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Kathy Koehler Honored as 7 Everyday Hero

When a Channel 7 News crew showed up on Second Avenue on Saturday, January 28th, Kathy Koehler was ready to give them a tour...

 

Local climate leader urges "rapid" adoption of renewables

When Hygiene-area local Hunter Lovins took the stage on a recent snowy evening in Boulder, it was clear this wasn't her...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    February 19, 2020 

New NBA president takes the helm

After 12 years, former Niwot Business Association President Tony Santelli, has stepped aside. Eric Bergeson, owner of Niwot...

 

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."...

 

Superbowl champion speaks at Niwot High

Ryan Harris, an offensive tackle for the Denver Broncos Superbowl 50 Champion, retired from professional football in 2017....

 

Niwot Garden Club visits Botanical Interests Seed Company

The first meeting of the season for the newly revived Niwot Garden Club was held at Botanical Interests seed packet company....

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    February 19, 2020 

Niwot alum discusses dreams and New York performance career

"We seem to forget that if everyone wanted to be like Einstein, everyone would look at scientists the way they look at...

 
 By Pattie Logan    News    February 19, 2020 

Vibrant young artist livens cafe

A colorful new art show at Winot Coffee has more energy than a triple espresso. Add a splash of whimsy to that order and you...

 
 By Kristen Arendt    News    February 19, 2020 

Bootstrap Brewing launches new Sparkalicious hard seltzer

Award-winning Bootstrap Brewing, headed by co-owners Leslie and Steve Kaczeus, recently branched into something new-a line...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Feb. 19)

Meet Elvis the friendly peacock. Elvis has been a staple around Cottonwood Kennels for years. He spends most of his time...

 

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...

 

Niwot Community Association weighs in on incorporation

Niwot Community Association board members unanimously voted Feb. 4 to publicize the results of additional research they have done on the possibility of incorporating Niwot...

 

Niwot Wheel Works to move into former Powder Keg space

For more than two years, the former Powder Keg Brewery space has sat empty on the corner of Murray Street and 2nd Avenue, to...

 

Wine away those winter blues

Colorado's weather seems to be off the wagon after a dry January gave way to alternating days of record warmth and...

 
 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...

 

Community Pet Spotlight - Rusty (Feb. 12)

Meet Rusty. Rusty is an affectionate four-year-old fellow that loves to play fetch, take long walks and be in the company of...

 

February Book Recommendation

The Courier has recently partnered with Niwot, Colorado's own Inkberry Books for periodic book reviews.. Approximately once p...

 

LID board meets incoming NBA President

The Niwot LID advisory committee held its monthly meeting on Feb. 4 Treasurer’s Report Bruce Rabeler led off with a report on current LID finances. The district collected...

 

New Left Hand Grange website launched

A Boulder County Economic Vitality grant awarded in 2019 has made it possible for Niwot's Left Hand Grange No. 9 on 2nd...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    February 5, 2020

Santelli's leadership of the NBA comes to a close

Tony Santelli's titles over his lifetime have been progressively more impressive and a couple of characteristics have...

 

Developer unveils preliminary plans for former Colterra property

A proposed development on the former Colterra property at 210 Franklin St. in Niwot will include up to five residential...

 
 By Courier Staff    News    February 5, 2020

Eight ways to show your community some love this Valentine's Day

When you're spreading the love to friends and family this Valentine's Day, don't forget another valuable member of your...

 

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...

 

From entrepreneur to author: A Niwot man's literary success

"I wanted to show my children the whole parent, not just the parent they saw growing up, but the whole person," said Len Gold...

 

School districts recognize progressive Colorado voting laws with a week of awareness

As a college graduate, Congressman Joe Neguse founded an organization called New Era Colorado, which strove to amplify voter...

 
 By Emily Long    News    February 5, 2020

Youth leaders rally for action on climate

Youth leaders came together last weekend in Boulder for a summit on climate change, with a broad call to action on climate,...

 

What's happening to our trees?

