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Southern Oregon's Howard Prairie Dam To Get Seismic Retrofit

A Portland firm has won a $5.9 million contract to beef up a large portion of the 1,040-foot-long earthen dam.

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Officials: Municipal Drinking Water In Okanogan Valley Still Safe

Emergency management officials are trying to protect drinking water systems throughout the Okanogan Valley from flood water contamination.

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As Okanogan River Rises, WSDOT Fortifies US Highway 97

Crews with the Washington Department of Transportation have been working for two days to fortify a stretch of U.S. Highway 97 threatened by the rising Okanogan River.

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Environmental Group Sues Medford Over Wastewater Treatment Pollution In Rogue River

Environmentalists and fishermen say algae growth downstream are hurting invertebrates young salmon rely on.

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As Dam Strains Above Leavenworth, Feds And Local Irrigation District Disagree

The National Weather Service is predicting possible thunderstorms later this week around Leavenworth, Washington. That could cause the Eightmile Lake Dam above the town to fail.

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Photos: Preparing For Floods In Northeast Washington

Correspondent Emily Schwing is on the scene in Washington where a state of emergency has been declared due to flooding. She sent back these photos.

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Trucks Haul 500K Sandbags To Okanogan Valley As Emergency Prep Continues

Emergency Crews and volunteers in Tonasket have filled thousands of sandbags here in the last week. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is sending nearly 500,000 more. 

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Significant Drop In Klamath River Flows Leads To Fish Kill

Low water flows on the upper Klamath River have caused the death of hundreds, possibly thousands of fish.

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Judge Upholds Use Of Klamath Water For Salmon Instead Of Early Crop Irrigation

Klamath Basin farmers will likely have to wait several more weeks to start irrigating crops like garlic and onions, while water is held back for salmon.

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PacifiCorp Transfers Water To Charge Klamath Project

PacifiCorp agreed to transfer 10,500 acre-feet of water to the Bureau of Reclamation to begin charging canals heading into a drought year.