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Winter has long way to go, but Crook County, still in ‘exceptional’ drought, issues emergency declaration

U.S. Drought Monitor

A fairly snowy, wet start to winter has not taken Crook County out of "extreme," even "exceptional" drought categories, so county officials have declared a drought emergency -- two months earlier than last year -- and asked Gov. Tina Kotek to do the same, to enable state help.

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