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 By Kristy Zado    News    August 10, 2022 

Community meeting - development of 364 2nd Ave.

Niles Family Dentistry and Lightwell Architecture held a virtual meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, to obtain feedback from the Niwot community about a development plan for a proposed 3,000-square-f...

 
 By Katrina Stroud    News    August 10, 2022 

National Night Out Success

Downtown Niwot's National Night Out event on Aug. 2 was a huge success, with many community members enjoying hamburgers, hotdogs and drinks, courtesy of the Boulder County Sheriff's office. The...

 
 By Leigh Suskin    News    August 10, 2022 

Abo's Pizza damaged in fire

Mary Jo Wysocki, Manager of Winot Coffee in Cottonwood Square, just happened to arrive early to work at 5:30 a.m. on Saturday morning, Aug. 6. She was opening the shop and was about to water the...

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    August 10, 2022 

Local business Hall of Famer shares formula for success in life and work

Niwot residents Todd Dutkin and Charles Bell would sit on top of the bleachers watching their kids play basketball and talk business, life and challenges. They became friends and informal business...

 
 By D. Jones    News    August 10, 2022 

Brisket and bingo fundraiser Aug. 14 at Garden Gate

Niwot Business owners Angie Miltersen with Few of a Kind Vintage + Mercantile and Steve Gaibler with The Garden Gate Cafe will be joining efforts to raise money for the Niwot Business Association's...

 
 By Leonard Sitongia    News    August 10, 2022 

Tebo Garage opens doors to public for Boulder Symphony Fundraiser

Boulder County developer Stephen Tebo is opening the doors of his private car collection to the public as a fundraiser for the Boulder Symphony. This event will take place on Friday, Aug. 12 at 7 p.m. This is a rare treat for classic car aficionados...

 
 By Katrina Stroud    News    August 10, 2022 

The Wandering Jellyfish celebrates its one-year anniversary

Back in 2012, Carissa Mina and Jerilyn Patterson met at the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). At the Rocky Mountain chapter, they worked together as critique partners and...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    August 10, 2022 

Local Musician of the Week: Nalani

The turning signal clicked and the sound of tires rolling on pavement sounded in the background as Nalani made her way to a meeting. But inside the car, she was on the phone talking about why she...

 
 By Katrina Stroud    News    August 10, 2022 

New Conoco gas station owner

The Conoco gas station in Cottonwood Square was recently purchased by Rajbir Dhillon from long-time owners Bo Fan and her husband, Victor Tseng. Dhillon got into the gas station business starting in...

 
 By Kristy Zado    News    August 10, 2022 

First Friday Fun

First Friday Art Walk did not disappoint- a sky glowing with an orange sunset was the perfect backdrop for the Friday, Aug. 5 event. If you haven't strolled historic Niwot in search of unique, local a...

 
 By Katrina Stroud    News    August 10, 2022 

Winnie the Pooh relocated from Niwot

On July 30, Dawn and Jeff Server, co-owners of Meadow Lake Honey, fell victim to a robbery on their farm. The culprit: a two-and-a-half-year-old female sow bear. Jeff discovered the crime scene on Saturday at 8 a.m. He found the bee boxes knocked...

 
 By Leonard Sitongia    News    August 10, 2022 

NCA August board meeting

The Niwot Community Association (NCA) held its monthly board meeting Aug. 3 in the Mountain View Fire Rescue Niwot Station conference room. The board bid farewell to Kim Hawksworth who stepped down as the NCA’s events planning director because she...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    August 10, 2022 

Face Vocal Band comes to Niwot with one of Cody Qualls last performances

Face Vocal Band, the beloved a cappella band that has been featured on both local stages and in venues as elevated as Carnegie Hall, Red Rocks, The Broncos' Empower Field, and the Edinburgh Festival... Full story

 
 By Yule Peterson    News    August 10, 2022 

Good Music Medicine opened Aug. 4 Rock & Rails

The opener at Rock & Rails Thursday night Aug. 4 was the band "Good Music Medicine," featuring Niwot resident Joe Pacheco, and Thomas Dow. The duo played a great mix of folk and blues music....

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    August 3, 2022

Niwot grad and daughter victims of murder-suicide

Boulder County Sheriff's officers assigned to Niwot's Rock & Rails concert series did not show up July 28, and concert managers later received a message that the officers had been deployed to...

