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.
BOISE — Meridian businessmen sentenced in fraud scheme. UPCOMING: 250 words.
BOISE — A former pharmacist for a Boise hospital has filed a lawsuit alleging she was subject to racist and sexist harassment by multiple employees before being wrongfully terminated after just five months. By Kimberlee Kruesi. SENT: 418 words.
WASHINGTON — Rugged individualists to some, dangerous arsonists to others, a father and son who were convicted of intentionally setting fires on public land in Oregon were pardoned Tuesday by President Donald Trump. The pardon is raising concerns that it will encourage others to actively oppose federal control of public land, which is a sensitive issue in the U.S. West where the federal government owns almost 50 percent of the land. By Andrew Selsky. SENT: 840 words. With AP Photos.
RENO, Nev. — More than 600 firefighters slowed the progress Tuesday of a massive wildfire in a remote part of northern Nevada that is generating so much heat and smoke that it’s now visible from space. By Scott Sonner. SENT: 619 words. With AP Photo.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE DEATHS
NAMPA — The number of domestic violence deaths in Idaho is on the rise. The Idaho Press-Tribune reports 11 people have been killed across the state so far this year in domestic violence incidents — more than in 2016, 2015 and 2014 annually. SENT: 265 words.
YELLOWSTONE-MOUNT WASHBURN: Mount Washburn trail in Yellowstone closes Thursday
BANK ROBBER SENTENCE: Idaho Falls man sentenced to up to 20 years after bank heist
HIGH SCHOOL STABBING: Nampa student sentenced to 15 years for school stabbing
TURTLE-PUPPY-PLEA: Idaho teacher denies feeding puppy to snapping turtle