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 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... Full story

 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... Full story


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... Full story


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... Full story

 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... Full story

 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... Full story


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...


New NBA Economic Development Director Appointed

The Niwot Business Association (NBA) has announced the hiring of a new Economic Development Director (EDD), Niwot resident...

 By Kathy Koehler    News    August 3, 2017

Letter to the Editor

Niwot Fire House Restoration Project by the Niwot Historical Society needs help from the Niwot community, friends and neighbors! The Niwot Fire House is a symbol of Niwot...

 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    July 13, 2017

Student of the Week: Stephanie Reitzig

For Niwot student and history buff Stephanie Reitzig, Colorado Governor Ralph L. Carr is exactly the type of historical...

 By Jesse Murphy    News    May 25, 2017

Rock & Rails

Rock & Rails will kick off its 12th summer concert series on June 1 with Mojomama w/ Bass Legends as the headliner at... Full story

 By Jen Rodehaver    News    May 5, 2017

Vintage fashions and dance presentations for Niwot and beyond

As part of the 2016-2017 “Niwot, Now & Then” Niwot Historical Society lecture series, a vintage fashion show organized...


Reflections from Mary

When we first started the Courier I had the distinct impression that we were like one of those 1940s Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney movies, where the kids put on a show in a... Full story

 By Kim Glasscock    News    March 18, 2017

NCA membership March 2017

As the membership drive for the Niwot Community Association kicks into high gear, the town is sporting banners at some town entrances, posters and brochures in Niwot...

 By Pam Martin    News    March 2, 2017

Raptor Talk Draws on Native American Themes

Chief Niwot claimed that people who saw the beauty of the Left Hand Valley would stay here. It’s known as his curse or prop...

 By Kim Glasscock    News    January 20, 2017

NCA discusses "Lovely bench" and roads

A “very lovely” park bench donated by the Niwot Community Association remains “rather homeless” in Niwot as NCA members work to find an agreed-upon location for the...

 By Bruce Warren    News    December 15, 2016

Church draws filmmaker to Niwot

When filmmaker Erika Volchan O’Conor was searching the internet for images of early Colorado, she saw a photo of the... Full story


Benches dedicated at Lefthand Valley Grange Park

On Wednesday, Nov. 2, over 20 people gathered at the Lefthand Valley Grange Park in Niwot to celebrate the dedication of...

 By Courier Staff    News    November 3, 2016

Niwot Historical Society looks at the roots of Latinos in Boulder County

On Wednesday, Oct. 26, the Niwot Historical Society (NHS) held a lecture at the Left Hand Grange, featuring the Boulder...


Niwot's animal hospital puts on dog costume contest for Halloween

For all the dog lovers out there, Left Hand Animal Hospital in Niwot is putting on this year’s dog costume contest, after... Full story


Historical Society lecture brings Niwot's storied baseball history to life

On Oct. 5th, the Niwot Historical Society and President Kathy Koehler kicked off the 2016-17 Niwot: Now & Then lecture... Full story


Historical Society Lecture Series

The Niwot Historical Society is continuing its lecture series, and the newest could knock it out of the park. A panel of speakers will discuss the history of the sport of...

 By Ashley Weibel    News    July 29, 2016

Rock & Rails plans memorable end to summer

With only five Thursdays left in the season, Rock & Rails is enlisting a noteworthy lineup to end the summer with a bang....

 By Kim Glasscock    News    May 20, 2016

Niwot coloring pages

Lectures, artifact exhibits and publications are the usual methods used by historical societies to preserve the history and...


Idell Marie Leinweber March 9, 1924 – May 6, 2016

Idell Marie Leinweber of Niwot died Friday, May 6, 2016 at Someren Glen Retirement Community, Centennial, Colorado. She was born March 9, 1924 to Charles A. Kneale and...

 By Karen Copperberg    News    May 5, 2016

Quilts with a story

On Wednesday April 27, the Niwot Historical Society (NHS) was lucky enough to hear the presentation, “Quilts That Settled...


NCA Discusses Donations and Open Space

The January meeting for the Niwot Community Association (NCA) was held on Wed., Jan. 6. Some board members were absent due to colds or being on vacation, but the meeting...


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