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 By Katrina Stroud    News    July 27, 2022

What's Buzzin'?

I hope you’re a fan of Jerry Seinfeld, co-writer and co-producer of “Bee Movie,” because Saturday, Aug. 27, is Niwot’s 2nd Annual Honeybee Harvest Festival. Go to downtown Niwot for live music, bee-friendly activities for children,...

 
 By Yule Peterson    News    July 27, 2022

Pete and Joan Wernick opened July 21 at Rock & Rails

A large crowd came early to the July 21 Rock & Rails concert, and were treated to an opening performance by "Dr. Banjo and Nurse Banjo," otherwise known as Pete and Joan Wernick, who have made...

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    July 13, 2022

Art with heart: paintings of Niwot exhibited for people to view and vote

A dog on hind legs peeks longingly into the window of Niwot Rental and Feed, a red guitar bursts from the stage at Whistlestop Park as children dance, a golfer tees off with Haystack Mountain in the...

 
 By Leigh Suskin    News    July 13, 2022

The Story Behind the Name: Hangge Fields at Monarch Park

Last week we wrote about Niwot native Royce Johnson and how in 1974 he made land available to the Gunbarrel Lefthand Valley Boys Baseball, Inc., a non-profit organization now known as Niwot Youth...

 

The Story Behind the Name: Johnson Farms and Brittany Place

By the middle of the 19th century, Sweden was in the throes of a national population crisis-the small country's population had doubled from 1750 to 1850, and was still growing. Tillable land became...

 
 By Kristen Arendt    News    July 6, 2022

Niwot Historical Society Hosts Fire House Museum Tours on the 4th

On Monday, July 4, the Niwot Historical Society welcomed Fourth of July parade-goers to take a self-guided tour of the Niwot Fire House Museum as part of their patriotic revels. The Niwot Fire House,...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    July 6, 2022

Pancake breakfast and concert draws large crowd

Niwot's annual 4th of July Pancake Breakfast was back to pre-pandemic size this year, with long lines waiting to be served by volunteers and staff from the Niwot Market. The Pancake Breakfast is more...

 
 By Leigh Suskin    News    June 29, 2022

4th of July Parade to start on Meadowdale Drive

The Fourth of July Parade in Niwot is always a joyous and lighthearted celebration of the birth of our nation. This year, slight changes to the lineup area (now on Meadowdale Drive) suggest an even...

 

The Story Behind the Name: Fire House Museum

With the Fourth of July fast approaching, it seems a fortuitous time to talk about the history of the Niwot firehouse. In 1910, concern about fire protection prompted Niwot citizens to acquire a... Full story

 
 By Deborah Fowler    News    June 22, 2022

Rotary Club of Niwot gives check to NCAA Ukraine Sculpture campaign

The Rotary Club of Niwot, through its grant program, was able to make a generous donation of $2,000 to the Niwot Cultural Arts Association to assist in the purchase of the "Kore That Awakening"...

 

The Story Behind the Name: Left Hand Grange

Not unlike other local businesses and attractions, Chief Niwot is the namesake for the Left Hand Grange as the Arapaho word for "left-hand" is Ni-wot. What is interesting about the building known as...

 

Niwot Youth Sports Baseball and Softball

Three Niwot Youth Sports players practiced their swings early Saturday morning at Left Hand Valley Grange Park to beat the afternoon heat. Julianna, Wesley, and Burke Deens were there taking some...

 
 By Deborah Fowler    News    June 15, 2022

Boy Scout Troop (BSA) 161G Court of Honor

The BSA Troop 161 Boys Troop has been operating out of Niwot for over 50 years. In April of 2021, the Left Hand Grange approved the BSA 161G troop, which started with 6 female scouts from the...

 

A Celebration of Life for Tom Theobald

Thomas Cross Theobald Dec. 18, 1942 - Nov. 10, 2021 A Celebration of Life for Tom Theobald will be held on Saturday, June 11th at 1:00 pm at the Left Hand Grange in Niwot. Tom died Nov. 10, 2021, after a long-time illness. His family invites the...

