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Beating the odds: one woman's story of surviving coronavirus

On June 11, 2020, a beautiful flower bloomed somewhere in Japan. That same day in Colorado, Gunbarrel resident Beniko Olsen...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Sports    January 13, 2021 

Wrestling reversal scores points with Cougars

It turns out there will be a high school wrestling season in Boulder County after all. In a letter to wrestlers and their...

 

It's not too late! End 2020 on a charitable note

The COVID-19 pandemic turned life upside down for most of us over the past 12 months, but it was especially hard on the...

 

COVID woes add to holiday stress

It is often most difficult to feel happy or excited, at times when everyone is pressured to do so. The holiday season has...

 

SVVSD plan in play for in-person learning

On Wednesday, Dec. 16 the St. Vrain Valley School District Board of Education held a special meeting to discuss the return...

 

'Christmas is still Christmas': Niwot United Methodist plans a pandemic-friendly holiday

The coronavirus pandemic forced churches across America to close their doors. The shutdown caused church leaders to look towa...

 

College hopeful high school athletes navigate pandemic implications

Luke Werner dedicated himself to the game of football at a young age. From hitting the field early in the wet, morning dew,...

 

Niwot Tavern giving back on Christmas

Owners of Niwot Tavern are conducting their second annual coat drive to help the homeless as the holidays approach. The...

 

St. Vrain students may shift to be more remote than before

On Nov. 4, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) moved Boulder to level Orange, "Safer at Home -...

 

My experience and advice on overcoming COVID-19

Much to my surprise, I tested positive for COVID-19 in October. We all know of the highly contagious nature of the virus and unfortunately, I must have been in the wrong place...

 

Niwot pitching coach Colin York takes head job at Frederick

After spending two years as head coach of Niwot’s junior varsity baseball team and two years as NHS varsity pitching coach, Colin York’s Niwot reign came to a close in...

 

Visiting the Sand Creek Massacre site is challenging but worthwhile

History can be learned from books and films and lectures, but a deeper layer of understanding comes from being in the place...

 

Managing COVID-19 not an easy task for schools

With the return of in-person learning on Oct. 5, Niwot schools and the St. Vrain Valley School District (SVVSD) are working...

 
 By Vicki Dorvee    News    October 7, 2020

Left Hand Laurel - Rich Anderson

For five years, Niwotian Rich Anderson has brought nurturing and nutrition to homebound community members through Longmont...

 

COVID survivors are vital to science and a brighter future

The spike in COVID-19 cases tied to the University of Colorado last month is troubling, but those who have recovered have the...

 

COVID-19 strains mental health for many

Amidst the current global pandemic, physical health is often at the forefront of many people's minds. But one facet of health...

 
 By Emily Long    News    September 16, 2020

Local commercial real estate market is evolving

Before the coronavirus pandemic, the commercial real estate market in Niwot and surrounding communities in Boulder County was...

 

Rangers see more people with masks after posting signs on trails

Complaints are down and mask use is up on trails and Open Space properties, according to Boulder County Ranger Erin...

 

Expanded fall sports schedule on the table for CHSAA, Gov. Polis

In a time of great uncertainty, the recent interactions between the Colorado High School Athletics Association (CHSAA) and Gov. Jared Polis have not yielded much clarity. The...

 
 By Emily Long    News    September 9, 2020

First Friday Art Walk marks return to Niwot

The First Friday Art Walk returned to Niwot on Friday, Sept. 4, after a five-month hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic....

 

BoCo search and rescues trending to second highest year on record

As summer winds down, you might be looking for a few last outdoor adventures. And you wouldn't be alone. Labor Day weekend...

 

Record heat and fires are the backdrop for a climate stabilization plan

These aren't the kind of records that anyone is proud of: Denver hit a new high mark for 25 days over 90 degrees in August,...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    August 26, 2020

Fall is a good time to foil garden fungus

I wish I were a painter. I think the immediate effects of that creative energy would be very rewarding. Sometimes that's what...

 

Niwot softball falls to Roosevelt in home opener

A relentless Roosevelt RoughRiders offense spoiled Niwot softball's home opener by a score of 18-0 on Saturday, Aug. 22. The...

 

Niwot cross country aims for repeat state titles

Fifth-year Niwot head coach Kelly Christensen is grateful that the 2020 high school cross country season is proceeding, even...

