(Click image to enlarge photograph) A woman in Wallaceville helps her friend carry a small dog through the floodwaters on June 20, 2013. Within twenty minutes, the waters rose high enough to prevent anyone from wading out to safety. Since that day, High River residents learned they were victims of flooding that has been unprecedented … More High River Flood 2013 – Evacuation of Wallaceville
Stuck in Wallaceville, High River as the waters rose, all I could do was watch boats go past me, the water becoming more furious and hoping that my calls to the RCMP and my boss had been heard. I will never forget June 20, 2013.
On June 20, 2013, I woke up early to take photographs of the flood. I knew that Wallaceville always gets hit hardest by floodwaters, so as the editor of the High River Times, I took my camera and headed into the flood zone. Little did I know that by the end of the day, I … More Alberta Flood 2013 – High River, Alberta – Overwhelmed Car, Wallaceville