Two days before the arrests of the leaders of the Oregon standoff, Idaho Statesman reporter Rocky Barker spoke with militia member Joseph Donald O'Shaughnessy about his thoughts on how the occupation would end. He was arrested separately in Burns, Ore., on Jan. 16. Ali Rizvi McClatchy
Two days before the arrests of the leaders of the Oregon standoff, Idaho Statesman reporter Rocky Barker spoke with militia member Joseph Donald O'Shaughnessy about his thoughts on how the occupation would end. He was arrested separately in Burns, Ore., on Jan. 16. Ali Rizvi McClatchy
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January 26, 2016 10:08 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."