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Third-grader claims NES spelling crown

An unexpected "glitch" might have sealed the victory for third-grader Sylvia Madry at the 12th annual Niwot Elementary...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    December 4, 2019

Familiar Faces - Bill and Jill Whitener

Their first names rhyme, so it is easy to see them as a matched set and their last name is emblematic of the brightening effe...

 

Rotary Club of Niwot donates dictionaries to local students

On Nov. 21, third graders at Niwot Elementary School received personal dictionaries donated by the Rotary Club of Niwot....

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 27, 2019

Jim Thomas and Archie – Left Hand Laurel

Medicine on a leash is how this month's Laurel recipient Jim Thomas refers to his faithful companion, Archie the fox red...

 

Thanksgiving traditions of the Left Hand Valley

Thanks to the Niwot Historical Society archives, we get a glimpse into Niwot's bygone Thanksgiving celebrations. On Nov. 22,...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    October 30, 2019

Lefty's Pizza Celebrates 25 Years in Niwot

Our town is home to many noteworthy eateries offering mouthwatering dishes and a place to catch up with family, friends and...

 

Death Notices (Oct. 30)

Janet M. “Jan” Tornow, retired beloved Niwot Elementary School Clerk, died Tuesday Oct. 15, 2019 at age 81. Services have been held. Memorial contributions can be made to...

 

Ninjas invade 4th annual Fall Crawl

On Friday Oct. 5, a cadre of tweenage ninjas-in-training jumped, swung, and climbed their way through a colorful obstacle...

 

The Niwot Trot returns for its 14th year

On Sept. 22, the highly anticipated Niwot Trot road race returns once again to the tranquil streets of Niwot.This year marks...

 

Boulder County Kids celebrating 25 years

Going strong 25 years after its debut, Boulder County Kids (BCK) magazine is the area’s comprehensive guide for all things...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    September 4, 2019

Student-Athlete of the Week: Preston Lee

Knowing children in Uganda were playing soccer barefoot, and in some instances with only one cleat, was not acceptable to...

 

Mwebaza Foundation completes Project Uganda: Cougars/CDC Creating Classrooms

Last year, Mwebaza Foundation set the goal of outfitting Niwot Elementary’s sister school, Mwebaza Infant Primary School...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    August 28, 2019

Gabe Amaya – Familiar Face

There’s just nothing like the anticipation of opening a package, so everyone loves it when the big brown truck stops in fro...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    August 14, 2019

Mwebaza Foundation fosters cross-cultural understanding

The Aug. 22 Rock & Rails Tip Jar recipient is The Mwebaza Foundation, founded right here in Niwot. The Mwebaza Foundation...

 
 By Kim Glasscock    News    June 26, 2019

Patty Strecker named 2019 4th of July Grand Marshal

Patty Strecker of Niwot is unabashedly red, white and blue patriotic. The co-founder of the Niwot Patriotic Cookie Moms will...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    June 12, 2019

Left Hand Laurel – Debbie Lammers

Debbie Lammers is this month’s Left Hand Laurel recipient because of her dedication to St. Vrain Valley School District...

 
 By Dani Hemmat    News    June 5, 2019

J.A.R.E.D Foundation: The beat goes on

Two years after its inception, the J.A.R.E.D. Foundation continues its march forward to bring music education to students...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    May 22, 2019

Niwot Elementary School says goodbye to two long-time employees

Barb Van Winkle, Teacher Barb Van Winkle has worked for St. Vrain Valley School District (SVVSD) for 31 years. She started...

 
 By Dani Hemmat    News    May 1, 2019

Always going above and beyond: Paige Wilson

School teachers are arguably some of the hardest working people with one of the most difficult, but important jobs. A top...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    May 1, 2019

Student-athlete of the Week: Erica Bortfeldt

The quadrennial summer Olympic Games brings millions of new athletes to gymnastics, and after the U.S. team’s dramatic...

 
 By Kim Glasscock    News    April 27, 2019

NCA welcomes area educators to 2019 annual meeting

The Niwot Community Association did one of the things it does best at its April 17 annual meeting for members – connect...

