Author Archives: Carol Jordan

Rasmussen, Brian Daniel – OH2014

Brian Rasmussen tells of his experiences during the Boulder County flood of 2013, when he lived in Fourmile Canyon. He describes the road and land conditions in the area of Fourmile Canyon and Wallstreet during and after the flooding. He … Continue reading

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Whitman, William T. – OH1973

Bill Whitman was born and raised in Tyler, Texas, served in the US Air Force as a radar operator during the Korean conflict, and received his mechanical engineering degree from the University of Texas. Mr. Whitman moved to Boulder in … Continue reading

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Varnado, Darryl – OH2067

This interview is part of a series about football games, collectively known as the Hairy Bacon Bowl, that were played during the first half of the 1970s at the University of Colorado, Boulder. The teams were made up of university … Continue reading

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Veblen, Thomas T. – OH1937

Dr. Veblen defines tree rings and their importance in his research. He explains the trend of continued residential development in high-fire-hazard areas. He details the southwestern Ponderosa pine fire model and discusses commonsense fire mitigation efforts around homes. He talks … Continue reading

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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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Nay, Charles – OH2053

This interview is part of a series about football games, collectively known as the Hairy Bacon Bowl, that were played during the first half of the 1970s at the University of Colorado, Boulder. The teams were made up of university … Continue reading

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Valdez, Euvaldo – OH1891

Euvaldo Valdez, a retired Boulder Valley School District administrator, talks about his early years in the district, focusing mainly on the 1970s. He touches on his childhood, growing up in Abo, New Mexico, his schooling at the University of New … Continue reading

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Sebastian, Matt – OH1981

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

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Marsh, Don – OH2064

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

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Ringgenberg, Stefan – OH2065

This interview is part of a series about football games, collectively known as the Hairy Bacon Bowl, that were played during the first half of the 1970s at the University of Colorado, Boulder. The teams were made up of university … Continue reading

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