“Water is for fighting. Whisky is for drinking” Mark Twain
By Keep Scott Valley Rural A committee of concerned Scott Valley residents, water users and people who value the way of life ensured by the Scott Valley Area Plan and the Scott River Decree. “Water is for fighting. Whisky is for drinking” Mark Twain Few people would criticize the small, […]
Keep Scott Valley Rural’s Water Warning…Will Our Wells Go Dry?
By Keep Scott Valley Rural It is our understanding that if the County Board of Supervisors approves the KCOC expansion the camp will potentially be able drill up to 40 more wells in the hills above our neighborhoods. According to their own calculations, they will use over 37,000 gallons of […]
Nancy Lee Super
April 13, 1936 – March 13, 2023 Reprint Girdner Funeral Chapel Obituary The Super family has not fully prepared (no one is really ever completely ready) to say our goodbyes to our dear mother, grandmother, great grandmother, Nancy Super. She has lived the full life. At the age of 86, the challenges […]
Mount Hermon’s Application for Kidder Creek Orchard Camp Zone Change (Z-14-01) and Use Permit (UP-11-15)
Dear Honorable Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors, I call for the vote. Based on the information provided in this letter of protest, I believe there is an abundance of justifiable reasons that compels you to deny Mount Hermon’s application to expand the Kidder Creek Orchard Camp (KCOC) from 165 occupancy […]
An URGENT WARNING from Keep Scott Valley Rural!
Although Keep Scott Valley Rural is not opposed to the expansion of the Kidder Creek Orchard Camp children’s program, the camp, now known as Mt. Hermon/Kidder Creek Orchard Camp, is seeking approval to expand from 310 to 844 attendees per day. Their plan includes a massive commercial year-round conference center. […]
White Paper 2-15-23 ASSESSING THE REASONABLENESS OF THE SCOTT RIVER WINTER FLOW MINIMUM OF 362 CFS
ASSESSING THE REASONABLENESS OF THE SCOTT RIVER WINTER FLOW MINIMUM OF 362 CFS By Sari Sommarstrom, Ph.D. Thank You Scott Valley Agriculture Water Alliance Article submissions can be sent to Publisher And thank you for being a part of Siskiyou News
UPDATED March 13th `Water From Trinity Lake is Being Drained for Repairs
Trinity Reservoir Update – March 13th 2023 Trinity Reservoir is currently at 33% of capacity (47% of historical average to date). Trinity has benefitted the least out of Central Valley Project reservoirs with the series of atmospheric river bringing added water supply; however, the reservoir is largest dependent on snowmelt […]
Happy Almost Spring Siskiyou County! Although we can’t tell by looking out our windows.
The recent onslaught of snowy weather has really put the damper on any outdoor garden preparations. I am staying indoors where seed starting is going into full swing. Many people constantly ask me where do I start so many seeds inside the house?…….you asked for it. Here is a quick […]
Siskiyou Seeks Efforts To Retain The Hydroelectric Facilities.
Richard Marshall President of the Siskiyou County Water Users Association is giving a presentation to the CAGOP Convention in Sacramento, California on March 11th, 2023. The goal is to obtain a Resolution from the Convention supporting the Siskiyou efforts to retain the Hydroelectric facilities. This is a series as there […]