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BC-Idaho News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am

October 2, 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.

CONSERVATION FUND

WASHINGTON — A popular program that supports conservation and outdoor recreation projects across the country expired after Congress could not agree on language to extend it. Lawmakers from both parties back the Land and Water Conservation Fund, but the program lapsed Monday amid dispute over whether its renewal should be part of a broader package of land-use and parks bills. By Matthew Daly. SENT: 629 words. With AP Photo.

BLM-ECONOMIC DRIVER

IDAHO FALLS — A new study from several wildlife-related groups has found that recreation on Bureau of Land Management land contributes billions of dollars to western states’ economies. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.

PREDATOR CONTROL-CYANIDE CAPSULE

BEND, Ore. — Nearly 100 environmental groups are calling for a ban in Oregon on the use of cyanide capsules to control predators like coyotes, foxed and wild dogs that can attack and eat livestock animals, a newspaper reported. SENT: 373 words.

ALSO:

GRIZZLY RESEARCH: Fall grizzly research begins in Grand Teton National Park

KILLING WOLVES: Washington kills another wolf that preyed on cattle

PLANE CRASH: 3 people dead after plane crash in southwest Idaho

OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING: Police: Nampa man killed in officer-involved shooting

ROADSIDE SHOOTING: Police release name of Idaho man found dead in Washington

ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING: Police: Idaho man accidentally kills wife while cleaning gun

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