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Slides maroon campers, church camp attendees at Owyhee Reservoir

Road crews from the county, the Nyssa Road District and the Owyhee Irrigation District are working to open the main road to the Owyhee Reservoir. (The Enterprise/File).

More than 100 people are cut off near Owyhee Reservoir after a series of mudslides closed the Owyhee Lake Road Wednesday.

Brian Wolfe, Malheur County Sheriff, said today that 75 people remain stranded at the Lake Owyhee state park while another “40 to 50 kids” are isolated at a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints camp just below the dam.

Wolfe said state parks personnel are “working to get food and water supplies to those trapped at the state park.”

“I’ve been in contact with the church camp and they have ample supplies,” said Wolfe.

Wolfe said crews from the Malheur County Road Department . . .