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 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 13, 2019 

A banner day for veterans in Niwot

Since mid-October, 2nd Avenue between Niwot Road and Murray Street has been lined with 35 banners recognizing veterans with...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    November 13, 2019 

Boulder County looking to revamp codes for short-term rentals

The Boulder County land use code is a document that is often updated. When the county commissioners approved new policies for housing in October, it seemed to be an...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 13, 2019 

Children's Park cameras installed to catch vandals

Niwot's Children's Park on 1st Avenue is a place of joy and playfulness, bustling with happy children. The award-winning,...

 

Boulder County prepares for 2020 census

In 1870, armed with a pad of census schedules, steel nib pens, and ink, P. D. McClanahan set out to single-handedly count...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 13, 2019 

Epic Nutrition open in Gunbarrel

Epic Nutrition, serving Herbalife Nutrition smoothies and energy teas, opened its doors in October at the Gunbarrel Shopping...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    November 13, 2019 

Niwot Rotary Club makes foodie app for community and philanthropy

The Niwot Rotary Club is combining its love of serving the community with the community’s love of gathering over food. Inspired by the Fort Collins Rotary Club’s app focus...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 13, 2019 

Boulder County staking its place in Jack's Solar Garden

Boulder County has committed to be the biggest subscriber to date in Jack's Solar Garden. As of Nov. 5, the county commissioners pledged to be a holder of 10% of the 1.2...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    November 13, 2019 

Niwot LID hears from sales tax officials

Though many local businesses have reported lower earnings in 2019, year-to-date sales tax collections in the Niwot Local...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    November 13, 2019 

Lookout Alliance urges the time to act is now

Oil and gas development in Boulder County is on pause until March 2020, but that doesn’t mean The Lookout Alliance has taken a break. In collaboration with 350 Colorado, TLA...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Ripley, Nov. 13)

This adorable menace is Ripley, an 11-week old goldendoodle retriever adopted last month from the Golden Retriever Rescue of...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 6, 2019

Soldiering on - The dragon, the phoenix, and the place in between

Monday, Nov. 11, is a day set aside to honor those who have served in the United States Armed Forces - our veterans. Accordin...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 6, 2019

BoCo grant boosts Grange's reach

The Niwot Business Association (NBA) received word in June that a Boulder County Economic Vitality Grant it had applied for...

 

The true art of possible: Parenthood and business dreams can coexist

There are numerous retreats every year for entrepreneurs to help them realize their goals and direct them in good business...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 6, 2019

Niwot Dental's food drive for OUR Center

Thanks to the generosity of the community, Niwot Dental’s first holiday food drive collected nearly 10 boxes of food for the non-profit OUR Center in 2018. This year, from...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 6, 2019

Willowdale Live brings big sounds to a small town

Just a few shows in and already Willowdale Live is taking root in Niwot. The live arts not-for-profit entertainment series...

 

"Spirit of the River"

This article continues a monthly series about the artworks and artists chosen for Community Corner at Sculpture Park at the...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Bear and Mini, Nov. 6)

Bear and Mini are two sophisticated, urbane canines. They live in Denver, but vacation in Gunbarrel. Both have found the...

 

Klueber tapped for Golden Hammer

On Oct. 26, the Niwot Business Association honored Chuck Klueber with the 2019 Golden Hammer Award for outstanding...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    October 30, 2019

Lefty's Pizza Celebrates 25 Years in Niwot

Our town is home to many noteworthy eateries offering mouthwatering dishes and a place to catch up with family, friends and...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Homer the Squirrel - Oct. 30)

While not quite a pet in the traditional sense, Homer the squirrel found his home and calling in Niwot. He's a naturalistic...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    October 30, 2019

Finkel & Garf hosts weekly Pints With a Purpose

Local Gunbarrel brewery, Finkel & Garf, is a beloved staple in the community. Sunday afternoons can be whiled away on the patio with a delicious, uncomplicated beer in hand. T...

 

Niwot celebrates Halloween

The end of October always brings great excitement and joy. From fun decorations and displays to Niwot's annual Great Pumpkin...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    October 30, 2019

Dr. Banjo's stringed discourse delights

Hot Rize band member Pete Wernick (aka Dr. Banjo) entertained and educated a full-house audience at the Left Hand Grange...

 

Incorporation study nears completion

The informal committee preparing a report on the feasibility of incorporating Niwot is set to release its findings in the coming weeks, according to Mary Coonce, co-owner of...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    October 23, 2019

Costumes, candy and community at Niwot's Pumpkin Party

Bring your alter-ego, your children and your parents, and a dog or two to Niwot's Great Pumpkin Party on Saturday, Oct. 26. T...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    October 23, 2019

Sprouting wings leads to growing unexpected roots

Last year, my partner and I moved to Niwot for the dual purposes of not wanting to live in Boulder while wanting a place...

