Stanley, Idaho, was one of the towns in the path of totality during Monday's solar eclipse. Watch this time-lapse video of the moon blotting out the sun over the Sawtooths. Katherine Jones kjones@idahostatesman.com
Stanley, Idaho, was one of the towns in the path of totality during Monday's solar eclipse. Watch this time-lapse video of the moon blotting out the sun over the Sawtooths. Katherine Jones kjones@idahostatesman.com
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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."