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Ruth E. Mathis: Sept. 30, 1940 – Oct. 5, 2015

Ruth E. Mathis, 75, of Berthoud, Colo., joined the angels on Oct. 5 at Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins. She was born in Coburg, Iowa to Carl and Minnie… Read more »


Betty Ruth (Deaver) Markham: Sept. 30, 1923 – Oct. 10, 2015

Betty Ruth (Deaver) Markham was born in Vinita, Okla., on Sept. 30, 1923, to Dwight and Inez (Adamson) Deaver. During her younger years she lived in Miami, Okla., later moving… Read more »

Brett Hoth, of Longmont, was the adult Lederhosen winner at the Berthoud Oktoberfest on Oct. 3.

Photos: Berthoud Oktoberfest contest winners


Berthoud Softball vs. Holy Family Oct. 8

The Berthoud High School softball team won its last regular season game versus Holy Family 3-0 on Oct. 8 at Bein Field in Berthoud. The team begins Regional action on… Read more »

Berthoud Town Clerk Mary Cowdin goes through some of the applications from people who applied to fill her position after she retires at the end of
the year. Cowdin has been town clerk for 22 years, and has worked for the Town of Berthoud for 32.
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Looking toward the future

Town Clerk Mary Cowdin retiring after 32 years By John Gardner The Surveyor Mary Cowdin is well-known in Berthoud. As the town clerk for over two decades, and a town… Read more »

Berthoud resident and Thompson School Board District G candidate Dave Levy talks with people who attended the Larimer County League of Women Voters candidate forum Tuesday night at the Thompson School District Board of Education boardroom. 
John Gardner / The Surveyor

School board candidates talk issues

By John Gardner The Surveyor The Larimer County League of Women Voters held a Thompson School Board candidates’ forum Tuesday night where each of the eight candidates vying for four… Read more »

Alisa Darrow

Town of Berthoud hires new town clerk

By Surveyor Staff The Town of Berthoud is pleased to announce it has hired Alisa Darrow as the new town clerk and assistant town manager. Darrow starts her new role… Read more »