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AP-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA

December 4, 2018

Our news coverage plans. If you have questions or suggestions about the report, please call the Seattle bureau at 206-682-1812 or 1-800-552-7694. The West Regional Desk can be reached at (602) 417-2400.

A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

Washington at 1 p.m.


BOISE — An animal welfare group on Tuesday applauded a court ruling ordering the state of Idaho to pay $260,000 to attorneys for animal rights groups after federal courts said the state’s law banning spying at farms, dairies and slaughterhouses violated free speech rights. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 381 words. With AP Photos.



SEA ISLAND, Ga. — The National Hockey League is expanding to Seattle. The NHL Board of Governors unanimously approved adding Seattle as the league’s 32nd franchise on Tuesday, with play set to begin in 2021 to allow enough time for arena renovations.By Steven Whyno. SENT: 1,100 words. AP Photos.


—DEAD SEA LIOINS: Officials confirm 10th sea lion killed by gunshot wound.

—WSU-WALL: WSU GOP students want to build replica of border wall.

—PUSHED OFF BRIDGE: Delay in trial of woman accused of shoving friend off bridge.

—SEATTLE MURDER CHARGES: Woman who fled to Japan after murder now in Seattle jail.

—DEBRIS CLEANUP-MCNEIL ISLAND: State spends $500K to clean debris from McNeil Island.

—COLLEGE PROTEST-RACIST STUDENT: Protesters call for Washington university student expulsion.

—HOUSING DEVELOPMENT-BLOCKED: Neighbors band together to delay work on housing development.

—KITSAP-SEWAGE SPILL: Water advisory for Kitsap waterfront over sewage spill.

—CO-WORKER SHOOTING-PLEA: Man pleads not guilty in deadly workplace shooting in Oregon.

—HOTEL GUEST ARREST-CHILDREN NAKED: Woman accused of child abuse, intoxication at Arizona resort.

—WAPATO DEATH-CHARGES DROPPED: Charges dropped against man indicted in woman’s death.

Update hourly