 

The nationwide worker shortage has come to Niwot

Business is anything but "as usual" in Niwot's business district. A nationwide worker shortage has left businesses everywhere struggling to maintain their typical working hours and functionalities, an... Full story

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    August 3, 2022

The band played on

Gleaming brass and purple T-shirts dazzled baseball fans as the Niwot Community Semi-Marching Free Grange Band played the national anthem at Coors Field Friday, July 29. "It was really exciting," saxo...

 
 By Katrina Stroud    News    August 3, 2022

Rep. Karen McCormick to speak at Left Hand Animal Hospital

On August 11, at 12:30 p.m., the Left Hand Animal Hospital is hosting an event to discuss the Veterinary Practice Act (VPA) and technician regulation with State Representative Karen McCormick. Rep. McCormick was invited to the event as one of the...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    August 3, 2022

LID Revenues Continue to Climb-Lobster on the Menu

Revenues of the Niwot Local Improvement District keep climbing, with the latest report showing $24,878.21 collected in May from the LID’s 1% sales tax, which was more than 25% higher than May 2021 collections. Overall, the year-to-date collections...

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    August 3, 2022

Yes, (whistle) pigs can fly

Before a whistle pig can fly, apparently she must learn to hitchhike. Marmots, also known as whistle pigs, aren't native to highways and they don't have thumbs but they are good at disappearing into...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    August 3, 2022

Last Men on Earth at Rock & Rails

There's one person who commands the Rock & Rails stage more than once during the course of this season, and it's Mark Trippanese, frontman for Last Men on Earth. While he also leads The Long Run,...

 
 By Yule Peterson    News    August 3, 2022

Dean Himes and Mark Kaczorowski open Rock & Rails

Rock & Rails last Thursday evening opened with the great guitars and harmonies of Dean Himes and Mark Kaczorowski. The musicians, who often perform together, sang classics from the Allman...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    August 3, 2022

July Book Review: "The Suffering of Lesser Mammals"

I almost forgot how much I enjoy short stories. There's something so special and ephemeral about them that you don't really get with novels. So when Inkberry Books recommended Greg Sanders' collection...

 
 By Kristy Zado    News    July 27, 2022

NHS 50 Year Anniversary Celebration Set for September 9th

It's a busy time for alumni behind the planning of the Niwot High School 50-Year anniversary celebration. While still in the planning stages, there is a tentative schedule of events (posted below). A...

 
 By Katrina Stroud    News    July 27, 2022

What's Buzzin'?

I hope you’re a fan of Jerry Seinfeld, co-writer and co-producer of “Bee Movie,” because Saturday, Aug. 27, is Niwot’s 2nd Annual Honeybee Harvest Festival. Go to downtown Niwot for live music, bee-friendly activities for children,...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    July 27, 2022

National Night Out in Niwot Aug. 2

National Night Out, a nationwide effort to connect communities with first responders, returns to Niwot Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. The event is co-sponsored by the Niwot Community Association...

 
 By Leonard Sitongia    News    July 27, 2022

Diagonal Bikeway Project is Rolling Along

The Colorado 119 (Diagonal Highway) Bikeway Project is making progress in obtaining funding, with another round due to be considered in the near future. The project is to build an off-street,...

 

Small Town Big Heart Marshall Fire Fundraiser - what's the latest?

The Small Town Big Heart Marshall Fire Fund is into its last group of events in an effort to get to the $100,000 finish line. Headed by Niwot Business Association President Deb Fowler, the effort...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    July 27, 2022

Local Musician of the Week: Michael Holubec

It was the early 2000s and six men thought of forming a band. That day, Last Men On Earth (LMOE) was born–even though it was one coin flip away from being called "Kamel Toe." One of those men was...

 
 By Kristy Zado    News    July 27, 2022

Swinging in Cottonwood Square

Niwot's weekly Dancing Under the Stars event was full of high energy and huge smiles Friday, July 22. Dancers boogied to diverse sounds spanning music from the 1920s to the 1950s. When you think of...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    July 27, 2022

Twenty Hands High at Rock & Rails

There aren't many bands fans can hear at Rock & Rails and also enjoy in a store's music feed while shopping at WalMart, Target or elsewhere. But that's the case for Twenty Hands High, the... Full story

 
 By Yule Peterson    News    July 27, 2022

Pete and Joan Wernick opened July 21 at Rock & Rails

A large crowd came early to the July 21 Rock & Rails concert, and were treated to an opening performance by "Dr. Banjo and Nurse Banjo," otherwise known as Pete and Joan Wernick, who have made...

