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 By Deborah Cameron    News    November 23, 2022 

Osmosis wins award for redesign project

The mid-20th century modern, bi-level home is a classic design found around the country and in many Boulder County neighborhoods. Decades after their building date, many of these homes are in need of...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    November 23, 2022 

Community shows support for NHS senior

It was well below freezing Friday night when a somber crowd gathered at the Niwot Children's Park. People huddled under the canopy near the reading tree, some had flowers, others were passing out...

 

Photo of the Week Could Be Yours?

Calling all photographers, intentional or accidental! The Left Hand Valley Courier’s Photo of the Week feature is open to any area resident who personally photographs Niwot-Gunbarrel area sights, including people (with permission, of course),...

 

Oops!

Due to an editing error, the Arts Student of the Week’s last name was misspelled last week in the print edition of the Courier. The student’s name is Paige Ioerger, and the correct spelling of her name can be found in the online...

 

Niwot's Annual Holiday Parade set for Saturday

It's beginning to feel a lot like it's time for Niwot's annual Holiday Parade. In fact, the parade is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 26 at 11 a.m. The parade will proceed down 2nd Avenue starting at...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 23, 2022 

New Niwot mural feeds the soul

Bug's Eye View The building may be small, but Niwot artist Denise Chamberlain has transformed it into a colossal piece of public art. The new mural called "Bug's Eye View" wraps around the entire...

 
 By Vicki Dorvee    News    November 23, 2022 

Home on the Grange

The Left Hand Grange is an integral ingredient to Niwot's holiday cheer during the frosty festivities. Community organizations welcome old and young alike to gather at the Grange to enjoy its warmth...

 
 By Kristin Alger    News    November 23, 2022 

Open Studios Pop! Gallery Lands in Niwot

Among its other wonderful holiday events, Niwot is also now home to an Open Studios Pop! Gallery. The gallery, located in the former Niwot Rental and Feed store at 291 2nd Avenue, will be open...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 23, 2022 

Niwot's largest holiday light display ready to shine

If this time of year you're drawn to all that is twinkling and bright, the resplendent holiday light display at the top of the hill will soon be beckoning you. For the 36th year in a row, Chuck...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    November 23, 2022 

November book review: Cloudbreak, California

I don't read memoirs very often, which is a shame because they are so unique and interesting. That's certainly the case with Kelly Daniels' book Cloudbreak, California. What is perhaps most unique...

 
 By Katrina Stroud    News    November 23, 2022 

Tracey Bernett's arrest

On Nov. 9, it was reported that Democrat Tracey Bernett won in a landslide to continue to serve as the state representative of House District 12, which includes Niwot, Louisville, Lafayette and Superior. Bernett won 78.7% of the votes and her...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 23, 2022 

Concert raises $8K for Recovery Cafe

Dale's Piano Playhouse put on a show for a packed house of 300 on Nov. 12 for a benefit concert for Recovery Cafe, according to Virginia Dutkin of Niwot. "We are fortunate to have such talented...

 
 By Katrina Stroud    News    November 23, 2022 

Boulder Library District ballot issue passed

Proposition 6C to form a library district in Boulder and beyond passed with 53.20% of the votes cast. The district will improve library services in Boulder County and provide funding for a new...

 

Courier Crossword Puzzle Answers November 23, 2022

ACROSS 3. Bake 5. Recovery 6. Cheer 7. Lights 9. MAME 10. Unified 11. Library 12. Parade DOWN 1. Fame 2. Terrell 4. Bernett 6. Cloudbreak 8. Santa 9. Mural...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 16, 2022

Let the holiday fun begin

Let the Holiday Fun Begin! Niwot’s Holiday Magic Celebration is kicking off with the 22nd Annual Enchanted Evening, followed by the coveted Holiday Parade, Small Business Saturday and two weekends of Holiday Markets and events around town. The deta...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 16, 2022

Mural artist George Curtis Levi completes last mural of project

This is the final piece in a series of stories on the four artists who painted murals as part of the Cottonwood Square Shopping Center-Jerry Sinor Building mural project. "Arapaho Family," painted by...

 

Niwot's new space for the arts

The building that formerly housed Niwot Rental and Feed is seeing new life...and bringing new life to the local arts scene. Open Studios, a visual arts non-profit organization based in Boulder, in...

 

Photo of the Week Could Be Yours?

Calling all photographers, intentional or accidental! The Left Hand Valley Courier’s Photo of the Week feature is open to any area resident who personally photographs Niwot-Gunbarrel area sights, including people (with permission, of course),...

 

Changes planned for Twin Lakes dog park

Glasha is a cheerful 2-year-old airedale terrier or, according to her owner, Elena Kazakova, 60 pounds of boundless energy. "Glasha is very active and needs a lot of exercise," Kazakova said. She...

 

Results are in: Pumpkin Walk success

Throughout October, 100 households (including three from out of state) participated in the 2022 Niwot Pumpkin Walk. The goal was to kickstart holiday shopping and explore retail businesses in the downtown area. Participants visited various...

 

The many sides of thankfulness

This year, The Courier asked local residents and visitors to share what they are thankful for. Below are their responses; each of them notable in their own way. Equally wonderful was the process of...

 

New Art in Niwot Sculpture Park

Anne Postle, Jill Whitener and Lisa Rivard are members of the Niwot Cultural Arts Association's Community Corner Sculpture Park Committee, launched in 2018 to create a park that benefits the...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    November 16, 2022

Parking Lot dedication set for Dec. 2nd

The dedication of the Niwot Parking Lot, located west of the intersection of 3rd Avenue and Murray Street in Niwot, has been set for Friday, Dec. 2 at 4 p.m. Niwot Business Association President Eric...

