Archive 95 - April 2010
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PRESS RELEASE: Senator Doug Whitsett wins challenge of ballot title, 4/30/10

Whitsett vs. Kroger, 4/30/10. "The Oregon Supreme Court ruled April 29, 2010 that the ballot language proposed in SJR 48 was inadequate and directed the Attorney General to correct the deficiencies."

Tulelake Irrigation District well water levels 4/30/10
TID well pumping report 4/22-4/30/10

Local interests will suffer, Siskiyou Daily letter by Dr Gierak 4/30/10

Interior to provide $2 million to Basin, H&N 4/30/10

Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuges Conservation public planning sessions, 4/30/10

Federal Land Management: Fighting for Access to YOUR Federal Lands, Congressman Wally Herger 4/30/10

Reps. Costa and Cardoza Take Aim At NMFS Biological Opinion, Congressman Costa Press Release, posted to KBC  4/30/10. "...tens of thousands of acre-feet of water are now flowing into the ocean.  Flexibility in implementation of the NMFS biological opinion would allow more of this sorely needed water to reach the Valley."

The Glory that Was San Joaquin, singer Joey Joseph, posted to KBC YouTube 4/30/10

New faces for tribal council Klamath Tribes elect chairman, vice chairman, council members, H&N , posted to KBC 4/28/10

< Where is the water in the Klamath Basin? Presently the Bureau of Reclamation has delivered no water to the Klamath Project from our storage in Klamath Lake because of a biological opinion lake level mandate for tens of thousands of 'endangered' suckers. However, Tule Lake, in the SW Sump FWS leaseland, is brim full. Photos taken 4/23/10

Turn the Water On; Song of the San Joaquin. Where are the protests, where is the outrage in the Klamath Basin; our lake water is shut off. The National Academy of science said lake level/river flow management is not justified, but the water theft goes on and on. "The best available science" is ignored.


Letter from PacifiCorp, to Calif. Congressman Wally Herger regarding Klamath dam removal, posted to KBC 4/24/10

Massive National Monuments are being proposed for Modoc/Klamath/Siskiyou areas. Our president can designate these areas with no vote of the people, limiting private access and resource uses. Here is the Modoc Plateau map.

Letter to Sec. of Interior Ken Salazar from Tom Rickard, Montegue, regarding KBRA/Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement., posted to KBC 4/24/10


California Farm Bureau Federation Friday Review 4/23/10. Agriculture Labor Relations, overtime, single-payer health care, regulatory compliance, nutrient contents of compost, agricultural ATV use, operator identification number issuance, animal cruelty, Columbian Trade Promotion and more

TID well pumping 04/14/10-04/22/10
TID well water levels 4/22/10

Board expected to hear national monument concerns, Siskiyou Daily News 4/22/10

Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Resource Management Plan, posted to KBC 4/22/10

Klamath Water and Power Agency special Board of Directors Meeting on Thursday, April 22nd at 12:30 p.m.

Thursday April 22, 10 a.m. Tulelake Irrigation lDistrict special meeting

Klamath Water Report 4/12/10-4/19/10
Klamath Water Report 4/6/10-4/13/10
Klamath Water Report 3/29/10-4/5/10
Klamath Water Report 3/16/10-3/23/10
Klamath Water Report 3/9/10-3/16/10
Klamath Water Report 2/23/10-3/2/10

Dormant Commerce Clause is supreme as it relates to the KBRA, KHSA, TMDL, and state regulatory actions, 4/20/10 by Dr. Gierak.

Irrigation plan in the works, H&N, posted to KBC 4/20/10

Builders start job on Klamath dam, Triplicate 4/16/10. "...While the dam site is about 200 miles upstream from the mouth, following the twisting course of the river, the project is being hailed as a boon to Del Norte because it furnishes additional assurance of adequate power for the area and because fishing in the already famous fishing river is expected to improve."

County opts not to join dam removal agreements, triplicate 4/16/10

Watergate or Damgate, by Stan Meager, posted to KBC  4/16/10. "I think bribery or black mail is a great deal maker.'

Oregon Integrated Water Resources Strategy, by Senator Doug Whitsett, District 28 4/16/10

Klamath County Growers Workshop Planned to Discuss Water Issues, 4/13/06

(Possible Keno dam removal) Corvallis firmís next assignment: Planning Klamath dam removals, Corvallis Gazette Times, posted to KBC 4/11/10. "River Design Group will analyze the potential impacts of removing the J.C. Boyle, Copco 1, Copco 2, Iron Gate and Keno dams on the Klamath River" Followed by comments on Keno Dam removal

Agreement doesn't produce additional water for Basin, H&N by Shirley Kerns, posted to KBC 4/11/10, followed by comments

KBRA, experience key in race; candidates exchange points in race for state House position, H&N 4/8/10

NRCS Drought Initiative deadline for drought assistance is April 9, 2010

TID Public Meeting Wednesday, April 7, 10:00 a.m. Tulelake Fairgrounds. Update on 2010 water situation.

Klamath Water and Power Agency public meeting agenda for April 6, 2010

Bull Trout Comment Period Extended  to April 5

James William Kerns passed away on March 26, 2010

ohn 3:16 "For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son,  that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life."

Letter to "All Karuk Tribal Members" from Dan Effman, 4/4/10: "I have found in my travels that many Karuk people are fed up with the way our affairs are being run, misrepresentation, nepotism, not being treated equal even though we are counted, and not letting us have a voice.  I have also found out that people are afraid to speak up if they work for the Tribe or need their assistance."

No KBRA, KHSA for county, Siskiyou Daily News, 4/2/10

Uncontrolled Governance by Senator Doug Whitsett, posted to KBC 4/3/10

Be careful about cost of replacing hydro power, H&N letter to editor by Dennis Linthicum, Beatty. Linthicum is candidate running against for John Elliott for Klamath County Commissioner, 4/2/10
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Klamath TMDLs accepted by water board at Eureka meeting, Siskiyou Daily News 4/2/10

What will Mr. Thompson do for the Klamath River and his constituents? by Felice Pace, Times Standard 4/2/10. "We have had years of negotiations from which the public -- and significant stakeholders -- have been excluded. Will the public also be excluded from deliberations on what is in Klamath legislation?"

Opinion, not facts, controls Endangered Species Act, H&N letter by Warren Haught 4/2/

Agreement another step that doesnít make sense, H&N letter by Harvey Houston 4/1/10

* 4/1/10 The home of 3 Klamath River dams to be destroyed in the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement/KBRA, Siskiyou County voted 4 to 1 to oppose dam removal and oppose the KBRA. Unlike Klamath County Commissioners, the Siskiyou Supervisors voted to uphold the will of their constituents.

Save the Dams April 1, 2010