Idaho Sens. Mike Crapo (left) and Jim Risch, near the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
Idaho Sens. Mike Crapo (left) and Jim Risch, near the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Harry Hamburg AP file
Idaho Sens. Mike Crapo (left) and Jim Risch, near the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Harry Hamburg AP file
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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."