Rocky Barker The Future Of Salmon In Idaho Tied To Four Snake River Dams By Samantha Wright • Oct 12, 2017 Rocky Barker Removing the four lower Snake River dams could be enough to bring salmon stocks back from the brink of extinction. That’s one conclusion from reporter Rocky Barker’s series on the fish in the Idaho Statesman, which wrapped up this month. Listen Listening... / 4:26 Click 'play' to hear the interview. Q&A With Statesman's Rocky Barker: Governor's China Trip Worth The Tax Dollars By Emilie Ritter Saunders • Apr 12, 2012 Idaho Statesman Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter and Idaho commerce and business officials are preparing for their week-long trip to China. The trade mission takes off this Saturday.