In a field dominated by men, two women make up Boulder County's entire urban forestry team--Cathy Thiltgen and Mary Tiernan....

 

Community Pet Spotlight-JR (Feb. 5)

Meet JR. This social and easy-going 14-year-old kitty has been waiting patiently and is now ready to find his new forever...

 

Longtime Niwot business owners wary of incorporation

Carrie Wise of Wise Buy Antiques is not prone to angry outbursts, but a recent push to bring a municipal government to Niwot...

 

New structure at Boulder County separates strategy and administration

From the perspective of the public, the implementation of recently announced changes to Boulder County's structure has been...

 

Left Hand Laurel: Meg Heitlinger

Meg Heitlinger moved here from Minneapolis in 2006 for the same reason many people come to Colorado--"the idea of living from...

 

Dogs sniff out human remains on Niwot trails

If you were walking the Niwot Loop Trail last Tuesday afternoon, you likely bumped into Kodi and his owner Jayne Zmijewski....

 

Boulder Library Champions announces 2020 plans

A proposal to create a library district is gaining steam with Boulder City Council, but the question of whether to raise...

 

Community Pet Spotlight-Chocolate and Caribou (Jan. 29)

Meet Chocolate, a 13-year-old ShihTzu-poodle, and Caribou, a seven-year old Alaskan Malamute, who live with companion Cindy...

 

Trooper Tips: Older Drivers

Driving is a feeling of freedom you get when you're able to just travel wherever you wish. But, there may come a point in time when either you or someone close to you must...

 
 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...

 

What do the revised flood maps mean for you?

Readers of last week's Courier won't be surprised to learn that FEMA will soon be implementing new floodplain maps for...

 

Western novelist comes to Inkberry

"The West" can mean a lot of different things to people--everything from "Gunsmoke" with its crime-fighting marshall, or the...

 
 By Kim Glasscock    News    January 22, 2020

NCA board hears passenger rail proposal

Passenger rail service from Fort Collins to Pueblo in Colorado could be a reality in seven to 10 years if the Southwest Chief and Front Range Passenger Rail Commission is...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    January 22, 2020

Fear not at Left Hand Animal Hospital

Doctors' offices as a rule are less fun than say...a walk in the park. It can oftentimes be worse for pets, for whom a...

 

Niwot alum's musical talents get professional

At some point in many children's lives, they want to be famous athletes, actors or rockstars. Most children don't fulfill...

 
 By Emily Long    News    January 22, 2020

Burns night supper brings Scottish traditions to Niwot

Even if you're not sure who Robert Burns is, you've almost certainly heard one of his most famous poems. Should auld...

 

Colterra developer to hold neighborhood meeting

Niwot residents are invited to attend a neighborhood meeting hosted by Terry Palmos to review and provide feedback on a preli...

 

Community Pet Spotlight-Fizz (Jan. 22)

Meet Fizz the African Pygmy hedgehog! Fizz is about 2 years old and was adopted from the Boulder Humane Society. He can run...

 

Ian Hayes charmed audience at poetry reading

Niwot poet Ian Hayes (left) spoke about his life and the way in which he garners inspiration for his poetry to an audience...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    January 15, 2020

Downtown Niwot post-moratorium

It's been nine months since the moratorium on development concluded for downtown Niwot and as yet, no new projects have been...

 

Postle resigns as NBA representative to LID committee

Citing concerns over the appointment of new members of the Niwot Design Review Committee, member Anne Postle resigned from th...

 
 By Emily Long    News    January 15, 2020

New flood maps may surprise some residents

FEMA will soon be implementing new floodplain maps for Boulder County. A move by the county last week to begin community revi...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    January 15, 2020

Four new sculptures to be installed at Niwot's Community Corner

Egor Zigura's statue titled "Kore That Awakening" will soon be standing tall in the expanded Niwot Community Corner. The...

 

Prairie dogs spark lively conversation

Prairie dogs are a contentious issue in Boulder County, so it is no surprise that Jan. 7, Boulder County's Annual Public...

 

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