 
 By Deborah Fowler    News    June 1, 2022

Niwot Summer starts with Rock & Rails

Rock & Rails is a well-loved, much-attended community event in Niwot's very own Whistle Stop Park. As the recipient of the 2006 Governor's Award for Downtown Excellence for Best Promotional...

 

The Story Behind the Name: Niwot Tribune

When The Wandering Jellyfish Bookshop moved into its downtown Niwot home last year, it breathed new life into one of Niwot's most iconic spaces. Owners Carissa Mina and Jerilyn Patterson brought...

 

Niwot Eagle Scouts

Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Troop 161B held its Court of Honor ceremony to award the rank of Eagle Scout to Wyatt Boyd and Cole Robinson May 16 at the Left Hand Grange No. 9. Boyd and Robinson are...

 
 By Anne Dyni    News    May 25, 2022

Yesterday's News - Old Engine #10

It's a service we take for granted today - our local fire department. But until the late 1960s, Niwot's fire protection came from Longmont, which at the time had only one truck assigned to cover rural...

 

Niwot Eagle Scouts

Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Troop 161B held its Court of Honor ceremony to award the rank of Eagle Scout to Wyatt Boyd and Cole Robinson May 16 at the Left Hand Grange No. 9. Boyd and Robinson are...

 
 By Deborah Fowler    News    May 18, 2022

Five Kingdoms comes to Niwot

Niwot will host the next Five Kingdoms dinner to benefit the newly re-formed Slow Food chapter in Boulder. Brandon Pitcher launched 5 Kingdom dinners over 15 years ago to highlight a new approach to food, by focussing on protozoa, algae, plants,...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    May 11, 2022

LID approves funding for 3 events

The Niwot Local Improvement District (LID) approved five funding requests at its regular meeting May 3, including funding for three popular community events. Scott Firle chaired the meeting, with...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    May 11, 2022

Event season starts for Niwot Community Association

The Niwot Community Association’s (NCA) monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 4, covered a multitude of timely issues and events ranging from the latest on the Boulder Library District to the organization’s array of upcoming events. Boulder Library...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    April 27, 2022

Niwot Community Association's events: back on track in '22

The Niwot Community Association’s annual meeting was held April 19 at Left Hand Grange No. 9, facilitated by Niwot Community Association (NCA) president, David Limbach. An in-person audience of...

 
 By Anne Dyni    News    April 20, 2022

Yesterday's News--A Gardener's Scrapbook

Editor's Note: Historian Anne Dyni wrote a series of articles for the Left Hand Valley Courier. The series will be reprinted from time to time. Left Hand MeAnother Niwot tradition quietly slipped...

 
 By Katrina Stroud    News    April 13, 2022

Library District Update

On April 5, in a joint session, the Boulder City Council and the Boulder of County Commissioners (BOCC) held a public hearing on whether to create a library district which would include all city of...

 

LHVC: This was then

Now that we've been around for 25 years, the Courier will be recapping articles from 25 years ago. The following article appeared on page 1, Volume 1, Issue Number 2: Grange Field Gets Grass By Lori...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    March 23, 2022

Niwot's Marshall Fire fund grows

Deborah Read Fowler, NBA vice-president and chief architect of Niwot's Small Town/Big Heart fundraising effort to assist victims of the Marshall Fire, reported that the fund is now at $60,160.75 as...

 
 By Katrina Stroud    News    March 16, 2022

A library in Gunbarrel or Niwot?

The pandemic has been a devastating time within our personal lives and within our local and national governmental operations. Now that life is returning to "normal," the Boulder Library Champions, a...

 

Niwot to hold library district town hall

A public meeting to discuss an issue that could be on the November 2022 ballot is coming to the Left Hand Grange (195 2nd Ave.) next month. On March 8, representatives from the Boulder Public Library...

 

Left Hand Grange kicks off farm series with Ollin Farms

Left Hand Grange is going to be helping the community get to know local growers this season by hosting a series of farm-related mini-talks. The lead two events in the series will be a pair of...

 

Looking for a new Community Connection?

