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 By Vicky Dorvee    News    January 22, 2020 

Changes to come for Niwot building

Excel Electric's office has been located in Niwot for 35 years, so the sale of the building it's in and subsequent move to a...

 
 By Amy Scanes-Wolfe    News    January 22, 2020 

What do the revised flood maps mean for you?

Readers of last week's Courier won't be surprised to learn that FEMA will soon be implementing new floodplain maps for...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    January 22, 2020 

Western novelist comes to Inkberry

"The West" can mean a lot of different things to people--everything from "Gunsmoke" with its crime-fighting marshall, or the...

 
 By Kim Glasscock    News    January 22, 2020 

NCA board hears passenger rail proposal

Passenger rail service from Fort Collins to Pueblo in Colorado could be a reality in seven to 10 years if the Southwest Chief and Front Range Passenger Rail Commission is...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    January 22, 2020 

Fear not at Left Hand Animal Hospital

Doctors' offices as a rule are less fun than say...a walk in the park. It can oftentimes be worse for pets, for whom a...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    January 22, 2020 

Niwot alum's musical talents get professional

At some point in many children's lives, they want to be famous athletes, actors or rockstars. Most children don't fulfill...

 
 By Emily Long    News    January 22, 2020 

Burns night supper brings Scottish traditions to Niwot

Even if you're not sure who Robert Burns is, you've almost certainly heard one of his most famous poems. Should auld...

 

Colterra developer to hold neighborhood meeting

Niwot residents are invited to attend a neighborhood meeting hosted by Terry Palmos to review and provide feedback on a preli...

 

Community Pet Spotlight-Fizz (Jan. 22)

Meet Fizz the African Pygmy hedgehog! Fizz is about 2 years old and was adopted from the Boulder Humane Society. He can run...

 

Ian Hayes charmed audience at poetry reading

Niwot poet Ian Hayes (left) spoke about his life and the way in which he garners inspiration for his poetry to an audience...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    January 15, 2020

Downtown Niwot post-moratorium

It's been nine months since the moratorium on development concluded for downtown Niwot and as yet, no new projects have been...

 

Postle resigns as NBA representative to LID committee

Citing concerns over the appointment of new members of the Niwot Design Review Committee, member Anne Postle resigned from th...

 
 By Emily Long    News    January 15, 2020

New flood maps may surprise some residents

FEMA will soon be implementing new floodplain maps for Boulder County. A move by the county last week to begin community revi...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    January 15, 2020

Four new sculptures to be installed at Niwot's Community Corner

Egor Zigura's statue titled "Kore That Awakening" will soon be standing tall in the expanded Niwot Community Corner. The...

 

Prairie dogs spark lively conversation

Prairie dogs are a contentious issue in Boulder County, so it is no surprise that Jan. 7, Boulder County's Annual Public...

 

Finding mindfulness at the Meditation Place

According to Deborah Bowman, Ph.D., and licensed psychologist, "Mindfulness, itself, is like you take a string of pearls on...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    January 15, 2020

Sonja Motley-Turman Familiar Face

Niwot's Little Bird is a symphony of good taste in every form - from art to jewelry, clothing to body care. Sonja...

 

Construction slated to begin at Whistle Stop Park

On Jan. 13, members from the Niwot Business Association and Niwot Cultural Arts Association held a groundbreaking ceremony...

 

Community Pet Spotlight-Bryn (Jan. 15)

This is Bryn, a Pembroke Welsh Corgi, who just passed thirteen years on Christmas Day. Along with her guardian, Dave...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    January 8, 2020

New year, new ownership at the Niwot Tavern

Tara Kpogoh-Narh said when the owners of the Niwot Tavern came to her to gauge her interest in buying the bar-restaurant, "I...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    January 8, 2020

Human hibernation mode - how to honor and conquer it

We're spoiled in our part of the world. You know that braggadocious maxim about Coloradoans getting 250+ days of sun every ye...

 

Boundless Landscapes reimagines urban farming

"We talk about turning the world into a garden. What if as we walked through neighborhoods and communities, everywhere you...

 

Boulder County seeks more information about proposed Niwot parking lot

An application submitted by the Niwot Business Association to build a 14-space multimodal parking facility with a potential...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    January 8, 2020

Local flower shop Juniper & Twin wins 'historic' award

According to Susy Tallman, owner of Niwot's Juniper & Twine Floral and Gifts, "Flowers make people happy." Tallman, who...

