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Friday, July 25, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Reflection on the River’

Bill Dye, an “Every Day Hero”

Bill Dye, an “Every Day Hero”

Denver Channel 7 is honoring World War II veteran Bill Dye as an “Every Day Hero” Dye is being recognized for: His service aboard the aircraft carrier Lexington in the Battle of the Coral Sea. His dedication to the memory of Pearl Harbor and all who serve our country in WW II. His ongoing care of the Police Officers Flood Memorial in the Big Thompson Canyon and his care of South Highway 7 for the Adopt a Highway. At 86 years of age, Dye keeps a busy schedule. The ... Full Story

“Reflection on the River” Marks Big Thompson Flood

“Reflection on the River” Marks Big Thompson Flood Anniversary

  By Claudia Todd-Young Many people of a certain age ask each other where they were when they learned of President Kennedy’s assassination. In northern Colorado, an often more frequently asked question is “Where were you when the Big Thompson flooded?” Though 35 years have passed since the July 1976 flood, both the beautiful Colorado landscape and the hearts of those most closely affected are still scarred. “Reflection on the River,” compiled by Sharlynn Wamsley, is ... Full Story

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