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Archive 149 - October 2014
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John 3:34-36: "For He whom God has sent speaks the words of God, for God does not give the Spirit by measure. The Father loves the Son, and has given all things into His hand.  He who believes in the Son has everlasting life; and he who does not believe the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God abides in him." Sent by Frank Tallerico 10/27/14.

Bucket Brigade activist dies. Grant Gerber helped establish the tax-free relief fund during the 2001 Klamath Basin Water Crisis, posted to KBC 11/16/14

Longtime Elko GOP activist Gerber dead at 72, Washington Times 10/27/14, followed by Grant's recent letter regarding the Grass March - Cowboy Express, article, and letter to KBC News in 2002 when Grant was helping organize the Klamath Relief Fund and Convoys coming to help Klamath Farmers and ranchers whose water was shut off by the federal government in 2001.

California - Water Bond Proposition 1
* Water Bond Drowning in Pork Spending, YouTube 5 minutes by David Spady,  Americans for Prosperity California, October 2014
Prop 1 Water Storage Bond Facts by Rex Cozzalio October 26, 2014
* Prop 1 Stop the Pork by Rex Cozzalio
Klamath Basin Dams Resolution by the Siskiyou County and South Siskiyou County California Federated Republican Women 3/15/09
*Urgent Bulletin and Groups opposing Prop 1 by Richard Marshall, Jerry Bacagalupi, and Loise Gliotto Oct. 2014

Relation between rivers, groundwater under scrutiny. New committee to draft upper Basin groundwater regulations,  followed by Open house aims to answer public’s questions on water H&N, posted to KBC 10/27/14 "The draft rules are being prepared to reinforce groundwater regulation guidelines outlined in the recently signed Upper Klamath Basin Comprehensive Agreement (UKBCA)."

Salmon habitat rules on the table, and PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD, H&N, posted to KBC 10/26/14. "Sen. Doug Whitsett, R-Ore., said he is concerned about restrictions being placed on the diversion canal connecting Lost River to the Klamath River. He said the diversion is at the “heart of the Klamath Project.”

Report the news; don’t be the news, H&N editor Pat Bushey, followed by A worse future beckons without water settlement (a biased H&N view supporting KBRA water 'agreement' " 10/26/14

Tulelake Irrigation District public meeting November 6, 6 p.m., Firehall, regarding mandatory water quality permits. Also to be discussed will be redistricting and voting for TID board members based on how many acres you farm.

Potato Festival Oct 16-18

Reasons for voting NO on Prop. 1 Water Bond on the Nov. 4, 2014 ballot, sent by manager of pienpolitics.com Liz Bowen. "The Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 (AB1471), the Water Bond, is on the ballot this November for voter approval. Proponents want us to believe that it will ‘save’ water by building dams and reservoirs. It won’t. It is designed to remove dams, not create them. It supports wetlands restoration, not water storage."
NRDC: Prop 1 is not earmarked for new dams, libusters 10/23/14
Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors voted to oppose Prop 1

VIDEO - Mark Baird from Siskiyou County, representing several Northern California counties, explains why this region needs to become the 51st state. He speaks of the Constitution, life liberty and the pursuit of happiness, defending the freedom our parents and ancestors fought for, and having a state government that represents the people rather than dictates to the people. A well-spent 13 minutes filmed and edited by Robert Exter. Posted to KBC 10/23/14.

KWAPA / Klamath Water and Power Agency public monthly meeting agenda for 10/7/14 Water demand management, groundwater and wells, federal power, WUMP / water users management plan

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