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 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...

 

Rutherford joins Warren, Carlson & Moore LLC

Niwot's local law firm, Warren, Carlson & Moore LLC (WCM), is excited to introduce the community to their newest member...

 

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. Noth...

 

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... Full story

 

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... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 

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