Crews clear road to Owyhee Reservoir

Water was running high on the Owyhee River last week. A thunderstorm caused mudslides that blocked Owyhee Lake Road, stranding campers and youth at a church camp near the Owyhee Dam. The road was opened up Thursday night. (The Enterprise/Kristine de Leon).

ADRIAN - The main road to the Owyhee Reservoir that was blocked in several places because of a series of mudslides is now open, according to the Malheur County Sheriff’s Office.

Undersheriff Travis Johnson said today that Owyhee Lake Road was cleared of mudslides late Thursday night.

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