Tag along with Idaho Gov. Butch Otter on his annual trail ride

For 15 years Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has ridden in an annual trail ride sponsored by the Idaho Cattle Association designed to bring together ranchers and other Idahoans who live and work the land with federal officials, land managers and conservati
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For 15 years Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has ridden in an annual trail ride sponsored by the Idaho Cattle Association designed to bring together ranchers and other Idahoans who live and work the land with federal officials, land managers and conservati
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After Otter’s trail ride, some hobnobbing with the rich

June 30, 2016 02:36 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."