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The Christmas in Berthoud banner on
display over a snowy Fickel Park showcasing
the dozens of sponsors involved in the coming
event. Christmas wreaths line Mountain Avenue.
May Soricelli / The Surveyor

The impact of Christmas in Berthoud

By May Soricelli The Surveyor Christmas is an especially charming holiday for Berthoud families, particularly for those who find themselves receiving loving support and generous gifts during a time of… Read more »

Ivy Stockwell fifth grader Dayde Dorn explains a water filtration project results with teacher Jason Hooker during a presentation at the school on Nov. 20. Included in Dayde’s team were classmates Miranda Roth, Grayson Heyart, Cody Duran and Garrett Purman. 
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Ivy Students’ filtered education

Ivy Stockwell students design and build water filters By John Gardner The Surveyor Ivy Stockwell fifth graders presented to teachers, students, parents and others, results of water filters they made… Read more »

Berthoud’s Kristina Cavey charges for the hoop during a contest against Mead last year.
Surveyor file photo

Lady Spartans look to repeat as league champs

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor As is the case for just about every high school team at the start of a new season, the Berthoud High School girls’ basketball team… Read more »

First-year head coach Anthony Urrutia takes over for Pete Sheck who resigned
as the BHS boys basketball coach after being promoted to athletic director this
Angie Purdy / The Surveyor

Berthoud boys looking to rebound

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor There is a beginning to everything. In taking the reins of a Berthoud High School boys’ basketball team that has won a combined three conference… Read more »

Jessi Boruff smiles after signing her letter of intent to play softball at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, on Nov. 12 at BHS.
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Berthoud’s Jessi Boruff to play ball at Colorado Mesa University

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor The question wasn’t if Berthoud standout softball player Jessi Boruff would play college softball, but rather where she would play. Boruff answered that question as… Read more »

Berthoud High School’s Kiah Leonard, center, with her
mother, Kristi Leonard, right, and father, Dale Leonard, left,
signs her letter of intent to join the University of
Wyoming’s cross country team and attend as a student
next fall.
John Hall / The Surveyor

Berthoud’s Leonard to run wild in Wyoming

By John Hall The Surveyor Berthoud High School senior track and cross country runner Kiah Leonard took one of the most important steps in her record-breaking, high school career on… Read more »

Surfbilly Tattoo owner and tattoo artist, J.D. Markwardt, tattoos Berthoud resident Jeff Wicks on an October evening, just a few weeks after opening the tattoo parlor located at 435 Third St. in Berthoud. 
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Spreading the art of tattoo

Berthoud’s J.D. Markwardt does what he loves and loves what he does By John Gardner The Surveyor It can be heard faintly from the street approaching the open door to… Read more »