Jamestown – Five Years after the Flood

5 years ago the Northern Front Range experienced torrential rain that resulted in devastating floods,  leading to loss of life,  the destruction of homes and infrastructure and the evacuation of the entire towns of Jamestown and Lyons.

KGNU’s Carl Armon has been talking to some of the residents of Jamestown about the flood and the recovery.


Tara Schoedinger was mayor of Jamestown during the 2013 floods.


Oak Chezar, an author, performance artist and Jamestown resident, reads an excerpt from Flood Story, which just got accepted for publication.


Beth Brotherton, a Jamestown elementary school teacher.


Nancy Farmer, a Jamestown resident who lost her home in the flood.


Erika Archer, the Jamestown Flood Recovery Manager.