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Harold E. “Gene” Morehouse: July 21, 1929 – Aug. 16, 2015

Harold E. “Gene” Morehouse, 86, of Berthoud, beloved husband and father, passed away Aug. 16, 2015, at Aspen House with family by his side. Gene and his twin brother, Jack,… Read more »

Carolyn Marie Boettcher-Schultz: Sept. 9, 1926 – Aug. 6, 2015

Carolyn Marie Boettcher-Schultz, 88, died peacefully at her home in Berthoud, Colo., on Aug. 6 surrounded by her loving family. Carolyn Johnson was born on Sept. 9, 1926, in Milwaukee,… Read more »

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Michael Sneyder Woodiel: July 22, 1996 – Aug. 21, 2015

Michael Sneyder Woodiel, 19, of Berthoud, Colo., died Aug. 21, 2015. Michael was born in Bogota, Colombia on July 22, 1996. Berthoud became home for Michael, along with his sister… Read more »

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Willa Schump is a volunteer for the day helping her mom, Maggie Schump, with face painting. It was a family affair, Willa's grandmother is Habitat store manager Sharon Derstine. Sharon's son Andrew Gingerich was also at the event grilling the free hot dogs for the event. 
May Soricelli / The Surveyor

Habitat for Humanity 10 year celebration

Photos by May Soricelli  

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Photos: Berthoud Day 2015

All photos by Becky Justice-Hemmann and Rudy Hemmann © Berthoud Weekly Surveyor 2015

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Berthoud High School Graduation 2015

All photos by John Gardner / The Surveyor

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Berthoud pitcher Taylor Armitage warms up against Erie on Aug. 25 at Bein Field at Berthoud High School. 
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Lady Tigers Maim Berthoud in Softball Opener

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Of all the possible ways the Berthoud High School softball team envisioned the 2015 season beginning, getting shut out – not to mention no-hit –… Read more »

Berthoud's Shawn Solem putts during the Aug. 24 round at Ute Creek Golf Course in Longmont. 
Dan Karpiel / The Surveyor

Solem, Hummel lead Berthoud to second place at Ute Creek

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Any competitor, in every sport and at any level, wants to win. That is the very reason any athlete plays; enjoyment, exercise, camaraderie, etc. are… Read more »

First year softball head coach Buddy Kouns watches as more than 30 girls practice at Bein Field at Berthoud High School on Aug. 18. Kouns may be new to
the top spot in Spartans softball but he’s been, and remains, Berthoud’s baseball coach. Kouns said that this year there is a lot of interest for the team and
the amount of girls who’ve come out for a spot on the team is higher than it’s been in years.
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Lady Spartans aim to return to the ranks of the Tri-Valley softball elite

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor It is rare to find a program, especially one that has been as successful for as long and as consistently as the Berthoud High School… Read more »

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Pauli Driver-Smith, a Highlandlake historian and volunteer for the historic committee, welcomes
visitors of the Berthoud Historical Society’s Berthoud Backroads field trip on July 11.
May Soricelli / The Surveyor

The history surrounding us

Discovering the history that lives on Berthoud’s back roads By May Soricelli The Surveyor “The people of this part of Colorado know all about Highlandlake, but for others, elsewhere, we… Read more »

Native Missourian, John Carroll Ish,
survived imprisonment and seven
wounds suffered during the Civil War
to become one of the Little Thompson
Valley’s early citizens.
Photo courtesy "History of Larimer County" by Ansel Watrous

Reservoir south of Berthoud named for Capt. John C. Ish

Mark French Tales of the Little Thompson Ish Reservoir is located between Berthoud and Longmont. It can be seen on the east side of Highway 287 near the Larimer-Boulder county… Read more »

Michael Georges takes the guests of the Berthoud Historical Society's Garden Party through the wine tasting portion of the event. Here he presents Blue Mountain Vineyard's Pinot Grigio and demonstrates placing a frozen peach slice into their glass, explaining how the flavors of the peach incorporate with the wine as it thaws. The "Garden" was filled with sophistication in the music, fruit and cheese platters, and the dress of the guests. 
May Soricelli / The Surveyor

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