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Spartans starting catcher Hannah Langer is taking a leadership role in her senior year as the team looks to fi ll fi ve
starting spots opened by graduating seniors last spring, including two star pitchers.
Surveyor file photo / John Gardner

Berthoud softball aims for the fence

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Roster turnover is an inherent part of high school sports. Each year a team’s seniors graduate and take the next step in their lives and… Read more »

Berthoud goal keeper Hunter Hursey charges a Northridge opponent to save a goal in the first half of the Sept. 1 game at
Berthoud High School.
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Young Spartans soccer squad showing major strides

By Aaron Reynolds The Surveyor The past couple of years have been a bit of a struggle for the Berthoud High School (BHS) boys soccer team, as fifth-year head coach… Read more »

Berthoud sophomore Cameron Poll, pictured at Highland Meadows in Windsor at a tournament last year, started this season
off in the right direction, shooting a 10-over-par 82 at Saddleback Golf Course.
Surveyor file photo / John Gardner

Spartans golfers to swing for conference title repeat

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor As his golf cart made its way down the left side of the first hole at Mariana Butte Golf Course in Loveland, newly-minted Berthoud High… Read more »

Outgoing Berthoud Mayor David Gregg shakes hands with incoming Mayor Steve Mulvihill at Tuesday’s
Berthoud Board of Trustees meeting at Berthoud Town Hall.
Becky Justice-Hemmann / The Surveyor

Mayor Mulvihill makes first meeting

By Rudy Hemmann The Surveyor Mayor-elect Steve Mulvihill was sworn in at the start of Tuesday’s special meeting of the Berthoud Board of Trustees. Following the brief swearing ceremony, Mulvihill… Read more »

Town of Berthoud to Spray for Mosquitoes August 15 and 16

The Town of Berthoud is providing notice to the community of upcoming mosquito spraying to prevent West Nile Virus (WNV). According to Colorado Mosquito Control and the Larimer County Department… Read more »

Cody, Rae and Hollis Hunt stand outside Grace Place Church.
Bob McDonnell / The Surveyor

A graceful transition

By Bob McDonnell The Surveyor It is ironic that Hollis Hunt works at Berthoud’s Grace Place Church. His first encounter there — some 12 years ago — was not that… Read more »

Janet Bayless, a Berthoud resident and former executive director of Colorado-based Canine Partners of the Rockies, who has worked with service dogs, including PTSD service dogs, for 26 years, demonstrates the ability of her service-dog-in-training, Putter. 
John Gardner / The Surveyor

New law starting in 2017 makes it illegal to misrepresent a pet as a service animal

By Robin Ferruggia The Surveyor An unexpected greeting happened the other day as I walked into a suburban Denver area library and had a big black poodle wearing a “Service… Read more »


Judith Annette Butcher: June 22, 1945-August 5, 2016

Judith Annette Butcher, 71, passed away at her Horseshoe Park home near Berthoud, Colo., on Aug. 5, 2016, after battling three different cancers over five years. She was born on… Read more »


Jennifer “Jenny” Lynn Macy: June 4, 1968 – Aug. 5, 2016

Jennifer “Jenny” Lynn Macy, of Berthoud, Colo., passed away on Aug. 5, 2016, at the age of 48. Jennifer was born in Annapolis, Md., on June 4, 1968, to Stephen… Read more »

Berthoud Special Election for Mayor, Aug. 9, 2016

Town of Berthoud Special Election Results Steve Mulvihill 773 Jim Russo 545 May Soricelli 275 Total votes cast 1,593