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'Our journey together has had its highs and lows, but has also been a sweet dream'

There wasn't anything normal about the way high school ended for the Niwot Class of 2020, but the belated graduation ceremony...

 

Niwot High School Booster Club plans wellness initiative

At Niwot High School, there are two parent groups that aim to support students--the Niwot High School Education Foundation...

 
 By Emily Long    News    July 22, 2020

Trying to find local food this summer?

The local food scene in the Left Hand Valley is normally thriving in the summer. Things are more complicated this year. In...

 
 By Emily Long    News    July 8, 2020

New restaurant opens in Gunbarrel

Gunbarrel has seen what some might consider more than its fair share of triumphs and trials in the restaurant scene over the...

 
 By Emily Long    News    June 17, 2020

Local performing arts venues might be the last to reopen in pandemic

Live theater arts in the Left Hand Valley were effectively shuttered by the coronavirus pandemic in March, along with most ev...

 

Boulder County awards emergency grants to 11 Niwot businesses

Last week, the Boulder County Board of County Commissioners announced that it has awarded funding to 11 businesses in Niwot...

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    May 20, 2020

Safe housing for seniors gets more attention during pandemic

Three out of every four COVID-19 deaths in Boulder County have been in a long-term care facility. Each of the more than 40...

 

Letter to the Editor (May 20)

To the editor: Three years after the flood in 2013 state and local governments spent money to understand how monolingual Spanish speaking residents of Boulder County were impa...

 
 By Kristen Arendt    News    May 13, 2020

To the Rescue: Local organization helps animals during tough transition

There is just a hint of green in the fields where the small herd of horses stand basking in the sunshine. Longs Peak looms...

 
 By Patricia Logan    Business    May 6, 2020

Boulder County businesses are being advised on how to reopen

Many Boulder County businesses are just days away from reopening and there is a lot to learn. That's why Boulder County...

 

NBA offers support to struggling Niwot businesses

The coronavirus pandemic and resulting lockdowns have taken a steep toll on Niwot businesses, and the path to recovery is sti...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    April 22, 2020

1950s artifacts donated to Niwot Historical Society

Last week's surprise winter storm might have seemed out of place in April, but as a recently donated artifact to the Niwot...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    April 15, 2020

Easter was still social for worshippers, even with social distancing in place

Easter was different for everyone this year: there were no community egg hunts or egg rolls, and for those who hold the...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    April 8, 2020

Left Hand Laurel-Lori and Russ Lindemann

Lori and Russ Lindemann moved to the Gunbarrel Estates neighborhood in 1994 with their two children and niece in tow. For...

 
 By Emily Long    COVID-19    April 8, 2020

Tired of Netflix? These local creators are offering content online

Can you imagine how we would all be feeling if this had happened in the '80s? The question came up in a friendly Zoom...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    April 8, 2020

This isn't Boulder's first or last pandemic

In September 1918, a group of soldiers came from Montana to the University of Colorado, in Boulder. Within a week, nearly...

 

Niwot's places of worship suspend services

In small towns, churches are much more than simply places of worship to gather on Sunday mornings. They provide a space for...

 

Local restaurants trying to survive with new business models

It's not the way Leland Oxley expected to launch his Gunbarrel restaurant, Motherlode. In less than two weeks he opened the...

 

Oh, my! Local scout builds "wonderful" new beds for lions, tigers, and bears

The Wild Animal Sanctuary is in the business of giving mistreated animals a happily-ever-after, so when Dillan the geriatric...

 

Free feminine products debated at local schools

On Feb. 26, Scotland made global history by passing the Period Products (Free Provision) Scotland Bill, officially making tam...

 

Rotary Club of Niwot honors Students of the Month

Recently, three Niwot High students were recognized by the Rotary Club of Niwot for their outstanding achievements in and...

 

Lopez and Torres bow out at state wrestling championships

Niwot seniors Jovani Lopez and Daniel Torres accomplished much more than they thought possible during their four-year high...

