Here is the latest Idaho news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. MDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – Spokane Mayor David Condon has declared an emergency closing of the raging Spokane River through the city because of high water levels fueled by a very wet winter. The National Weather Service predicts the river will likely crest Tuesday night at nearly 43,000 cubic feet per second.

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) – The state of Washington has agreed to pay $1.87 million to four children who were sexually assaulted at a day care center. The Seattle Times reports the state agreed to the payment to settle a lawsuit brought on behalf of the children for abuse at Moore’s All Hours Daycare in Marysville.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Idaho senators whittled down a $530 million transportation funding plan with the hopes of getting it through both chambers before lawmakers adjourn for the year. The latest transportation plan is now roughly $320 million, primarily by using bonds to pay for new road projects and repay it with future federal highway payments.

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) – Authorities say two people sustained life-threatening injuries Tuesday when a boiler room at in an eastern Idaho church exploded. Television station KIDK reports the Pocatello Fire Department was notified of an explosion and fire at the First Congregational United Church of Christ about 2:15 p.m.