Author Archives: editor

Don and Chris Gischel, parents, grandparents, entrepreneurs

By Shelley Widhalm The Surveyor Grandparents raising grandchildren — certainly is not what Don and Chris Gishel expected. In 2013 their daughter-in-law, who was 25 at the time, died, and… Read more »

Berthoud Elementary and Ivy Stockwell recognized as “Distinguished Schools”

By Aaron Reynolds The Surveyor Berthoud continues to remain one of the more sought-after places to reside on the front range, thanks to its tight-knit community, picturesque view of Longs… Read more »

Germans from Russia children help with beet harvest

By Mark French The Surveyor Growing sugar beets in Northern Colorado will always be inextricably linked to the Germans from Russia. In the early 1900s the children of Germans from… Read more »

Berthoud runners race to multiple personal-bests in Greeley

By Kristi Leonard The Surveyor When the Berthoud High School (BHS) cross country boys team toed the starting line at the Andy Myers Invitational in Greeley, the fog was heavy… Read more »

Internationally-acclaimed Face Vocal Band to perform in Berthoud

By Aaron Reynolds The Surveyor There are no instruments, yet when the five members of Face take the stage the audience is treated to one of the more sonically-pleasing experience… Read more »

Berthoud’s Cameron Poll takes 31st place at state golf tournament

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor For Cameron Poll, each swing, each putt, each chip, was a learning opportunity. The Berthoud High School junior joined the elite ranks of the school’s… Read more »

New town clerk, Christian Samora, is on the job and happy to be in Berthoud

Rudy Hemmann The Surveyor On Aug. 22, 2017, Town Administrator Mike Hart announced Christian Somora has been selected from a pool of candidates to fill the position of town clerk…. Read more »

Old beet truck comes home to Berthoud

By Katie Harris The Surveyor The old grain elevator on Third Street and Massachusetts Avenue is widely recognized as a historic landmark in town, but another piece of Berthoud history… Read more »

Tanner Flores found guilty of first-degree murder

By Amber McIver-Traywick The Surveyor The trial of Berthoud resident, Tanner Flores, 19, accused of shooting his ex-girlfriend and rodeo queen, Ashley Doolittle, 18, in June 2016 has come to… Read more »

Timeline of events presented in the Tanner Flores murder trial

The Surveyor Tanner Flores, 19, of Berthoud has been convicted of first-degree murder and second-degree kidnapping of his ex-girlfriend Ashley Doolittle, 18, in June of 2016. The trial lasted 6… Read more »