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 By Deborah Cameron    News    June 9, 2021 

Niwot realtor organizes fundraiser for India

India has been reeling from the effects of COVID-19, with more than 338,000 deaths and nearly 28.5 million cases as of June...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    June 9, 2021 

Niwot LID considers NBA's revised 2021 budget

The Niwot Local Improvement District Advisory Committee held its latest monthly meeting virtually on June 1. The meeting was...

 
 By Nellie Nibnose    News    June 9, 2021 

2021 Rock & Rails - Getting the old band(s) back together

Starved concertgoers were refreshed and refilled by the return of Niwot's famed Rock & Rails concert series on Thursday,...

 
 News    June 9, 2021 

Community Pet Spotlight (Hobbs, June 9)

Meet Hobbs. This sweet and shy four-year-old kitty is looking for his new forever home through Longmont Humane Society right...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    June 9, 2021 

Familiar Face – Ed Nuhfer

Ed Nuhfer has become a familiar face over his cumulative 17 years in Niwot thanks to everyday walks with Zion, his dog, and...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    June 9, 2021 

How Does Niwot Work - Part 14

Niwot High School Boosters, Inc., is a non-profit parent organization that supports all activities at Niwot High School,...

 
 By Carol OMeara    News    June 9, 2021 

Patience is the key to planting

Have you been bitten by the gardening bug and are now itching to plant? The cool, wet weather we've been enjoying has had...

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    June 2, 2021

Heroic German shepherd was beloved by Niwot Elementary kids

He was 120 pounds of black and brown love at the end of the school day for kids at Niwot Elementary School. For the past two...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    June 2, 2021

Niwot brings back Dancing Under the Stars

The year 2019 saw the end of Boulder's iconic Dancing Under the Stars after 35 years of offering free summer dancing nights...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    June 2, 2021

Niwot Jewelry 25th + Pinocchios + Thistle and Ivy = Celebrations

When you hit a major business anniversary there's reason to celebrate. When owners open two businesses in the middle of a...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    June 2, 2021

Left Hand Laurel – Shana Oehmke

This month's recipient of the Left Hand Laurel is Shana Oehmke, uber-parent volunteer at Heatherwood Elementary School...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    June 2, 2021

Rock & Rails 2021: Know before you go

Niwot's popular summer concert series Rock & Rails kicks off its 15th season on Thursday, June 3, with local duo Pacheco...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    June 2, 2021

How Does Niwot Work? - Part 13

The Niwot Community Association (NCA) began as a reaction to a regional shopping center proposed by an out-of-town developer in the early 1980s. The concept put forth was...

 

Rowley continues tradition of excellence in reporting

Congratulations to the Courier’s editor Jocelyn Rowley for her first-place win in the Colorado Press Association's  Better News Media Contest. Rowley’s Sept. 9,...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Sky, June 2)

Meet Sky! Sky is a 3-year-old Blue Heeler mix. If you are familiar with the breed, you know that they are VERY smart and...

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    May 26, 2021

Peep. It's baby bird season at Greenwood Wildlife Rehab Center

I scooped up some scrap hay at a barn where I kept my horse and noticed a dark spot in the midst of the pale green. Between... Full story

 
 By Kristen Arendt    News    May 26, 2021

Heil Valley Ranch restoration process underway after Cal-Wood Fire

Last year, the Cal-Wood Fire burned 10,113 acres and damaged or destroyed 26 structures. The fire, which was fully contained...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    May 26, 2021

Rock & Rails 2021 lineup announced

A combination of familiar favorites and new sounds will be making their way to the Whistle Stop Park gazebo this summer when...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    May 26, 2021

Inching back to normal: Locals respond to new public health guidelines

When the Center for Disease Control and Prevention relaxed the mask wearing mandate for fully vaccinated individuals, it caug...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    May 26, 2021

How does Niwot work? - Part 12

Niwot is an affluent community, and it's also a generous community. And if you're looking to make a bigger impact with a few...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    May 26, 2021

Boulder City Council votes to move toward a library district

When the pandemic hit last year, the City of Boulder had to scramble to reallocate funds and resources. The Boulder Library...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    May 26, 2021

May book review: A Musical Affair

The Courier is partnering with Inkberry Books again, and I've got quite the story for you. The minute I realized...

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    May 19, 2021

"Tough decision" to remove towering cottonwood

Cottonwood Square in Niwot is about to have one less cottonwood tree. Boulder County Public Works is planning to cut down a...

 
 By Kristen Arendt    News    May 19, 2021

New regulations for popular hiking and camping spots

Visitors looking to get out on the trails or to head out camping in certain areas of Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests t...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    May 19, 2021

Classic car shows return to Niwot

Niwot Market and Niwot Tavern are teaming up this summer to bring hot rods, muscle cars, lowriders and live music to...

