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BC-OR--Oregon News Coverage Advisory, OR

April 11, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 p.m.

DESTINED TO BURN-WHO’S NEXT

SACRAMENTO, California — Impoverished towns in the shadow of Mount Shasta. Rustic Gold Rush cities in the Sierra Nevada foothills. High-dollar resort communities on the shores of Lake Tahoe. Ritzy Los Angeles County suburbs. They could all be the next Paradise. By Ryan Sabalow, Phillip Reese and Dale Kasler. SENT: 4160 words. With AP photos.

DESTINED TO BURN-HOUSING STOCK

PARADISE, Calif. — The sky was turning orange and the embers were flying from the Camp Fire when Oney and Donna Carrell and Donna’s father sped away from their Paradise home. By Dale Kasler and Phillip Reese. SENT: 3520 words. With AP photos.

DESTINED TO BURN-TREATING THE LANDSCAPE

CHICO, Calif. — With nearly 40 million people living in California and development spreading into once-wild regions, some of the state’s best tools toward preventing wildfires can’t be widely used. By Steve Schoonover. SENT: 530 words. With AP photos.

EXCHANGE DARK SKY SANCTUARY-NEVADA

RENO, Nev. — Computer scientist Chris Schmandt doesn’t visit Nevada for the casinos, but he does appreciate the state’s nightlife. By Benjamin Spillman. SENT: 880 words.

SPORTS:

BKN--PLAYOFFS SET

MIAMI — The last spot in the NBA playoffs went to the Detroit Pistons. By Tim Reynolds. SENT: 860 words. With AP photos.

KINGS-TRAIL BLAZERS

PORTLAND, Ore. — It was a heck of a first start for rookie Anfernee Simons. Simons scored a career-high 37 points and the Portland Trail Blazers locked up the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference with a dramatic 136-131 victory over the Sacramento Kings using just six players on Wednesday night. By Anne M. Peterson. SENT: 880 words. With AP photos.

IN BRIEF:

_HORSE QUARANTINE-NEVADA VIRUS: New quarantines ordered due to horse virus in Las Vegas.

_COLD CASE ARREST: DNA leads to arrest in 1972 fatal shooting of young woman.

_PLASTIC STRAW BAN: Oregon Senate OKs law banning straws from restaurants.

_FATAL TRENCH COLLAPSE-IDS: Officials identify 2 killed in western Idaho trench collapse.

_LANE COUNTY SHERIFF: Lane County selects new sheriff

_CAT NEGLECT-JAIL: Salem woman accused of neglecting 35 cats gets jail time.

_OREGON ATTACKER-SENTENCED: Oregon man sentenced to 10 years for sexually assaulting woman.

The AP-Portland, Ore.