BC-Idaho News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am
Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Idaho. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Boise bureau at (208) 343-1894.
Idaho at 8:40 a.m.
IDAHO-STATE OF THE STATE
BOISE _ New Idaho Gov. Brad Little gives his first State of the State address at the Capitol Monday afternoon. By Keith Ridler. UPCOMING: 700 words by 3 p.m. WITH AP Photos.
MERIDIAN _ Three adults are dead and three children are safe after a standoff at a home in Meridian, Idaho on Sunday afternoon. SENT: 130 words. Developing.
POCATELLO, Idaho _ Idaho farm income fell for a second straight year in 2018 largely due to overproduction by dairy farmers, according to a recent economic report. The University of Idaho Extension report estimates Idaho’s total net farm income declined 27 percent to $902 million. Total net farm income represents earnings paid to farmers after subtracting expenses. The Idaho State Journal reports farm cash receipts were estimated at nearly $7.2 billion and relatively flat. SENT: 370 words.
SHUTDOWN-YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK
BOZEMAN, Mont. _ Volunteers are picking up the slack at Yellowstone National Park during the government shutdown. This weekend, about 10 residents of Gardiner, Montana, cleaned up rest stops and removed garbage from Yellowstone’s Lamar Valley area. Volunteers say trash around Yellowstone hadn’t piled up as much as they expected, though many bathrooms weren’t a pretty sight. By Abby Lines, Bozeman Daily Chronicle. SENT: 390 words.
MAUI MUSINGS-SMALL COLLEGE
KAPALUA, Hawaii _ Missouri Western State is not exactly a pipeline to the PGA Tour. Neither is Gallatin, Missouri, where Brice Garnett honed his game on a nine-hole course. Garnett is competing in the Tournament of Champions, as is Troy Merritt, who went to Boise State. By Doug Ferguson. SENT: 900 words. AP Photos.