Rebecca Frazier and her daughters, Savannah, 7, center, and Jessy, 5, delivered donations to help Owyhee County firefighters and ranchers on the Soda Fire in August 2015.
Rebecca Frazier and her daughters, Savannah, 7, center, and Jessy, 5, delivered donations to help Owyhee County firefighters and ranchers on the Soda Fire in August 2015. Katherine Jones kjones@idahostatesman.com
Rebecca Frazier and her daughters, Savannah, 7, center, and Jessy, 5, delivered donations to help Owyhee County firefighters and ranchers on the Soda Fire in August 2015. Katherine Jones kjones@idahostatesman.com
Letters from the West

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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."