BC-ID--Idaho News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, ID
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.
KILLING SEA LIONS-SALMON
BOISE _ Federal authorities have started killing more California sea lions preying on imperiled salmon in the Columbia River below a hydroelectric project on the Oregon-Washington border. By Keith Ridler. UPCOMING: 500 words.
DEATH PENALTY-PUBLIC RECORDS
BOISE _ The Idaho Department of Correction is asking the state’s highest court to overturn a ruling ordering prison officials to turn over documents showing where they obtained lethal injection drugs used in the state’s executions. By Rebecca Boone. UPCOMING: 300 words by 3 p.m.
BOISE — A federally-run sheep research facility long targeted by environmental groups concerned about potential harm to wildlife is facing another legal challenge. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 331 words.
STATE CONTROLLER-TRANSPARENT IDAHO
BOISE — Idaho State Controller Brandon Woolf says a new upgrade to the state’s open-data transparency website will make it easier for people to get a look at the state’s checkbook-level financial information. SENT: 360 words.
TUNDRA SWANS-TOXIC WASTE: Tundra swans dying from toxic mining waste in northern Idaho
JUDGE ARREST-SEXUAL MISCONDUCT: Judge accused of courthouse rape, sex assault takes leave