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 By Vicky Dorvee    News    October 13, 2021 

A quiet man dies in Niwot

Boulder County Sheriffs were summoned to 364 Franklin Street in Niwot to conduct a welfare check on Monday morning, Sept....

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    October 13, 2021 

Niwot's windy Oktoberfest

A windy Saturday didn't dampen Niwot's Oktoberfest spirits. The weather did, however, cause tossed signs, fallen chairs outsi...

 

This little piggy went to market

If you're a frequent driver on Highway 52 you have probably noticed a new farm stand, Lazy J. The "J" is for John Scaggs,...

 
 By Kim Glasscock    News    October 13, 2021 

NCA proposes community garden at monthly meeting

Work on a proposal to create a community garden space in Niwot is starting, Niwot Community Association board member Diane...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    October 13, 2021 

Niwot LID board seats newest member at October meeting

In its first face-to-face meeting since March 2020, the Niwot Local Improvement District advisory committee heard a request...

 
 By Deborah Cameron    News    October 13, 2021 

Niwot's newest food truck

Anyone looking for dining options while at The Wheel House or Whistlestop Park might have noticed there's a new food truck...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    October 13, 2021 

Proposition 119 promises funds for education, and a new government agency

On Nov. 2, Coloradans will be asked to vote on a measure that would raise taxes on marijuana sales, divert funds from the State Trust Lands and create a new state...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Patches, Oct. 13)

Meet Patches. Patches is a gentle, affectionate and social two-year-old that will make a wonderful companion for her lucky...

 
 By Patricia Logan    News    October 6, 2021

Final round: An emotional goodbye to 'the golf course for everyone'

First Hole A hawk whistles as it lands on the giant cottonwood just behind the first tee. It's an appropriate send-off as I...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    October 6, 2021

Niwot artist claims Kennedy Center prize

"Take Us To The Stars," an original oil painting by Niwot artist Mary McClure, was named co-winner of the JFK Portrait...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    October 6, 2021

Protecting a legacy: Spear Lodge Man to undergo preservation

Plans to preserve and repair the deteriorating tree carvings along Niwot Road have been under consideration for years, but af...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    October 6, 2021

Familiar Face – Joanne Neville

If there's a Niwot event happening Joanne Neville is likely in attendance, especially if music is involved. Dressed in...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    October 6, 2021

October book review: The Afterlife Road

I'm back with another Inkberry Books review and I'm very excited to share my thoughts. Author Brice Austin takes readers on s...

 
 By Bruce Warren    News    October 6, 2021

Niwot LID Advisory Committee reviews five-year strategic plan

After a five-hour meeting to review its five-year strategic plan, the Niwot Local Improvement District Advisory Committee decided that the best course of action would be to ho...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Burt, Oct. 6)

Meet Burt! Burt is a one- year-old Blue Heeler mix. However, we suspect he is mixed with Irish Wolfhound due to his body...

 

A Rock & Rails favorite wins GABF gold following turbulent Covid 19 experience

Blood Orange Kolsch, brewed by Crystal Springs Brewing Company in nearby Louisville, took home gold at the recent Great...

 

The Boulder Apple Tree Project seeks expansion

On a cool, cloudless Sunday morning, people flocked to the space between the Museum of Natural History and the Mary Rippon...

 

Niwot seeks to have zero waste events

Niwot's summer concert series Rock & Rails is a special event. But it doesn't just provide the setting for people to...

 

Fritz Family Brewers medals at the North American Beer Awards

NIwot's Fritz Family Brewers took home their first medal at the North American Beer Awards for their Export Lager, a...

 

Long delayed visit to Sand Creek Massacre site finally realized

Silence and Respect. Thus reads the first trail sign greeting visitors at the Sand Creek Massacre National HIstoric Site....

 

Boulder County to host fall gardening workshops

Now that the summer harvest is in, what's next for your backyard garden? With cold weather coming, what goes in the compost...

 

Gardening is exercise

I recently underwent a health assessment which involved a lengthy questionnaire on how I care for myself. It was part of a...

 

A sprouting entrepreneur at Niwot's Sidewalk Sale

Secorra Heinrichs founded Bean Tree Tea in 2020 when she was only 13 years-old. The middle-schooler believes in the...

