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BC-Oregon News Coverage

March 24, 2019

Our news coverage plans for Oregon today. 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 2 p.m.

MINT FARMING

KIMBERLY, Idaho _ You may not recognize a mint farmer by the looks of him, but his aromatic crop is unmistakable. Its sweet, spicy-cool scent makes mint one of man’s most valued herbs. An AP Member exchange by Mychel Matthews of The Times-News. UPCOMING: 1200 words moved in advance for use Sunday and thereafter. WITH AP Photos.

BABY-MENINGITIS DEATH

SALEM, Ore. _ An Oregon mother is calling for changes in procedures at Salem Hospital after her daughter died of meningitis. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words by 3 p.m.

BELLINGHAM-TRAFFIC SAFETY

BELLINGHAM, Wash. _ A Washington state city is planning changes to make streets safer for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians. Bellingham residents can expect to see substantial changes to thoroughfares over the next few months as the city continues work on its long-term effort to improve transportation safety, The Bellingham Herald reported Sunday. SENT: 330 words.

SPORTS:

BKC--NCAA-WASHINGTON-NORTH CAROLINA

COLUMBUS, Ohio _ No. 1 seed North Carolina was leading at halftime as it tried to get to the Sweet 16. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

_ FATAL CRASH-ARREST _ An Oregon driver has been charged with manslaughter for a 2018 traffic crash in Salem that killed her 2-year-old daughter.

_ INSLEE-IBEW TRAINING CENTER _ The governor of Washington toured a labor union training center in Oregon as part of his campaign for president.

_ TRAIN STABBING-PORTLAND _ Lawyers for the man accused of stabbing two men to death on a Portland light-rail train want his trial moved outside of Multnomah County.

_ SPOKANE-DOWNTOWN SECURITY _ A Washington city will consider incentives for downtown businesses that make security improvements.

_ HONOLULU ZOO-CHEETAH _ The Honolulu Zoo says its only cheetah has died. Oringo moved to Hawaii from Wildlife Safari in Winston, Oregon in 2007.

The AP - Portland, Ore.