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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... Full story


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...

 By Vicky Dorvee    News    August 17, 2018

Left Hand Laurel – Julie Breyer

A parade can’t organize itself. There are participants to approve, cars to be rerouted, decorations to be purchased, and... Full story

 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    August 11, 2018

‘Cougars Creating Classrooms’ to expand opportunities for African students

On July 27-28, students from Niwot High kicked off the fabrication phase of ‘Cougars Creating Classrooms,’ a building...

 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    July 27, 2018

Student-Athlete of the Week: Joey DesEnfants

In three seasons with Niwot’s varsity baseball team, Joey DesEnfants has played every single position on the diamond,...

 By Vicky Dorvee    News    July 26, 2018

Jared’s legacy is the gift of music

Jared Lizakowski’s family is taking the sorrow of their loss to bring happiness to others, making his memory all the sweete...

 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...

 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    June 24, 2018

LID Advisory Committee approves funding request for Jazz on 2nd Avenue

At its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 5, the Niwot LID Advisory Committee considered funding requests for the eight... Full story

 By Vicky Dorvee    News    June 1, 2018

Wondering becomes brilliant with NES’s first grade Genius Hour

It turns out, if you give a first-grader the opportunity to deep dive into their inquisitive minds, a torrent of inspiration... Full story

 By Jesse Murphy    News    May 24, 2018

Meeting held on sidewalk project

A public meeting was held at the Left Hand Grange last week to discuss an upcoming project in the Morton Heights neighborhood...

 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    May 18, 2018

Student of the Week: McKynzie Clark

At Niwot High School, the name McKynzie Clark has become synonymous with “leader.” In fact, it might be easier to list...

 By Jesse Murphy    News    May 12, 2018

Two NHS students head to FCCLA nationals

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a national organization, and two students from Niwot High School will be representing the state of Colorado at the...

 By Vicky Dorvee    News    May 4, 2018

Up-A-Creek Robotics concludes best season yet

Up-A-Creek Robotics Team 1619, comprised of primarily St. Vrain Valley School District students, came away from the 2018...

 By Vicky Dorvee    News    April 27, 2018

NCA annual meeting marks change in board members

Longtime president of the Niwot Community Association (NCA), Dick Piland, presided over his final meeting, Wednesday, April...

 By Vicky Dorvee    News    April 26, 2018

Lucky Grams help NES raise funds for Niwot’s Firehouse Museum

It might be presumptuous to say that more handwritten messages made their way through Niwot Elementary School (NES) than... Full story


Student-athlete of the Week: Mary Stischer

For recognition of her “truly extraordinary understanding of service, leadership, and duty,” the National WWII Museum...


Dennis Hurianek

February 21, 1947 – April 7, 2018 Dennis Jerome Hurianek, 71, passed away on April 7, 2018 at his home in Niwot. Dennis...

 By Jesse Murphy    News    April 13, 2018

Centennial Ballet presents Sleeping Beauty

The Centennial State Ballet will be presenting The Sleeping Beauty at Niwot High School on April 21 and 22. This marks the 20...

 By Vicky Dorvee    News    April 12, 2018

SVVSD’s Haddad contender for position in Nevada

Don Haddad, Superintendent of Saint Vrain Valley School District (SVVSD), is on the short list of candidates to be at the hel...

 By Laura Spratt    News    March 30, 2018

Niwot Elementary Student of the Month

Niwot Elementary is proud to recognize Ben Codevilla as our student of the month. Ben is nine years old, and a third-grader...

 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    March 29, 2018

Jackson Cloud Band takes local music scene by storm

When Niwot student Jackson Cloud’s eponymous band beat out Golden-based Thunder and Rain in the final round of the Oskar... Full story

 By Vicky Dorvee    News    March 24, 2018

Up-A-Creeks Robotics makes off with regional awards

Local robotics Team 1619, based in Longmont, earned a significant honor this month at the Hub City Regional Competition in...