 

Pies - bygone days and beyond

There's a bushel of phrases about pie: "It's as easy as pie," "Bye, bye Miss American Pie," and "You're such a sweetie pie."...

 

Community groups to visit Sand Creek massacre site

Morse Coffin. William Dickens. Porter M. Hinman, William Gould. Marcus Emery. Abel Cushman. Neva. Niwot. Do you recognize...

 
 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 swim claims second straight conference championship

The drive to the Mountain View Aquatic Center in Loveland may have been a little frightful, but that didn't keep the Niwot gi...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Austin Rathburn

In seventh grade, Austin Rathburn realized that his ultimate height was destined to be several derivations from the norm, so...

 

It's ditch burning season

It's ditch burning season in Boulder County. And that means Seth McKinney and Nick Stremel are starting to gear up. McKinney...

 

Flagstaff Academy recognizes National School Counseling Week

Flagstaff Academy's mission is to develop students who are equipped to be well-rounded, ethical leaders in the world...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    January 22, 2020

Changes to come for Niwot building

Excel Electric's office has been located in Niwot for 35 years, so the sale of the building it's in and subsequent move to a...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    January 15, 2020

Sonja Motley-Turman Familiar Face

Niwot's Little Bird is a symphony of good taste in every form - from art to jewelry, clothing to body care. Sonja...

 

Niwot High School celebrates new renovations

Last Thursday, Jan. 9, Niwot High alumni Oskar Wells and Sophia Jones stepped up to cut the ribbon. After months of construct...

 

Niwot goes 2-0 to start conference play

The Niwot boys basketball team improved to 7-4 on the year, after picking up another pair of wins as Northern League play...

 

FRCC receives $1 million for manufacturing training

This past year, Front Range Community College expanded its Center for Integrated Manufacturing and added new programs to...

 

Flagstaff students collect Soles4Souls

The students of Flagstaff Academy showed that a little Respect can go a long way, after collecting more than 1,000 pairs of...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 6, 2019

BoCo grant boosts Grange's reach

The Niwot Business Association (NBA) received word in June that a Boulder County Economic Vitality Grant it had applied for...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 6, 2019

Niwot Dental's food drive for OUR Center

Thanks to the generosity of the community, Niwot Dental’s first holiday food drive collected nearly 10 boxes of food for...

 

Student-Athlete of the Week: Joelle McDonald

Joelle McDonald wasn't expecting a life-changing experience when she joined the Niwot girls cross country team as a...

 

Dishon leads Niwot girls to second straight state title

Niwot senior Samrawit Dishon was holding on to a slim lead heading into the toughest stretch of the state cross country race...

 
 By Carol OMeara    News    October 23, 2019

Grab some (warm) air between snows to clean garden

The abrupt end to the garden season came with an unseasonable chill, smashing record lows and tying for largest temperature...

 

Front Range Community College offering nursing bachelor's degree

Colorado is suffering from a shortage of nurses with four-year BSNs degrees - needing as many as 500 new nurses to fill the void. Looking forward, that figure is expected to...

 

Student-athlete of the Week: Cole Toothaker

It's been a whirlwind fall for second-year drum major Cole Toothaker and the Cougar marching band, but a scary moment over...

 

Student-athlete of the Week: Andy Worrell

Scoring goals isn't Andy Worrell's specialty, but the Cougars' defender knows a good opportunity when he sees it. Luckily...

 

Student-athlete of the Week: Calista Law

Senior Calista Law may not have had the most hits or RBIs in Niwot’s thrilling 19-17 win over the Northridge Grizzlies on...

 

Celebrate recovering waterways at Front Range Watershed Days

On Saturday, Sept. 28, Niwot's Left Hand Watershed Center is partnering with three other local watershed groups for Front Ran...

 

Family Village Co-op reopens its doors

Family Village in Longmont is modeled on a communal premise which many societies depended on only decades ago. In the past, f...

 

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...

 

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