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BC-Oregon News Coverage Advisory

April 9, 2019

Our news coverage plans for Oregon. If you have questions or suggestions about the report, please call the Portland bureau at 503-228-2169. 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Oregon at 1 a.m.

OREGON WOLVES

SALEM, Ore. — A record number of wolves are roaming the forests and fields of Oregon, 20 years after the species returned to the state. By Andrew Selsky. SENT: 630 words. With AP photos.

ENDANGERED WOLVES

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — More Mexican gray wolves are roaming the American Southwest now than at any time since federal biologists began reintroducing the predators more than two decades ago, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Monday. By Susan Montoya Bryan. SENT: 660 words. With AP photos.

OREGON FLOODING

EUGENE, Ore. — Residents in Oregon’s central Willamette Valley awoke Monday to flooding that closed some schools and forced officials to release water from dams as record-breaking rain combined with melting mountain snow. SENT: 220 words. AP Photos.

SPORTS:

BKN--AROUND THE NBA

Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo has the vote of AP Basketball Writers Brian Mahoney and Tim Reynolds as the NBA’s MVP this season. Reigning NBA MVP James Harden of the Houston Rockets has had a brilliant scoring season, but Antetokoumpo pushed the Bucks to the best record in the NBA. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos by 3 a.m.

IN BRIEF:

_TRAIN STABBING-PORTLAND: Judge declines to move trial of train attack suspect.

_PORTLAND-POLICE: Portland Police union head raps ‘anti-police sentiment’.

_MEASLES CASES: US measles tally hits 465, with most illnesses in kids.

_WOMAN KILLED: Woman struck, killed by vehicles on interstate ramp.

_PORTLAND HOMICIDE: Man arrested on murder charge in Portland.

The AP-Portland, Ore.