Monthly Archives: May 2020

Whitewater Park a short drive from Berthoud offers recreation, environmental amenities

By Shelley Widhalm The Surveyor The Cache la Poudre River used to be a nearly invisible part of downtown Fort Collins, but a park, a bridge and a plaza have… Read more »

Graduation messages from Kyle and Jacob – co-valedictorians at BHS

By Jacob Isley Throughout my career at Berthoud High School, I have not managed to pass a single year without hearing that our school is something special. There was always… Read more »

Some like it hot: Sizzlin' summer plants

By Beth Thiret – Colorado State University Master Gardener in Larimer County The Surveyor The heat is on, so say goodbye to the pansies and tulips. Here are some top… Read more »

Obituary – Deborah Louise Saccone

Deborah Louise Saccone January 3, 1954 – May 19, 2020 Debbie died peacefully at home surrounded by her family in Berthoud Tuesday, May 19.  She was born in Lorain, Ohio,… Read more »


Monday, May 18 Suspicious Circumstances / Mental Health: East Nebraska, a 41-year-old Berthoud woman believed her mother and father-in-law were kicking her and abusing her. She went to the neighbors… Read more »

News bites

By Amber McIver-Traywick The Surveyor ****As of May 27, there have been 24,565 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state of Colorado. 1,114 deaths have been attributed to the virus…. Read more »

Berthoud restaurant to open Saturday despite state restriction

By Amber McIver-Traywick The Surveyor A Berthoud restaurant owner will open this weekend for dine-in service despite the statewide order preventing owners from doing so. Grandpa’s Café, 903 Mountain Ave.,… 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 »

Fast-track releases offer affordable entertainment

By Aaron Reynolds The Surveyor Disney+ made headlines recently when it announced that it was fast-tracking a movie version of the immensely popular Broadway musical “Hamilton.” It was a significant… Read more »

Veteran's Corner

By Ryan Armagost The Surveyor This Memorial Day is a challenging one, as we have to be creative in how we are able to honor the heroes that sacrificed their… Read more »