Idaho Water Users poke holes in breaching plan

Jim Yost

As stakeholders digest Rep. Mike Simpson’s $33 billion dam-breaching and salmon-saving concept, some are retreating to familiar talking points.

During an Idaho Water Users Zoom presentation Thursday, Port of Lewiston manager David Doeringsfeld and Jim Yost, one of Idaho’s representatives to the Northwest Power and Conservation Council, both sought to undercut the need for breaching.