High water takes its toll in the Boise area

From the spillway below Lucky Peak Dam to washed-out bridges near Idaho City, the impact of high water is on display.
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From the spillway below Lucky Peak Dam to washed-out bridges near Idaho City, the impact of high water is on display.
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Record snowpack could come out of the mountains fast if S. Idaho gets a heat wave

April 10, 2017 01:04 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."