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Jason Charles Holden: Aug. 1973 — Sept. 20, 2016

Jason Charles Holden, “Jay,” a resident of Berthoud, Colo., died unexpectedly on Sept. 20, 2016, at the age of 43 when struck by a car while road biking in the… Read more »

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Ricardo (Rick) Mendoza: April 6, 1955 – Sept. 2016

Ricardo (Rick) Mendoza was born to Rito and Sara Mendoza on April 6, 1955, in New Braunfels, Texas, relocating to the Loveland/Berthoud area in 1957. Ricardo was raised in Berthoud… Read more »

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Paul Alan Jones: Jan. 18, 1959 – Sept. 15, 2016

Paul Alan Jones was born on Jan. 18, 1959, and passed on Sept. 15, 2016, at Pathway’s Hospice in McKee Medical Center after a month-long illness. Paul was born to… Read more »

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Cody, Rae and Hollis Hunt stand outside Grace Place Church.
Bob McDonnell / The Surveyor

A graceful transition

By Bob McDonnell The Surveyor It is ironic that Hollis Hunt works at Berthoud’s Grace Place Church. His first encounter there — some 12 years ago — was not that… Read more »

Berthoud resident and agriculture aficionado Bill Markham is photographed driving a tractor during the 2016 Berthoud Day Parade in June.
Markham is a prominent local figure in the agriculture community and is also a champion to the 4H kids that raise livestock for auction.
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Bill Markham: local farmer, businessman, one of Berthoud 4H’s strongest supporters

By Katie Harris The Surveyor Within the Berthoud community, the term 4H is synonymous with four things: service, leadership, agriculture, and Bill Markham. Indeed, those who know the owner of… Read more »

Berthoud resident and research scientist and engineer at University of Colorado - Boulder Terry Bullet traveled to Antarctica in 2014 and 2015 to
install radio towers that help with research of Earth’s ionosphere.
Photo courtesy of Terry Bullett

An office with a view

Berthoud’s Terry Bullett traveled to the Earth’s edge for some really cool work By May Soricelli The Surveyor A state-of-the-art scientific facility on the frozen coastline of Antarctica, amidst a… Read more »

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Photos: Berthoud Day 2016

All photos by Becky Justice-Hemann and Rudy Hemmann © Berthoud Weekly Surveyor 2016  

Berthoud High School Class of 2016 co-valedictorians Jonathan Bosnich (red cap) and Lexia Wyse, give their commencement speech to their classmates on Saturday, May 28, at the commencement ceremony at Max Marr Stadium.
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Photos: BHS graduation

All photos by John Gardner © Berthoud Weekly Surveyor 2016

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Photos: BHS Veterans Day Ceremony

Images from the Veterans Day ceremony at Berthoud High School on Nov. 11. All photos © John Gardner / The Surveyor

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Berthoud’s Tristan Pope races to cross home plate to score the Spartans’ second
run of the game versus Erie on Sept. 27. Despite the 10-2 loss, the Spartans remain in good shape with a 10-6 overall (7-4 conf.) record so far this season.
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Lady Spartans split games with TVC’s best and worst

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Games often serve as measuring sticks, providing teams with a chance to gauge where they stand relative to the rest of their league. In their… Read more »

Spartans shut out by top-ranked Fort Morgan, focuses on Thompson Valley

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor The biannual conference realignment did not do the Berthoud High School (BHS) football team any favors. The Spartans have played three straight road games, traveling… Read more »

Kailey Berry goes up for a kill versus Windsor. Berry had a great game and had several kills that helped the Spartans sweep the Wizards. 
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Berthoud volleyball sweeps TVC foes Frederick, Windsor

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor When an ordinary team gets on a hot streak they can be tough to beat. But when a good team gets on a hot streak… Read more »

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The historic “Culp” house, located at 733 Fifth Street in Berthoud, was built in the 1890s but was recently purchased
by Heidi and Bryan Short. The Shorts applied for and received a historical designation for the property through the
Berthoud Historical Preservation Advisory Committee.

Culp house is historic

By Bob McDonnell The Surveyor Berthoud resident Heidi Short is a fan of history. Along with her husband, Bryan, she is helping preserve some of Berthoud’s history. Short’s interest in… Read more »

The Berthoud High School Class of 1907 was comprised to eight students. The male graduates, Fred Hartford (left) and Clifton McGlothlan
(right) flanked their female counterparts when they posed for a photo on the steps of the United Brethren church. Emma Bennett (center) was the only young woman who faced the camera.
Professor Van Hoose stood in the shadows between Bennett and McGlothlan.
Photo courtesy of Ludlow Collection/ Berthoud Historical Society

BHS graduation was held at UB Church in 1907

Mark French Tales of the Little Thompson Surveyor Columnist Eight students graduated from Berthoud High School (BHS) in 1907. That year the “Berthoud School” was located in the city block… Read more »

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Scarlet fever spoiled 1915 Halloween

By Mark French Tales of the Little Thompson The Surveyor A century ago, in 1915, Berthoud closed its school for the week following Halloween. That year Berthoud had one school… Read more »