Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Baker County seeks disaster declaration for flooding

Over the last week the heavy rains have caused some problems, particularly in Eastern Oregon. According to the article, Baker County has seen ~58 homes damaged, 2 bridges destroyed, and more than a dozen sections of road damaged or destroyed.

Baker County officials will ask Gov. Ted Kulongoski to declare an emergency due to flooding in the eastern part of the county that has partially inundated 30 homes, destroyed two bridges, and damaged sections of more than a dozen roads over the past four days, reports the Baker City Herald.

Read the full article at http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/293083.