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Bootstrap Brewing wins GABF Gold

Niwot-born Bootstrap Brewing has once again medaled at this year's Great American Beer Festival awards. The brewery received...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    September 15, 2021 

Boulder County looking for volunteer youth mentors

Thirteen years ago, Boulder County saw a gap in its service to its younger residents. The Integrated Managed Partnership for...

 
 By Kim Glasscock    News    September 15, 2021 

NCA to hold annual Clean Up Day on Sept. 18

The Niwot Community Association will hold its annual Clean Up Day from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 18 in the parking...

 

Niwot's bookstores hold readings that support kids' emotional wellness

A pair of bookstore readings this past weekend supported the mental health of some of Niwot's youngest residents. Both...

 
 By Deryn Davidson    News    September 15, 2021 

The apple, harbinger of autumn

Along with all the garden bounty that comes this time of year is one of my favorites, the apple. It is a crop that has deep...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    September 15, 2021 

2nd annual St. Vrain for the Brain coming Sept. 18

As a senior in Niwot High's IB program last year, Mackenzie Demmel created St. Vrain for the Brain, a virtual 5K run/walk...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Sept. 15)

Meet Dahlia This bright and bubbly 4-year-old girl is a joy to be around and is looking for her new forever family through...

 

Boulder County holds first public meeting on proposed bikeway

On Aug. 30, Boulder County residents learned more about plans for the proposed CO 119 bikeway between Boulder and Longmont...

 

Niwot got jazzy

Visitors to Cottonwood Square were able to enjoy their brunch in style thanks to the Jazz Brunch on Saturday, Sept. 4....

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    September 8, 2021

Familiar Face - Kristina Burgoon

Kristina Burgoon is the warm welcoming face at The Niwot Inn & Spa and she's also the face of Niwot through her...

 

Filling the Boot in Niwot

On Friday, Sept. 3, firefighters from the Mountain View Fire Protection District were at Niwot Market collecting donations...

 

RAKD helps Niwot get fit one person at a time

A lot of people may have gotten healthier over the summer and want to take their fitness to the next level. Or, they still...

 

Juried art show gives Niwot a boost

Anne Postle of Osmosis Art and Architecture couldn't have been happier with the outcome of this year's Why Not Niwot? Juried...

 

Bloomin' beautiful for First Friday

Sarah Cioni's new shop in Niwot, Belle Terre, hosted its first ever Flower Mart in Cottonwood Square on First Friday, Sept...

 
 By Sharon Bokan    News    September 8, 2021

What makes weeds so successful?

What characteristics make weeds so successful with the ability to annoy us and resist our attempts to eliminate them from...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Sept. 8)

Meet Missy! She is a 6 year old husky, and like any good husky, she knows how to sit and shake! She also like to talk back...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    September 1, 2021

RISE Benefit Concert is made to entertain

Sometimes you just have the music in you, and other times you just wanna get the music in you. Either way, the annual RISE Be...

 

Jazz finds a new champion in Niwot

Many Niwotians know Keith Waters as the co-owner of Inkberry Books, along with longtime partner Gene Hayworth. But...

 

Niwot honors bees and their advocate - Tom Theobald

On Saturday, Aug. 28, the Niwot community celebrated bees for their contribution to our world--without them, flowers would...

 

Notable Niwot nuptials

On Aug. 14, Niwot Market co-owner Alison Steele married fiancee Peter Kraft in an outdoor ceremony at her uncle Mike Knaus'...

 

Altona Grange Hall fundraising to match grant for exterior renovation project

The Altona Grange Hall sits on a little over an acre on the corner of Nelson Road and North 39th Street. From its hilltop...

 

Yesteryear Farm show draws appreciative crowds

Who says that the past has to be confined to the pages of a book? Last weekend, history was on a field and in attendees'...

 

Young spellers test their pollinator knowledge

Inkberry Books was buzzing with excitement as Niwot's best spellers swarmed to the inaugural Harvest Festival spelling bee...

 

Niwot Troop 161 welcomes new scouts

Niwot Boy Scout pack 161 resumed in-person meetings on Monday, Aug. 23 at Whistle Stop Park. The boys, leadership, and...

 

Honey Bee Harvest Festival brings mead to Niwot

Though Niwot can lay claim to fame as the original home of major craft brewing talent, a different beverage, mead, had its ch...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Sep. 1)

Meet Jake. This fun-loving seven-year-old fellow loves people of all ages and is looking for his new forever family through...

