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Voters concerned with improperly sized ballot secrecy sleeves

Town says not to worry about secrecy sleeves; votes will still count without By Surveyor Staff The town has received several inquiries regarding the 2016 Election ballots that were mailed… Read more »

Candidate forum videos

Click on the individual photos to link to videos. All videos by Zach Damberger Sound provided by Butch Hause

Berthoud trustee candidate Kevin Pischke, left, is pictured with his wife,
Kendall, at the candidate forum Monday night as he speaks with residents.
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Recreation center front and center at candidate forum

By John Gardner The Surveyor The need for a local recreation center was the topic of discussion at the 2016 Berthoud Trustee Candidate Forum at the Berthoud Community Center Monday… Read more »

Treyson Barr watches his older brother, 3-year-old Bryson take a spin on a motorcycle at American
Supercamp’s learn to ride clinic during the Alex Sabados Day of Kindness.
Jan Dowker / The Surveyor

Sixth annual Alex Sabados Day of Kindness rescheduled for April 2

UPDATE: Alex Sabados Day of Kindness event that was scheduled for Saturday, March 19 has been postponed to Saturday, April 2. Event schedules remain the same. For updates, check out… Read more »

Spartans sports roundup

  Girls golf: Berthoud’s Molli Boruff takes first place at Erie League Meet Standout Berthoud High School golfer Molli Boruff, a 2015 state qualifier, appears to not have missed a… Read more »

Wizards work their magic on Spartans

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor There was good news and bad news for the Berthoud High School (BHS) baseball team in the opening week of the 2016 season. The bad… Read more »

Berthoud’s Jade Glasser moves the ball up the field at home against Westminster
on March 12. The Spartans won the contest 6-0.
Angie Purdy / The surveyor

Lady Spartans stomp Westminster in home opener

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Irrespective of the specific sport, executing the fundamentals, having good communication among teammates, and possessing strong in-game leadership are the ingredients to a winning formula…. Read more »


Michael Joseph Caselton: Dec. 19, 1957 – March 5, 2016

Michael Joseph Caselton, 58, long time resident of Berthoud, passed away Saturday, March 5, 2016, at Pathways Hospice Care Center in Loveland. He was born Dec. 19, 1957, in Alton,… Read more »

Ronda Sue Smith

Ronda Sue Smith: Oct. 28, 1954 – March 1, 2016

Ronnie died March 1, 2016, in a tragic accident while on vacation in Roatan. She was born Oct 28, 1954, in Imperial Neb., to Sid and Shirley Tallman. While she… Read more »

Colorado Department of Transportation employees placed crosswalk signs at the intersections of Mountain Avenue and 3rd, 4th, 5th and 7 Streets in Berthoud on March 14. The signs cost $2,500 and are expected to encourage pedestrian safety at the intersections. State law requires vehicles yield to pedestrians in crosswalks. The Larimer County Sheriff's Office has been working with CDOT for several months to get the signs placed. 
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Slow for pedestrians