AP-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 8:30 a.m.
NEWSPAPER CARRIERS-SHOTS FIRED
LEWISTON — Two northern Idaho newspaper carriers say they were shot at while delivering papers. UPCOMING: 250 words.
EMIGRANT, Mont. — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke approved a 20-year ban on new mining claims in the towering mountains north of Yellowstone National Park on Monday, after two proposed gold mines raised concerns that an area drawing tourists from the around the globe could be spoiled. By Matthew Brown. SENT: 729 words. WITH AP Photos.
IDAHO COUNTY-MISSING PEOPLE
GRANGEVILLE — Two people are missing in separate incidents in Idaho’s largest county. The Idaho County Sheriff’s Office says search efforts are underway for 76-year-old Connie Johnson, a Nezperce resident who was working as the cook at a hunting camp in the Fog Mountain area. Searchers are also looking for 27-year-old Terrence Woods, of Maryland, who was separated from his film crew while working on a project in the area. SENT: 260 words.
RURAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
NAMPA — Domestic violence victims in rural communities face unique challenges. Idaho Legal Aid Service, Inc. was awarded a federal grant of $480,014 last month from the Office on Violence Against Women’s Rural Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Program to help victims in those rural communities, The Idaho Press-Tribune reported. SENT: 346 words. SENT: 346 words.
CRAPO-SUSPICIOUS LETTER: Suspicious letter sent to Idaho senator’s office deemed safe
NORTHERN IDAHO YOUTH CENTER: Coeur d’Alene Tribe to build youth recreation center
MUSTANG ROUNDUP-NEVADA: BLM captures 1,178 mustangs, removes 873 near NV-ID line