Tag Archives: Boulder

Army Helicopter Evacuations (Flood of 2013) – OH1975

Army helicopter pilots and crew members from Fort Carson who took part in the evacuation mission during the Boulder flood in 2013 speak with KGNU’s Richard Kiefer. They describe the equipment used, the conditions under which the evacuations took place, … Continue reading

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Howe, Alfred Bart – OH2013

Alfred Howe, referred to as Bart in this interview, talks about his life in Boulder County and his career at IBM and StorageTek. Originally from Oklahoma, he and his wife Mary moved to the Boulder area in 1970, drawn in … Continue reading

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Clay, Aaron R. – OH2051

This interview is part of a series about three football games that were played during the early 1970s and were known as the Hairy Bacon Bowl. Participants included University of Colorado students who identified with hippie culture and/or anti-war sentiment, … Continue reading

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Aiken, Paul – oh1982

Paul Aiken, photo editor at the Daily Camera, shares his experiences and observations of the September 2013 flood in Boulder County.  He describes the challenges related to traveling in dangerous flood conditions in order to capture photos to publish in … Continue reading

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Danielson, Laurence R. – oh1974

Larry Danielson worked at Fairview High School from its beginnings in the 1960s through several decades—first as a guidance counselor, and later as assistant principal. He describes and reflects on development of the City of Boulder particularly as it affected … Continue reading

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Williams, Renee – oh1992

Renée Williams’ house was unscathed by the flooding of Bear Creek during the Boulder County Flood of 2013—or so she thought until a day later, after rocks washed down by the flood unseated a manhole cover and blocked the sewage … Continue reading

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Chinatti, Howard and Shannon – OH2006

When the South Boulder Creek drainage flooded during the Boulder County Flood of 2013, flowing water broke through Shannon and Howard Chinatti’s basement window and filled that level of their house with seven feet of water.  Shannon was alone at … Continue reading

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Rejouis, Mary Kate – OH2009

Mary Kate Rejouis, an ordained priest and rector of St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church in Boulder, grew up in the Whittier neighborhood and was a student at Whittier Elementary School in the 1970s. She describes her years there with great affection … Continue reading

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Hollingshead, Kit – OH2001

Kit Hollingshead talks about the Boulder County Flood of 2013 and the flooding that occurred when Two Mile Creek overflowed its banks on Spring Valley Road, causing water to come up from drains and fixtures in his house. He vividly … Continue reading

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Kim, Hyounjoon – OH2004

Hyounjoon Kim came to the United States from South Korea with her husband and her two children, so that their children could go to school in the American education system and her husband could study here. He went to university … Continue reading

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