Our Klamath Basin Water Crisis
Upholding rural Americans' rights to grow food,
own property, and caretake our wildlife and natural resources.
- December 2007
OREGON: New year brings new laws, H&N 12/31/07
Public lands photo fee plan goes way too far, H&N, posted to KBC 12/31/07
Sunday lesson from Jim Foley: What did Jesus say about Satan? 12/30/08
OREGON: Judge halts Oregon's same-sex partnerships; Challenge claimed petition signers' names improperly rejected by state, WorldNetDaily 12/29/07. "The new policy gives homosexual RDP inmates the special privilege of living together but denies it for heterosexual married inmates, just the opposite of what the policy is trying to achieve, and discriminates against heterosexuals based on their sexual orientation..."
12/29/07: Klamath Common Ground Mission: This group was
originally begun with farmers and fishermen. Presently it
consists of farmers, fishermen and tribes. One of the goals:
"Advocate for a Long Lake conservation water storage project.
The water to be dedicated to supply cold, clean water for
down-stream main stem Klamath flows." (KBC NOTE: for the
past several years, farmers have been advocating Long Lake
storage to give them certainty in irrigation water. What's
Drought makes news when it affects cities, Baxter Black, H&N, posted to KBC 12/29/07. "In the spring of 2001 the federal government ruled that most all stored Klamath Lake irrigation water would be diverted to protect the endangered short-nosed sucker downriver. The devastation of the Oregon farming community of 50,000 was virtually ignored. Itís easy to be green when it isnít personal."