Articles tagged with: water

25 March 2014

A change in the weather raises hopes for growers fearful of drought

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local, Weather

Ashland, Ore. -- A fast change in the weather brings rain to the region. At the Ashland grower's market, businesses that rely on water, are glad for the sudden rain. "Anything counts," says Teri Whi ...

19 March 2014

Drought state of emergency declared in Jackson County

Posted in Local, Weather

County commissioners voted unanimous to declare a drought state of emergency in Jackson County. Music to County Watermaster Travis Kelly ears. He said "this year potentially has been the lowest sno ...

18 March 2014

Declaring a drought declaration of emergency in Jackson County?

Posted in Local, Regional, Weather

Medford, Ore. -- Governor Kitzhaber has already declared a drought declaration of emergency in four Southern Oregon counties, including Klamath and Lake.Now, the county administrator wants something ...

10 March 2014

Drought prompts people to pay more attention to water footprint

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Weather

The drought in Oregon and California could not only affect your water bill this summer, but it could also take a toll on how much you spend at the grocery store. That's why some people are trying to ...

10 March 2014

Early warming trend worries local farmers

Posted in Local, Weather

Medford, Ore. -- After a weekend of continuous rain and warmer temperatures on the horizon, how are local crops holding up? Dunbar Farms in east Medford says it depends on the type of crop. One of ...

05 March 2014

'Historic' Klamath Basin water agreement

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

A agreement on Upper Klamath Basin water issues has been reached that the Governor is calling 'historic'...but that agreement could still face some opposition. The agreement in the ongoing fight ove ...

05 March 2014

Historic agreement reached on Upper Klamath Basin water

Posted in Local, Politics

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- The Klamath Tribes, the U.S. Department of Interior, Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden, Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley, and Upper Klamath Basin irrigators ...