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 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    May 12, 2021 

Niwot LID approves funding for three more summer events

Niwot's summer calendar will look more like its pre-pandemic norm, after the Niwot Local Improvement District Advisory...

 
 By Courier Staff    Education    May 12, 2021 

Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week

Nancy Pitz, (left) Niwot Elementary School, happily accepts coffees for the teachers that Pat Murphy of Niwot Real Estate...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    May 5, 2021

Student-Athlete of the Week Ismael Dominguez

Senior forward Ismael Dominguez didn't earn the nickname "Big Game Ish" by accident. His penchant for being in the right plac...

 

SVVSD honors its Teachers of the Year

Niwot Elementary's Jessica Easley says she has an amazing job. Her passion for teaching and dedication to her students...

 

Niwot High senior makes virtual music globally

It's not every teen who can find an emergency bandmate in their house, let alone one who can play Zimbabwean music. When...

 

SVVSD Teacher of the Year finalists stepped up in new ways

It's always a great honor to be named a finalist for Teacher of the Year, but this year's group earned recognition in a...

 

Restaurant Night at Chipotle for Mwebaza Foundation

On April 6, Niwot Elementary School and the Mwebaza Foundation are hosting a fundraiser at Chipotle on Ken Pratt Boulevard...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    March 10, 2021

Familiar Face – Tom Studholme

You're in the midst of Thomas Studholme's artwork when you shop and stroll in Niwot. Studholme's paintings are found...

 

Challenging 2021 season ends for Niwot boys

The Niwot boys didn't end up on the winning end of the score in their 2021 season finale, but even that wasn't enough to...

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    March 3, 2021

Left Hand Laurel - Lydia Moy

School volunteer Lydia Moy looks at every opportunity and raises it up a notch. "Your job is not to do 10,000 cutout...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week - Grace Wardle

Like all seniors in the class of 2021, Niwot girls basketball point guard Grace Wardle has been dealt a rough hand. The...

 

Niwot remembers Eli Buzas

Sue Prahl couldn't hold back her emotions while talking about her dear friend Eli Buzas. "I just remember his huge heart,"...

 

Teacher of the Year Nominations now open

In a year full of challenges, educators have gone above and beyond to support their students. Teachers have been placed in...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week-Elizabeth Duncan

Looking over the long list of Elizabeth Duncan's high school achievements, a few words leap to mind: varied, wide-ranging, un...

 

It's not too late! End 2020 on a charitable note

The COVID-19 pandemic turned life upside down for most of us over the past 12 months, but it was especially hard on the...

 

SVVSD plan in play for in-person learning

On Wednesday, Dec. 16 the St. Vrain Valley School District Board of Education held a special meeting to discuss the return...

 

SVVSD Board of Education hears 2020 enrollment update

It almost seems that since COVID shook the nation in March, it has been an easy scapegoat for many shortcomings. Even if...

 

Cookie Moms send holiday cheer from Niwot

The Niwot Patriotic Cookies Moms have been hard at work since Thanksgiving, packing up goodie boxes for the Christmas...

 

Colorado Gives Day is around the corner

In 1975, the Lutheran Medical Center Foundation was created as a way to support a nonprofit hospital in West Denver. Since...

 
 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...

 

Managing COVID-19 not an easy task for schools

With the return of in-person learning on Oct. 5, Niwot schools and the St. Vrain Valley School District (SVVSD) are working...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    October 14, 2020

Familiar Face - Michelle Henzel

Amongst the shapes, colors, and textures inside Niwot's Osmosis Art and Architecture on 2nd Avenue, there's a face locals...

 

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...

 

St. Vrain parents group seeks return to in-person learning

A growing number of local families are deeply frustrated with full-time remote learning in the St. Vrain Valley School...

 
 By Jack Carlough    Sports    July 29, 2020

Story behind the place: Hagen Field

In last week's edition of the Left Hand Valley Courier, we covered the story behind Niwot's Ritz Field, named after Colorado...

 

Race to benefit St. Vrain special needs students goes virtual

The annual Sunrise Stampede 10K run-walk has served as the unofficial kick-off to the new school year in St. Vrain Valley...

