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 By Patricia Logan    News    March 3, 2021 

Compost facility application may be withdrawn to review cost and impacts

Nancy Davis thought a conservation easement meant the land was protected from development. So when she and her husband...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    March 3, 2021 

Pinocchios is open for business with new owners

With its large front windows, bright red sign, and prominent patio area, it's hard to miss Pinocchios Restaurant as you...

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    March 3, 2021 

Left Hand Laurel - Lydia Moy

School volunteer Lydia Moy looks at every opportunity and raises it up a notch. "Your job is not to do 10,000 cutout...

 
 By Kristen Arendt    News    March 3, 2021 

Niwot's March event looking lucky

As we eagerly await the official start of spring, there's plenty to look forward to in Niwot during March. Starting March 1,...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    March 3, 2021 

Niwot LID meets with Boulder County Commissioners

Boulder County's newest commissioners Claire Levy and Marta Loachamin got a crash course in the history of the Niwot Local...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    March 3, 2021 

How things get done in Niwot

Thirty years ago Niwot's 2nd Avenue was a mess whenever it rained or snowed. No curb and gutter, no streetlights, and...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    March 3, 2021 

Library advocates push for the city and county to consider a library district

With the move down to the yellow zone, many businesses and organizations have been able to open up, in spite of COVID. But...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    March 3, 2021 

Boulder County finalized new oil and gas regulations

On Dec. 10 last year, the Boulder County Commissioners approved updated Land Use Code regulations that relate to oil and gas...

 
 By Sharon Bokan    News    March 3, 2021 

Keeping your chicks healthy

You decided that you want to keep a few chickens so that your family has fresh eggs. You have all the equipment to house and...

 
 News    March 3, 2021 

Community Pet Spotlight (March 3-Max)

Meet Max - This fun-loving little gentleman loves being in the company of people of all ages and is hoping to find a great...

 
 News    March 3, 2021 

Death Notice (Hilary Allen Waukau)

Hilary Allen “Sarge” Waukau, age 73, of south Longmont died Friday, February 19, 2021. Sarge was head of security at Norlin Library of the University of Colorado. He was...

 
 By Mary Wolbach Lopert    News    March 3, 2021 

Courier Country

You never know who or what you're going to find on a walk around Niwot. On a lovely day, in-between a bitter cold day, and a...

 
 News    March 3, 2021 

Inquiring minds...

Can someone please solve this mystery? These "magic" mushrooms are on the back of a sign along the Cougar Trail which...

 
 News    March 3, 2021 

'Whoos' looking at you?

In a state like Colorado, it pays to look up. In this case it wasn't about an avalanche, but a pair of owls. For Niwot...

 

Devastating 2020 wildfire season inspires listening and legislation

No one wants to go through another fire season like 2020 with months of dangerous air quality, eerie smoke, raining ash and...

 

Longmont's story unfolds in historical fiction

Have you ever wondered what life was like in Longmont when settlers first came 150 years ago? If your answer was yes, then...

 

February review: The Lizards of Palm Beach

I always enjoy partnering with Inkberry Books because I've received great recommendations with such interesting titles. This...

 
 By Ben Berman    News    February 24, 2021

New Martian space probe is a joint achievement for the UAE and Colorado

After seven months of travel through 120 million miles of space, a small piece of Niwot is finally circling the Red Planet. L...

 
 By Adrian Card    News    February 24, 2021

Boulder County 2021 Water Year: Dry forecasted

It seems the old Chinese adage (curse?), "May you be born in interesting times," continues to play on from 2020 into 2021....

 
 By Carol OMeara    News    February 24, 2021

Spring lawn care

The warm weather ahead of the bitter cold snap had many people thinking of spring chores. The recent storms with their...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Forest, Feb. 24)

Meet Forest - Forest is a 2 year old Catahoula Mix. He is wonderful with people and other pups alike. Forest is incredibly...

 
 By Pattie Logan    News    February 17, 2021

Prairie dog review shows where they expand, lose and retake territory

This year, there are more prairie dogs where Boulder County wants them and fewer acres where they don't. The recent annual...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    February 17, 2021

Familiar Faces - Klare Black and Suzi Hendrix

For seven years the Bowhaus in Gunbarrel has provided furry family members with daycare and boarding. While the pooches are...

 

Left Hand Animal Hospital takes cat care to the next level

If you or your cat has ever been anxious about a trip to the veterinarian, Left Hand Animal Hospital is one veterinary practi...

