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Berthoud’s Sydney Meis defends against a Mead
opponent at BHS on Jan. 26. The Spartans won
the contest 45-32.
Karen Fate / The Surveyor

Girls split contests with Mead, Holy Family

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Having completed half their Tri-Valley Conference (TVC) schedule, the Berthoud High School (BHS) girls’ basketball team knows they are a good, but not the best,… Read more »

Berthoud’s Colin Leypoldt gets the upper hand against his opponent during the dual vs. Erie on Jan. 21. Leypolt ultimately
lost his bout but his team dominated Erie 60-16 at Berthoud High School.
Karen Fate / The Surveyor

Berthoud wrestlers best Erie

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Just over three weeks away from the annual state tournament the Berthoud High School (BHS) wrestling team continues to march through their competition. The Spartans… Read more »

Berthoud's Jake Yuska makes a move to the basket against the Holy Family Tigers on Jan. 21. 
Angie Purdy / The Surveyor

Boys basketball searching for an identity

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor To call the month of January disappointing for the Berthoud High School (BHS) boys basketball team would be an understatement. The Spartans have dropped six… Read more »

10 apply for 5 trustee seats

Voters to also decide on lodging tax and mill levy continuance By John Gardner The Surveyor Ten Berthoud residents are running for five open seats in the Town of Berthoud… Read more »

Doris A. Heckert: April 28, 1926 – Jan. 21, 2016

Doris A. Heckert of Berthoud, Colo., went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016. She was born to Wesley B. Heckert and Grace Mason… Read more »

Verna Covey pictured inside Home State Banks in Berthoud. 
May Soricelli / The Surveyor

Retirement is a blank canvas for Verna Covey

After 45 years in the banking community local looks to future By May Soricelli The Surveyor Verna Covey’s outlook on retirement is the same she had for her career; it’s… Read more »


Tom Lee Gapter: July 11, 1939 – Jan. 18, 2016

Tom Lee Gapter, 76, of Berthoud passed away at McKee Medical Center on Jan. 18, 2016. He was born on July 11, 1939, in Loveland, Colo., to Doris and Clem… Read more »