The Niwot Community Connection is a new organization designed to help people ages 50 and over make new friends. The organization was founded by local residents Eve Lempriere, Pat Murphy and Dawn...

 

Aprés Ski brings winter revelers to downtown Niwot

You didn't have to go out in the cold to celebrate all things winter at the 2nd annual Après Ski winter pop-up event, held Jan. 29 in downtown Niwot. From marshmallow toasting to aperitif tasting,... Full story

 

Dance and theatre company coming to Niwot

Though it doesn't seem possible, Niwot's arts scene is about to grow larger. The Niwot Play Company is bringing dance and theater classes to the heart of the community. The organization is run by...

 

Revenues continue to climb in Niwot LID

At its first monthly meeting of 2022 on Jan. 12, the Niwot Local Improvement District advisory committee approved two funding requests from the Niwot Business Association, heard an update about the pa...

 
 By Kim Glasscock    News    January 12, 2022

Niwot Community Association offers Marshall Fire aid

Niwot Community Association board members agreed at the Jan. 5 meeting that the organization wanted to help Marshall Fire victims that have found shelter in Niwot. Board members Pat Murphy and Mark Brigham, both real estate agents, said several fire...

 

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... Full story

 
 By Katrina Stroud    News    January 5, 2022

Rotary Club of Niwot celebrates anniversary

On Dec. 17, the Niwot Rotary Club celebrated 13 years of service, both in the local community and across international borders. As part of the Rotary tradition, a new president's name is added to...

 

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...

 

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...

 

Niwot Holiday Market draws shoppers looking for unique gifts

The seasonal festivities continued in Niwot on Dec. 4-5, with the first of two weekends of the Niwot Holiday Market, a shopping fair with more than 30 pop-up vendors in Cottonwood Square and on 2nd...

 

Think local when considering your year-end giving

In 2020, charitable giving rose to an all-time high in the U.S., even as many Americans struggled with uncertainty and disruptions. While that is good news for the nation's non-profit organizations, t... Full story

 

All is merry and bright

The weather may not have been very Christmas-like, but there was nonetheless plenty of holiday cheer at Niwot's annual holiday parade on Saturday, Nov. 26. This year's procession featured Elsa from...

 

An enchanting start to the holidays

Let the merriment begin! On Friday, Nov. 26, the 2021 holiday season officially got underway in Niwot with the 21st annual Enchanted Evening. Hundreds of revelers packed 2nd Avenue and Cottonwood...

 

Historical Society offers Niwot winter notecards

Since 1993, the Niwot Historical Society has been on a mission to collect, preserve, and share memories from the town's rich and storied past, which stretches back nearly 150 years. Starting...

 

'Enchanted Evening' to bring holiday magic to Niwot

The 2021 holiday shopping season is just around the corner and, conveniently, you don't have to go much farther than that to start it off right. On Friday, Nov. 26, the Niwot Business association kick...

 

Niwot LID committee hosts community groups

As part of the effort to update the town's five-year strategic plan, the Niwot Local Improvement District Advisory Committee invited leaders from more than a dozen local community organizations to a...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    November 10, 2021

Veterans honored in Niwot ceremony

A crowd of almost 100 gathered at the intersection of Franklin Street and Second Avenue on Sunday, Nov. 7, to honor veterans of the U.S. armed forces, including some 44 veterans with local...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    October 20, 2021

Left Hand Laurel – Victoria Keen, Deborah Read Fowler, and Dawn Server

Victoria Keen, Deborah Read Fowler, and Dawn Server were busy bees getting together one humming hive of a festival on August 28th. The first ever Niwot Honey Bee Harvest Festival was buzzing with...

 

Great Pumpkin Party returns to Niwot on Oct. 30

What has thousands of legs and puts on a disguise to invade downtown Niwot each October? The annual Great Pumpkin Party and Parade, a family-friendly celebration of all things fall and Halloween....

 

Niwot's windy Oktoberfest

A windy Saturday didn't dampen Niwot's Oktoberfest spirits. The weather did, however, cause tossed signs, fallen chairs outside of The Wheel House, and fewer people participating in outdoor activities...

 

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