 

Hiding in plain sight

In the nearly 24 years that I've been reporting for the Courier, I've taken quite a few odd photos. There have been photo...

 

Niwot 💗 Valentine's Day

The weather outside was frightful, but businesses along Niwot's 2nd Avenue and in Cottonwood Square went out of their way to...

 
 By Sharon Bokan    News    February 17, 2021

Winter weed management

While this may not seem to be the best time of year for weed management, it is a good time to start dealing with winter...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Feb. 17-Bodhi)

Meet Bodhi - Bodhi is a cuddly, affectionate and playful fellow who is looking for his new forever home through Longmont...

 

We 💗 the Left Hand Valley

Roses are red Violets are blue Here are things we love (About living in the LHV) And we bet you do too Our Incredible Trail...

 

Niwot remembers Eli Buzas

Sue Prahl couldn't hold back her emotions while talking about her dear friend Eli Buzas. "I just remember his huge heart,"...

 

Niwot Rental and Feed 'Rolling' with times for 40 years

There aren't many places where you can pick up a bag of birdseed, a bale of alfalfa, rent a Bobcat, buy a plush dog toy and...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    February 10, 2021

Left Hand Laurel – Deborah Read Fowler

The adage, "When the going gets tough, the tough get going," typifies Niwot's Deborah Read Fowler. Read Fowler, owner of...

 

Show a little love for our Left Hand Valley public lands

Growing up, I remember a cover of Joni Mitchell's "Big Yellow Taxi" playing regularly on the radio. The last lines of the...

 

COVID brought new hurdles, but East Side Art Institute is prepared

In January 2020, East Side Art Institute board members Nancy Utterback and Kathy Griffin painted a vision of a communal...

 

Niwot Business Association presents 2021 budget to LID board

The Niwot Business Association unveiled its 2021 budget at February’s monthly meeting of the Niwot Local Improvement Distri...

 

Community Pet Spotlight

Meet Apollo - Apollo is a sweet, lovable, 2-year-old American Bulldog mix who is looking for his forever home. Apollo is...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    February 3, 2021

Ceremony blesses tree carving preservation efforts

It has been six months since the death of Arapaho artist Eddie Running Wolf due to the coronavirus, but his memory and his...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    February 3, 2021

Artists make their mark for Inkberry Books contest

Niwot's Inkberry Books put out a call in December for artists ages 13 and under to participate in the store's first bookmark...

 

Lessons from a dog fight

It's been more than two weeks since my neighbors' dog got out, and made a beeline toward me and my dog as we walked down our...

 
 By Carol OMeara    News    February 3, 2021

Restoring Rose Garden on gardeners' wish list

With the change in tenants at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, there's a groundswell of interest in one thing close to gardener's...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Feb. 3, Gentleman)

Meet Gentleman—This sweet young fellow is ready to start his new life with a loving forever family. Could it be yours?...

 

Après Ski celebrates winter

Although the weather wasn't very snow-friendly, the Après Ski winter pop-up event, organized by the Niwot Business...

 

Franklin Commons approved with conditions

Plans to resuscitate the Bader House property in Niwot cleared a major hurdle last week when the Boulder County Community...

 

Flood-prone trail in Gunbarrel to be fixed

A Gunbarrel trail that washes out nearly every year will get a permanent fix this spring. Boulder County Commissioners...

 

Celebrate the weekend with Niwot's Après Ski pop ups

On Saturday Jan. 30, Niwot's downtown will be transformed into a festival worthy of any Colorado ski town. A subcommittee of...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    January 27, 2021

Generosity was on full display at the light show

Some folks string dainty lights on their Christmas trees, hang their ornaments and call it a wrap for their holiday...

 

1914 House reopens

There's good news for anyone looking for more variety when they eat locally in Niwot. As of 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 27 ,...

 

Ivy & Thistle hair salon mixes luxury with a small town feel

It started with putting barrettes in her cat's fur when she was three years old. Liz Edge always knew she wanted to work as...

 

'Watch the birdie' in your own backyard

"Spring has sprung, the grass is ris, I wonder where the birdies is?" - children's rhyme Turns out the birds are all around,...

 

Landscaping with Colorado Native Plants conference goes virtual

Gardening with native plants is not a new concept. There are people who have been doing it for a long time, but it's not...

 

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