 By Vicky Dorvee    News    March 23, 2018

Left Hand Laurel – Kim and Alan Schwarz

Kim and Alan Schwarz have racked up thirty some years of odd jobs for their resume. A little of this and a little of that... Full story

 By Jennifer Simms    News    March 16, 2018

Young journalist fundraises for dream opportunity

With summer just a few months away, families and students are busy registering for camps and booking vacation plans. One Suns...

 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    March 16, 2018

Student of the Week: Liam Benson

Having their students perform at Carnegie Hall even once is a lifelong dream for many choir directors, so imagine Niwot High... Full story

 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    March 2, 2018

Student of the Week: Ellie Brown

Although there weren’t any Cougar wrestlers at this year’s Class 4A State tournament, a talented Niwot student had the...


Niwot student wins national technology award

For recognition of her efforts in technology education and outreach, the National Center for Women & Information Technology...


Niwot Elementary School students of the month

The February nominees for students of the month are the members of the NES Robotics team. The team, consisting of third to... Full story


Niwot LID tackles busy agenda at February meeting

On Feb. 6, the Niwot LID Advisory Committee considered five funding requests, got a sneak preview of the NBA’s 2018 budget... Full story

 By Vicky Dorvee    News    January 25, 2018

Neighborhood Learning Center of Niwot to close this May

A Niwot mainstay will be bidding farewell to the community when the Neighborhood Learning Center of Niwot closes its doors... Full story

 By Jennifer Simms    News    January 8, 2018

Niwot Elementary’s Favorite Storyteller

In the Niwot community, Scott Tibbitts is known as an entrepreneur. Tibbits is the founder of the company, Katasi, and his di...

 By Vicky Dorvee    News    December 28, 2017

Baker finds satisfaction in doing small things well

Retiree Joan Grunzweig is doing a poor job, … a poor job of retiring that is. After closing the chapter on the traditional...


‘Orthopedic’ clinches spelling crown for NES-5th grader

Weeks of rigorous memorization drills paid off for Niwot Elementary fifth-grader Greta Stauch last week when she claimed...

 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 cha...

 By Jesse Murphy    News    December 8, 2017

Local church shows what service is about

The Rocky Mountain Christian Church had a busy October, particularly one busy day. Over 700 volunteers from both the Niwot... Full story

 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 26, 2017

Left Hand Laurel – Alyson Bell

Niwot has the good fortune of being Alyson Bell’s family. And, as it is with the best of kin, Bell’s positive impacts...

 By Jesse Murphy    News    November 16, 2017

Niwot high to get solar panels

Niwot High School will soon have a new roof, but not the kind made of shingles. Thanks to a power purchase agreement, the...

 By Vicky Dorvee    News    October 14, 2017

The Great Pumpkin Party…a Niwot tradition

Deeply rooted as one of Niwot’s most enjoyable seasonal festivals, The Great Pumpkin Party is once again ready to roll into...

 By Laura Spratt    News    October 6, 2017

Niwot Elementary School students of the week

​​Niwot Elementary is proud to nominate Greta Stauch and Luke Strickland as our students of the month! Greta and Luke...


High Spirits at Niwot Trot

The weekend’s low pressure system had nothing on the high spirits of the Niwot Trot runners. Sunday morning’s cool air...


Jazz On 2nd Ave “Fantastic”

Howard Treppeda, founder and chief organizer of Niwot’s Jazz on 2nd Ave, was more than pleased with the seventh edition of...

 By Jesse Murphy    News    September 1, 2017

Owls clean up park

A group of youth took notice of a trash problem in the Niwot Children’s Park and decided to take action. Nine-year-old... Full story

 By Vicky Dorvee    News    August 25, 2017

New staff joins NHS at start of school year

Editor’s note: This article highlights just one of the new teachers at Niwot High School. We hope to get more spotlights on...


Student-athlete of the Week: Kenny Lang

Don’t look now, but Niwot is becoming a hotbed of world-class youth cycling talent. While Niwot Elementary students Collin...


Collin Blatchley Finishes 8th at BMX Worlds

Sorry, Niwot Elementary second graders. It’s going to be hard to top Collin Blatchley’s “What I Did Over Summer...


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