Published on Friday, June 28 2013 12:09
Keppler Moves On
BY MEA FRENCH
After 10 years as principal of Niwot Elementary School, Mike Keppler decided to embrace a new challenge and accepted a position as the principal of the MEF International School in Istanbul, Turkey.Read more: Keppler Moves On July 2013
Published on Friday, June 28 2013 12:00
Cultural Arts in Niwot
BY LIZ EMMETT-MATTOX
In the fourth installment of our series covering the various arts practiced in Niwot, we consider the many opportunities residents and visitors have to experience the rich and diverse cultural arts.
Left Hand Grange
Chartered in 1874, Left Hand Grange is the oldest active Grange in Colorado. Originally founded to provide opportunities for social interaction, education and political advocacy for agricultural interests, the Grange has evolved into a community service organization.
The Grange Hall serves as a community center for Niwot, providing meeting space for scout groups, hosting yoga classes, bridge groups, open mic nights and more. The Grange Hall is also available to rent. See www.lefthandgrange.org.
Published on Wednesday, June 12 2013 08:27
Sheriff Pelle Orders Fire Ban June 12 2013
Today, June 12, 2013 at 12:00pm, Sheriff Joe Pelle will enact a fire ban for the central mountain corridor of Boulder County. The central mountain corridor includes all unincorporated areas between Highway 93, Broadway Avenue, and Highway 36 (North and South Foothills Highways and Broadway Avenue in the City of Boulder) and Highways 119, 72 (Coal Creek Canyon Drive and Peak to Peak Highway), 7 (South Saint Vrain) including Rabbit Mountain Open Space and west of Rabbit Mountain Open Space to Highway 36. (See attached map)
State statutes authorize counties to impose a fire ban “to a degree and in a manner that the Board of County Commissioners deems necessary to reduce the danger of wildfires within those portions of the unincorporated areas of the county where the danger of forest or grass fires is found to be high based on competent evidence.”
This fire ban allows for:
Indoor fires in fireplaces or stoves
Smoking indoors or within an enclosed vehicleRead more: Sheriff Pelle Orders Fire Ban June 12 2013
Published on Saturday, June 08 2013 21:04
“Dear Eleanor” Shoots in Niwot
BY KIM GLASSCOCK
Movie magic touched Niwot in May, transporting the Second Avenue historic district back to the 1960s and recreating it as Manteca, a small town in California.
“I closed my photography studio on Saturday afternoon at the end of my day, and 10 minutes later it was a furniture shop with chaise lounges in the windows,” said photographer Stacy Moore. Her studio in the Tribune Building was renamed Manteca Furniture.Read more: “Dear Eleanor” Shoots in Niwot June 2013