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  • Governors Schwarzenegger and Kulongoski Direct State Agencies to Hold a Klamath Summit

    10/12/2006 9:18:57 PM PDT · by calcowgirl · 73 replies · 712+ views
    Gov. Schwarzenegger's Office ^ | October 12, 2006 | Press Release
    California Governor Schwarzenegger and Oregon Governor Kulongoski today directed their respective state agencies to organize a Klamath Summit to be held before the year ends. The governors have joined forces and are holding the summit to resolve a multitude of complex issues related to the health of the river that impact salmon fishermen, tribes, hydroelectric power and a host of environmental and habitat concerns. “We have the problems of water quality, water supply, listed species, energy generation, and agricultural sustainability expressed in countless ways in the Klamath Basin,” Governor Kulongoski said. “We must forge a consensus on a sustainable approach...
  • PacifiCorp may agree to removing dams (Klamath River)

    08/03/2006 10:14:43 AM PDT · by calcowgirl · 26 replies · 701+ views
    The Oregonian ^ | August 03, 2006 | JEFF BARNARD
    PacifiCorp may agree to removing dams But such a step to help Klamath salmon runs wouldn't be taken if higher power rates resulted, the utility says The new president of PacifiCorp's power generating division says the utility could agree to remove five dams from the Klamath River to help restore salmon if customers don't have to pay more for electricity. "We have heard the tribes' concerns," PacifiCorp Energy President Bill Fehrman said in a statement posted Wednesday on the utility's Web site. "We are not opposed to dam removal or other settlement opportunities as long as our customers are not...
  • JEFF HEAD extends FREE eBook download offer for all FReepers

    07/03/2006 3:15:02 PM PDT · by Jeff Head · 82 replies · 2,125+ views
    Jeff Head Free eBook Download ^ | July 3, 2006 | Jeff Head
    To show continued gratitude to all Freepers who value the constitution and who are actively engaged in preserving it...either through service to their country, dialog with their friends, relatives and neighbors, online activism, protesting against foerign and domestic enemies of our constitution and way of life, corresponding with legislators and other elected or appointed officials, and just to say thanks to all of those on FreeRepublic who have encouraged and helped me in my own activities...I am extending my free ebook download offer at: JEFF HEAD FREE EBOOK DOWNLOAD for my following two published books: THE STAND AT KLAMATH FALLS...
  • Jeff Head on Ken Bagwell's show 3/31/2006 11 AM Eastern - Klamath, Immigration, China

    03/30/2006 8:51:19 PM PST · by Jeff Head · 32 replies · 1,490+ views
    Ken Bagwell's Show ^ | 30 March 2006 | Jeff Head
    I have been invited to be a guest on Ken Bagwell's, "Heads Up America", show on Friday morning (tomorrow) at 11 AM Eastern Time, 10 AM Central, 9 AM MOuntain, and 8 AM Pacific. The topics will include: The aftermath and current situation at Klamath, including my book, The Stand at Klamath Falls Illegal Immigration and the need for the American people to stand and demand and end to it. The Red China Threat and my book series, The Dragon's Fury Series. Ken is a conservative, all-American talk show host. He was very supportive of the Klamath Farmers during the...
  • "The Stand at Klamath Falls", by Freeper Jeff Head, is now available in printed form

    03/17/2006 3:18:30 PM PST · by Jeff Head · 72 replies · 1,675+ views
    The Stand at Klamath Falls web site ^ | March 17, 2006 | Jeff Head
    For those interested, and following it, the printed version of, "The Stand at Klamath Falls", is now available online at Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The subtitle reads, "How rural western farmers stood up against entrenched environmentalists and agencies of the Federal Government...and prevailed." You can find links to the Amazon and Barnes & Noble sites at the main site here: THE STAND AT KLAMATH FALLS I have also made the Adobe eBook version of the book available for free to all Freepers. Just go to the following site and download it cost, no obligation. FREE EBOOK DOWNLOAD I...
  • EXCLUSIVE FR OFFER: Freeper Jeff Head offers free eBooks to registered FR members

    03/12/2006 10:04:32 AM PST · by Jeff Head · 132 replies · 5,624+ views
    JEFFHEAD.COM ^ | March 12, 2006 | Jeff Head
    As a way of saying thanks to the good members of FreeRepublic who have supported me both while I was involved at Klamath Falls, and while I wrote my Dragon's Fury Series of novels about the dangers Red China poses, I am going to offer a free Adobe eBook version of either or both of those books, "The Stand at Kalmath Falls", and "The Dragon's Fury Series Collectors Edition" (which includes all five volumes) to any registered Free Republic member who would like them. I will email them to anyone who asks and informs me via FRemail. DO NOT put...
  • Oregon Farmers Win Reprieve in Water War: Klamath WILL get water

