AP-ID--Idaho News Coverage,ADVISORY, ID
Good afternoon! 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. The West Regional Desk can be reached at (602) 417-2400. Please submit your best stories through email to email@example.com. Stories should be in plain text format.
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Idaho at 2:15 p.m.
BOISE — A lawsuit by an Idaho utility against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency concerning water temperature standards below a hydroelectric project where federally protected fall chinook salmon reproduce has been put on hold. A U.S. District Court judge last week agreed to stay the lawsuit by Idaho Power against the EPA while the federal agency works to complete tasks requested by the state of Idaho in 2012. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 665 words.
LEWISTON — Students in Tina Greene’s kindergarten class are almost one full quarter ahead of schedule in their reading and writing thanks to the launch of the Lewiston School District’s all-day kindergarten program. Other kindergarten teachers have also shared with Greene they’re further along than they were last year with the half-day program. An AP Member Exchange by Justyna Tomtas, The Lewiston Tribune. SENT: 435 words.
EMMETT — The first sign that you’ve arrived at the Bundy family’s Emmett home is a poster board affixed to the fence in front of a small apple orchard. Scrawled in Sharpie is the phrase, “Sunlight is the best disinfectant. ” It’s a motto of sorts. Ammon Bundy calls himself a “sunlight kind of guy.” Before his family’s infamous standoffs near Bunkerville, Nevada, and Burns, Oregon, he was living in the dark, he told the Idaho Statesman . Now he’s got a new view on life that he’s eager to share, he said, and some Idahoans are eager to listen. An AP Member Exchange by Nicole Blanchard, Idaho Statesman. SENT: 2572 words. With AP Photos.
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