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    August 19, 2020

CU students return to new rules and high expectations

True or false? Will CU students, faculty and staff successfully avoid widespread transmission of the coronavirus when...

 

Teachers, families brace for unprecedented school year during pandemic

As both Boulder Valley School District and St. Vrain Valley School District announced after a summer of sparse communication...

 
 By Emily Long    News    August 5, 2020

Niwot artist handcrafts mugs for virtual Sunrise Stampede winners

The Sunrise Stampede is one of the many local events to be impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Despite everything, the 35th...

 

4-H Dog Project engages kids with dog Bingo and online training

Thank goodness for the dog. Throughout the whole coronavirus lockdown, school closing and restrictions, kids in the 4-H Dog P...

 

A teacher prepares for an uncertain school year

Editor's note: On Aug. 4, as this issue was about to go to press, St. Vrain Valley Schools announced that the 2020-21 school...

 
 By Jack Carlough    Sports    August 5, 2020

Boys tennis, softball get CHSAA green light

On July 29, the Colorado High School Athletics Association (CHSAA) announced that boys tennis and softball would join boys golf for the fall 2020 sports season. As of Aug. 2,...

 
 By Lucy Haggard    News    August 5, 2020

Study launched to improve Diagonal commute

The State Highway 119 First and Final Mile Study, facilitated through transportation non-profit Commuting Solutions, is seeking input on how to make multimodal transportation...

 

Niwot hoopster signs with Park University

Kyle Reeves isn't quite sure how his recruiting videos ended up in the hands of the Park University men's basketball Coach Ja...

 
 By Emily Long    News    July 29, 2020

Preschool should be almost as usual in the fall

The littlest children in the Left Hand Valley will get to have a relatively normal school experience this fall. Childcare...

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    July 29, 2020

One thing hasn't changed for the scaled-down Boulder County Fair

About now, Clarence Kneebone would be setting up the last metal corral panels, straw bales and exhibit tables at the Boulder...

 

Schools rely on Boulder County Health for reopening decisions

St. Vrain Valley School District (SVVSD) is leaning heavily on science and medical experts as it finalizes back-to-school plans during the coronavirus pandemic. Health...

 

Families can finally connect in person at senior communities

Shirley Olson walks out of the Hover Community Assisted Living Resident, a vision in blue. The 93-year-old is wearing a vest...

 
 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...

 

Niwot entrepreneur pivots his medical business to supply PPE

The market for personal protective equipment, or PPE, operates like the Wild West, as Niwot entrepreneur Dave Rechberger...

 
 By Bruce Warren    Sports    July 15, 2020

Out in Leftfield

GOLF Kelsey Webster (Fairview) of Gunbarrel was named to the Women's Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar for the...

 

Boulder Country Club reopens food service after four COVID cases

Food is being served again on the patio of Boulder Country Club. The club's restaurant closed for about 11 days at the end...

 

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...

 
 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 Jack Carlough    Sports    July 8, 2020

Back at Scott Carpenter Park, Boulder Collegians finding success

In a not-so-normal summer, a scrappy Boulder Collegians squad is making wins the norm. Led by first-year Collegians' manager...

 
 By Kristen Arendt    News    July 8, 2020

Donate, Recycle, or Reuse?

We've all been at home a lot in recent months. And perhaps you have used some of this time to clean out your closet or go...

 
 By Kristen Arendt    News    July 8, 2020

Boulder Symphony appoints Andrew Krimm as new executive director

Longmont resident Andrew Krimm was recently appointed as the new executive director for the Boulder Symphony. "Andrew brings...

 

Left Hand Laurel: Tara Kpogoh-Narh and Stacy Szydlek

From its shady locale in Cottonwood Square, the Niwot Tavern has been a popular local gathering spot for more than a...

 

Counting votes in a pandemic is an even more deliberate process

Counting votes is a careful process to start with, but in a pandemic there is more than politics at stake. Health concerns ov...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    July 1, 2020

"Covid Dreams" exhibit comes to Inkberry Books

Like most of us, local artist David Bjorkman watched with anxiety as coronavirus crept across the globe during the early...

 
 By Jack Carlough    Sports    July 1, 2020

SVFC eases back into play

Equipped with a five-phase plan of return, , SVFC club soccer is returning to the pitch. SVFC is currently in phase three of...

 

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