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BC-ID--Idaho News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, ID

May 8, 2019

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 8:45 a.m.

NATURAL GAS-IDAHO

BOISE _ The Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission meets to discuss rulemaking following the Legislature’s failure to approve a package of state administrative rules. Keith Ridler staffing. UPCOMING: Will write on merits. 

REDFISH-STANLEY TRAIL

BOISE — A planned hiking-and-biking trail connecting the popular central Idaho tourist destinations of Redfish Lake and Stanley is being challenged in federal court by the owners of Sawtooth Mountain Ranch. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.

IDAHO-TAX REVENUE

BOISE _ Idaho’s tax revenue collections came in higher than expected in April, but the state is still falling short of the forecast for the fiscal year. The Legislative Services Budget and Policy office says general fund revenue collections came in about $36 million higher than expected in April. SENT: 200 words.

BOMBS-ARSON

PULLMAN, Wash. _ Police are investigating improvised explosive devices and a fire believed to be arson in towns along the Washington-Idaho state line, officials said. A fire damaged a laser tag arena before 2 a.m. Sunday in Pullman, Washington, The Spokesman-Review reported Monday. SENT: 260 words.

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