BC-Idaho News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am
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 8:45 a.m.
BOISE _ Officials in Boise have approved an $11 million contract with a renowned architect as part of a plan to build an $85 million library. UPCOMING: 250 words.
DAIRY SPYING LAWSUIT
BOISE — An animal welfare group on Tuesday applauded a court ruling ordering the state of Idaho to pay $260,000 to attorneys for animal rights groups after federal courts said the state’s law banning spying at farms, dairies and slaughterhouses violated free speech rights. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 381 words. With AP Photos.
LEWISTON — One group has pulled out of a coalition of conservation organizations that threatened to sue the state of Idaho over its suspension of the steelhead fishing season. SENT: 395 words.
GRAND TETON-MOUNTAIN GOATS
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Spotting a mountain goat perched high on a cliff might thrill many of the millions of tourists who visit Grand Teton National Park every year, but park officials say it might be time for the agile, bearded animals to go. Park officials announced Tuesday they’re taking public comment on a plan to kill or relocate the mountain goats. By Mead Gruver. SENT: 407 words.
HAWK ATTACKS DOG: Dog expected to make full recovery following hawk attack
MEDICAID EXPANSION LAWSUIT: Idaho Supreme Court to hear Medicaid expansion arguments