The Klamath County Circuit Court upheld a majority of decisions concerning the Oregon water rights of the Klamath Tribes on Wednesday, but Basin irrigators say there could be changes in how those rights are enforced down the road.
While the Klamath Basin’s snowpack is at 85% of what it would be normally this time of year, there’s already more water stored in the mountains than last year. So why are Basin hydrologists projecting another exceptionally dry summer for Upper Klamath Lake? The answer lies beneath the snowpa…
Everald McLennon’s studies and travels have taken him all over the world, but his love for agriculture has securely rooted him in the soil sciences.
Citing a dismal outlook on water year 2021, the Klamath Tribes have filed a notice of intent, saying they will sue the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation for violating the Endangered Species Act if Upper Klamath Lake dips below levels outlined in the 2020 biological opinion this spring.
KFalls Essentials Lavender Farm won’t be blooming for the public this summer after owners Cliff and Diana Warrick experienced an onslaught of public comments protesting their application for a new zoning permit with Klamath County.
The Klamath Basin’s snowpack forecast isn’t looking so hot this month, but it’s still too early to tell whether water year 2021’s luck will change.
Outgoing Interior Secretary David Bernhardt sent a parting gift to some irrigators in the Upper Klamath Basin earlier this month, issuing new guidance surrounding the Bureau of Reclamation’s operation of the Klamath Project.
It’s hard to tell by looking at it this time of year, but at the height of summer, Cliff and Diana Warrick’s yard flushes with purple. As hundreds of lavender shrubs bloom, an unmistakable sweet, floral scent wafts down the dry hillside.
The reduction comes as Pacific Power requested in February that the Oregon Public Utility Commission approve a 10% increase in base rates for irrigation. KWUA intervened in the OPUC proceeding to oppose the increase, and the OPUC issued its decision last week.
Now that winter is settling in, gardening questions to the Extension office have diminished, but haven’t disappeared completely. After questions about transitioning plants to indoors and overwintering, winter questions are often centered on insects that find their way into homes as outdoor c…
A two-day symposium on consecutive Tuesdays in November encourages Oregonians to participate in a soil symposium titled “Enabling regenerative agriculture: getting paid for improving soil health” starting on Tuesday, Nov. 10 and Nov. 17, according to a news release.
Siskiyou County CattleWomen recently presented Ruth Porterfield of Dorris, Calif. with the 2020 Pioneer Beef Woman award during their 65th Anniversary celebration at the Butte Valley Community Center, according to a news release.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment of the 2000 Klamath Basin Water Supply Enhancement Act on Thursday, which will better distribute $10 million in funding every year to drought relief efforts in the Klamath Basin.
In the smoky midday heat Wednesday, Ed Combs broke the law. He flipped a switch to turn on an irrigation pump that had been dormant all summer.