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 By Kristy Zado    News    August 10, 2022 

First Friday Fun

First Friday Art Walk did not disappoint- a sky glowing with an orange sunset was the perfect backdrop for the Friday, Aug. 5 event. If you haven't strolled historic Niwot in search of unique, local a...

 

Lid approves mural funding

Niwot's historic connection to Native Americans will take on a new look with the installation of four murals in Cottonwood Square shopping center. The Niwot Local Improvement District advisory...

 
 By Maria Karagianis    News    May 11, 2022

Left Hand Laurel: Kathy Trauner

Born in the Bronx and having traveled the world, Kathy Trauner, now a long-time Colorado resident, turned a great idea into reality last year for Niwot residents feeling trapped by Covid. The owner...

 

Around the World - Fun, Culture and Fundraising

Following the huge success of last year's inaugural Around the World Day, the event will return for a second year on May 14th. The day was created based on an idea from Fly Away Home store owner Kathy...

 

Niwot Natural Medicine's Dr. Janine Malcolm steals the show at NBA meeting

Cimmini's was packed last Tuesday for the monthly Niwot Business Association meeting. It might have had something to do with the refreshments provided by the popular Italian restaurant, and it might...

 
 By Katrina Stroud    News    March 9, 2022

Bring your green to Lucky Niwot Day

Top of the mornin' to ya, laddies. I hope you're excited for Saint Patrick's Day, because a festival is coming up, known as Lucky Niwot Day. It will take place on March 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on...

 
 By Katrina Stroud    News    March 2, 2022

Cimmini's hosts symphony bruch to benefit Marshall Fire fund

On Feb. 26, the Italian restaurant Ciminini's (300 2nd Ave.) hosted a fundraising event for the Marshall Fire victims. Customers paid $25 per ticket to enjoy a lovely Saturday morning, while...

 

Rock & Rails returns to Niwot for 16th year

The popular weekly concert series Rock & Rails is returning to Niwot's Whistle Stop Park for 13 shows in 2022, and organizers are gearing up for another great summer of live music and family fun...

 

Marshall Fire fundraiser at Après-Ski celebration

On Jan. 29, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. the Niwot Business Association is hosting the second annual Après-Ski Pop-Up Celebration. Come to Downtown Niwot with your family and friends to enjoy all the...

 

It's not too late! Think local for last-minute gifts

We're in the home stretch of the holiday shopping season, and for those of you with a few names left to check off your gift list, be sure to consider one of the dozens of unique items from 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...

 

2021 Niwot Holiday Gift Guide

When it's time to purchase holiday gifts this year, you can always pull out your keyboard and order gifts from Amazon or purchase something from a chain retailer at the mall. But local stores here...

 

Jazz finds a new champion in Niwot

Many Niwotians know Keith Waters as the co-owner of Inkberry Books, along with longtime partner Gene Hayworth. But underneath that mild mannered exterior lies the syncopated heart of a jazz...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    July 14, 2021

Rock & Rails finds mid-season groove

Like a lot of other well-loved community activities, last year Rock & Rails faced cancellation in the wake of pandemic health concerns. But 2021 is a new year, and things are beginning to reopen....

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    July 7, 2021

And all that jazz

Niwot residents will soon have another reason to come together and celebrate. This September, the Niwot Cultural Arts Association (NCAA), through the efforts of Keith Waters and Gene Hayworth, will...

 

Take a trip Around the World in Niwot

Niwot Around the World Day was on Saturday, May 15. Businesses throughout Cottonwood Square and along 2nd Avenue adopted a country for a day, with refreshments, costumes and decorations to reflect...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    May 12, 2021

How does Niwot work? - Part 10

Eli Buzas brought the idea of forming an education foundation to Niwot High School from Florida when he moved to Colorado in 1991. Buzas, who died earlier this year of COVID-19 complications, envision...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    May 5, 2021

Gift Guide: Keep it local this Mother's Day

Mother's Day is just around the corner, and if you're considering how to show appreciation to someone special, there are plenty of options for local gifts. Better yet, dollars that are spent in the...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    May 5, 2021

Niwot Around the World Day

For months, Niwot has been the site of a string of events to give residents a reason to safely gather during the pandemic and keep them in front of local businesses. These events have offered...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    April 14, 2021

Niwot Sidewalk Sale returns on April 17

One of last year's favorite Niwot downtown events, the Sidewalk Sale on 2nd Avenue and at Cottonwood Square, is set to return. "We've got a better idea of what people like, what goes, what doesn't....

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    March 10, 2021

Niwot LID board passes 'annual and perennial' funding request

New events headed to Niwot this spring and summer, as the Local Improvement District advisory committee approved a full slate of funding requests at its monthly meeting on March 2. The LID members als...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    February 17, 2021

Familiar Faces - Klare Black and Suzi Hendrix

For seven years the Bowhaus in Gunbarrel has provided furry family members with daycare and boarding. While the pooches are playing with friends and relaxing in a safe environment, they're likely to...

 

Finish your holiday list with these gifts from the Left Hand Valley

We're in the home stretch of the holiday shopping season, and for those of you with a few names left to check off your gift list, be sure to consider one of the dozens of unique items from the...

