Good afternoon! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Idaho. The West Regional Desk can be reached at (602) 417-2400.
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Idaho at 1:15 p.m.
PLANE CRASH-SOUTH DAKOTA
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The three survivors of a South Dakota plane crash that killed nine members of an extended family from Idaho were in stable condition Monday, a family representative said. The survivors were being treated at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. The family was returning from an annual pheasant-hunting trip when the plane crashed Saturday in a cornfield near Chamberlain shortly after takeoff during a snowstorm. By Stephen Groves. SENT: 419 words. With AP Photo.
SPOKANE, Wash. — The state’s commissioner of Public Lands released a proposal Monday to raise some $63 million each year to fight wildfires and take steps to prevent them in the first place. Money for the fund will come from a surcharge of $5 per year on each policy sold by property and casualty insurance companies across the state. By Nicholas K. Geranios. SENT: 581 words.
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — Idaho’s governor called for a third-party assessment of Lake Coeur d’Alene’s water quality as a tribe that owns a third of the lake backed out of a joint monitoring project, officials said. SENT: 324 words.
RAPE KITS-TRACKING SYSTEM: Ohio selects rape kit tracking system created by Idaho