Arrowrock Spillway, looking south, Boise River

Some Notes on Arrowrock Dam


Arrowrock Dam is one of three major dams along the course of the Boise River. It’s the oldest of the three, completed in 1915. At 348 feet tall, Arrowrock was the highest dam in the world at the time. It’s primary purpose is irrigation; it holds the winter’s rain and snowmelt so that water is…

Comey, Trump and the Truth


Before Comey had even finished his appearance before the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee, the right-wing pundits were frantically spinning his testimony. Jack Posobiec, a pro-Trump activist notorious for his amateurish sleuthing into red herrings like the “Pizzagate” hoax and other conspiracy theories, wrote on May 17 that former FBI Director Comey had “said under oath that…