    02/27/2002 1:23:05 PM PST · by Jeff Head · 94 replies · 2,831+ views
    Fox News ^ | Feb 27, 2002 | William LaJuenesse
    <p>The Federal Bureau of Reclamation announced Wednesday that beleaguered farmers in Klamath Falls, Ore., will be receiving water this year in time for the 2002 planting season, which officially begins next month.</p> <p>Speaking to reporters in Washington, John Keys, the head of the Reclamation Bureau, said the move will not guarantee enough water for the farmers. But if current weather patterns and water levels hold it should be plenty, he said.</p>
  • New A Canal Headgates Open in the Klamath Basin on Schedule

    04/01/2003 9:07:17 PM PST · by Jeff Head · 82 replies · 482+ views
    Klamath Herald News | April 1, 2003 | DYLAN DARLING
    Water flows through one of the six new headgates on the A Canal this morning. Contractors opened the headgates today to begin priming the system, meeting a deadline set by the Bureau of Reclamation in order to allow irrigation to begin on schedule in the Klamath Project. Headgates open on schedule published April 1, 2003 By DYLAN DARLING Water began pouring through a new set of headgates on the A Canal today, marking a milestone in a complex construction project and the beginning of an uncertain irrigation season. Also entering service today is a high-tech fish screen to keep...
  • ACTION REPORT: Klamath Convoy to Sawgrass Rebellion in Saginaw Texas

    10/12/2002 9:33:34 PM PDT · by Jeff Head · 57 replies · 462+ views
    Eyewitness | 10/12/02 | Jeff Head
    I was there today in Saginaw, Texas to meet the Klamath Falls convoy to the Sawgrass Rebellion. Rocky (Issaquahking), Bill Ramson and others whom I had come to know last year in Klamath Falls, Oregon were there with the convoy. There was a great parade. I rode with the bucket (from Klamath Bucket Brigade) for a while and the shovel (from Jarbidge Shovel Brigade) for a while, but mostly walked along side engaging the people watching the parade and asking them to come to the fair to hear the speeches or look up the events on the internet (Klamath Falls...
  • Upcoming new book title: THE STAND AT KLAMATH FALLS

    01/27/2006 3:18:08 PM PST · by Jeff Head · 222 replies · 3,391+ views
    FR ANNOUNCEMENT - THIS THREAD | January 27, 2006 | Jeff Head
    I am very close to finishing my book regarding The Stand at Klamath Falls and the crisis of 2001. Here is the cover art: (Note: In this post I am including the Introduction, the Acknowledgements, and the Epilogue for review and comment.. The book should be completed and to the printers by the 1st of February.) INTRODUCTION It has been almost five years since the memorable and pivotal events surrounding the struggle by farmers in the Klamath Basin of Oregon and California took place. Much has occurred since then that has overshadowed those events…but nothing can erase the importance of...
  • Court tosses Bush plan for Klamath water

    10/19/2005 10:02:38 AM PDT · by FOG724 · 42 replies · 1,076+ views
    The Oregonian ^ | Wednesday, October 19, 2005 | MICHAEL MILSTEIN
    Court tosses Bush plan for Klamath water Water A federal judge says the irrigation plan for farmers doesn't help threatened fish Wednesday, October 19, 2005 MICHAEL MILSTEIN A federal appeals court on Tuesday threw out the Bush administration plan to deliver irrigation water to Klamath Basin farmers, saying it does not do enough for threatened coho salmon in the Klamath River. The ruling probably will mean more water must be shifted from farmers to fish in the basin's emotional tug of war over the precious resource. "This clearly could be a worse picture for us than what we had in...
  • Endangered Humans [IBD Editorial on the ESA vs. Klamath farmers and four dead firefighters]

    01/19/2005 3:52:16 PM PST · by snopercod · 15 replies · 846+ views
    Investor's Business Daily | January 19, 2005 | IBD staff
    A judge has ruled that coho salmon have been illegally listed as an endangered species, a victory that comes too late for the farmers of the Klamath River Basin and the families of four young firefighters. In the spring of 2001, the government ordered irrigation water cut off to 1,400 farms in southern Oregon and northern California to save suckerfish and salmon... [snip] Last week, federal judge Michael Hogan agreed with the Pacific Legal Foundation that the government violated the ESA when it failed to include hatchery fish in its assessment of the coho’s status. ...the Klamath community was practically...
  • Klamath River Salmon Protections Ruled Illegal

