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 By Patricia Logan    News    April 14, 2021 

"Remarkable" spikes in air pollution in northern Colorado this year

Air pollutants east of Longmont were recently measured at the highest ever seen by a scientist with 40 years experience in...

 
 By Kristen Arendt    News    April 14, 2021 

Longmont Farmers Market kicks off 2021 season

On April 3, the Longmont Farmers Market started in full swing for the 2021 season. The market, which is held at the Boulder...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    April 14, 2021 

Upcoming summer event has Niwot LID board abuzz

A brand new event is coming to town this summer, and organizers from the Niwot Business Association are as busy as its...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    April 14, 2021 

Familiar Face – Fernando Tapia

Found either on a bike or working on one, Fernando Tapia is one of Niwot's most Familiar Faces. From the day the doors...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    April 14, 2021 

Niwot Historical Society lecture rooted in modified trees

The poignant Shel Silverstein book, The Giving Tree, speaks to the gradual, but ultimate sacrifice a tree makes for a little...

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    April 14, 2021 

Niwot knitters make nesting baskets for orphaned wildlife

Life may have started out a little sad for orphaned baby squirrels at Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, but they...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    April 14, 2021 

Niwot Sidewalk Sale returns on April 17

One of last year's favorite Niwot downtown events, the Sidewalk Sale on 2nd Avenue and at Cottonwood Square, is set to...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    April 14, 2021 

St. Vrain Habitat for Humanity earns award for international contribution

Habitat for Humanity of St. Vrain Valley (HFHSVV) hit a milestone of $1 million in contributions toward building homes...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    April 14, 2021 

How does Niwot work?

The Rotary Club of Niwot is currently the only nationally chartered service club meeting in Niwot. While the Niwot area has in the past had Optimists,Lions, Jaycees and...

 
 News    April 14, 2021 

Community Pet Spotlight (April14, Rosie)

Meet Rosie-Special senior alert! Rosie is a sweet and social 15-year-old gal who is looking for a cat-loving home where she...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    April 7, 2021

Co-founder Terry Olkin talks about Left Hand Robotics sale to Toro

Recently, Longmont-based Left Hand Robotics experienced one of the biggest transitions a company can have. The beloved region... Full story

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    April 7, 2021

Pancakes for Easter

Pat Murphy and Niwot Real Estate couldn't go another year without an Easter celebration. But rather than host an Easter egg...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    April 7, 2021

Taylor Shae to perform at fundraiser for local musicians

The past 12 months have been especially challenging for independent musicians, and many are still struggling to make ends...

 

'Because we need to brighten our lives'

It was a perfect evening for an Easter parade. That's right, evening. Besides organizing Niwot's traditional pancake...

 
 By Kristen Arendt    News    April 7, 2021

Longmont Museum presents virtual series covering climate change

From historic droughts and wildfires, recent air quality scandals, unwanted dam expansion, rapid development, and population...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    April 7, 2021

How does Niwot work?

Pat Murphy is known for many things in Niwot, including organizing the annual Easter egg hunt and the Great Pumpkin Party,...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    April 7, 2021

Construction off to a slow start for Niwot parking lot

Paperwork delays at the Boulder County Community Planning and Permitting Department are holding up construction of a small...

 
 By Sharon Bokan    News    April 7, 2021

Seed labels

We are told to read labels and instructions on just about everything we purchase,whether it is a new cell phone, food or...

 
 By Patricia Loga    News    March 31, 2021

Rainbow Open Space compost facility off the table

Boulder County Commissioners have removed Rainbow Open Space as a potential site for a large-scale compost facility. The move... Full story

 

Prairie dogs could be the first mammals to colonize Mars

Boulder County is looking to allocate money from the sustainability tax to fund a series of experiments that could lead to...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    March 31, 2021

C4P animal rescue fundraiser not pressing pause

This time last year, Laurel Fox and Jessica Crider of Gunbarrel were preparing their annual fundraising yard sale for the org...

 
 By Claire Voyant    News    March 31, 2021

Niwot High mascot under fire

Activists from the organization Please Understand Mature Attraction (PUMA) are putting pressure on administrators at Niwot Hi...

 

The Boss to appear at Rock & Rails

Some call him Bruce, others The Boss, but whatever you call him, you may be seeing him at the Rock & Rails concert...

 
 By Nellie Nibnose    News    March 31, 2021

High-end housing development to use compost for green heat

April 1 Boulder Country – There may be a green light at the end of the tunnel for the proposed and then possibly canceled...

