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Berthoud firefighter Max Peacock, left, and engineer Travis Cole pose for a photo on Susan Chapman's front porch, which the two, along with Lt. Dan Forbis, replaced after Chapman was taken to the hospital to receive treatment for a medical condition on Tuesday, Aug. 23. 
All photos courtesy of Dan Forbis / The Surveyor

Happiness is a new porch

Berthoud firefighters go above and beyond to help a local woman with home renovation By John Gardner The Surveyor Susan Chapman went to the hospital via ambulance about 11 a.m…. Read more »

A single engine air tanker drops slurry near a house west of County Road 27E during the Hertha Ridge Fire on Aug. 17. 
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Hertha Ridge fire burns 80 acres; all homes saved

By John Gardner The Surveyor The Hertha Ridge fire that burned nearly 80 acres just west of Larimer County Road 27 E on Aug. 17 was the largest wildland fire… Read more »

Town board discusses Berthoud Reservoir Rebuild project

Rudy Hemmann The Surveyor The Berthoud Board of Trustees held its second meeting Tuesday evening under the leadership of newly-installed Mayor Steve Mulvihill, and in spite of a couple of… Read more »

A juvenile was injured in a collision with a semi-truck Tuesday morning at the intersection of 10th Street and Welch Avenue in Berthoud. 
Becky Justice-Hemmann / The Surveyor

UPDATE: Juvenile injured in collision with semi-truck Tuesday morning

By Surveyor Staff An accident involving a 14-year-old bicyclist and a semi-truck Tuesday morning closed a portion of 10th Street between Mountain Avenue and Welch Avenue for close to three… Read more »


Photos: Hertha Ridge Fire

The Hertha Ridge fire burned nearly 80 acres just west of Larimer County Road 27E on Aug. 17. According to reports from the Berthoud Fire Protection District, no structures were… 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 »

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