 
 By Kristen Arendt    News    August 25, 2021

3rd Avenue Pollinator Garden Project adds beauty and fights habitat fragmentation

For Niwot resident, Cathy McCall, gardening is much more than a casual weekend hobby. McCall, who lives on 3rd Avenue in down...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    August 25, 2021

Left Hand laurel – Chad Fletemeyer

To a lay person, the new downtown Niwot parking lot on Murray Street may seem like one of the simplest of construction projec...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    August 25, 2021

Jack's Solar Garden is a field of plenty

August is the month when gardens prove their worth. If produce, flowers, and pollinators are thriving, the tender of a garden...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    August 25, 2021

Ready, set...you may now go

The burdensome wait to use the brand-spanking new restrooms at Left Hand Valley Grange Park is finally over. The two-stall...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    August 25, 2021

'Turkey Goes to School' brings young readers to Niwot

The persistent turkey at the center of Wendi Silvano's Turkey Trouble series is crushed when he learns that farm animals don'...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Aug. 25)

Meet Majora. This easy-going, nine-year-old gal is looking for a new best friend who she can enjoy her golden years with....

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    August 18, 2021

'Wonderful' grand opening for Wandering Jellyfish Bookshop

With a clip of the scissors (and a little tugging), Carissa Mina and Jerilyn Patterson cut the ribbon on a dream that's been...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    August 18, 2021

Niwot's Cotton Burden elected to Boulder County Business HOF

From the time Cotton Burden was in the sixth grade, he knew he would be a lawyer. After a stint in the Navy as an aircrewman...

 

Catch the buzz!

The first Niwot Honey Bee Harvest Festival will take flight on Aug. 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring hives of fun...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    August 18, 2021

Rotary Club of Niwot welcomes new president

After a long year of weekly Zoom meetings and modified events, the Rotary Club of Niwot is back on more familiar footing in...

 
 By Adrian Card    News    August 18, 2021

Join the CSU extension for a tour of area produce farms

Are you ready to see behind the curtain and understand more about area produce farms? On Aug. 28, join in a bus tour of produce farms in Boulder and Adams Counties ranging...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Aug. 18)

Meet Jake! Jake is a 7-year-old Boston Terrier Mix. The best word to describe Jake is...SPUNKY!! Jake is super playful as...

 

Francis & The Wolf celebrates 'Truth be Told'

Local rockers Francis & The Wolf hit the stage at Wibby Brewing on Aug. 13 to celebrate the release of their latest...

 

Preservation work begins on Eddie Running Wolf sculptures

Some of the most dramatic pieces of public art in Niwot are three works created by the gifted artist Eddie Running Wolf, who...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    August 11, 2021

Rotary Club honors owners of Niwot Tavern

"Service above self" is the motto of the Rotary Club International, and for Niwot Rotarian Thom Lynch, no one has embodied...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    August 11, 2021

Familiar Face – Geof Sparks

Many residents in the area are well acquainted with Geof Sparks due to his passions, the genuine way he connects with others...

 
 By Kim Glasscock    News    August 11, 2021

Niwot Community Association discusses community garden, National Night Out

Niwot Community Association board members had a bit of a "green-storming" session at their August meeting. Niwot resident...

 

National Night Out draws a crowd in Niwot

National Night Out, an annual event bringing first responders and community members together, attracted more than 300 people...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    August 11, 2021

NBA seeks LID funding for October events

Whether it's pumpkins and costumes or lederhosen and beer that come to mind when the words "October celebration" are...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    August 11, 2021

Faith, friendship give rise to 'Truth be Told'

When local rockers Francis & the Wolf started recording their second album, the members had no idea that it would take...

 
 By Kristen Arendt    News    August 11, 2021

Local artists can now enter Outdoor Creations Plein Air Art Show

Boulder County Parks & Open Space is currently accepting entries for the 2021 Outdoor Creations Plein Air Art Show. This...

 

Niwot High unveils new signage

Crews are wrapping up the final phase of Niwot High School's 2016 bond construction project, which includes a new covered...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Aug. 11)

Meet Carla! Carla is a 4 year old Kelpie/Corgi mix and just as cute as can be! Carla is SUPER sweet and just loves to lay in...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    August 4, 2021

Niwot's Elise Cranny shines at Olympics

Niwot's downtown was packed on Friday, July 30 – at 4:00 a.m. Over 200 fans of Niwot High grad Elise Cranny packed Niwot...

 

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