Yumi Kanazaki, of the Chugoku Shimbun newspaper in Hiroshima talks about why stories on radiation worldwide are important to her readers and her newspaper. (Rocky Barker) McClatchy rbarker@idahostatesman.com
Yumi Kanazaki, of the Chugoku Shimbun newspaper in Hiroshima talks about why stories on radiation worldwide are important to her readers and her newspaper. (Rocky Barker) McClatchy rbarker@idahostatesman.com
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Hiroshima reporter comes to Idaho seeking radioactive story

April 28, 2016 12:18 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."