 

Boulder County levels up to 'severe risk' restrictions

On Friday, Nov. 6, Boulder County was moved to Level Orange, High Risk category. Barely two weeks later, Governor Jared Polis added a new color to the COVID dial and Boulder County was bumped up to...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 11, 2020

Familiar Face – Jane Leland Langdon

Jane Leland Langdon's art expresses what's in her heart - a genuine love for life and others. You've seen Langdon's oil and watercolor paintings in Niwot and Boulder County businesses and homes....

 

Going smaller: retail incubator launches in Niwot

Luring new businesses to town has been an ongoing challenge for the Niwot Business Association, so they've decided to start growing their own. Last month, the group launched the Little Holiday Shops...

 

Niwot LID 2020 revenues subject to question

It's shaping up to be a busy, but socially distanced winter around Niwot, as the LID advisory committee members considered funding requests for upcoming holiday themed events at their virtual monthly...

 

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...

 

Booth's bat leads Niwot softball past Frederick

In an eight-inning thriller east of I-25, Niwot softball upset the top-10 ranked Frederick Warriors 16-14 on its home turf on Thursday, Sept. 24. The Cougars moved to 6-8 on the season with two games...

 

Fall into fun at upcoming Niwot events

Though most traditional fall events had to be shelved in 2020, autumnal-themed fun is still on the agenda in Niwot, courtesy of two brand new offerings from the Niwot Business Association. "In COVID t...

 

Niwot's Sidewalk Sale is second consecutive successful event

After a summer of cancelations, on Saturday, Sept. 12, Niwot saw its second weekend of outdoor events with its second sidewalk sale. Merchants in Cottonwood Square and 2nd Avenue put up tents and...

 
 By Emily Long    News    September 9, 2020

First Friday Art Walk marks return to Niwot

The First Friday Art Walk returned to Niwot on Friday, Sept. 4, after a five-month hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic. The town was bustling with perhaps the largest crowd out and about since the...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    August 12, 2020

Niwot LID approves funding for parking lot

After taking a short summer break in July, the Niwot LID advisory committee was back in action on Aug. 4 with a full agenda. Treasurer's Report LID Treasurer Bruce Rabeler opened the meeting with a...

 

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...

 

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...

 

Annual window decorating contest winners

Niwot's annual window decorating contest, sponsored by Left Hand Animal Hospital, drew an unprecedented number of participants at Enchanted Evening on Nov. 29. With 23 businesses included in Old Town...

 

Chilling at Enchanted Evening

The conditions were decidedly seasonal at Niwot's annual Enchanted Evening celebration, held Nov. 29 from 6 to 9 p.m. Hearty locals braved frigid temperatures and snowy sidewalks to enjoy musical...

 

Niwot's Fly Away Home celebrates local artists

Fly Away Home is a cozy little shop tucked away in Niwot's Cottonwood Square. Its owner Kathy Trauner has high hopes for the home décor and gift boutique, and those hopes have to do with celebrating...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    Business    July 17, 2019

Offices take the lead in commercial leasing front

According to the 2019 Colorado Business Economic Outlook, published annually by the CU Leeds School of Business, Boulder County’s economy is robust and growing, outpacing state and national...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    May 30, 2019

Fly Away Home is here to stay

Fly Away Home is celebrating two big happenings - the home décor business has landed in its permanent home at Cottonwood Square Shopping Center and will be offering the talent of another local...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    April 4, 2019

Annual art show is springing out

Springtime brings out the sun, the flowers, and the artists in town. Now in its eighth year, the annual Why Not Niwot? Juried Art Show is guaranteed to draw a talented collection of painters and...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    January 31, 2019

Cottonwood Square Shopping Center news

Cottonwood Square Shopping Center under new ownership, same management Bridge Commercial Partners Fund III LLC has sold Cottonwood Square Shopping Center to MAC Management Cottonwood, LLC. MAC is...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    June 28, 2018

Left Hand Laurel – Jim Jones

Sponsored by Fabulous Finds The work of a few who quietly and reliably give from their hearts becomes the powerful way in which people’s lives are touched and forever changed for the better. Jim...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    June 9, 2018

Fly Away Home Décor ready to feather nests

When Niwotians Linda Vehrenkamp and Kathy Trauner met professionally, they instantly bonded as friends. For nearly 30 years they’ve continued their friendship as their lives unfolded; they met and...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    December 15, 2017

Bill Yoh, celebrating 100 years of life and love

Born in the age of rumble seats, ice boxes, and boys’ knickers, Bill Yoh has seen and experienced an enormous number of changes in the world over the past 100 years. Yoh will officially become a cen...

 

Football: Despite loss, Lanter sees progress against Summit

Although the Cougars didn’t come away with a win in their home opener against the Summit Tigers last Friday night, Niwot head coach Jeremy Lanter has no doubt his team is headed in the right... Full story

 
 By Thorn Compton    Sports    May 25, 2016

Silver Creek swimming finishes 5th in state

Sitting in fourth place with four events left, the Silver Creek High School boys swimming team needed a great performance from its 200 free relay team to catapult into third place in the state championships. What they got was an outstanding...

 

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