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 By Patricia Logan    News    May 5, 2021

Veggies and flowers bloom at local farm collective

Pink tulips and crisp lettuce are signs of spring at the new Treehouse Farm Collective a few miles northwest of Niwot. The...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    May 5, 2021

Niwot Around the World Day

For months, Niwot has been the site of a string of events to give residents a reason to safely gather during the pandemic...

 
 By Carol OMeara    News    May 5, 2021

Grow to Fight Hunger

Lingering impacts from a disrupted world are hitting our community, with hunger a growing problem. Last year, gardeners...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    May 5, 2021

How does Niwot Work?

The Niwot Business Association, known informally as the NBA, is the organization that gets most things done in Niwot's...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    May 5, 2021

Whistle Stop Park Eagle Scout project

Jason Champion has spent many nights at Niwot's Rock & Rails summer concert series, volunteering as a Gargoyle for...

 
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Community Pet Spotlight (May 5, Sampson)

Meet Sampson (or Sammie as we call him) Sampson is a two year old border collie mix that we at Bowhaus have the pleasure of...

 
 News    May 5, 2021

Happy May Day

What a nice surprise to open your front door on a sunny day, and find a treat left on your doorstep. Evie Mai and Jesse...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    April 28, 2021

Fritz Family Brewers gets closer to opening day

Last week's unexpected spring storm may have snarled traffic, but it didn't stop Cory Buenning from showing up at his future...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    April 28, 2021

County commissioners hold meeting to discuss racial inequities

Last week, the Board of County Commissioners announced that there would be a special presentation from the Department of...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    April 28, 2021

Light at the End of the Tunnel summer concert series kicks off at Old Oak Coffeehouse

Saturday, April 24 marked the first of five concerts hosted by The Old Oak Coffeehouse on 2nd Avenue in Niwot. According to...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    April 28, 2021

North Metro water suppliers ask customers to conserve

As warmer spring weather takes hold and homeowners enact plans for lawncare and landscaping, North Denver Metro water...

 
 By Deryn Davidson    News    April 28, 2021

Not all compost is created equal

On a recent sunny afternoon, I was talking with Niwot resident Alicia Livitt about compost for her garden. She was...

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    April 28, 2021

West side of Twin Lakes to be closed for repairs

The south end of the West Twin Lakes Trail in Gunbarrel will close for up to three weeks for emergency stabilization of a...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    April 28, 2021

How does Niwot work? - Part 8

Women's International Niwot Club, or WINC, as it has come to be known, has been active in the Niwot community for 11 years, t...

 

Community Pet Spotlight

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

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    April 21, 2021

Back on stage: Rock & Rails to resume in 2021

Last year, Niwot's signature summer music series, Rock & Rails, went off the rails thanks to pandemic-related safety...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    April 21, 2021

Boulder County holds virtual meeting on Hwy. 287 transportation planning

Last fall, Boulder County kicked off its planning process for the future of Highway 287 with an extensive feasibility study f...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    April 21, 2021

How does Niwot work? – Part 7

Left Hand Grange No. 9 is the oldest institution in Niwot, and the oldest active Grange in Colorado, organized Dec. 20, 1873...

 
 By Kim Glasscock    News    April 21, 2021

Niwot Community Association holds annual meeting

The Niwot Community Association board of directors has decided not to hold its traditional July 4 parade this year, NCA...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (April 21, Pita)

Meet Pita - Pita is a 1-year-old pitbull/pug mix. And yes, you heard that correctly. She is just as sweet as can be and...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    April 21, 2021

Volunteering – it couldn't happen without you

April is National Volunteer month, a moment when the US acknowledges and honors the impressive impact volunteers make by...

 
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Popping-up in Niwot for the Sidewalk Sale

Though the sun wasn't shining much for Niwot's first Sidewalk Sale of 2021, several enthusiastic vendors turned out to sell...

 

Leave young wildlife alone--help keep Colorado's wildlife wild

How can you help the next generation of young wildlife? Leave them alone. If you see an injured animal, call your local...

 
 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? - Part 6

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...

 

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...

 
 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? - Part 5

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...

 

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...

 

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