Gary Payton, of Sandpoint, at the climate talks in Paris this week.
Gary Payton, of Sandpoint, at the climate talks in Paris this week. Courtesy Idaho Conservation League Provided by Idaho Conservation League
Gary Payton, of Sandpoint, at the climate talks in Paris this week. Courtesy Idaho Conservation League Provided by Idaho Conservation League
Letters from the West

Letters from the West

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December 03, 2015 11:40 PM

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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."