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Letter to the Editor (Nov. 4)

Small towns like Niwot are an endangered species throughout the US. For a small town to survive or even thrive, is heroic. What makes Niwot different? Our Voice, which speaks to us weekly, is a large factor behind Niwot's success. Our Voice reminds...

 

Letter to the Editor (Oct. 28)

The CalWood and the Lefthand Canyon Fires have impacted our community. I want to extend my thoughts and prayers to those who have lost their homes and have been evacuated. I also want to thank our first responders who have stepped up to keep us... Full story

 

What happened to the 8 p.m. howl?

Dear Editor, Every day in the spring, I looked forward to the 8 p.m. howl. Along with so many other people across the US, I’d walk outside at 8 p.m. and join in with neighbors’ exuberant howling. It was cathartic, and it became a routine. The...

 

Letter to the Editor (Aug. 5)

To the editor: "Do you have your mask?" A phrase that, in the past, may have only been spoken to a costume-clad child dashing out the door, eager to begin his candy hunt. Or perhaps Bonnie may have...

 

Letter to the Editor (June 3)

We moved to Niwot in February 2018 and have been so grateful for the community here, especially during this time of isolation and uncertainty. Our neighbors and the Niwot Market have been lifelines...

 

Letter to the Editor (May 20)

To the editor: Three years after the flood in 2013 state and local governments spent money to understand how monolingual Spanish speaking residents of Boulder County were impacted and which barriers to accessing resources existed. Four years and now...

 

A Thank You To Niwot

As I was at home dealing with all of the aspects of the Covid19 experience, I was contacted by so many people from our community. Everyone was so kind and thoughtful. I want to thank the community for all of their support and true kindness they have... Full story

 

Letter to the Editor (April 8)

To the Editor: First of all, many thanks to the Courier for 23 years of community reporting. We will miss the print edition, and urge everyone to subscribe to the online edition to keep this publication going! In response to the March 18th letter to...

 

Letter to the Editor: Transplant Recipients and COVID-19

Heightened health concerns are forefront in the news due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. This is not new to those of us blessed with second chances for life due to an organ transplant. We, as a condition of our great fortune to be organ...

 

Wooden Clogs and Bike Cogs: Obituary of a bike commuter

In the sixth grade, my social studies teacher had our class do a report and presentation on a European country. My partner and I chose Denmark. I don't remember much about the report, which I'm sure was excellent or blatantly counterfactual, but I...

 

Letter to the Editor (Feb. 19)

Dear Editor I read the article called "Mwebaza Club at NHS Raises Money for Ugandan Boy" and was truly moved by Peter's situation. We are so fortunate in this country to have the educational opportunity that we do and to have such wonderful and...

 

Letters to the Editor (Feb. 12)

Dear Editor, The “Niwot Incorporation Committee” has presented the results of an investigation into the feasibility of incorporating the town of Niwot on their website at niwotstudy.com. In reviewing the information presented on that website, it...

 

Letter to the Editor (Nov. 13)

Sprouting wings grows unexpected roots, And these in turn bring unpredicted fruits. Recently I gave myself new sight, By moving life and limb from urban blight. I set my heart and soul on something new, When a quite unusual trend beset my view, The...

 

Letters to the Editor (Nov. 6)

To the editor: There is no climate emergency! Those are not my words, but rather the words of 500 of the world's most knowledgeable and experienced scientists and professionals in climate related field. This information was sent to the United...

 

Letters to the Editor (Oct. 30)

To the editor: Perhaps the recent Letter submissions regarding climate change might benefit from Googling three sources: ) "17,200 Scientists Dispute Global Warming" 2) "31,000 Scientists say no convincing evidence" - OSS Foundation. And Nolte:...

 

Letters to the Editor (Oct. 23)

To the editor: Concerning the letter published by Dick Piland of Niwot: First of all WMO Secretary-General Petteri Taalas stated that his comments were taken out of context and that "It is highly important that we rein in greenhouse gas emissions,...

 

Letters to the Editor (Oct. 16)

Dear Editor: Never before, in my 30 years of living in Niwot, have I ever been disappointed or ashamed of Niwot High School; their curriculum, administrative and/or athletic staff, or educators. But, the LHVC'S article posted in the volume 23, issue...

 

Letters to the Editor (Oct. 9)

To the Editor: Thank you for highlighting the passion and dedication of local Niwot High School students in your recent article “Niwot High students strike for climate change awareness” (9/26/2019). It is gratifying and inspiring to see young...

 

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