Gov. Butch Otter, left, and Hamdi Ulukaya, CEO of Chobani, celebrated the grand opening of the 1 million-square-foot plant in Twin Falls in March 2013.
Gov. Butch Otter, left, and Hamdi Ulukaya, CEO of Chobani, celebrated the grand opening of the 1 million-square-foot plant in Twin Falls in March 2013. Katherine Jones kjones@idahostatesman.com
Gov. Butch Otter, left, and Hamdi Ulukaya, CEO of Chobani, celebrated the grand opening of the 1 million-square-foot plant in Twin Falls in March 2013. Katherine Jones kjones@idahostatesman.com
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Rocky Barker is the energy and environment reporter for the Idaho Statesman and has been writing about the West since 1985. He is the author of several books, including "Scorched Earth How the Fires of Yellowstone Changed America," "The Flyfisher's Guide to Idaho" and "The Wingshooter's Guide to Idaho."