Articles tagged with: drought

29 July 2015

River re-routed for salmon

Posted in U.S. & World News

Wash. --- (KING)  Mother Nature is putting men to work along Washington's Sol Duc river.For the first time in state history, the drought and low river levels have caused the Washington Department o ...

13 July 2015

Drought hits California state fair

Posted in Regional

Calif. --- (KCRA)  The California State Fair is a showcase of the best the state has to offer, but you can't talk about California without talking about the drought. The 162 year old  fair has one ...

25 June 2015

California drought has "golden" lining

Posted in Regional

Colfax, Calif. --- (KCRA)  The scenery on the Bear River near Colfax, California is beautiful, but more and more people are coming to the river to pan for gold."It's just kind of like a hobby but t ...

12 June 2015

Lawmaker blames drought on abortion

Posted in Regional

Sacramento, Calif. --- (KGET) California Assembly member Shannon Grove is being criticized for some controversial comments she reportedly made during a pro-life meeting last week in Sacramento.Now, ...

22 May 2015

Governor Kate Brown declares drought emergencies for eight more counties

Posted in Local

Salem, Ore. -- Eight more Oregon counties have been declared drought emergencies by Governor Kate Brown including Jackson and Josephine counties. Deschutes, Grant, Morrow, Umatilla, and Wasco were ...

21 May 2015

California lake closes to boaters

Posted in U.S. & World News

Calif. --- (KCRA)  More water is being released from California's Folsom Lake to help reduce salinity in the Delta.The Bureau of Reclamation increased water flows from Folsom Dam early Wednesday mo ...

14 May 2015

Sacramento man paints lawn to keep it green

Posted in U.S. & World News

Sacramento, Calif. --- A Sacramento man has come up with a way to make California lawns green, even in the midst of a devastating drought.If you drove by Bill Schaffer's lawn you might give him a st ...

06 May 2015

Josephine County declares a drought emergency

Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- The Josephine County Board of Commissioners unanimously declared a drought emergency this Wednesday morning. The declaration is now on its way to Salem, where Governor Kat ...

06 May 2015

California water restrictions begin in June

Posted in Regional

Calif. --- For the first time in history, California water regulators have ordered mandatory water cuts for all Californians. For weeks the Water Control Resources board has gone back and forth on h ...

05 May 2015

Drought takes toll on wildlife

Posted in Regional

Calif. --- (KSBY)  Animal experts say California's drought has left wildlife starving and homeless. As the days get warmer, and water supplies dwindle, more animals are in need of help.At Animal Re ...