    01/14/2005 9:21:53 AM PST · by Reagan is King · 59 replies · 1,379+ views
    Pacific Legal Foundation ^ | 1/13/2005 | Russ Brooks
    Klamath River Salmon Protections Ruled Illegal: Federal Court Says Endangered Species Listing Of Klamath Coho Is Bogus Eugene,OR; January 13, 2005: Coho salmon in the Klamath River Basin region have been illegally listed under the Endangered Species Act as a threatened species, a federal judge declared yesterday. Ruling from the bench, Judge Michael Hogan agreed with Pacific Legal Foundation that the federal government violated the ESA when it failed to consider hatchery fish in its assessment of coho in southern Oregon and northern California rivers. ESA protection of coho in the Klamath River was a significant factor in the government’s...
  • Suckers hang around restored wetland

    11/08/2004 7:39:51 PM PST · by farmfriend · 26 replies · 842+ views
    Herald and News ^ | November 8, 2004 | DYLAN DARLING
    Suckers hang around restored wetland Monday, November 8, 2004 1:34 PM PST By DYLAN DARLING MODOC POINT - Tiny juvenile suckers foraged this summer in a shallow bog that once served as a cow pasture beside Upper Klamath Lake. The appearance of the endangered fish was particularly rewarding for the Nature Conservancy, which bought the land and breached a dike to let lake water flow in and out of the parcel to create sucker habitat. "It is showing us that if we open up areas, they will use them," said John Crandall, the Klamath Basin fisheries ecologist for the Nature...
  • Screens accomplish at least one big goal (Klamath)

    11/08/2004 7:34:24 PM PST · by farmfriend · 12 replies · 582+ views
    Herald and News ^ | November 7, 2004
    Screens accomplish at least one big goalPublished November 7, 2004 The new $16 million fish screens at the headgates on the A Canal apparently have done a job. They had two jobs to do, actually, and while we don't know if they've done both of them, they've certainly done one. In building the fish screens, the federal government has eliminated a source of contention between irrigators on the Klamath Reclamation Project and the Klamath Tribes, to whom the suckers are an important part of their religion and culture, and, historically, as food. Two species of the sucker have come under...
  • Tribes enlist Arnie's help in fishing feud

    07/24/2004 2:35:05 AM PDT · by MadIvan · 69 replies · 1,047+ views
    The Scotsman ^ | July 24, 2004 | JAMES DOW
    Native Americans demonstrating in Edinburgh yesterday Fish rotting in the Klamath river. The tribesmen are calling for fish ladders or other measures to allow salmon to move upstream. Picture: David Moir NATIVE Americans embroiled in a dispute with the energy company ScottishPower have pledged to take their case to the governor of the State of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger. The tribesmen were in Edinburgh yesterday to demonstrate at ScottishPower’s annual meeting. They say dams owned by a subsidiary of the company have damaged their fishing grounds. They publicly challenged the chief executive of ScottishPower, Ian Russell, to make a personal...
  • Legislators seek changes to Endangered Species Act (KLAMATH FALLS)

    07/19/2004 6:18:03 PM PDT · by take · 21 replies · 721+ views
    Associated Press ^ | July 17, 2004 | JEFF BARNARD
    Legislators seek changes to Endangered Species Act KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) - A House subcommittee looking for ways to change the Endangered Species Act came to the Klamath Basin on Saturday, where irrigation water was cut off to 1,400 farms in 2001 to conserve water for threatened and endangered fish. "In 30 years, only seven species of 1,300 listed have been recovered, and those are mainly due to other conservation laws," said Rep. Ken Calvert, R-Calif., chairman of the House Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. "At the same time, communities across the West are stopped cold in their tracks...
  • Free Republic "Bump List" Register

    09/30/2001 4:46:44 AM PDT · by John Robinson · 191 replies · 12,118+ views
    I have created a public register of "bump lists" here on Free Republic. I define a bump list as a name listed in the "To" field used to index articles. Free Republic Bump List Register
  • Klamath water sketchy this year

    03/12/2003 2:05:12 PM PST · by farmfriend · 13 replies · 418+ views
    The Times-Standard ^ | March 12, 2003 | John Driscoll
    Klamath water sketchy this year By John Driscoll The Times-Standard A National Research Council report on the Klamath River won't be ready until summer, and won't review two key studies related to the federal government's water policies. The council's report on the agency opinions that prompted the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to cut water to farms in 2001 is about to be sent out for peer review. That means it will be June or July before it's released. It won't review an important flow study, or a planned U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service report on the causes behind a huge...
  • Global warming fight going underground?

    02/23/2003 7:30:04 PM PST · by Coleus · 33 replies · 893+ views
    CNN ^ | 02.19.03
    <p>SYDNEY, Australia (AP) -- Researchers at a government-funded science organization are investigating the possibility of burying up to 1 million metric tons (1.1 million tons) of carbon dioxide to help solve the problem of greenhouse gas emissions.</p> <p>Carbon dioxide is among the gasses emitted by burning fossil fuels that are blamed for global warming.</p>