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Matt Sebastian, city editor of the Boulder Daily Camera, recounts his experience during the September 2013 flood. In this interview, he talks about: the importance of social media; the decisions that an editor has to make in weighing the safety … Continue reading
Carrie Gonzales tells the story of evacuating her mobile home—where she had lived for about 25 years—during the Boulder County Flood of 2013. Her home was one of many that flooded, leaving her and neighbors stranded at the elementary school … Continue reading
Sharon Cole, who lost one home to the Fourmile Fire in 2010 and then experienced major damage to another house in Fourmile Canyon in which she lived at the time of the Flood of 2013, gives an eyewitness account of … Continue reading
Cathy Rivers moved to Lyons in April, 1998. She is an artist and owns her business called Rivers Colorworks and Design. She is a community-minded person that has contributed her talents to Lyons. After being displaced during the flood of … Continue reading
Cindy Domenico, Chair of the Boulder County Commissioners, talks about both the Flood of 2013 and flood recovery efforts six months after the flood. She discusses the extent of the damage caused by the flood, details the recovery work that … Continue reading
Regina Vigil, a resident of Lyons, talks about her childhood in New York, going to college in Boulder, work with the Peace Corps, and experiences during the September 2013 flood. Her discussion of the flood includes descriptions of the need … Continue reading
People: Chester L. Smead, MaryAnn Portwood Smead, Emma Caroline Smead Goddard Bird, Oma Arvilla Smead Mott, Charles Lewis Godard, Lloyd Henry Goddard, Chief Niwot, Charles W. Bird, Linda Bird Fisher, George Collet (Collett), James W. Bird, Edith Bauer Goddard, Diana … Continue reading
Places: Lyons, Noland, Niwot People: John and Catherine Reese, James McConnell family, LaVerne Johnson family (Niwot), Jack Moomaw, Edward Lyon (town founder), A. F. Hess (Lyons mailman), Robert Montgomery, James and Rosena Lowe, O. J. Ramsey (Lyons banker), LaVern … Continue reading
Supplemental material available in OH file. Lyons, Louisville, Niwot, University of Colorado, Gunbarrel, Boulder, Leanin’ Tree greeting card company and museum.