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Ali started making masks for her family, now has 39 members

By Shelley Widhalm The Surveyor Ali Thompson of Berthoud wanted to make three masks for her family and ended up making a hundred—and when the requests kept pouring in, she… Read more »

OPINION – Letter to Gov. Polis from Senator Woodward

A message to the Governor calling for an end to the ‘Disaster Emergency Declaration’ from State Senator Rob Woodward. Dear Governor Polis, The Legislature allowed you significant leeway to respond… Read more »

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 »


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 »

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 »