 
 By Warren Piece    News    March 31, 2021

New roundabout at Highway B-52 sparks conflict

The State Transportation Department announced that a new roundabout will soon be in operation at the intersection of Highway...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    March 31, 2021

Left Hand Laurel – Allan Trumpler

Living in pandemic times we realize more than ever that our homes are our refuge. But for 45 years, Habitat for Humanity has...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    March 31, 2021

The Flower Bin celebrates 50 Years in business

A trip to the Flower Bin is a spring ritual for many homeowners. The nursery is their resource as they're planning their...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    March 31, 2021

Blessings Day Spa opens in Cottonwood Square

This past month, the Niwot business community grew larger with the opening of Blessings Day Spa in Cottonwood Square. With ow...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    March 31, 2021

How Does Niwot Work - Part 5

The Niwot Cultural Arts Association, often referred to as the NCAA, has nothing to do with March Madness, or intercollegiate...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    March 31, 2021

Niwot Real Estate to host Easter festivities

The Easter Bunny won't be hiding eggs in Niwot this year, but that won't stop Pat Murphy from filling baskets and bellies at...

 
 By Sharon Bokan    News    March 31, 2021

Who's knocking on my house?

You'll know when they're back by their drumming on your roof vents or the side of your house (I spotted the first one this...

 
 By Carol OMeara    News    March 31, 2021

Gardeners, get ready for planting

Spring in Colorado brings out the best in gardeners, who've been pining for the warm, longer days of the growing season. We...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    March 31, 2021

March book review: Goose Summer

This week, we've partnered with Inkberry Books to bring you a review of Carol Samson's short story collection called "Goose...

 

Trooper Tips: Registration, driver's licenses, and insurance

Ask a Trooper about how to drive safer on the roadway, and you better take a seat because it could be a while before the...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Mocha, March 31)

Meet Mocha - Mocha is a 3-year-old lab mix and she is the sweetest thing you'll ever meet! Mocha has a stuffed animal, her...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    March 24, 2021

Niwot honors St. Patrick's Day

Mild spring weather, friendly faces, and Irish themed-fun made for a perfectly charming afternoon at Lucky Niwot Day on... Full story

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    March 24, 2021

Local farmers get sustainability grants to improve soil and food production

It's all about the dirt. Improving the soil improves the plants, improves the yield, improves the quality and amount of local...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    March 24, 2021

Dance, plants and grants taking root at Jack's Solar Garden

Spring is always a busy time for gardeners, and this year Jack's Solar Garden is finding the season to be super-charged with...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    March 24, 2021

How things get done in Niwot – Part 4

The Niwot Future League, or NFL as it is commonly referred to, is another one of Niwot’s accidentally sports-themed acronym groups. With the Niwot Business Association...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    March 24, 2021

Tip Top Savory Pies to open Gunbarrel location

Savory pies, whiskey barrel roasted coffee on nitro, and New Zealand-style ice cream are just some of the items customers...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    March 24, 2021

A haircut-free year inspires a hair-raising donation

Niwot Historical Society president Kathy Koehler went for more than a year without a haircut and last week, Liz Edge, owner...

 
 By Deryn Davidson    News    March 24, 2021

Spring storms bring needed moisture

One thing that many gardeners have in common is, they pay attention to weather. Especially precipitation levels here in the...

 

Community Pet Spotlight

Meet Kane-This sweet and gentle three-year-old boy is looking for a forever family to call his own through Longmont Humane...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    March 17, 2021

Gunbarrel's Beyond the Mountain Brewing begins distribution

This month, Gunbarrel-based Beyond the Mountain Brewing announced that it will begin distributing to liquor stores... Full story

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    March 17, 2021

DRF Real Estate earns B Corporation status

2021 is getting off to a good start for one Niwot business. DRF Real Estate, LLC, has been certified as a B Corporation, an...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    March 17, 2021

Better late than never? Snowpocalypse 2021 makes up for lost time

On March 13, many of us went to bed feeling a little sheepish about buying into the hype of winter storm Xylia, which local...

 

Where's the snow? ... Oh, there it is

On Saturday March 13, like the old Burger King commercial, everyone was asking where's the snow. We all found out the next...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    March 17, 2021

Niwot Historical Society presents 2021's first lecture

Railroad historian Larry Dorsey will open this year's Niwot Historical Society lectures series with a presentation...

 

Correction (March 17)

The Niwot Historical Society recently elected two new directors who were inadvertently omitted from the How things get done in Niwot series in the March 10, 2021 issue. Amy...

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    March 17, 2021

Cottontail Trail repairs and closures begin this week

Repairs on the Cottontail Trail in Gunbarrel could begin this week, causing a temporary closure to two sections of the...

 

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