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Articles from the 'Familiar Faces' series

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 By Hannah Stewart    Sports    June 1, 2022

Something witty about athletic training

If you were to walk into the athletic training room in Niwot High after the school day is over, you might see tennis balls flying through the air and an array of athletes practically climbing over...

 

Familiar Face - Dawn Dunlap

"I like stuff I can learn from," said Dawn Dunlap, a waitress at the Garden Gate Cafe who has been working at her job in Niwot for the past eight years. Before that, she had been a waitress in Lyons b...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    January 5, 2022

Familiar Face - Gil Pomeroy

When a call for help goes out in Niwot, it seems as though Gil Pomeroy's hand shoots up faster than anyone else's. Oktoberfest, Rock & Rails, Niwot Jazz Festival, you name it, he's there. Pomeroy...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 3, 2021

Familiar Face - Dr. Jess Johnson

You're likely to have noticed this month's Familiar Face, Dr. Jess Johnson, DVM, eating at a local restaurant, browsing in local stores, riding her bike, and on the job at Left Hand Animal Hospital...

 
 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 beautiful long skirts, with her long flowing hair, and a warm smile, Neville's...

 
 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 creativity as the social media coordinator for the Niwot Business Association. The...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    August 11, 2021

Familiar Face – Geof Sparks

Many residents in the area are well acquainted with Geof Sparks due to his passions, the genuine way he connects with others in conversations, and also because he works at a very popular retail store...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    July 14, 2021

Familiar Face – Sharon Blatchley

Niwot's walkability is one of its best features, and for those who regularly stroll, over time they're likely to repeatedly cross paths with folks doing their own version of movement in the great...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    June 9, 2021

Familiar Face – Ed Nuhfer

Ed Nuhfer has become a familiar face over his cumulative 17 years in Niwot thanks to everyday walks with Zion, his dog, and the time he regularly spends at local establishments such as Winot Coffee...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    May 12, 2021

Familiar Face – Mary Jo Wysocki

Whether it's first thing in the morning or a break later in the day, time with coffee in-hand is practically a ceremonial daily act. The emotional warmth of that ritual is nearly equal to the...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    April 14, 2021

Familiar Face – Fernando Tapia

Found either on a bike or working on one, Fernando Tapia is one of Niwot's most Familiar Faces. From the day the doors opened and through the relocation to its expanded space, Tapia has been part of...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    March 10, 2021

Familiar Face – Tom Studholme

You're in the midst of Thomas Studholme's artwork when you shop and stroll in Niwot. Studholme's paintings are found throughout the Niwot Market and likely, Studholme himself is at the market, so...

 
 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 playing with friends and relaxing in a safe environment, they're likely to...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    January 13, 2021

Familiar Face – Leslie Middleton

Diners attribute the quality of their eating out experience to the people they interact with – the front of house workers. For 17 years, Leslie Middleton has been the most noticeable front of house...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    December 9, 2020

Familiar Face – Jennifer Morrison

This wonderful Familiar Face suggestion was courtesy of co-owner of the Niwot Tavern, Tara Kpogoh-Narh. Kpogoh-Narh wrote, "Jennifer Morrison lives and breathes Niwot. She is a local who helps...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    November 11, 2020

Familiar Face – Jane Leland Langdon

Jane Leland Langdon's art expresses what's in her heart - a genuine love for life and others. You've seen Langdon's oil and watercolor paintings in Niwot and Boulder County businesses and homes....

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    October 14, 2020

Familiar Face - Michelle Henzel

Amongst the shapes, colors, and textures inside Niwot's Osmosis Art and Architecture on 2nd Avenue, there's a face locals are well acquainted with - that of Michelle Henzel. She's raised a family,...

 

Familiar Face – Chris Doyle

The craziness of 2020 can be quelled a wee bit with the reverent calmness of Chris Doyle's sunset serenades. The long comforting notes of his bagpipe feel like the entire community is taking deep...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee1    News    August 19, 2020

Familiar Faces – Kena and Mark Guttridge of Ollin Farms

Familiar faces abound where people gather for food and there's an especially magical food-centric connection that happens when you get to know the creators of your food. Those are the folks who rise...

 
 By Kristen Arendt    News    April 29, 2020

Familiar Faces: Alison, Seth and Bert Steele

Niwot Market has long been a staple of the Niwot community. But in recent weeks, with grocery stores and grocery store employees deemed essential during the ongoing Coronavirus crisis, the market has...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    News    March 4, 2020

Familiar Faces: Otto and Tiny Ahlgrim

Arlene "Tiny" Ahlgrim (née Obrecht) can recall with perfect clarity the day in the late 1950s when the dashing 18-year old Otto Ahlgrim showed up at her family's north Longmont farm to ask her out...

 
 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 Motley-Turman can be found amongst the treasures at Little Bird, offering customers...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    December 4, 2019

Familiar Faces - Bill and Jill Whitener

Their first names rhyme, so it is easy to see them as a matched set and their last name is emblematic of the brightening effect they have on the community. It's Jill and Bill Whitener - the vivacious,...

 

Familiar Face - Sue Prahl

It's 6 p.m. on a Friday night in late October, and the unseasonably warm afternoon is quickly giving way to an autumnal chill as the sun slips behind Longs Peak to the west. At Everly Montgomery...

 

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 working with Dylan, the general manager. We have a constant joke going at...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    August 28, 2019

Gabe Amaya – Familiar Face

There’s just nothing like the anticipation of opening a package, so everyone loves it when the big brown truck stops in front of their house. UPS driver Gabe Amaya is Niwot’s main guy in the brown...

 

Hannah Carlson – Familiar Face

Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name, or where they’d like to know your name and serve you a warm cup ‘o joe often. One of those friendly places is Niwot’s Old Oak...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    June 26, 2019

Familiar Faces – Victoria Keen and Mike Selak

If you were to do a time lapse video of the past 35 plus years of Niwot, it’s guaranteed you will have crossed paths with Victoria Keen and her husband Mike Selak many times. The Colorado-bred coupl...

 
 By Vicky Dorvee    News    January 2, 2019

Familiar Face – Regina Sidoti

Serving food is what Regina Sidoti has been doing for as long as she can remember. Sidoti, 45, works at two restaurants in Niwot and a third restaurant in Longmont. You also can find her working... Full story

 

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