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Berthoud’s Kolten Strait gives a thumbs-up while broadcasting a wrestling
match at Berthoud High School for Overtime Sports Net.
Photo courtesy of Jill Strait / The Surveyor

On the air with Kolten Strait

By Bob McDonnell The Surveyor Kolten Strait, a sixth-grader at Berthoud’s Turner Middle School, is an active kid. He likes to swim and wants to be an engineer − probably… Read more »

Citizens of the Year: Dave and Julia Sabados and Kevin and Mia Sabados Humacher.

Sabadoses are Citizens of the Year

Special to the Surveyor The Berthoud Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) held its annual dinner and award ceremony on Jan. 10 at Brookside Gardens in Berthoud. This annual event included… Read more »

Community Calendar: Dec. 18-24

Comm calendar 12-18-2014

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Berthoud and Niwot take the field Friday night as the sun sets on Berthoud. 
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Photos: BHS Homecoming parade and football game

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Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum’s History Camp photo gallery

All photos by May Soricelli / The Surveyor

Despite it being July, George Jacobo uses a snow shovel to clear the sidewalk in front of Mi Cocina Mexican Restaurant in Berthoud Monday afternoon after a powerful hailstorm came through. 
All images John Gardner / The Surveyor

Photos: Severe hailstorm pummels Berthoud

Despite it being July, George Jacobo uses a snow shovel to clear the sidewalk in front of Mi Cocina Mexican Restaurant in Berthoud Monday afternoon after a powerful hailstorm came… Read more »

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Lady Spartans lose overtime heartbreaker to rival Windsor

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor It is always important to take advantage of any chance or opportunity that presents itself. Playing last Friday night at Berthoud High School (BHS), the… Read more »

Berthoud's Cody Braesch goes up for a shot during the boys' game against the Windsor Wizards on Jan. 17. 
Angie Purdy / The Surveyor

Berthoud basketball suffers fifth straight loss

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor For some teams, the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. For others, the majority in fact, the whole is more often equal… Read more »

Berthoud’s Matt Bonds takes down his Olathe competitor on Jan. 9. Despite 
putting up a good fight, the Spartans lost the dual 33-29. 
Karen Fate / The Surveyor

Wrestlers have good showing during busy week

Fate remains undefeated on season By Surveyor staff The Berthoud wrestling team returned to action Jan. 8, battling the Roosevelt Rough Riders in a dual at Berthoud. The Spartans won… Read more »

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Sim Jefferes (left) and Ed Wray (right) were among the Berthoud men who raced up Kelly Hill in 1917. Today their makeshift race track is a heavily traveled segment of Highway 287 southwest of Berthoud.
Photo courtesy of the Berthoud Historical Society

Automobiles raced and wrecked on Kelly and Windnagel hills

Tales of the Little Thompson By Mark French The Surveyor Most people are unaware that the hills on Highway 287 between Longmont and Berthoud were known to the area’s early… Read more »

The Great Western Sugar Company's "High Ten" growers for the 1941 season included (back row right-to-left) Cyriel Darrus, Nels Peterson, Henry Weber, John W. Waggener, Rasmus Jordaner, S.P. Crowley (front row right-to-left) Abe Abrams, Jake Stroh, Howard Binder and S.A. Gray.
Photo courtesy of Berthoud Historical Society

Sugar beets dominated local news in 1941

Mark French Tales of the Little Thompson The Surveyor Growing sugar beets was serious business in Berthoud’s rural districts in 1941. The Great Western Sugar Company garnered farmers’ enthusiasm by… Read more »

The Mrs. Eler Brown house at 349 Welch Ave. in Berthoud was built by contractor John A. Bell in 1904. Mrs. Brown lived in the three-room house for a few months before renting it to Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Rockwell.
Mark French / The Surveyor

The history of Mrs. Brown’s Welch Avenue home

Mrs. Eler Brown house was among first built on Berthoud’s Welch Avenue Tales of the Little Thompson By Mark French The Surveyor The house at 349 Welch Ave. was built… Read more »