GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- About 1,900 households in Josephine County have gone four days since last week's snowstorm with no power.
The Grants Pass Daily Courier reported Monday that Robert Bigelow and his wife, Missy, have been keeping warm, cooking on their woodstove and reading by candlelight. But they have had to go into town for water.
The snowstorm that hit Thursday knocked out power to nearly 20,000 of Josephine County's 40,000 customers.
Pacific Power spokesman Paul Vogel says the households still without power were in scattered outlying areas. He says crews hope to have power restored to nearly all of them by the end of the day Monday.
A stretch of Oregon 230 between Diamond Lake and Union Creek in the Cascades was blocked by fallen trees.