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Suicides in Larimer County last year reached all-time high

By Amber McIver-Traywick The Surveyor Suicide continues to be a major concern in Larimer County. According to Larimer County Coroner James Wilkerson there were 84 suicides in the county in… Read more »

News Bites – July 30, 2020

By Amber McIver-Traywick The Surveyor ****Berthoud has 50 confirmed cases of COVID-19 an increase of 9 reported cases in the past week. Larimer County as of July 29, has had… Read more »

Obituary – Paul Vilhauer

Paul A. Vilhauer November 29, 1950 – July 8, 2020 Paul A. Vilhauer, 69, of Spearfish, S.D. passed away July 8, 2020, at Monument Health in Rapid City, S.D. After an… Read more »

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Get to know Perry Buck – House District 49

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Republican Perry Buck, representative of Colorado State House District 49, which includes Berthoud, will be seeking her fourth and final term in office this November…. Read more »

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The Berthoud Weekly Surveyor encourages its readers to know who you and your family are represented by in the local, state and federal government. Be proactive in the political process… Read more »

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Neighbors: Conversation, Cape Verdean cooking and Cecilia's love

By Amber McIver-Traywick The Surveyor Cecilia Bessette has an open-door policy to her life and her home – all are welcome. The 79-year-old Berthoud woman sat down recently for an… Read more »

Tammy Schaal retires after 35 years as a rural mail carrier

By Shelley Widhalm The Surveyor Talking about her last day as a rural mail carrier was hard for Tammy Schaal. The Berthoud native had served the Berthoud Post Office for… Read more »

A life of Fayth

By Amber McIver-Traywick The Surveyor This month Berthoud resident Fayth Clark will surpass (by two years) a milestone a mere .0173% of the U.S. population will ever reach when on… Read more »

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Will Zalatoris wins the second annual TPC Colorado Championship

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Steady wins the race. Will Zalatoris, the 23-year-old San Francisco native turned in a workman-like performance last weekend at the TPC Colorado Championship at Heron… Read more »

Opportunity knocks, Alyssa Bailey answers

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Opportunities are so fleeting; here one day, gone the next. That is something that has been especially true for high school athletes this spring. The… Read more »

TSD high school sports on hold until July

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor While the school year just (officially) ended last week, the prospects for what will happen in the fall have a lot of Berthoud students and… Read more »

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A meet to remember for the Berthoud swim team at the state championships

By Jordan Schachterle The Surveyor Berthoud High School had entries for every event going into the 3A Colorado State Championships on Friday, and that in itself was reflective of the… Read more »

Lady Spartans place second Tri-Valley Conference championship

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor It might not have been exactly the result they were hoping for, but that does not mean that the Berthoud High School girls swimming and… Read more »

Berthoud girl’s swimming looking to build on last year’s success

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Last year was something special. For the first time in their school colors, the Berthoud High School (BHS) girls swimming and diving team won their… Read more »

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C&S section foreman was early Berthoud photographer

By Mark French The Surveyor One of Berthoud’s early photographers was Swedish immigrant and Colorado & Southern Railroad section foreman John Rydholm. In 1904, three photographs he had taken one… Read more »

Spanish Flu hammered Berthoud hard in 1918-19

By Mark French The Surveyor In the fall of 1918 the Spanish Influenza swept across the United States as World War I drew to a close. Over one-quarter of the… Read more »

McClung's Store

By Mark French The Surveyor From 1947 to 1958 McClung’s Store was located at 521 Third Street in Berthoud. That address was located south of Berthoud’s present-day Ace Hardware Store…. Read more »