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Surfbilly Tattoo owner and tattoo artist, J.D. Markwardt, tattoos Berthoud resident Jeff Wicks on an October evening, just a few weeks after opening the tattoo parlor located at 435 Third St. in Berthoud. 
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Spreading the art of tattoo

Berthoud’s J.D. Markwardt does what he loves and loves what he does By John Gardner The Surveyor It can be heard faintly from the street approaching the open door to… Read more »

Community Garden focus of Nov. 12 budget discussion

By Rudy Hemmann The Surveyor The Berthoud Board of Trustees worked for more than four hours on Nov. 12, hammering out details of the 2015 budget. The regularly scheduled meeting… Read more »

All the veterans in attendance posed for a photo outside of the Berthoud High School auditorium after the recognition ceremony on Nov. 11. 
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Veterans Day events a growing tradition

By Jan Dowker The Surveyor In a time-honored tradition, recognition of the sacrifices that our veterans have made is celebrated throughout the country on Nov. 11. Historically, dating back to… Read more »

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Crumbling streets, heaving sidewalks concern trustees

By Rudy Hemmann The Surveyor Town trustees viewed PowerPoint presentations during the Oct. 28 board meeting by Town Engineer Stephanie Brothers and Scott Sickler of the consulting firm, Ground Engineering,… Read more »


School district seeks input on student programs

By Surveyor staff The Thompson School District Exploratory Strategic Planning Committee is seeking input on student program options offered throughout the district.  To participate, the committee asks that people fill… Read more »

Second drilling meeting set for Thursday evening

By John Gardner The Surveyor Extraction Oil and Gas is hosting a public meeting to inform residents of its seismic survey that will determine if and where drilling will occur… Read more »

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Town hires PR company to polish image

By Rudy Hemmann The Surveyor The Berthoud Board of Trustees moved through a relatively heavy agenda with ease Tuesday evening. After viewing a Power Point presentation by Claire Thomas, a… Read more »