What’s in a name? Arco-area backers would like to see the Craters of the Moon National Monument become a national park, encouraging more tourists to make it a destination and boost local economies.
What’s in a name? Arco-area backers would like to see the Craters of the Moon National Monument become a national park, encouraging more tourists to make it a destination and boost local economies. Statesman file
What’s in a name? Arco-area backers would like to see the Craters of the Moon National Monument become a national park, encouraging more tourists to make it a destination and boost local economies. Statesman file
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Park status for Craters of the Moon? Idaho Farm Bureau still doesn’t like the idea

February 09, 2017 07:47 AM

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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."