Farris Wilks at a January 2016 campaign event for GOP candidate Ted Cruz in Cisco, Texas.
Farris Wilks at a January 2016 campaign event for GOP candidate Ted Cruz in Cisco, Texas. Associated Press Associated Press
Farris Wilks at a January 2016 campaign event for GOP candidate Ted Cruz in Cisco, Texas. Associated Press Associated Press
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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."