Wash. lawmakers battle over dam breaching

"This dam and lock is located near the small town of Kahlotus, Franklin County, Washington. In this region the rolling Palouse Hills are transitioning to the flatter areas of the Columbia Basin. Shot July 7, 2010 late in the day using 6x17 cm Ektar 100 film."

SPOKANE, Wash. — Three Republican U.S. House members are criticizing Democratic Sen. Patty Murray and other lawmakers for opposing their legislation that would prevent the breaching of four dams on the Snake River to restore endangered salmon runs.

Instructor keeps roping lessons going in winter

Alice Elison / for Farm & Ranch
Danae Eaton, of Blackfoot, practices roping each week at Jared Arave's arena in Blackfoot. Here, Arave warns her of the calf she's about to try to rope, "This calf is runner."

BLACKFOOT — There is more than one way to earn a living with a rope, says Jared Arave, of Blackfoot, who has made sharing his rodeo talents into a career by turning his natural coaching ability and love of horses into a year-round endeavor.



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