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Niwot Marshall Fire Fund gets boost from Brisket & Bingo

The Garden Gate Cafe's dining room was packed Friday, Aug. 14 for Brisket & Bingo, a fundraising event hosted by The Garden Gate Cafe, A Few of a Kind Vintage + Mercantile and Deborah Fowler -...

 
 By Leigh Suskin    News    August 31, 2022

Niwot abuzz with bees

Niwot was buzzing with energy on Saturday, August 27th. Tents featuring mead tastings, kettlecorn, honey, hives, artwork, confections, live music and a costume contest lined Second Avenue. The Annual...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    August 31, 2022

Honey Bee Harvest Festival educates and entertains

Saturday was sunny, with few clouds in the sky, little to no breeze and full of camaraderie. For the Second Annual Honeybee Harvest Festival, Second Avenue and Cottonwood Square were crowded with vendors and pedestrians, all there to celebrate and...

 

The Story Behind the Name: Joey Reuter Adopt-a-Road

If you drive along Niwot Road, you have surely passed at least one of two small purple signs. Both say "Adopt-a-Road;" one is near the intersection of Longview Drive and the other is just east of the...

 
 By Yule Peterson    News    August 31, 2022

The bands played on – for JARED

The first Thursday night after Rock & Rails will feature a "bonus" concert, sponsored by the JARED Foundation. Anyone looking for one last night of the summer concert season will have a chance to...

 
 By Yule Peterson    News    August 31, 2022

Nalani returns to her roots in Niwot

The last concert of the Rock & Rails 2022 season opened with the amazing blues sound of Nalani playing the upright bass. Her throaty vocals, accompanied by her bass, made folks want to get up and...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    August 31, 2022

NHS Grad at Westminster Dog Show

When Gina Piffarerio first joined 4H, she likely didn't expect to find herself one day at the Westminster Dog Show. This past June, that's just where she and her rottweiler found themselves at the pre...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    August 31, 2022

Why Not Niwot? Juried Art Show reception

Why Not Niwot? - The annual juried art show featuring art with a Niwot theme will host an artist's reception for the first time this year. The event, sponsored by the Niwot Cultural Arts Association...

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    August 24, 2022

Bee kind, Bee aware, Bee festive this weekend

A sweet Saturday is on tap as the Honey Bee Harvest Festival brings swarms of family-friendly activities, goodies and know-how to Niwot. The second-annual event expands on last year's festivities...

 

Left Hand Laurel - Leigh Suskin

Born in Kansas, educated at an Ivy League college in Massachusetts and having worked as a management consultant for 20 years at the Watergate Building in Washington, D.C., Leigh Suskin – owner of...

 

Jazz Festival Draws Over 650 Attendees

On Aug. 2, Gene Hayworth, Executive Director of the Niwot Jazz Festival, gave a wrap-up report to the Niwot Local Improvement District (LID), which provided funding for over half the cost of the free...

 
 By D. Jones    News    August 24, 2022

Business Profile: Juniper & Twine Florals and Gifts

"A business woman needs a successful mix of design and practicality." - Donatella Versace No quote could more accurately describe Juniper & Twine Florals and Gifts. Juniper & Twine provides...

 

Hazel Miller closes out Rock and Rails 2022 season

For years, beloved Colorado performer Hazel Miller has been part of the annual Rock & Rails lineup. Fans have packed her performances for a night of blues and boogie among friends and neighbors. W...

 
 By Kristy Zado    News    August 24, 2022

A look back: NHS 50 year Celebration

Mary Beth Almquist was secretary-treasurer of Niwot High's very first graduating class. Almquist was also the first person to graduate from Niwot High School in 1974. Almquist's memories of...

 
 By Katrina Stroud    News    August 24, 2022

Una Vida Grand Opening

Kristian Dura is the owner of a new meditation/community center in Cottonwood Square in Niwot. The name of her business is Una Vida, which translates to "one life" in Spanish. Dura came up with the na...