 
 By Emily Long    News    January 8, 2020

'Tiny Goat, Big Cheese' Event at Inkberry

When Kate Johnson, author of "Tiny Goat, Big Cheese," started learning about goats and cheesemaking, she didn't realize she...

 

Community Pet Spotlight-Jax (Jan. 8)

This is Jax, twin brother to last week's Mist. He can be a little shy but is a very loving boy who enjoys cuddles, treats,...

 

Boulder County schedules open houses for public review of Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps

Following the 2013 flood, the state-funded Colorado Hazard Mapping Program (CHAMP) has been re-mapping the regulatory floodplain of the most affected waterways in Colorado....

 

What to do if you're in a crash

At one time or another most of us have found ourselves in a bad situation that we have never experienced before; so what do...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    January 1, 2020

Incorporation feasibility study available

Converting the Town of Niwot into a statutory municipality and funding its initial years of operation will "almost...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    January 1, 2020

Airport noise may decrease with Neguse's proposed act

According to statistics from the Boulder Municipal Airport (BMA), in 2017 there were 33 total complaints regarding aircraft noise. These statistics go back as far as 2009 and...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    News    January 1, 2020

Building community by building the East Side Art Institute

President John F. Kennedy once said, "If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to...

 

Pair yourself with the perfect pet

According to the American Pet Products Association, in 2019 nearly 112 million U.S. households had a bird, cat or dog as an...

 

Kid Bits

Congratulations to third grader Beau Fronckiewicz for placing in the top 10 for the K-3rd grade division for his submissions...

 
 By Nellie Nibnose    News    January 1, 2020

Where in the World?

What's this? Do great minds run in the same mudpuddles? Is it deja vu all over again? Where in the world are these mirror...

 

Grief is love with nowhere to go

In the fall of 2013, Sarah Echsner lost her younger brother to suicide. "No matter how much time goes by, it doesn't really...

 

Commuity Pet Spotlight-Mist (Jan. 1)

This is Mist, a 9-year-old Sheltie pup who looks like she's all sugar and spice, but is super spunky. During one car trip,...

 

Impaired Driving

How often do you ask yourself if you are driving impaired? I know you're asking why you would ask yourself that if you are...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    January 1, 2020

Boulder City Council will reconsider library district proposal

Proponents of a regional library district got a boost last month when the Boulder City Council agreed to prioritize the...

 

Esperanza means hope

Colorado state minimum wage is $11.10 an hour. But by various exemptions provided by law, many agricultural workers make...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    December 25, 2019

Kamilla Macar - Left Hand Laurel

Retiree Kamilla Macar is anything but re-"tired." She's incredibly active, positive, outgoing, and caring. Each week, among...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    December 25, 2019

Capone is cooking up clean cuisines

For Gunbarrel's Mary Capone, food has always played a central role and much of her life has revolved around the heart of the...

 

Jeff & Paige Winter Performances at Gunbarrel Brewing Company

Looking for a winter outing that is fun for parents and children? Look no further than Gunbarrel Brewing Company. This treasu...

 

Rutherford joins Warren, Carlson & Moore LLC

Niwot's local law firm, Warren, Carlson & Moore LLC (WCM), is excited to introduce the community to their newest member...

 

Niwot Patriotic Cookie Moms send holiday cheer to troops

During the first week of December, the Niwot Patriotic Cookie Moms packed and sent 25 boxes full of Christmas goodies to troo...

 

Community Pet Spotlight-Iggy (Dec. 25)

Featured this week is Iggy, who resides in Niwot with companions Dawn and Jeff Server of Meadow Lake Honey. Writes Jeff,...

 
 By Carol OMeara    News    December 25, 2019

Twelve Days of Christmas for gardeners

To celebrate the season, sing along with me (with apologies to the original version of the carol). In the final days of...

 

Niwot alum starts company embracing individuality and discouraging bullies

Every year, the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators holds contests for up and coming illustrators. In 2017,...

 

Ring in the New Year in the Left Hand Valley

Our community knows a thing or two about how to throw a party. We may be small, but we are lively, as seen by the turn out...

 

Codevilla honored at Coaches Invite

Niwot's Mary Codevilla was named the Athlete of the Meet at the Coaches Invite, held at the VMAC on Dec. 21. The sophomore...

 

Niwot Nifties share holiday cheer with Eagle Place residents

Earlier this month, members of the Niwot Nifties 4H Club created and delivered holiday gift bags for residents of the Eagle...

 

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