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Trustees approve annexation petition

By Rudy Hemmann The Surveyor The Berthoud Board of Trustees heard a presentation by Kathay Rennels concerning the importance of agriculture to the overall economy of Colorado at their Tuesday… Read more »

Kelly Canino is pictured in the opening above her new business, The Rancher's Wife near the Berthoud Depot. 
Sylvanna Zurbrick / The Surveyor

Cottage industry market opens in Berthoud

By Sylvanna Zurbrick The Surveyor Kelly Canino has always wanted to be the “rancher’s wife” − the woman of yesteryear who drove her community together on the open range. She… Read more »

U.S. Representative for Colorado’s 2nd Congressional District, Jared Polis, shakes hands with residents at a town hall meeting held Aug. 27 at the Berthoud Community Center. About 20 people attended the event. 
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Polis Discussed immigration at Berthoud town hall meeting

By John Gardner The Surveyor About 20 people attended a town hall meeting at the Berthoud Community Center Aug. 27 with U.S. Representative Jared Polis (D-Colo.). Immigration and the controversial… Read more »

Berthoud’s 9-year-old Mollie Davidson smiles for the camera in the boulder field at the base of Longs Peak on Aug. 2. Davidson attempted to hike the 14,000 Longs Peak to raise funds for Second Mile Water.

Mollie’s Longs Peak summit attempt proves challenging

By May Soricelli The Surveyor    On Aug. 2, 9-year-old Mollie Davidson faced a 14,000-foot mountain, set on summiting to raise money for charity. Her ambition was to join Second Mile… Read more »

Butch Hause, left and his wife, Sarah Lincoln, play around in their backyard in front of the stage that has housed critically acclaimed musicians every August as part of the annual Farm Concert.
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Welcome to the farm

Annual Farm Concert is a country music song in the making By John Gardner The Surveyor As a child, Sarah Lincoln attended the Cumberland Gap Folk Festival in Tennessee, of… Read more »

Kelden Cook shows off his ribbon and one of his three pigs at the Larimer County Junior Livestock Show at this year’s Larimer County Fair. Kelden received two second-place market swine, in the heavy and medium weight divisions, and a first place in the market swine light weight division. His first-place pig went on to receive reserve champion in the light-market division. And that was a pretty cool way to end the livestock show this year.
Becky Justice-Hemmann / The Surveyor

Area 4-H kids receive high dollars in record livestock sale

By John Gardner The Surveyor This year’s Larimer County Junior Livestock Sale took in nearly half a million dollars and set a record for both number of market animals sold… Read more »

Legality of trustee email in question

Discussion via email possibly violated state Sunshine Law By John Gardner The Surveyor A recent email sent out by a Berthoud trustee apparently violated Colorado Open Meetings Law by discussing… Read more »