Articles tagged with: Drought

22 April 2014

Beef prices soar

Posted in Local, Regional, U.S. & World News

(KDLT News) Beef prices are soaring, and in February they hit record highs. While it's welcome news for ranchers and farmers, it's bad news for those looking forward to the upcoming grilling season. ...

17 April 2014

Ashland prepares for possible drought conditions

Posted in Local, Weather

Ashland, Ore. -- In response to a mild winter season, the city of Ashland is preparing to reduce water use through the end of summer. Drought conditions could affect residents and businesses, should ...

14 April 2014

Ashland residents begin to conserve water

Posted in Local, Weather

Ashland, Ore. -- A proposed water pipeline that would connect Ashland to Phoenix and Talent will be almost twice the cost than they originally thought. The T-A-P (Talent-Ashland-Phoenix) pipeline ...

09 April 2014

Water flowing to Klamath Irrigation District

Posted in Local, Weather

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- Water is flowing, as of Wednesday, to farmers and ranchers on the Klamath Project. The Bureau of Reclamation announced Tuesday that the project will get about 239-thousand ac ...

08 April 2014

Water running dry? Residents in Montague turn to bottled water

Posted in Local, Weather

Montague, Cali. -- For the first time in more than 80 years, the City of Montague's water may run dry. A buoy sits in the middle of dried up dirt at Lake Shastina, the water source for the more than ...

31 March 2014

Crater Lake National Park snow survey

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Crater Lake National Park, Ore. -- Measurements taken at Crater Lake today could play a critical role in how much water the Klamath Basin can expect this summer. Scott Robbins of the Natural Resourc ...

27 March 2014

Klamath County makes exceptions for water use amid drought

Posted in Local, Weather, Economy

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- While Klamath County is facing a serious drought, steps are being taken to make sure that livestock won't go thirsty this summer. Farmers and ranchers are likely to face wate ...

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

Spike in food prices has shoppers feeling the effects

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Economy

Medford, Ore. -- A spike in food prices has grocery shoppers feeling the pinch. New numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics show food prices rose 0.4 percent in February. It's the highest ...

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 ...