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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 Vicky Dorvee    News    October 16, 2019

Niwot Historical Society presents Dr. Banjo

Pete Wernick, aka Dr. Banjo, fell for the stringed instrument in his teens. What brought a banjo into the hands of a NYC...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    October 2, 2019

Lithophones – Colorado's first rock music

The 2019-2020 Niwot Historical Lecture series begins with a bang – a bang on an ancient musical instrument that is. In the...

 

Kellie Beran – Left Hand Laurel

In the scheme of a community with a two block downtown, Left Hand Valley Grange No. 9 is almost a super structure. The auster...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    August 14, 2019

Niwot Nifties strut their stuff at the 150th BoCo Fair

About 100 years ago, Esther Anderson formed the Tip Top Sewing Club of Niwot, and the town's long relationship with 4-H was...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    August 7, 2019

Historical lectures educate and entertain for a 9th season

More than 35 lecturers covering a broad spectrum of topics have captivated and informed audiences since the start of the...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    July 31, 2019

Niwot Design Review Committee seeks new members

Boulder County is now accepting applications for the Niwot Design Review Committee, a panel of local residents that serves as...

 
 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 Abigail Scott    News    May 30, 2019

14th Annual Rock & Rails Kicks off June 6

After a long, cold winter, Niwot residents are ready to get out and savor Colorado in all of its summer-time glory. Rock &...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    April 21, 2019

Dinosaurs of the Rocky Mountain West lecture at the Grange

Like a lot of kids, Dr. Joe Sertich had a thing for dinosaurs. But his childhood fascination didn’t subside and the Colorad...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    March 27, 2019

Ghost town lecture to appear at Chautauqua

Writer and filmmaker Ethan Knightchilde presented his premier Ghost Towns of the American West lecture to a packed crowd at...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    March 13, 2019

Family heritage workshop coming to the Left Hand Grange

DNA testing companies like 23&Me can tell you about your genetic origins, but they can’t tell you much about the fateful...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    March 8, 2019

Rob Gordon – Familiar Face

Have you been out for a walk in the morning in Niwot and then midday stopped at the Niwot Liquor Store to pick up...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    February 21, 2019

Niwot Historical Society presents 1st lecture of the year

Larry Dorsey will present this year’s first Now and Then lecture hosted by the Niwot Historical Society (NHS) at the Left...

 

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...

 

Niwot gets its Halloween on at the 21st annual Great Pumpkin Party

Niwot's 21st annual Great Pumpkin Party was held on Saturday, Oct. 27.  Featuring a dog costume contest, parade, and...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    October 19, 2018

Historical Society presents BOCO’s Sheriff’s Office history

Niwot Historical Society’s Now and Then lecture series will present a 157-year history of the Boulder County’s...

 

Waldorf fourth graders tour historic Niwot

Kelly Morrow and her fourth graders from Boulder Valley Waldorf School pose with a Certificate of Appreciation for visiting...

 

Fabulous Face packs ‘em in

As expected, the a cappella group Face drew an enthusiastic crowd at the Aug. 16 Rock & Rails concert. The group, which has...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    August 18, 2018

Niwot LID considers art installation in Community Corner

The agenda may have been light, but the concerns were weighty at the Aug. 7 meeting of the Niwot LID Advisory Board. Facing...

 
 By Kirk Stewart    News    July 12, 2018

New Little Free Library in Niwot

The Little Free Library at The Niwot Fire House Museum held its Grand Opening Wednesday, July 4 after Niwot's Independence...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    May 4, 2018

International Rotarian at Work Day brings out local chapter

“Service above Self” is the motto of the international Rotarian Club and it fittingly captures the spirit of the...

 
 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...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    April 19, 2018

Niwot Historical Society hosts lecture on ghost towns of the west

The Niwot Historical Society will present the second lecture of the 2018 series - Ghost Towns of the American West - on Wedne...

 

Community Calendar (April 18-24)

ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP An Alzheimer’s support group will meet on the first Wednesday of every month. This class is free and open to the public, no registration...

 

Community Calendar

Alzheimer’s support group An Alzheimer’s support group will meet on the first Wednesday of every month. This class is free and open to the public, no registration required...

 
 By Kim Glasscock    News    March 23, 2018

NCA looks to annual meeting next month

Niwot Community Association Board of Directors are gearing up for the organization’s annual meeting in April. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, at the...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    March 15, 2018

Youthful fidgeting raises firehouse improvement funds

Seven-year-old Edsel Bennett of Niwot stepped up for his community by initiating a creative fundraising event on behalf of...

 
 By Karen Copperberg    News    March 8, 2018

Buffalo Bill: Scout, Showman, Visionary

An outstanding lecture on the life of William F. Cody by Steve Freisen was enjoyed by a crowd of at least 120 people on...

 

NCA development scale

Recent infill development in downtown Niwot has prompted Boulder County land use officials to reconstitute the Old Town Niwot Design Review subcommittee. The subcommittee had...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    February 18, 2018

Niwot Historical Society: Buffalo Bill’s Wild West life

Niwot Historical Society’s first presentation in the 2018 Lecture Series will feature Buffalo Bill expert, Steve Friesen....

 

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...

 

Groundbreaking marks start of Niwot Connectivity Project

After a short thank you by Chuck Klueber, Niwot Business Association Streetscapes Coordinator, a few key people grabbed...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    January 12, 2018

Left Hand Grange looking for new membership and stronger participation

At the heart of each community are places where locals gather -- newcomers are welcomed, food is shared, ideas are...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    January 12, 2018

Left Hand Laurel – Kirk Stewart

Kirk Stewart wears many hats and, a kilt now and then too. A longtime resident of the Niwot area, Stewart steps up in many...

 
 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...

 
 By Jesse Murphy    News    December 15, 2017

Fire cart added to significant artifacts list

The Niwot Historical Society received some good news - the 1910 fire cart was accepted in the Colorado Collections...

 

Boulder County moves forward with parking proposal

Plans for a public parking lot west of Old Town Niwot moved forward last week after Boulder County officials cleared some...

 

Boulder County moves forward with parking proposal

Plans for a public parking lot west of Old Town Niwot moved forward last week after Boulder County officials cleared some...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 9, 2017

Niwot’s Cemetery Association: New Members Needed to Continue the Legacy

It was over a quarter of a century ago that JoAnn Bell and Nancy Hindman joined the Niwot Cemetery Association. At that time...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    November 2, 2017

Golden Hammer Award to Kathy Koehler

The 2017 Golden Hammer Award for volunteer service to the Niwot Community was presented to Kathy Koehler at the Great...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    October 27, 2017

Bringing Light to the Fire House Museum

Efforts are underway to bring attention to one of Niwot’s most treasured historical gems – the Fire House Museum. It’s...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    October 15, 2017

The American Hobo caps off Niwot Historical Society’s 2017 lecture series

The final lecture of this year’s Niwot Historical Society (NHS) series will be 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 25, at the Left Hand...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    October 6, 2017

Full House at Niwot Historical Society Lecture

Niwot Historical Society guest speaker Mona Lambrecht presented the fascinating story of Rocky Mountain Joe Sturtevant at...

 
 By Jesse Murphy    News    October 5, 2017

Voting open for 1910 fire cart

Voting is now open for Colorado’s 2017 Significant Artifacts contest, and the Niwot Historical Society has another item on...

 

Community calendar: events this weekend

"Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway!" Need the courage to push through your fears and have your dreams? Join this workshop and meet others who want to succeed in a safe and...

 

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