Environment

Flooding in high river after heavy rainfalls. Twitter photo/ Meagan Wozniuk
Flooding in high river after heavy rainfalls. Twitter photo/ Meagan Wozniuk

Handful of High River residents ignore evacuation orders and stand by their homes

By Lisa Schick
June 25, 2013 - 12:49pm

Not everyone tried to keep themselves dry when the evacuation orders came down in Alberta last week.

Some people like Jeff Kaiman from High River stuck around to try and save his family's home. He says he took a ride to the downtown area the other day.

Flooding in Calgary's Sunnyside neighbourhood submitted by resident Richard Bolt.
Flooding in Calgary's Sunnyside neighbourhood submitted by resident Richard Bolt.

Oilfield company helps with cleanup in Calgary neighbourhood

By Bryn Levy
June 25, 2013 - 7:24am

Calgary’s Sunnyside neighbourhood is on the road to recovery, and it’s getting there with an assist from an oilfield company out of Red Deer.

The community located just across the river, to the north of the downtown core, got hit hard when flood waters poured in last week.

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