Dry conditions continue to plague the state, resulting in water shortages, low stream flows and increased fire risk.
The Governor's drought declaration for Baker County allows increased flexibility in how water is managed to ensure that limited supplies are used effectively.
The Oregon Drought Council met and determined current water conditions and future forecasts in Baker County justify a drought emergency.
Ferguson Road closed between 15th Street and King Solomon Lane. (6/13)
Murphy Road and Parrell Road closed with detours. (9/30)
Powell Butte Highway at Neff and Alfalfa Market Roads (8/31)
Lane closures, flaggers on Skyliners Road (5/25)
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