 
 By Katrina Stroud    News    July 27, 2022

Left Hand Laurel: The Pancake Master

You may know Seth Steele as the guy who cuts your turkey slices and pork-based needs at the Niwot Market-the same guy who's been a part of the family business since high school and has worked his way...

 
 By Deborah Fowler    News    July 27, 2022

Niwot Rotary Peach Sale is on

One of the ways The Rotary Club of Niwot serves our community is through gifts to local charities. One of their main fundraising events is the sale of cases of delicious Palisade Peaches each year,...

 
 By Sydney Rothstein    News    July 27, 2022

Niwot Community Band to play National Anthem at Rockies game

This Friday, July 29, the Colorado Rockies face the LA Dodgers at Coors Field in Denver, and the Niwot Community Semi-Marching Free Grange Band is scheduled to perform the National Anthem to open the...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    July 20, 2022

NBA Meeting

Jeff and Dawn Server hosted the July 12 meeting of the NIwot Business Association at their home in Heather Hills, which is also the site of Meadow Lake Honey. Dawn Server explained the varieties of...

 
 By Yule Peterson    News    July 20, 2022

The House Blend Band on 2nd Avenue

Saturday night in Niwot was special as the first block of 2nd Avenue was closed off for another concert by the House Blend Band, with Old Oak Coffee House owners Michael Tomich and Patty Machen,...

 
 By Katrina Stroud    News    July 20, 2022

Do e-bikes belong on public trails?

City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) is considering and evaluating the use of e-bikes on some city open space trails. This proposal would allow class-1 and class-2 e-bikes on the Boulder Canyon Trail, the trails that exist on the...

 
 By Gene Hayworth    News    July 20, 2022

Renovations at the Niwot Post Office

From June 17 through June 23, 2022, the Niwot Branch of the U.S. Postal Service closed for renovations. According to Adam Lambing, Sales Service Distribution Clerk, it took two days to move...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    July 20, 2022

Two area breweries take home four medals at the U.S. Open Beer Championships

Two local breweries recently medaled in the coveted U.S. Beer Cup. Niwot-born Bootstrap Brewing took home gold for its often awarded Wreak Havoc Imperial Red and a silver for its Chillax Pineapple...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    July 20, 2022

Vandalism at Niwot Children's Park

The restroom doors at Niwot Children's Park were vandalized earlier this summer when someone tore the signs off the doors. At this point, the boys restroom (on the east side) and the girls restroom...

 
 By Kristy Zado    News    July 20, 2022

Trip to Europe a Success for Niwot Students

After years without a teacher-led trip to Europe due to travel restrictions brought on by Covid, Niwot students were excited to be able to travel together. A total of 48 students and chaperones...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    July 20, 2022

Gunbarrel North HOA in turmoil

The Colorado legislature recently passed legislation to curb the powers of homeowners’ associations, and Governor Jared Polis signed the law June 3, 2022, to take effect August 10, 2022. The law grew out of abuses by HOA’s concerning fines, forec...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    July 20, 2022

Spotlight on The Eagles as the Long Run comes to Rock & Rails

The Eagles is the kind of music that whenever it's played it's hard to keep from tapping your feet or humming along. Fans know the songs, though many prefer one style of the group's songs over...

 
 By Yule Peterson    News    July 20, 2022

Tim Ostdiek and Jenny Balagna opened Rock & Rails July 14 concert

The audience gathered for Rock & Rails last Thursday evening enjoyed a great opening act featuring Longmont's Tim Ostdiek, performing with Jenny Balagna. The music by the singer-songwriter was...

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    July 13, 2022

Art with heart: paintings of Niwot exhibited for people to view and vote

A dog on hind legs peeks longingly into the window of Niwot Rental and Feed, a red guitar bursts from the stage at Whistlestop Park as children dance, a golfer tees off with Haystack Mountain in the...

 

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