Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., center, and Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, left, at an April 2015 meeting of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., center, and Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, left, at an April 2015 meeting of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Andrew Harnik AP
Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., center, and Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, left, at an April 2015 meeting of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Andrew Harnik AP
Letters from the West

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."