 

Left Hand Laurel - Kristin Bjornsen

In late 2017, Gunbarrel resident Kristin Bjornsen was at an impasse. Following a "spectacular loss" in her lawsuit against...

 
 By Carol OMeara    News    October 23, 2019

Grab some (warm) air between snows to clean garden

The abrupt end to the garden season came with an unseasonable chill, smashing record lows and tying for largest temperature...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Peanut Butterkup-Oct. 23)

Peanut Butterkup, or PBK, answers best to "Kitty" at her new home in Niwot with Biff and Susan Warren. The friendly feline...

 

Haystack neighbors: 'We're not harassers.'

Brigadoon Glen residents Martin and Kim Magill want to set the record straight about what they term "the commercialization...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    October 16, 2019

Veteran's banners fly on Second Avenue

Lamp posts along 2nd Avenue in Niwot were decorated with banners for the first year of a project honoring our local...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    October 16, 2019

Niwot Historical Society presents Dr. Banjo

Pete Wernick, aka Dr. Banjo, fell for the stringed instrument in his teens. What brought a banjo into the hands of a NYC...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    October 16, 2019

Fringe celebrates National Pizza Month

Fringe Pizza (5400 Spine Rd., Boulder) is celebrating National Pizza Month throughout the month of October with its newest...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    October 16, 2019

Power on Gostling

Ellen Gostling is a force to be contended with. Gostling, a 2015 Niwot High School graduate, currently holds all of the...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Wall-e-Oct. 16)

Wall-e is a four-year-old yellow lab who lives with Niwot High staffer Michelle Baker and believes he's human. Writes Baker,...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    October 9, 2019

Getting to medical appointments is easy with Vetsgo

Within Boulder, Broomfield, Larimer, and Weld Counties, veterans over age 65 number more than 27,000 according to the...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    October 9, 2019

Fall Flavors Part II

With the first snowfall predicted for Oct. 10, Boulder County restaurants are closing up patios for the turn season. That...

 
 By Carol OMeara    News    October 9, 2019

Goodness, it's gourds

I picked up a packet of gourd seeds last spring with the thought that some of the little, colorful things would look great in...

 

Community Pet Spotlight (Goose and Maverick-Oct. 9)

Meet Maverick and Goose, whose names honor two of America's greatest fictional Cold War heroes, Pete "Maverick" Mitchell and...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    October 2, 2019

Lithophones – Colorado's first rock music

The 2019-2020 Niwot Historical Lecture series begins with a bang – a bang on an ancient musical instrument that is. In the...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    October 2, 2019

Graffiti found at two locations in Niwot

Two Niwot attractions sustained minor damage last week, after being tagged by vandals using spray paint and chalk. Sometime...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    October 2, 2019

Boulder County lawsuit against Crestone Peak dismissed

Late last month, a judge in Boulder County District Court dismissed 20 of the 34 claims brought in a lawsuit filed by the Board of County Commissioners in 2018 to halt a...

 

Agogo Grow

This piece continues a monthly series about the artworks and artists chosen for Community Corner at Sculpture Park at the cor...

 
 By Carol OMeara    News    October 2, 2019

Pumpkin patches are perfect for fall fun

October is arriving and with it the annual pilgrimage to pumpkin patches. Prowling in fields or rummaging through bins...

 
 By Courier Staff    News    October 2, 2019

Community Pet Spotlight-Ben & Zianna, Oct 2

Meet Zianna and Ben, who live in Niwot with their human companions Alexandra, Richard, and Mikhail, and are the first...

 
 By Abigail Scott    News    October 2, 2019

Local eateries offer autumnal treats

Autumn ushers in more than scenic golden aspen groves and crisp fall evenings. Our locally loved Niwot coffee shops, bars,...

 

Dylan Schwab-Familiar Face

An email from Sarah Brown to the Courier read, "In May I started working at Lucky Pie in Niwot and have had the pleasure of...

 
 By Dani Hemmat    News    September 25, 2019

New Ways to Combat Japanese Beetles

The Left Hand Valley Courier has some talented readers, among them some knowledgeable gardeners. Reader Katy Bohn, whose...

 

Niwot High students strike for climate change awareness

The controversial topic of climate change resides at the forefront of Front Range residents' hearts and minds. Living next...

 

Celebrate recovering waterways at Front Range Watershed Days

On Saturday, Sept. 28, Niwot's Left Hand Watershed Center is partnering with three other local watershed groups for Front Ran...

 

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