Our news coverage plans for Washington. 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.
Washington at 4:05 p.m.
BOISE, Idaho – An Idaho utility will voluntarily dismiss its lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency involving relicensing of the company’s hydroelectric project where federally protected fall chinook salmon reproduce. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 620 words. With AP photos.
MONTANA MINING CLAIMS
HELENA, Mont. — A recent Montana Supreme Court decision has removed one obstacle for a mining company seeking to explore a silver and copper deposit in northwestern Montana potentially worth billions of dollars. By Amy Beth Hanson. SENT: 500 words.
SEATTLE — Washington goes for its seventh straight win over rival Washington State on Friday in the Apple Cup. After three straight years where the Pac-12 North title was at stake, it’s only bragging rights up for grabs this year. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: Game at 1 p.m. PT. 700 words.
BKW–T25 DAYTON GONZAGA
ESTERO, Fla. — Jenn Wirth scored a career-high 19 points, Katie Campbell added 17 with five 3-pointers and No. 22 Gonzaga beat Dayton 76-65 on Friday in the Gulf Coast Showcase. SENT: 170 words.
BKC–T25 GONZAGA MICHIGAN
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Isaiah Livers scored 21 points and Michigan again overwhelmed a highly ranked opponent with its flowing offense to beat No. 8 Gonzaga 82-64 on Friday in the championship game of the Battle 4 Atlantis. By Aaron Beard. SENT: 500 words. Will be updated.
FBN–VIKINGS READY FOR RUSSELL
EAGAN, Minn. — The priority during the bye week for Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer and his staff was not difficult to discern. By Dave Campbell. SENT: 630 words. With AP photos.
—MOTORIST HITS PEOPLE-SEATTLE: Driver hits 4 pedestrians, kills 1, on Seattle sidewalk.
—FATAL FIRE MOUNT VERNON: 1 dead in Mount Vernon mobile home fire.
—GYPSY MOTHS-SPRAYING: Washington plans to spray for gypsy moths.
—POLICE SHOOTING: Pierce County deputies shoot, kill man.
—MASSEUR-STALKING: Authorities: Masseur stalked client.
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