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 By Clare Voyant    Opinion    March 30, 2022

RTD unveils new eco-friendly transit system

With gas prices trending higher and expected to stay that way, the financially-troubled Regional Tribulation District (RTD) announced last week that it will eliminate bus routes between Longmont and...

 

Anarchy erupts in Niwot neighborhood

A group of extremists concerned about onerous parking regulations in Boulder County briefly seized a residential block in the Morton Heights neighborhood last week. Calling themselves FREE CAR Niwot,...

 
 By Warren Piece    Opinion    March 30, 2022

Rockin' Rails to feature rap and hip-hop

Organizers of the popular Rockin' Rails concert series announced that the new lineup will feature rap and hip-hop artists this summer. "The Sooper Bowl half-time show was so popular that we decided...

 

Whistle Stop Park may live up to historic name

Do you like Rock & Rails? Have you ever ridden the Winter Park Ski Train? A summer version of that train may be coming to Niwot on Thursday evenings for our town's summer concert series. The word...

 

Infrastructure law doling out money to pave subdivisions

Boulder County is at long last getting funds to pave orphaned subdivision roads. Money from the federal infrastructure law is being filtered through the county and distributed to individuals so they...

 
 By Warren Piece    Opinion    March 30, 2022

GUNI Trail established

Residents of Niwot and Gunbarrel, long overlooked by the powers that be in Longmont and Boulder, have begun to do something about it. The LOBO Trail, which reputedly runs from Longmont to Boulder and...

 

Prairie dogs could be the first mammals to colonize Mars

Boulder County is looking to allocate money from the sustainability tax to fund a series of experiments that could lead to the first furry colonies in space. "If things go well, we could see prairie...

 
 By Claire Voyant    News    March 31, 2021

Niwot High mascot under fire

Activists from the organization Please Understand Mature Attraction (PUMA) are putting pressure on administrators at Niwot High to change the school's longtime Cougar mascot, a symbol they say is offe...

 

The Boss to appear at Rock & Rails

Some call him Bruce, others The Boss, but whatever you call him, you may be seeing him at the Rock & Rails concert series this summer. While he's known for playing to huge crowds, "The Boss" is...

 
 By Nellie Nibnose    News    March 31, 2021

High-end housing development to use compost for green heat

April 1 Boulder Country – There may be a green light at the end of the tunnel for the proposed and then possibly canceled Rainbow Composting Facility. Although the application was removed, the...

 
 By Warren Piece    News    March 31, 2021

New roundabout at Highway B-52 sparks conflict

The State Transportation Department announced that a new roundabout will soon be in operation at the intersection of Highway B-52 and County Line Road east of Niwot. The traffic control device will...

 
 By Patricia Laughin    News    April 1, 2020

"Anchorman" star happy to see renaming of Niwot's Burgundy Park

He can't be here in person due to the coronavirus, but the star of the movie, "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy," is sending his blessing to Niwot residents as they add Ron to the name of the...

 
 By Hawk Strike    News    April 1, 2020

Significant controversy surrounds prairie dog social distancing measures

New measures by Boulder County to enforce prairie dog social distancing are facing blazing criticism from scientists and citizens alike. The county commissioners last week announced the new decree, ai...

 

Area businesses taking advantage of "daiquiri delivery" loophole

An emergency coronavirus response measure that Colorado Governor Jared Polis rolled out this week has an unexpected loophole, and local businesses are rushing to be the first to corner a new market....

 
 By Clare Voyant    News    April 1, 2020

Local merchants regret selling cursed monkey paw to students

With virtually all area economic activity at a halt due to coronavirus restrictions, Jim and Mary Good of Good Find Antique Store in Niwot (666 2nd Ave.) said they are now having second thoughts...

 
 By Nellie Nibnose    News    April 1, 2020

Family friendly and 'green' statues coming soon

There's a new statue coming to town. The female statuette is getting her male companion at Niwot's Sculpture Park. But in a nod to Victorian sensibilities, there will be a slight alteration to both...

 

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