Bill Demers sits on the porch of his farmhouse Wednesday. He has three cows and a pasture with an intermittent stream running through it. Demers is upset about a recent state Supreme Court ruling that affirms the Department of Ecology’s ability to regulate cows in streams.
Oct. 12, 2013 in Idaho on Page A1
Bill Demers is a small-time rancher, grazing three cows on 65 acres of rolling pasture in south Spokane County. It’s a job the retired juvenile court officer relishes. Demers’ cows …