AP-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, WA
Good morning. Our news coverage plans Monday. If you have questions or suggestions about the report, please call the Seattle bureau at 206-682-1812 or 1-800-552-7694.
NORTHWEST UNHEALTHY AIR
SEATTLE — Forecasters and regulators say poor air quality will be common across parts of the Pacific Northwest this week as winds push smoke from surrounding wildfires into the region. Air quality alerts are in effect for much of Washington state through Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.
SPOKANE, Wash. — The state of Washington will take steps to kill members of a wolf pack that have been preying on cattle in the northeast corner of the state. Members of the Togo pack have preyed on cattle three times in the past 30 days, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife said Monday. By Nicholas K. Geranios. About 600 words by 2 p.m. PDT.
CHINA TARIFFS-PLEA FROM US COMPANIES
WASHINGTON — Fishermen off the Alaskan coast. A Florida maker of boat trailers. A building materials distributor in Tennessee. Those and hundreds of other American businesses are delivering the same plea to President Donald Trump as he considers imposing tariffs on nearly 40 percent of imported Chinese goods: Don’t do it. By Paul Wiseman. SENT: 900 words. AP Photos.
SEATTLE — Back in first place, the Houston Astros open another important three-game series on Monday night in Seattle against the fading Mariners. The Astros have a one-game lead on Oakland and lead Seattle by 4 1/2 in the AL West. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: Game at 7:10 p.m. PT. 700