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 8:45 a.m.
MINIDOKA MYSTERY GRAVES
MINIDOKA — A cemetery that once cradled at least 40 people has fallen into disrepair, and while some families had loved ones’ remains moved to new locations, no one knows just how many bodies remain at the site. UPCOMING: 300 words by noon.
BOOMING SPOKANE AREA
SPOKANE, Wash. — Is Spokane starting to feel a bit crowded to you? About 740,000 people live in the greater Spokane-Coeur d’Alene metro area, and that figure could swell by nearly 15,000 next year if the projected growth pans out. By Becky Kramer. SENT: 700 words.
BILLINGS, Mont. — The return of wolves and cougars to Yellowstone National Park is helping restore a landscape that had been altered in their absence and allowing streams to return to a more natural state, according to a new study. By Matthew Brown. SENT: 340 words.
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SEATTLE — Investigators from the Seattle Fire Department are waiting for a weekend fire to be fully extinguished before trying to determine what caused the four-alarm blaze. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 285 words by 4:30 p.m.
OREGON TEEN MAYOR
PORTLAND, Ore. — The teenage mayor-elect of a small Oregon city says he will be a steward for the budget and a proponent for growth. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 350 words by 3 p.m.
STRANGER STABBED — A man suspected of stabbing and seriously injuring a man he didn’t know in Southeast Boise was released from prison just four months ago.
STANFORD, Calif. — Alanna Smith had the hot hand early and Kiana Williams took it from there in No. 7 Stanford’s record offensive performance. By Rick Eymer. SENT: 550 words.