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AP-ID--Idaho News Coverage,ADVISORY, ID

August 5, 2018

Good afternoon! 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. The West Regional Desk can be reached at (602) 417-2400. Please submit your best stories through email to apboise@ap.org. Stories should be in plain text format.

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Idaho at 2 p.m.

NORTHWEST WILDFIRES

DAVENPORT, Wash. (AP) — Crews continued to battle a wildfire in eastern Washington state Sunday that has burned two structures and threatens about 60 others. The fire near Davenport started on Thursday and continued to grow to about 7.3 square miles (19 square kilometers). In Idaho, crews continued to protect structures in the Rattlesnake Creek fire. It has burned 6.7 square miles (17.3 square kilometers) and was about 42 percent contained on Sunday. The Sharps fire near Bellevue, Idaho, spread Saturday due to gusty winds and moved into rugged terrain. SENT: 330 words. AP Photos pursuing.

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