Residents who will have drilling operations as new nearby neighbors are worried that the rules don’t protect people. A gas-drilling company is frustrated with the state process created to encourage and regulate the industry in Idaho. And lawmakers who represent the area are unhappy with the overall lack of transparency about what exactly will happen. Statesman reporter Rocky Barker has a full report here on Idaho’s newest energy industry. Betsy Russell, EOB
D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.