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School district implements new safety measures

By Bob McDonnell The Surveyor Since the shooting at Columbine High School in April 20, 1999, security at public schools took on a new importance. Like many school districts across… Read more »

13th Annual Bob Turner Classic

Special to the Surveyor The Turner Middle School Dragons were loose in Berthoud at the 13th Annual Bob Turner Classic 5k on Saturday, May 2, and the race had its… Read more »

Thompson FFA Chapter Hired Hand Auction

By Surveyor Staff Students in the Thompson School District’s new agricultural program are hoping for a high bidder at the Hired Hand Auction on May 15. Groups of two to… Read more »


Beck, Mathena added to Berthoud Sports HOF Committee

By Surveyor Staff Longtime contributors to the Berthoud community and athletics in particular, John Beck and Rusty Mathena have been added to the Berthoud Sports Hall of Fame Committee. “John… Read more »

Kiah Leonard catches her breath after running the 3,200 meters at the Tri-Valley Conference Championships on May 2 at Longmont High School. Leonard dominated the competition in the race, besting second place by 35 seconds.
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Fueled by competition, Berthoud’s Kiah Leonard continues winning ways

By John Gardner The Surveyor Berthoud’s long-distance phenom Kiah Leonard is a competitor. As a long-distance runner, the Berthoud High School senior may not get the chance too often, but… Read more »

The Berthoud High School Girls’ track and field team won its third consecutive Tri-Valley Conference title at Longmont High School on Saturday.
From left: (Front row) Ashlyn Fahrenbruch, Catherine Meeker, Josie Spitz, Lydia Lind, Emily Voll, Kiah Leonard, Kelly Chamberlain. (Back row) Annalei Beaudet, coach Jeremy Lanter, Sophia Visger, coach Tracy Schultz, Alyssa Strong, head coach Colby Schultz and high jump coach Bre Wold.
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Girls track team wins third straight conference title

By Kristi Leonard and John Gardner The Surveyor The number three resonates with the energies of optimism and joy, inspiration and creativity. A triad is a symbol of unity of… Read more »