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Berthoud Fire Protection District Captain Andrew Kuiken, left, and fellow firefighters Andy Burger, center, and Danny Reese enjoy a dinner at the firehouse. Spending the holidays on-call is just part of the job for first responders.
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Thankful for first responders

By May Soricelli The Surveyor While the Berthoud community settles into the holiday routine and enjoys time with their families, for first responders it’s just another day on the job…. Read more »

Newly elected Thompson School District Board of Education member David Levy is sworn in at a special organizational meeting on Nov. 19 in Loveland as Jeff Swanty, center, Denise Montagu and Pam Howard, far right, witness in the background.
John Gardner / The Surveyor

TSD board members take their seats

By John Gardner The Surveyor Newly elected Thompson School District Board of Education members, Jeff Swanty, David Levy, along with incumbents Pam Howard and Denise Montagu, were officially sworn in… Read more »

New Berthoud head boys basketball coach Mike Burkett is looking forward to surprising
some of the Tri-Valley competition this season with a core group of returning starters.
Angie Purdy / The Surveyor

Boys basketball starting from square one

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor In more ways than just the obvious, it is a long way from Anderson, Ind., to Berthoud, Colo. And there is perhaps no one more… Read more »

Berthoud girls basketball head coach Randy Earl speaks to his team during a break in the game against Erie last season. The Spartans return a core group of experienced players that will benefit the team this season.
Surveyor file photo

Conference title goal for experienced Lady Spartans

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Something that is often over-looked in sports is just how important a team’s comfort and familiarity with one another is. As they prepare to begin… Read more »


Berthoud’s Hall completes standout football career

By Surveyor Staff Berthoud High School senior wide receiver Jackson Hall had an exceptionally good season as one of the most dominate wide receivers in the state in all school… Read more »

Christmas in Berthoud spreads the real meaning of the holiday

By John Gardner The Surveyor The annual holiday event, Christmas in Berthoud, is all about giving to those in need. “It’s really about our community taking care of these families… Read more »

Kelley Chamberlain signs her letter of intent at the ceremony at Berthoud High School on Nov. 11.
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Sign on the dotted line

8 Berthoud athletes extend their athletic careers By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor It’s often the journey, not the final destination, that’s the most memorable. For eight Berthoud High School seniors,… Read more »