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Berthoud Fire Protection District Captain Andrew Kuiken, left, and fellow firefighters Andy Burger, center, and Danny Reese enjoy a dinner at the firehouse. Spending the holidays on-call is just part of the job for first responders.
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Thankful for first responders

By May Soricelli The Surveyor While the Berthoud community settles into the holiday routine and enjoys time with their families, for first responders it’s just another day on the job…. Read more »

Newly elected Thompson School District Board of Education member David Levy is sworn in at a special organizational meeting on Nov. 19 in Loveland as Jeff Swanty, center, Denise Montagu and Pam Howard, far right, witness in the background.
John Gardner / The Surveyor

TSD board members take their seats

By John Gardner The Surveyor Newly elected Thompson School District Board of Education members, Jeff Swanty, David Levy, along with incumbents Pam Howard and Denise Montagu, were officially sworn in… Read more »

Christmas in Berthoud spreads the real meaning of the holiday

By John Gardner The Surveyor The annual holiday event, Christmas in Berthoud, is all about giving to those in need. “It’s really about our community taking care of these families… Read more »


Former Trustee Shepard tapped to fill vacancy

By Rudy Hemmann The Surveyor Following a very deliberate and deliberative process, during which the six remaining trustees of the Berthoud Board of Trustees interviewed six applicants for the seat… Read more »

Brick Oven Pizza and Subs owner, Cliff Montano, poses for a photo inside his pizza shop on Mountain Avenue in Berthoud. There's more to Montano than his ability to make great pizza. 
May Soricelli / The Surveyor

Cliff Montano: The man behind the pizza

By May Soricelli The Surveyor When 12-year-old Cliff Montano, from the Bronx, stood scrutinized for constantly and perfectly stirring the sauce in his father’s pizza shop, he envisioned his ideal… Read more »

Gunshot caused power outage over the weekend

By John Gardner The Surveyor Nearly 3,000 Berthoud, Longmont and even a few southern Loveland residents were affected by a power outage Saturday night into Sunday morning as crews worked… Read more »

Power outage affecting local residents

Nearly 3,000 Berthoud and Longmont residents remain without power Sunday morning as crews continue to fix a faulty transmission line to a nearby substation. According to Gabriel Romero, an Xcel… Read more »