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.

RANCH SOLD-BIGHORNS

LEWISTON — A conservation organization has purchased a northern Idaho ranch containing important habitat for bighorn sheep. UPCOMING: 250 words.

DRIVER'S LICENSE FRUSTRATION-IDAHO

BOISE — Top Idaho officials on Tuesday said they were fed up with the state's latest driver's license system, arguing the $10.5 million contract has failed to live up to its promises and instead has resulted in lengthy delays and chaotic conflicts for customers over the past year. By Kimberlee Kruesi. SENT: 731 words.

LAND AGENCY RELOCATION-UTAH

OGDEN, Utah — A high-ranking U.S. Interior Department official on Thursday reiterated the agency's strong interest in moving its Bureau of Land Management headquarters to the American West. By Brady McCombs. SENT: 522 words. With AP Photos.

WILDERNESS MINES

BILLINGS, Mont. — U.S. officials on Tuesday announced approval of the first phase of a silver and copper mine beneath a northwestern Montana wilderness area, yet it's uncertain when work could begin because of a legal dispute over pollution at other sites. By Matthew Brown. SENT: 317 words.

UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO AGRICULTURE CENTER

SANDPOINT — An orchard in Sandpoint will be the site of the University of Idaho's new Organic Agriculture Center. The Capital Press reports the orchard, donated Aug. 1 to the university by Dennis Pence and his family, will be known as the Sandpoint Organic Agriculture Center. SENT: 253 words.

IN BRIEF:

PRIEST LAKE-LOTS AUCTION: Idaho auctions Priest Lake lots for $25.6 million

IDAHO CAPITOL-FLAGS MCCAIN: Idaho Capitol waited for directive from Trump to lower flags

IDAHO STATE-ATHLETIC DIRECTOR: Idaho State athletic director fired as teams struggle to win

NEVADA WILDFIRE: Nevada highway reopens near Idaho line after fire closure