Archive 183 - August 2017
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KBC NOTE: Klamath Tribes made a call on this flood year to shut down ranchers' wells. Now that they learned their call would effect their town's, Chiloquin's, well, they are trying to find an exemption "solution" for their own well.
...Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced Thursday he won’t seek to rescind any national monuments carved from the wilderness and oceans by past presidents...Twenty-seven monuments were put under review in April by President Donald Trump, who has charged that the millions of acres designated for protection by President Barack Obama were part of a “massive federal land grab..." “The eco-tourists basically say, ‘Throw out all the rubes and the locals and get rid of that mentality of grazing and utilizing these public lands for any kind of renewable resource such as timber harvesting and even some mineral production,’” Noel said. “That’s a very selfish attitude.”
U.S. Representative Doug LaMalfa Monday, August 21, 4:30-6, Community Meeting at the Tulelake Honker Community Center 810 Main Street.
Klamath Falls - Local officials oppose misdemeanor possession law, H&N 8/16/17. "House Bill 2355 was signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Kate Brown after it passed the state legislature with largely-Democratic support. The bill makes personal-use possession of methamphetamine, heroin, cocaine and other controlled substances misdemeanors (punishable by no more than a year in jail) rather than felonies (punishable by up to several years in prison)."
Longtime KID board member resigns, H&N 8/16/17
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