Articles tagged with: drought emergency

02 June 2014

Governor declares drought emergency in Josephine County

Posted in Local, Regional, Weather

Help is on the way for three more Oregon counties dealing with the drought. Governor Kitzhaber declared drought emergencies Monday in Josephine, Grant and Wheeler counties. They join Jackson, Lake ...

07 May 2014

Drought declaration providing help for farmers

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local, Regional

Eagle Point, Ore. -- Farmer Ron Bjork has called his ranch home for decades. That long-standing ownership gives him water rights to  Little Butte Creek. But Bjork said others aren't so lucky. "It c ...

07 May 2014

Governor Kitzhaber declares drought emergency in Jackson County

Posted in Local, Regional

Salem, Ore. -- Yesterday Governor Kitzhaber declared a drought emergency in Jackson County. Officials say Jackson County requested the emergency declaration this spring, and the The State Drought Co ...