 
 By Leigh Suskin    News    August 24, 2022

Families can find community and support at the Niwot Learning Collective (NLC)

Moments after meeting Elizabeth Amabile and Whitney Johannson, it already feels like you've known them for ages. With such love and empathy, these experienced and dedicated educators share about...

 
 By Yule Peterson    News    August 24, 2022

Community Band opens for Rock & Rails

The Niwot Community Semi-Marching Free Grange Band opened Rock & Rails Thursday night, Aug. 18, at the Whistle Stop Park with a set list ranging from “Stairway to Heaven” to “In Heaven There Is No Beer.” The band, under the direction of...

 

Annual Veterans Day Banner Project to grace downtown Niwot and Cottonwood Square

The Niwot Community Association (NCA) and Niwot Business Association (NBA) have launched the fourth annual Veterans Day Banners Project to honor veterans with Niwot connections. Participants purchase...

 

Boulder Symphony Fundraiser raises roof at the Tebo Garage

The Boulder Symphony held its largest fundraiser of the year surrounded by the Stephen Tebo Car Collection at Tebo Garage in southwest Longmont on Friday, Aug. 12. Guests enjoyed food, drinks, and...

 
 By Leigh Suskin    News    August 17, 2022

Niwot Design Review Committee Community Meeting: Niles Family Dentistry

On Wednesday, August 10, the Niwot Design Review Committee held a virtual public meeting to review the proposed deconstruction of the current structure and new build of a dental office at 364 2nd...

 
 By Leigh Suskin    News    August 17, 2022

Abo's Pizza and local businesses still reeling one week after fire

Abo's Pizza and nearby businesses are still recovering from the Aug. 6 fire that started in the early hours at Abo's. Fire investigator Doug Saba explained that fire personnel forced entry into Abo's...

 
 By Katrina Stroud    News    August 17, 2022

Rep. Karen McCormick discusses Veterinary Technician regulation

On June 9, 2022, Governor Jared Polis signed into law House Bill 22-1235, the revised Veterinary Practice Act that includes regulation of veterinary technicians. The Colorado Veterinary Medical...

 
 By Yule Peterson    News    August 17, 2022

All About the Brass opens Rock & Rails

The Rock & Rails concert opener Aug.11 was the high energy sound of All About the Brass, a Longmont-based group. The band played favorites from a wide variety of genres, ranging from James...

 

Quemando spices up Thursday's Rock & Rails stage

Residents who've been fine-tuning their Latin ballroom dance moves in Cottonwood Square will have their chance to shine when Quemando takes the stage at this week's Rock & Rails. The band is well...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    August 17, 2022

NBA meeting highlights

The August meeting of the Niwot Business Association was held Aug. 9 at Niwot Market, with 34 members attending. The timely topic of fire prevention, emergency preparations, and insurance coverage gave members useful information in the wake of the...

 
 By Kristen Arendt    News    August 17, 2022

Relocation efforts underway for Gunbarrel prairie dogs as Celestial Seasonings development moves forward

In July 2021, the Boulder City Council greenlighted the development of a 9.8-acre parcel of land near Celestial Seasonings in Gunbarrel, a long-time home to a large prairie dog colony. Over a year...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    August 17, 2022

The Wandering Jellyfish anniversary bash

People continuously wandered in and out of the historic Niwot Tribune building on Second Avenue, now home to The Wandering Jellyfish Bookshop, as the business celebrated its first anniversary, and...

 

Boulder County Transportation updates

Several transportation issues that could affect Niwot residents and visitors are in the news. The Regional Transportation District (RTD) has approved a five-year plan that is the largest overhaul of the system since the 1970s. However, the plan is to...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 17, 2022

Kore That Awakening Purchase Completed

The Niwot Cultural Arts Association's effort to raise $25,000 to purchase a sculpture from Ukrainian artist Egor Zigura was a success. NCAA Treasurer Vicki Maurer reported that the funds have been...

 
 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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 

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