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Lisa Adams receives a donation gift box for the Operation Christmas Child through the Calvary Berthoud Church. The program collects shoeboxes containing everyday essentials, toys and school supplies for children affected by war, poverty, natural disaster, famine and disease around the world. 
Photo courtesy of Calvary Berthoud

Berthoud church sends Christmas joy around the globe

By Katie Harris The Surveyor Pastor Jim Carlton has been involved with Operation Christmas Child for nearly 20 years, first at Calvary Church in Greeley and, for the past three… Read more »

Turner Middle School teacher Dan Champion shows the big check his Createspace classes received from the OtterCares Foundation at TMS on Nov. 28.  
Bob McDonnell / The Surveyor

OtterCares grant will help fund Turner’s Createspace

By Bob McDonnell The Surveyor Christmas came early for Turner Middle School Createspace teacher Dan Champion and his classes. On Monday, Nov. 28, a contingency from OtterCares, along with TMS… Read more »

Cliff Montano hands out turkeys on Nov. 21 in front of his business, Brick Oven Pizza and Subs, as he has done for the past four years. 
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Local pizza man’s charitable efforts worth gobbling about

By Katie Harris The Surveyor When asked why he gives so much to the community he calls home, Cliff Montano’s response was, “Why not?” The owner of Brick Oven Pizza… Read more »

No charges filed in alleged assault case

By John Gardner The Surveyor A Berthoud man that was arrested after a woman was taken to the hospital with serious burns in a Nov. 9 incident will not be… Read more »

Berthoud Snowfest combines old holiday favorites with new ‘snow-filled’ events

By Katie Harris The Surveyor Berthoud is upping the ante this December with its biggest holiday event yet. The Berthoud Area Chamber of Commerce has joined forces with Grace Place… Read more »

Boy Scouts Ty Rotar, right, and Martin Juhasz discuss what type of soup to place in one of the Thanksgiving
baskets that the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts prepared for local residents at the Berthoud United Methodist Church
Monday night.
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Building character & community

Scouts provide Thanksgiving meals to Berthoud residents in need By Katie Harris The Surveyor House of Neighborly Service has provided assistance to Berthoud’s most vulnerable residents for the past 55… Read more »

Shop small this Saturday, boost the Berthoud economy

Join 24 businesses in Berthoud for a chance to win $50, $100, or other wonderful prizes By Surveyor staff This weekend, when folks are getting excited for holiday shopping season… Read more »

Reading therapist Valerie Backo smiles as she displays a picture one of her
students made to convey he went from hating reading to an “I am a reader,”
Bob McDonnell / the Surveyor

Helping others and loving it

By Bob McDonnell The Surveyor If a person is in a job they love, it is easy to tell. This is true of Berthoud resident Valerie Backo. She is a… Read more »

Tanner Flores

Preliminary hearing set in Doolittle murder case

By John Gardner The Surveyor The Berthoud teen accused of killing his teenage girlfriend and driving her body to Mesa County in June made a brief court appearance last week…. Read more »

Trustees approve PORT plan

By Rudy Hemmann The Surveyor The Berthoud Board of Trustees held a regular meeting Tuesday evening and took a major step forward by accepting the Parks, Open Space, Recreation and… Read more »