There are a number of simple but thoughtful...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    December 25, 2019

Kamilla Macar - Left Hand Laurel

Retiree Kamilla Macar is anything but re-"tired." She's incredibly active, positive, outgoing, and caring. Each week, among the long list of other happenings keeping her busy, the 83 year-old will be...

 

SVVSD ups school safety

Nothing came of last week's bomb threat at Niwot High School, except the arrest of a student believed to be responsible. Nothing, but rattled nerves and the question, when will this fear of school-bas...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    October 30, 2019

Finkel & Garf hosts weekly Pints With a Purpose

Local Gunbarrel brewery, Finkel & Garf, is a beloved staple in the community. Sunday afternoons can be whiled away on the patio with a delicious, uncomplicated beer in hand. The father-son team that set out to create a community gathering space did s...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    October 9, 2019

Getting to medical appointments is easy with Vetsgo

Within Boulder, Broomfield, Larimer, and Weld Counties, veterans over age 65 number more than 27,000 according to the Colorado Veterans Affairs Department. Boulder County alone is home to more than...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    July 24, 2019

Giving back with Left Hand Giving Circle

In early 2017, Virginia Dutkin and 20 of her Niwot neighbors launched the Left Hand Giving Circle, a philanthropic organization that uses pooled resources to donate funds and volunteer hours to area n...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 7, 2018

Familiar Faces – Vic and Joyce Johnson

A close friend of Joyce and Victor Johnson’s brought them to the attention of the Courier, knowing the couple would be interesting to profile in our Familiar Faces column. They’ve made the most... Full story

 

Bonsai tradition comes to Longmont

Trees in Colorado tend to be wild, scraggly and often sprout directly from stone faces in the mountains. They’re used to unpredictable weather, frequent droughts and the occasional fire. All of thes... Full story

 

Heatherwood first grade visits growing gardens

Roots, stems, leaves and more! Heatherwood first-graders are learning about plants this fall. As part of this unit of study, students took a field trip to Growing Gardens in north Boulder on Oct. 10,...

 

New NBA Economic Development Director Appointed

The Niwot Business Association (NBA) has announced the hiring of a new Economic Development Director (EDD), Niwot resident Catherine McHale. McHale’s first day on the job was Sept. 1 and she steps...

 
 By Jesse Murphy    News    July 7, 2017

Temple Grandin School makes strides

Since 2011, a school in Gunbarrel has been helping students with a variety of neurological disorders ranging from autism to Asperger’s. Co-founded by Jennifer Wilger and David Hazen, the school...

 

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