Communities Evaluate Summer Water Usage

MEDFORD, Ore. — After a summer plagued by drought, the Medford Water Commission is taking a first look at summer water usage for this year. The agency says the city used noticeably less water than average, after highlighting drought conditions in notices and newsletters. The commission says it expected the community to use more than … Continue reading »

Jackson Declares Drought Emergency

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Jackson County Board of Commissioners are asking the governor to declare an emergency drought for the area. On Wednesday, the board took the first step to get help for agencies and individuals affected by the dry conditions by declaring an emergency drought for Jackson County. The declaration will now move to … Continue reading »