 
 By Kim Glasscock    News    April 12, 2019

NCA looks ahead to eventful spring

Niwot Community Association board members are gearing up for the group’s busy seasons. Kicking off the spring is the...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    April 5, 2019

Student of the Week: Nevin Gilbert

Nevin Gilbert may still be a few weeks away from his high school graduation but the future engineer already has the resume...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    March 27, 2019

Left Hand Laurel: Terry and Cathy Olkin

Longmont-based Up-A-Creek Robotics is home to one of the top high school robotics teams in the country, thanks in large part...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    March 13, 2019

Niwot Rotary Club spreads the love of reading

The National Education Association’s celebration Read Across America has been an annual event since 1998. What better day...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    March 13, 2019

Jackson Cloud returns to his roots

It’s been the better part of a decade since teenage rocker Jackson Cloud made his St. Vrain Valley Schools debut, and now...

 

NCA kicks-off 2019 membership drive

Niwot residents will soon be seeing reminders to renew their Niwot Community Association memberships in their mailboxes, email in-boxes and along Niwot Road. The membership dr...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    February 2, 2019

Niwot Elementary School hosts robotic challenge

Students, coaches, judges, volunteers, families, and technology fans overflowed Niwot Elementary School’s (NES) gymnasium...

 

Optimist Club hosts Family Fun Day

The Boulder Evening Optimists Club is inviting local families to the Wild Game in Longmont on Feb. 3 for a morning of games...

 

Obituary: Olivia Ann Kunik

September 10, 1999- January 8, 2019 Olivia Ann Kunik, 19, made her final curtain call on Tuesday January 8, 2019. She leaves...

 

Niwot Rotary marks decade of community service

The Rotary Club of Niwot celebrated its 10th anniversary on Dec. 18 with a holiday dinner held at 1914 House. On hand to...

 

NCA discusses additional holiday decorations

Contributing to Niwot’s festive holiday decorations around town was on the minds of Niwot Community Association board...

 

Hudgins crowned spelling champ

The winning word was ‘diminutive’, but the accomplishment was just the opposite for Niwot Elementary fifth-grader Andrew...

 

Top off your holiday shopping with recent releases from Left Hand Valley authors

The tradition of giving books as gifts is practically as old as the printed word itself and, in fact, books were among the...

 

Students of the Week: Mwebaza Student Volunteers

Last year at this time, Dale Peterson’s bold vision for building and equipping a new classroom and then shipping it...

 
 By Katie Rowley    News    December 7, 2018

The Mwebaza Foundation marks end of ‘Cougars/CDC Creating Classrooms’

Mwebaza Foundation founder and president Dale Peterson was in good spirits after the closing ceremony for ‘Cougars/CDC...

 

Obituary: Donald Richard Hicks

May 3, 1933 - Nov. 2, 2018  Donald Richard “Dick” Hicks was born on May 3, 1933 to the union of Chester Carl and Anna...

 

St. Vrain Valley Schools offer focus programming

Communities within St. Vrain are thriving and leading the way as Colorado continues to build and attract the top workforce...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    October 25, 2018

Niwot residents voice concerns over development

Residents of Niwot showed up in force at the community meeting to both question county officials and for many, to hold their...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    October 5, 2018

Kids get jazzed thanks to Niwot’s Jazz on 2nd Ave

This year’s Jazz on 2nd Ave, the eighth year for the event, welcomed more than 1500 participants over the weekend of Sept...

 

Left Hand Laurel – Dale Peterson

There’s a school in Kyengera, Uganda named Mwebaza. Two hundred students and six teachers spend their days learning and...

 

Sunset Middle gears up for Fall Crawl

The annual Fall Crawl fundraiser hasn’t been a Sunset Middle School tradition for very long, but it has quickly become a fa...

 

City of Longmont proclaims Sept. 11 as Mwebaza Day

In a ceremony at the Longmont City Council chambers, the Longmont City Council designated Sept 11 as Mwebaza Day. The...

 

Pack 161 has a blast

 On Sunday, Aug. 26, the Niwot Cub Scout Pack 161 held its annual rocket launch at Niwot Elementary School. More than...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    August 31, 2018

Niwot Elementary School new Cougar staff

Niwot Elementary School (NES) starts this school year with Kylea Winka as the newly appointed dean of students and Avery...

 

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