 

Boulder Open Space Board takes up e-bikes on trails

The City of Boulder’s Open Space Board of Trustees (OSBT) began their review of rules regarding the use of electric bicycles on open space trails at their first of three monthly meetings held on Nov. 9. This came about because of the recognition...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    November 16, 2022

Conservation theme of NBA meeting

The Niwot Business Association meeting at the Niwot United Methodist Church on Nov. 8 focused on saving energy, reducing costs and recycling. Pastor Emily Kintzel welcomed the NBA members and she and Janet Gates provided a brief history of the...

 

Small win for one, big win for the community

Terry Purcell, of the Niwot Market, lives car-free by choice. With a community like Niwot, commuting is easy with a bicycle, but recently, someone stole his. "People say, 'Hey, I don't see your...

 

Courier Crossword Corner Answers November 16, 2022

ACROSS 1. Ebikes 6. Thankful 7. Trails 12. Art 15. Football 16. Enchanted 19. Paige 21. Nutcracker 22. Holiday 23. Lempriere 24. Murray 25. Sixth 26. Bicycle DOWN 2. Squawk 3. Fowler 4. Pumpkin 5. Off 6. Twin 7. Trees 8. Sculptures 9. Volleyball 10....

 
 By Kristin Alger    News    November 9, 2022

Ceremony honors military veterans with local connections

On Sunday, Nov. 6, approximately 100 members of the Niwot community came together in Cottonwood Square to honor military veterans at the fourth annual Veterans Banner ceremony. The event, jointly...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    November 9, 2022

Trick or Treat? Behind the scenes of Niwot's Haunted House

Now it can be told. For well over 20 years, long-time Niwot resident and real estate agent Pat Murphy has sponsored, organized, funded and championed the Great Pumpkin Party on the Saturday before...

 
 By Kristin Alger    News    November 9, 2022

Exploring more stories behind Niwot veterans' banners

As Niwot continues to honor veterans in the month of November, you'll find stories behind some of the banners displayed in Cottonwood Square and on 2nd Avenue. James Albert Zander, U.S. Navy, WWII -...

 

Photo of the Week – Yours?

Calling all photographers, intentional or accidental! The Left Hand Valley Courier’s Photo of the Week feature is open to any area resident who personally photographs Niwot-Gunbarrel area sights, including people (with permission, of course),...

 

View November art at The Old Oak Coffeehouse and Winot Coffee Company

November has brought new art to Winot Coffee Company in Cottonwood Square and The Old Oak Coffeehouse on 2nd Avenue. Winot Coffee Company is featuring art from Jacque Michelle, a local artist and art...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 9, 2022

Home on the Grange

Upcoming Grange Events Niwot Community Connection monthly meeting Thursday, Nov. 10, 10-11:30 a.m. This month's guest speaker will be Laurie Algar who will present "Growing Up Disney," an engaging loo...

 

Thank you, poll workers

The midterm elections are over now. Gone are the grassroots days: the annoying text messages from congressmen, the aggressive attack ads, and the campaign literature slipped under your doorstep. All of it is finally over – until the next election....

 

Crime remains low in Niwot

According to Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle, crime in Niwot remains relatively low. In the past year, there have only been three auto thefts in the Niwot area. “One was a trailer that was stolen out of the parking lot at the church on 95th...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 9, 2022

Niwot UM Church trunk or treat

Niwot United Methodist Church's Trunk or Treat "was a big success with 80 kids plus parents," according to organizer Janet Gates. "So many characters were represented - super heroes, witches,...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    November 9, 2022

Holiday lighting, dancing and planning on LID agenda

All nine members of the Niwot Local Improvement District advisory committee (LID) were present for the Nov. 1 meeting at the Niwot Inn. Treasurer Bruce Rabeler reported that revenues continue to climb as collections through August are up over...

 

NCA November Board Meeting

The Niwot Community Association (NCA) held its monthly board meeting Nov. 2 in the Mountain View Fire Rescue Niwot Station conference room. Terry Larsen, NCA Treasurer, reviewed the Association's...

 

Answers to November 9, 2022 Courier Crossword Puzzle

ACROSS 1. Playoffs 4. Vault 7. Sofa 9. Art 10. Line 11. Poll 12. Weed 15. Insurance 16. Banners 17. Noises 18. Stahly 19. Cornhole 20. Haunted 23. Watkins DOWN 2. Affordable 3. Mural 5. Twin 6. Pelle 7. Steelers 8. Rosas 13. Disney 14. Hansen 21....

 

Lost and Found

Found in downtown Niwot on Monday, October 31, 2022. Could have been lost at the Halloween parade. Diane Von Ferstenberg prescription glasses with photo sensitive lenses in a cloth case. Contact...

 
 By Kristin Alger    News    November 2, 2022

Honoring veterans in Niwot

With a beautiful fall and another Great Pumpkin Party behind us, Niwot prepares to honor military veterans with banners along 2nd Avenue and in Cottonwood Square and with a ceremony at 2:00 p.m. on...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    November 2, 2022

SVVSD approves Sheriff's request for rifle storage at NHS

A request from the Boulder County Sheriff to store long rifles inside Niwot High School and Lyons Middle-Senior High School was approved by the St. Vrain Valley School District School Board at its Oct. 26 meeting. The request was first presented in...

 

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