AP-Idaho News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am
Aug. 31, 2018
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.
BOGUS BASIN-SNOW MAKING
BOISE — Federal officials have given a ski area outside Boise permission to build a snow-making system. UPCOMING: 250 words.
MISSOULA, Mont. — A federal judge has put a 14-day hold on the first public grizzly bear hunts in Wyoming and Idaho in more than 40 years, as he considers whether the government was wrong to lift federal protections on the animals. By Matt Volz and Matthew Brown. SENT: 876 words. With AP Photos.
IDAHO HOMELESS STUDENTS
NAMPA — A new report says the number of Idaho public school students experiencing homelessness has grown by 64 percent over seven years. SENT: 320 words.
TROY, Ala. — Boise State has ripped off 10-win seasons with regularity, and Troy has done it two years in a row. the two standout programs from outside the power conferences open Saturday at newly renovated Veteran Memorial Stadium, with both trying to make an early statement. And if a program is trying to establish itself as one of the best from the Group of Five conferences, facing one that's already well arrived has some extra significance. By John Zenor. SENT: 615 words. With AP Photos.
BC-FBC--T25-BOISE STATE-TROY PREVIEW CAPSULE
No. 22 Boise State (11-3 last year) at Troy (11-2), Saturday 6 p.m. ET (ESPNEWS)
Line: Boise State by 10.
Series record: Boise State 1-0.
WHAT'S AT STAKE?
Both want to prove they're among the top Group of Five teams. For Troy, that would mean upsetting a team that has made 16 straight bowl appearances. SENT: 299 words.
UPSIDE-DOWN HUNTER RESCUED: Oregon hunter rescued after hanging upside-down for 2 days
IDAHO TRAFFIC FATALITIES: Crashes in Idaho have killed 93 people since Memorial Day