 

Students and families digest school district plans for fall

It's not the school year that parents and students would like, but at least it's better than last spring. That's how several...

 

Niwot Elementary's Odyssey of the Mind team goes to world competition

Much of what students learn in school is something called "crystalline knowledge," or knowledge that is based on...

 

SVVSD and NHS celebrate Seal of Biliteracy

In the fall of 2019, St. Vrain Valley School District formally announced its participation in awarding the Seal of...

 

Student of the Week: James Tran

During his four years at Niwot High, James Tran was always eager to accept a new challenge, from joining the knitting club, t...

 
 By Emily Long    Education    June 10, 2020

Beloved Niwot teachers and administrator retiring

This year has been strange and challenging for educators everywhere, including in Niwot. In a time of unprecedented change...

 

Niwot Historical Society calls on Niwot community to help preserve local COVID-19 history

Though difficult to comprehend in our current environment, the events of COVID-19 mark an unprecedented moment in our shared...

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    May 20, 2020

'The excruciating hour' and other adventures in online schooling for young kids

When historians write the history of the coronavirus pandemic, they might want to add this description of online learning...

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    May 13, 2020

Left Hand Laurel - Diane Zimmermann

She howls, sews masks, plots to honor grads, helps kids learn, gets them moving, organizes the occasional birthday car-parade...

 

Graduates invited to join parade to celebrate their accomplishment

Make a float out of your car and come celebrate with a graduation parade. That's what a mom in Heatherwood is telling...

 

SVVSD Teacher of the Year honors awarded

The Education Foundation of the Saint Vrain Valley School District recently announced the winners of their 2020 Tribute to Te...

 

Niwot High math teacher honored by district

The socially distant version of the annual Tribute to Teachers awards may have lacked the glamour of a gala, but that didn't...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    April 22, 2020

Local nonprofits get creative to stay afloat

Our local nonprofits do tremendous work in supporting the Boulder County community. However, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week

By the time she reached high school, senior keeper Quinn Gossett thought her soccer playing days were well behind her, but...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    April 8, 2020

'Easter Bunny' arranges special delivery for the troops

Pat Murphy of Niwot Realty didn't get a chance to hand out candy and prizes at Niwot's annual Easter egg hunt this year, but...

 
 By Emily Long    News    March 18, 2020

Niwot's Cathy Olkin sending Lucy to the sky

According to Cathy Olkin, a planetary scientist at Boulder's Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), "Probably you've never hear...

 

Niwot Elementary Children's Book & Art Sale breaks record

This past Wednesday, Niwot Elementary School hosted its 12th annual Children's Book and Art Sale to benefit The Mwebaza...

 

Niwot Elementary hosts Mwebaza Foundation Book and Art Sale

Stop by Niwot Elementary School on March 4 and shop the 12th annual Children's Book and Art Sale. Each year, the elementary...

 

Order in the court at Niwot Elementary

On Feb. 20, Niwot Elementary gifted and talented students held a mock trial. Students were assigned several roles, including...

 
 By Emily Long    News    February 12, 2020

Bronski family publishes definitive gluten-free pizza cookbook

When South Longmont resident Peter Bronski was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2007, the Italian-American author, who came...

 

Niwot High works with 'rivals' to give kids a Christmas

Three rival high schools came together this past holiday season to bring Christmas to their community. Representatives from...

 

Judy Lee Gould

Retired Niwot Elementary School front office clerk, Judy Lee Gould, died January 18, 2019 at age 74. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 25 at Howe... Full story

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Kyle Reeves

Kyle Reeves has been on the brink of a breakout game for Niwot all season, and when it finally came in the Cougars' 63-40... Full story

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    January 8, 2020

Local flower shop Juniper & Twin wins 'historic' award

According to Susy Tallman, owner of Niwot's Juniper & Twine Floral and Gifts, "Flowers make people happy." Tallman, who...

 

Esperanza means hope

Colorado state minimum wage is $11.10 an hour. But by various exemptions provided by law, many agricultural workers make...

 

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