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Archive 162 - November 2015
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1 Peter :7-10, "But the end of all things is at hand; therefore, be serious and watchful in your prayers. And above all things have fervent prayer love for one another, for," Love will cover a multitude of sins." Be hospitable to one another without grumbling. As each one has received a gift, minister it to one another as good stewards of the manifold grace of God."

Irrigation district reverses course, re-joins Klamath Water Users Association, H&N, 11/25/15. "Board member Grant Knoll, who represents KID’s Zone 3, said he voted to dissolve the district’s relationship with Water Users because his constituents do not agree with the policies Water Users stands for..." 'I’ve polled them, and they want to pull out,' Knoll said."

Swimming upstream: Biologists monitor endangered suckers, H&N 11/27/15. "...scientists have tagged roughly 30,000 Lost River and shortnose suckers."

A busy week at the Capitol, Oregon Rep Gail Whitsett Legislative Update 11/2515.

A Choice Between Public Safety and Compassion, Oregon State Senator Doug Whitsett, posted to KBC 11/29/15.

I Corinthians 55-58: "O Death, where is your sting? O Hades, where is your victory? The sting of death is sin, and the strength of sin is the law. But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through Jesus Christ. Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord." Sent by Frank Tallerico, posted 11/18/15.

KID / Klamath Irrigation District leaves (Klamath) water users group, H&N posted to KBC 11/18/15. "Board member Brent Cheyne said KID irrigators pay Water Users about $238,000 per year...“It seems to me that some of the political goals of the Water Users contradicts what we are trying to do,” Bair said...."the money being paid to Water Users should instead be dedicated to paying for the multi-million dollar C Canal flume replacement. The flume delivers irrigation water to roughly 22,000 cropland acres in the Klamath Project."

Environmentalists Cry “Wolf” Over Oregon ESA Delisting, Newsletter by Oregon State Senator Doug Whitsett November 16, 2015

* Oregon wolves removed from state endangered species list, Oregonian
followed by
* Wolf depredation: No lethal action planned for calf attacks. Wolf OR-25 believed to be perpetrator
, H&N 11/11/15. "Currently, the maximum penalty for (killing a wolf) is up to a year in jail and a $6,250 fine..."
* Wolf attacks three calves in Klamath County, Capital Press, 11/6/15
* KBC News Wolf Page

Philippians 1:9-11 "And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in knowledge and discernment, that you may approve the things that are excellent, that you may be sincere and without offense till the day of Christ, being filled with the fruits of righteousness which are by Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God," sent by Frank Tallerico

Oregon Legislative Committees set to meet in November, Rep Gail Whitsett 11/2/15.

Bad Bargaining by the Beholden, by Oregon State Senator Doug Whitsett 11/10/15

PRESS RELEASE - Tulelake Airport Stakeholder Meetings 11/10/15: "...In particular, some stakeholder groups have expressed concern that construction of an airport fence to control access to the aircraft operations area could adversely affect historic resources and limit public access to areas of historical interest..." KBC TRANSLATION: Japanese do not want the Tulelake airport to have a safety fence to keep animals or anything unsafe off the airstrip because they were relocated to this area during WWII after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. Later the Japanese Americans relocated here would not pledge allegiance to the USA. See Japanese demand for 1000-acre monument page

Further Ethics Reform Still Needed in Salem by Oregon State Senator Doug Whitsett, posted to KBC 11/10/15. "Former Governor John Kitzhaber remains the subject of occasional headlines reminding Oregonians of the aftermath of his brief fourth term in office. Nearly eight months after his resignation, news reports make clear state taxpayers are not finished paying for the mistakes of his troubled administration..."

Wolf attacks three calves in Klamath County, Capital Press, KBC 11/6/15

Attend hearing at the Siskiyou County courthouse on November 5th at 8:30 AM in Dept.4 for Derek Eimer and Dyton Guilliland, being prosecuted for illegal suction dredging. The Court issued a lengthy Ruling that the State does not have the authority to first pass a law that requires small-scale miners to obtain a State permit, and then pass a second law that forbids the issuance of such permits.

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