BC-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA
Our news coverage plans for Washington today. If you have questions or suggestions about the report, please call the Seattle bureau at 206-682-1812 or 1-800-552-7694. 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.
Washington at 12:30 p.m.
SPOKANE, Wash. — The state is months away from wildfire season, but Public Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz has proposed a plan to strengthen the ways that Washington can prevent and respond to wildfires. By Nicholas K. Geranios. SENT: 500 words.
ELECTION 2020-DEMS MLK DAY RDP
COLUMBIA, S.C. — As Americans commemorated Martin Luther King Jr., Democratic presidential hopefuls fanned out across the country to honor the civil rights leader and make themselves heard on the national stage. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is in New Hampshire. By Elana Schor and Meg Kinnard. SENT: 1,800 words. AP Photos.
_MEASLES OUTBREAK: 21 confirmed cases of measles in Clark County.
_RICHLAND-DEATH: Man dies after struggle with Richland police.