Articles tagged with: Drought

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

Injured bear rescued at Lake Tahoe Ski Resort

Posted in Regional, U.S. & World News

Lake Tahoe, Calif. -- (CNN, KCRA) An injured bear forced part of a ski resort at Lake Tahoe to close Monday. Wildlife officials had to rescue the animal and get it treated. X-rays taken right after ...

27 February 2014

Wet weather in California hasn't made a dent to extremely low snow pack

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

The much needed wet weather in California is not doing much to make a dent in the state's persistent drought conditions. Despite snow in the Sierra Nevada's, readings from the California Departmen ...

21 February 2014

Crook County issues drought declaration

Posted in Regional, Weather

Prineville, Ore. -- (KTVZ) The Crook County Court on Wednesday night adopted a "declaration of local disaster" and asked the state to declare a drought emergency due to the continuing impacts of dro ...

19 February 2014

High & dry

Posted in Regional, U.S. & World News

Hollister, Cali. -- (KSBW) As California deals with one of its worst droughts in history local water districts are doing what they can to conserve what little water they have, even if it means impos ...