 

Going, going, gone...

On Sept. 27, the Boulder County Department of Public Works removed a decades-old cottonwood tree near the intersection of...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Robert, Sept. 29)

Meet Robert. This sweet senior is an expert at making all of those around him feel right at home! Robert adores being with...

 

Northern Arapaho Sovereign Nation becomes sister city with Longmont

For the first time in the 65-year history of the Sister Cities program of the United States, a sovereign nation entered into...

 

Niwot Olympian Elise Cranny headlines homecoming festivities

Back when she was a budding high school track star, Elise Cranny never thought she would be honored as she was during this...

 

Left Hand Laurel – Thom Lynch

This month's Left Hand Laurel goes to Thom Lynch. Lynch moved to Niwot in September 2018 and decided the best way to meet...

 

Get your polka on at Niwot Oktoberfest

Niwot Oktoberfest, a local tribute to the 211-year-old Bavarian volksfest, is coming to Cottonwood Square and 2nd Avenue on S...

 

Farow Restaurant is open for business

On Sept. 17, Farow Restaurant (7916 Niwot Rd., Niwot) opened to the public, just a few months after announcing it was taking...

 

Veterans Banner project returns in October

The Niwot Community Association is now accepting applications for the 2021 Veterans Banner Project, a public tribute to...

 

Burden inducted into Boulder County Business HOF

Though his induction into the Boulder County Business Hall of Fame was delayed a year due to the pandemic, Niwot resident Cot...

 

Cleaning up the neighborhood

It was a beautiful morning for taking out the trash. On Sept. 18, the Niwot Community Association held its annual Clean Up...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Sept. 22)

Meet Renji. Renji is a sweet, social and playful young dog that enjoys being in the company of people of all ages. This...

 

Bootstrap Brewing wins GABF Gold

Niwot-born Bootstrap Brewing has once again medaled at this year's Great American Beer Festival awards. The brewery received...

 

Boulder County looking for volunteer youth mentors

Thirteen years ago, Boulder County saw a gap in its service to its younger residents. The Integrated Managed Partnership for...

 

NCA to hold annual Clean Up Day on Sept. 18

The Niwot Community Association will hold its annual Clean Up Day from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 18 in the parking...

 

Niwot's bookstores hold readings that support kids' emotional wellness

A pair of bookstore readings this past weekend supported the mental health of some of Niwot's youngest residents. Both...

 

The apple, harbinger of autumn

Along with all the garden bounty that comes this time of year is one of my favorites, the apple. It is a crop that has deep...

 

2nd annual St. Vrain for the Brain coming Sept. 18

As a senior in Niwot High's IB program last year, Mackenzie Demmel created St. Vrain for the Brain, a virtual 5K run/walk...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Sept. 15)

Meet Dahlia This bright and bubbly 4-year-old girl is a joy to be around and is looking for her new forever family through...

 

Boulder County holds first public meeting on proposed bikeway

On Aug. 30, Boulder County residents learned more about plans for the proposed CO 119 bikeway between Boulder and Longmont...

 

Niwot got jazzy

Visitors to Cottonwood Square were able to enjoy their brunch in style thanks to the Jazz Brunch on Saturday, Sept. 4....

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    September 8, 2021

Familiar Face - Kristina Burgoon

Kristina Burgoon is the warm welcoming face at The Niwot Inn & Spa and she's also the face of Niwot through her...

 

Filling the Boot in Niwot

On Friday, Sept. 3, firefighters from the Mountain View Fire Protection District were at Niwot Market collecting donations...

 

RAKD helps Niwot get fit one person at a time

A lot of people may have gotten healthier over the summer and want to take their fitness to the next level. Or, they still...

 

Juried art show gives Niwot a boost

Anne Postle of Osmosis Art and Architecture couldn't have been happier with the outcome of this year's Why Not Niwot? Juried...

 

Bloomin' beautiful for First Friday

Sarah Cioni's new shop in Niwot, Belle Terre, hosted its first ever Flower Mart in Cottonwood Square on First Friday, Sept...

 
 By Sharon Bokan    News    September 8, 2021

What makes weeds so successful?

What characteristics make weeds so successful with the ability to annoy us and resist our attempts to eliminate them from...

 

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