Up up and away at High River’s Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival

Come to High River, Alberta for the Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival + Night Glow. A balloon flight is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity Watching hot air balloons in the skies over High River is magical—almost dreamlike. I already can’t wait for the 2019 Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival from Sept. 25 to 29, 2019. The festival’s … More Up up and away at High River’s Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival

High River Flood 2013 – My Basement Suite after the Flood – Disaster

(Click image to enlarge photograph) After two weeks of High River being completely closed, I re-entered town and stepped into my basement suite to survey the damage. It was unlike anything I had ever seen before in my life. Dank, disgusting and overpowering, the clean up was a task that I’ll never wish on my … More High River Flood 2013 – My Basement Suite after the Flood – Disaster

High River Flood 2013 – Sunshine Meadows – Stark Contrast

(Click image to enlarge photograph) During the early days of the provincial emergency in High River, High River RCMP took members of the media on a tour of the disaster area in an attempt to show the population the extent of the devastation. On one side of the street, the homes were fine, while on … More High River Flood 2013 – Sunshine Meadows – Stark Contrast

High River Flood 2013 – Rescue at Last – Wallaceville

(Click image to enlarge photograph) Rescued in a front end loader, we dipped into the Highwood River, the bucket skimming the turbulent river. We passed by a house in Wallaceville that looked like a scene right out of the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. Three hours later, much of High River would be under anywhere from … More High River Flood 2013 – Rescue at Last – Wallaceville