 
 By Kim Glasscock    News    May 19, 2021

NCA board: cars only at 4th of July parade

Niwot Community Association board members are sticking to their plans to hold a July 4th motorcade instead of a full-blown...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    May 19, 2021

How Does Niwot Work – Niwot Community Band

"I'm a Yankee Doodle Dandy.....Born on the 4th of July" The line from "Yankee Doodle Dandy" fits the Niwot Community...

 

Take a trip Around the World in Niwot

Niwot Around the World Day was on Saturday, May 15. Businesses throughout Cottonwood Square and along 2nd Avenue adopted a...

 

Community Pet Spotlight

Everyone say hello to Cruz! Cruz is a three-year-old lab/golden mix. It takes Cruz a little while to come out of his shell,... Full story

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    May 12, 2021

Local bobcats create a stir

Bobcats have become a regular feature on the Nextdoor social media platform. Several people have recently posted photos and...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    May 12, 2021

Niwot LID approves funding for three more summer events

Niwot's summer calendar will look more like its pre-pandemic norm, after the Niwot Local Improvement District Advisory...

 
 By Kristen Arendt    News    May 12, 2021

Proposed new loop trail at Gunbarrel Hill aims to protect grassland habitat

The City of Boulder's Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) is planning to build a new loop trail in the northwest corner of...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    May 12, 2021

How does Niwot work? - Part 10

Eli Buzas brought the idea of forming an education foundation to Niwot High School from Florida when he moved to Colorado in...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    May 12, 2021

Plante: New retailer is a haven for houseplant hobbyists

A tip from a Gunbarrel reader led the Courier to this new store, dedicated entirely to the sale and care of houseplants, at...

 
 By Adrian Card    News    May 12, 2021

2021 Water Year: South Platte Basin leading the pack, farmers delayed in planting

In farming and ranching, much depends on the weather. And unlike a business with a roof (apologies to our controlled...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (May 12, Lucy)

Meet Lucy. This adorable and energetic two-year-old kitty is looking for her forever person through Longmont Humane Society...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    May 12, 2021

Familiar Face – Mary Jo Wysocki

Whether it's first thing in the morning or a break later in the day, time with coffee in-hand is practically a ceremonial...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    May 5, 2021

Tee time coming to an end

Geologically prominent Haystack Mountain has long been in the midst of area history and now it will be marking another...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    May 5, 2021

Gift Guide: Keep it local this Mother's Day

Mother's Day is just around the corner, and if you're considering how to show appreciation to someone special, there are...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    May 5, 2021

Left Hand Laurel – Lyla Herman

In 2006, Niwot resident Lyla Herman said yes to a friend in her women's hiking group when asked if anyone would like to join...

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    May 5, 2021

Veggies and flowers bloom at local farm collective

Pink tulips and crisp lettuce are signs of spring at the new Treehouse Farm Collective a few miles northwest of Niwot. The...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    May 5, 2021

Niwot Around the World Day

For months, Niwot has been the site of a string of events to give residents a reason to safely gather during the pandemic...

 
 By Carol OMeara    News    May 5, 2021

Grow to Fight Hunger

Lingering impacts from a disrupted world are hitting our community, with hunger a growing problem. Last year, gardeners...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    May 5, 2021

How does Niwot Work?

The Niwot Business Association, known informally as the NBA, is the organization that gets most things done in Niwot's...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    May 5, 2021

Whistle Stop Park Eagle Scout project

Jason Champion has spent many nights at Niwot's Rock & Rails summer concert series, volunteering as a Gargoyle for...

 
 News    May 5, 2021

Community Pet Spotlight (May 5, Sampson)

Meet Sampson (or Sammie as we call him) Sampson is a two year old border collie mix that we at Bowhaus have the pleasure of...

 
 News    May 5, 2021

Happy May Day

What a nice surprise to open your front door on a sunny day, and find a treat left on your doorstep. Evie Mai and Jesse...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    April 28, 2021

Fritz Family Brewers gets closer to opening day

Last week's unexpected spring storm may have snarled traffic, but it didn't stop Cory Buenning from showing up at his future...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    April 28, 2021

County commissioners hold meeting to discuss racial inequities

Last week, the Board of County Commissioners announced that there would be a special presentation from the Department of...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    April 28, 2021

Light at the End of the Tunnel summer concert series kicks off at Old Oak Coffeehouse

Saturday, April 24 marked the first of five concerts hosted by The Old Oak Coffeehouse on 2nd Avenue in Niwot. According to...

 

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