By Pat Caldwell
VALE – At first glance, water and land rights in the American West may seem to be straightforward concepts.
Yet each area comes with a complex array of history, legal theory and perception – and Monday night more than 100 people gathered in Ontario to learn more about that background.
Appearing at a town hall meeting at Treasure Valley Community College, two experts – attorney and Vale native Laura Schroeder, along with San Diego attorney John Howard – talked about water rights and state versus federal control of public land. The program . . .