BC-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, WA
Good morning. Our news coverage plans Thursday. If you have questions or suggestions about the report, please call the Seattle bureau at 206-682-1812 or 1-800-552-7694.
SAGE GROUSE-ENERGY LEASES
BILLINGS, Mont. — The Trump administration moved forward Thursday with plans to ease restrictions on oil and natural gas drilling and other activities across millions of acres in the American West that were put in place to protect an imperiled bird species. By Mathew Brown. SENT: 600 words. AP Photos.
There’s no question at quarterback: Washington State’s Gardner Minshew II leads the Pac-12. By Anne M. Peterson. UPCOMING: 900 words and photos by 9 a.m. PT.
_FISHERS RELEASED: Wildlife officials release 6 fishers in North Cascades.
_WSU STUDENT-POLICE LAWSUIT: Settlement reached in WSU student’s lawsuit against police.
_FATAL SHOOTING-SEATTLE: Man killed in Seattle’s Pioneer Square; suspect arrested.