Environment

Environment

‘Who put salt in Rocky Barker’s corn flakes?’ Spokesman writer takes Rocky to task

Rocky Barker’s column taking issue with Lake Coeur d’Alene a the best thing in Idaho got under the skin of a North Idaho fan. If Lake Coeur d’Alene isn’t the best thing about Idaho, writes Dave Oliveria, it’s close.

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Idaho Capitol climate hearing

More than 650 people packed the Lincoln Auditorium and four overload rooms to hear scientists, economists, theologians and business people talk about climate change and its impacts on Idaho.(Rocky Barker)

Environment

Collecting snowpack data at Mores Creek

Ron Abramovich, a hydrologist with Natural Resources Conservation Service snow survey, and a crew take measurements at Bad Bear campground and Mores Creek Summit north of Idaho City. Measuring snow depth and snow weight, they calculate the amount of water in the snowpack and predict — well, lots of things.

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Idaho Capitol climate hearing

More than 650 people packed the Lincoln Auditorium and four overload rooms to hear scientists, economists, theologians and business people talk about climate change and its impacts on Idaho.(Rocky Barker)
rbarker@idahostatesman.com
Idaho Capitol climate hearing 1:32

Idaho Capitol climate hearing

Collecting snowpack data at Mores Creek 2:36

Collecting snowpack data at Mores Creek

Why, asks Boise's fire chief, can we buy illegal fireworks when we can't use them? 1:19

Why, asks Boise's fire chief, can we buy illegal fireworks when we can't use them?

Outgoing U.S. Interior Secretary Jewell offers advice for successor 4:09

Outgoing U.S. Interior Secretary Jewell offers advice for successor