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What is a mill levy and why does it need an override?

By John Gardner The Surveyor The Thompson School District Board of Education has approved two initiatives for the November ballot; both seek to raise the mill levy rates for property… Read more »

School board approves $288 million bond and $11 million mill levy override for Nov. ballot

By John Gardner The Surveyor The Thompson School Board of Education approved allowing voters to decide on the $288.5 million bond initiative and an $11 million mill levy override. The bond… Read more »

Organization seeking input on Colorado’s mental health system

By Surveyor Staff Fort Collins – Mental Health Colorado is currently on a listening tour across Colorado. Mental Health Colorado is the state’s leading advocate for the prevention, diagnosis, and… Read more »

Human West Nile infection in Larimer County

This week the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment received the first report of a case of West Nile virus (WNV) in Larimer County this year. A Loveland resident… Read more »

Second Annual Open Arms Awareness Day June 25 in Berthoud

Open Arms Awareness Day June 25 At Grace Place Church: 375 Meadowlark Dr, Berthoud, Colo. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Community Youth Advocates Patrick Dillon and Cera Watkins, alongside many… Read more »

One of brightly painted, student-friendly trash cans located near the athletic fields at BHS for the summer.
Aaron Reynolds / The Surveyor

BHS students place first, second in regional environmental contest

By Aaron Reynolds The Surveyor Anthropologist Margaret Mead once said, “We won’t have a society if we destroy the environment.” While the debate of global warming continues to be a… Read more »

Chamber offers quilts and art this weekend at Fickel Park

By Bob McDonnell The Surveyor Berthoud’s Fickel Park will be the place to be on Saturday, June 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. That’s when this year’s Berthoud Outdoor… Read more »

Love Berthoud, shop local

Berthoud Local Farmers’ Market season kicks off in Fickel Park The Berthoud Local Farmers Market is kicking off its third season on Saturday, June 25, with a move to Fickel… Read more »

Second annual Berthoud Safety Fair this Saturday

By Surveyor Staff The Second Annual Berthoud Safety Fair is scheduled for June 18, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This year’s event will be at Grace Place, located at… Read more »


Ashley Marie Doolittle: May 20, 1998 – June 9, 2016

Ashley Marie Doolittle, 18, of Loveland, Colo., loving daughter, sister and friend, died on June 9, 2016. She was born on May 20, 1998, in Louisville, Colo. Ashley, who graduated… Read more »