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Audenago “Derald” Vigil, Jr.

Audenago “Derald” Vigil, Jr.: Sept. 16, 1935 – Jan. 9, 2016

Audenago “Derald” Vigil, Jr., 80, of Berthoud, peacefully passed away on Jan. 9, 2016. He was born Sept. 16, 1935, in Rinoconada, Rio Arriba, N. M., the fourth child of… Read more »

Berthoud High School students Kris Gereaux, left, Jaden Rink, center, and Taylor Fooks, right, serve
hors d’oeuvres Friday, Dec. 4, at the Wildfire Community Arts Center in Berthoud as part of the trio’s culinary and catering class.
Photo courtesy of Amber Wharton / The Surveyor

Catering to students’ educational interest

By Aaron Reynolds The Surveyor Beyond the cafeteria that serves breakfast and lunch at Berthoud High School there is something else cooking. Today a group of 20 students are making… Read more »

Trustee candidate packets available Jan. 5

By Rudy Hemmann The Surveyor According to Town Clerk Mary Cowdin, nomination packets for persons wishing to run for the position of town trustee may be picked up at the… Read more »

Turner Middle School eighth grader Cisco Debevec, center, is greeted by Berthoud Fire Protection District firefighters at the school on Fri. Dec. 18. The visit was a gift thanks to the fire district and to Turner’s
resource officer, Kevin Kingston, who arranged the special meeting.
All photos by John Gardner / The Surveyor

A special gift for Cisco

TMS resource officer makes student’s holiday wish come true By Bob McDonnell The Surveyor Turner Middle School student Cisco Debevec had a simple Christmas wish; the only thing that he… Read more »

Berthoud’s Taylor Armitage steps to the line during the Spartans’ 58-57 victory
over Thompson Valley in Loveland on Dec. 18.
Karen Fate / The Surveyor

Lady Spartans ranked 10th in state 4A

Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Just barely over a third of the way through the season, the Berthoud High School girls’ basketball team finds themselves just about where they expected to… Read more »

Berthoud's Wyatt Stratmeyer plays defense during the Spartans' loss to Thompson Valley. 
Angie Purdy / The Surveyor

Reeling Spartans drop third straight

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Even though they appear as such, it is something of a fool’s errand to view a game, irrespective of the sport, as a singular event… Read more »


Kenneth Ray Schreibvogel: May 14, 1958 – Dec. 19, 2015

Kenneth Ray Schreibvogel, 57, of Berthoud, Colo., passed away Dec. 19, 2015, at his home surrounded by his friends and family, after a long courageous battle with cancer. He was… Read more »


Dorothy E. Rogers: Nov. 5, 1934 – Dec. 13, 2015

Dorothy E. Rogers, 81, passed away Dec. 13, 2015, at her home in Johnstown, surrounded by her family and friends. She was born in Nov. 5, 1934 in Weldona, Colo.,… Read more »