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Guest Commentary - Community Forestry offers hope in wake of wildfires
On October 4, Gov. Butch Otter lamented the destruction that accompanied Idaho’s historic 2012 forest fire season. Since my clothes still smell of smoke from those fires, he caught my ear.“Idaho and the nation can’t afford the enormous and unnecessary costs of another fire season like 2012,” Otter wrote. “It’s time for a new dialogue ...

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