AP-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. 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.

A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Idaho at 8:30 a.m.


IDAHO FALLS — Work to clear radioactive waste from the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project near Idaho Falls is complete. SENT: 130 words; UPCOMING: 250 words.


BOISE, Idaho — The panel that disciplines judges in Idaho says it has not received any verified complaints against the judge who sentenced a teen to probation for sexually assaulting a high school football teammate. By Rebecca Boone. SENT: 472 words.


BOISE — A bill intended to make significant changes to how Idaho regulates the state’s developing natural gas and oil industry has been introduced in the House Health and Welfare Committee. SENT: 368 words.


BOISE — An Idaho proposal to limit when police can take a citizen’s property cleared its latest hurdle Thursday despite warnings from critics that doing so will mean the Legislature is softening its stance on crime. By Kimberlee Kruesi. SENT: 351 words.


WASHINGTON — On his first full day in office, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke issued an order Thursday reversing a last-minute action by the Obama administration to ban lead ammunition and fish tackle used on national wildlife refuges. By Matthew Daly. SENT: 418 words.


XGR-HEROIN-MURDER CHARGE: Bill designed to combat heroin abuse dies in Idaho House

XGR-TRANSPORTATION FUNDING: ISP, transportation funding shift plan placed on hold

YELLOWSTONE BISON: Nearly 1,000 Yellowstone bison killed this season

STABBING DEATH-SENTENCE: Man gets life in prison for southwest Idaho stabbing death

XGR-ROADS-EMERGENCY FUNDS: Idaho lawmakers advance $52 million in emergency road repair

ARMED MAN-BAR: Idaho Falls bar patrons attack man pointing rifle at crowd

PEREGRINE CAM: Boise falcon nest cam goes dark, but kestrel cam planned

ADD THE WORDS-BLOCKED: Last-ditch effort to add LGBT protections in Idaho dashed



POCATELLO — Tyler Hall scored 20 points and Montana State pulled away in the second half to defeat Idaho State 79-68 on Thursday night. SENT: 164 words.


FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Victor Sanders scored 21 points and Brayton Blake added 16 points off the bench as Idaho held off Northern Arizona late to post a 77-75 Big Sky Conference victory Thursday night.