WASHINGTON, D.C. – Klamath Basin irrigators will get extra money on top of the $33 million already secured earlier this year for drought relief. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), and Congressman Cliff Bentz (R-Ore.) announced $10 million ...

SOUTHERN OREGON— Despite some recent rain, we’re learning southern Oregon is a ways away from getting out of this drought. The Oregon Water Resources Department says this current drought ranks as one of the worst in the state’s history. Ryan Andrews ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — The smoke is gone thanks to the rain, but the National Weather Service says its going to take a whole lot more to make any sort of a dent in the drought situation in the area. The ...

TALENT, Ore — A family owned pear orchard will be shutting down operations after 111 years in the Rogue Valley. Meyer Orchards in Talent told NBC5, that its closing due to rising costs in labor/federal expenses, along with foreign competition ...

JACKSON CO., Ore. — Lakes on the south end of Jackson County are at historically low levels for this time of year. Steve Lambert with Jackson County Parks and Roads says Howard Prairie, Emigrant Lake, and Hyatt Lake can’t be ...

(KGPE/CNN) – Drought conditions are worsening in the Western U.S. The U.S. Drought Monitor says more than 95 percent of the region is in a drought. The arid conditions are fueling devastating wildfires. As of Thursday, more than 100 large ...

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Basin water crisis is far from over, but as NBC5 News told you weeks ago, a tent set up by farmers near the headgates is long gone. Apparently, so are the tensions in the ...

OROVILLE, Calif. (KCRA/CNN) – In a year already plagued by the pandemic and wildfires, Californians are also entangled with the crippling effects of a drought. For example, the drought has lowered Lake Oroville’s level to its lowest level in nearly ...

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. —Domestic well users in the Klamath Basin are feeling the impacts of the drought. As a result, aquifers that support domestic wells have received less recharge than normal. The Oregon Water Resources Department says there’s an immense increase in ...

MARIN COUNTY, Calif. (KNTV/NBC) – California’s drought spawns concerns over one of the bay area’s most prized fish: salmon. This dry summer is bringing just a trickle of water to the Lagunitas Watershed in west Marin County, home to one ...