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6 Berthoud El students represent school in Young American Poetry Digest

By Katie Harris The Surveyor Each year a panel of educators sifts through poetry entries from students across the nation, searching for examples of excellent work at each grade level… Read more »

Berthoud students and fi rst responders act out a crash scene at Max Marr Field at Berthoud High School on Friday, April 22 in a mock drinking and
driving event aimed at teaching students the perils of drinking and driving.
May Soricelli / The Surveyor

Teaching a tragic lesson

Mock crash staged at Berthoud High School aimed at teaching students about the consequences of drinking and driving By May Soricelli The Surveyor Dramatic events unfolded before hundreds of Thompson… Read more »

Berthoud senior Issac Bracken prepares a pitch during a game in March at Jack Sommers Field at Berthoud
High School. Bracken has been a dominate pitcher from the mound this season and even threw a complete game no-hitter against Erie on April 14.
Bracken has also earned All-American honors this season.
John Gardner / Surveyor file photo

Berthoud’s Issac Bracken an All-American

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Baseball has always been a way of life for Berthoud High School’s (BHS) Issac Bracken. Now just over a month shy of his high school… Read more »

TSD hosts Thompson Reinvented forums to educate residents on possible ballot issues

By John Gardner The Surveyor Growth is a hot topic around Berthoud. According to a Thompson School District Master Plan Committee draft report called Thompson Reinvented, the district estimates as… Read more »

Former trustees’ community service lauded

By Rudy Hemmann The Surveyor The four departing members of the Berthoud Board of Trustees – Suzie White, Jan Dowker, Dick Shepard and Paul Alaback– were recognized for their years… Read more »

Cowdin explains stress-fueled resignation

By John Gardner The Surveyor Berthoud’s recent mayor-elect, Pete Cowdin, last week explained in a letter to Berthoud citizens that a disagreement between new trustees on who should be mayor… Read more »

Sterkel, Samuel pic for obit

Samuel Edward Sterkel: Jan. 26, 1926 – April 18, 2016

Samuel Edward Sterkel, 90, of Loveland, Colo., died on April 18, 2016, at Mirasol Green House Homes in Loveland.  He was born in his home of 73 years in Berthoud,… 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 »

Berthoud High School sports roundup

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Baseball: Spartans play .500 ball in last four The Berthoud High School (BHS) baseball team took a respite from Tri-Valley Conference (TVC) play in the… Read more »

Sprinters and jumpers place girls second and boys fifth at Eaton meet

By Kristi Leonard The Surveyor Last week, Coach Colby Schultz was not sure which athletes were going to attend the Eaton Reds Invitational on April 9. “We’ll wait and see… Read more »