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Restitution ordered over dead, dying reptiles

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:51
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California exotic pet breeder who had 20,000 dead and dying rats and reptiles in a warehouse has avoided jail time but was ordered to pay more than $190,000 in restitution.

Gonzaga, WSU amend terms of series

WA Huskies - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:46
It pays to read the fine print. Or maybe it pays to have leverage.
Categories: Sports Center

Live chat with former UW coach Rick Neuheisel at 1 p.m. Friday

WA Huskies - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:46
Chat now with Rick Neuheisel (who is using Adam Jude's alias for the chat).
Categories: Sports Center

US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:35

President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, April 18, 2014, where he presented the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy to the United States Naval Academy football team. The Obama administration is extending indefinitely the amount of time federal agencies have to review the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting the decision over the controversial oil pipeline past the midterm elections. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is putting off its decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, likely until after the November elections, by extending its review of the controversial project indefinitely.


White Pass - 4/18/2014 3:07:23 PM

White Pass Report - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:29
White Pass US12
4/18/2014 3:07:23 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Conditions:
WSDOT and contractor crews reduced US 12 to a single lane with alternating traffic near milepost 154, three miles east of White Pass Summit. A temporary traffic signal is guiding vehicles through a single-lane detour. Drivers will experience 10 to 15 minute delays during daylight hours.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 4/18/2014 3:12:13 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:29
Satus Pass US97
4/18/2014 3:12:13 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather occur, weather reports will be updated promptly. Crews will keep an eye on forecasts, especially at higher elevations, and will be ready to treat and clear roadways if wintry weather returns. Drivers who travel mountain pass highways should always know before you go, drive for conditions and prepare for winter travel as short-term snow events can happen well into May.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 4/18/2014 3:02:09 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:29
Stevens Pass US2
4/18/2014 3:02:09 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather occur, weather reports will be updated promptly. Crews will keep an eye on forecasts, especially at higher elevations, and will be ready to treat and clear roadways if wintry weather returns. Drivers who travel mountain pass highways should always know before you go, drive for conditions and prepare for winter travel as short-term snow events can happen well into May.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 4/18/2014 3:04:25 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:29
Blewett Pass US97
4/18/2014 3:04:25 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather occur, weather reports will be updated promptly. Crews will keep an eye on forecasts, especially at higher elevations, and will be ready to treat and clear roadways if wintry weather returns. Drivers who travel mountain pass highways should always know before you go, drive for conditions and prepare for winter travel as short-term snow events can happen well into May.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 4/18/2014 3:01:00 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:29
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
4/18/2014 3:01:00 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Conditions:
Milepost 56 to 61, east of the summit, traffic revisions to build detours for use this construction season. Two lanes open eastbound until 8 p.m., westbound travel remains limited to a single lane. Drivers should prepare for up to 2 hours of added travel time until April 25. To minimize added travel time, drivers should be over the pass before 8 a.m., travel after 8 p.m., or consider alternate routes. After 8 p.m. travel will be limited to single lane both directions through the workzone.

Weather:


Powerful Earthquake Rattles Mexico, Shakes Buildings

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:21
A powerful earthquake shook Mexico on Friday, damaging more than 100 homes in the southwestern state of Guerrero and opening cracks in some buildings but there were no reports of deaths.






China says one-fifth of its farmland is polluted

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:19
Faced with growing public anger about a poisonous environment, China's government released a yearslong study that shows nearly one-fifth of the country's farmland is contaminated with toxic metals, a stunning indictment of unfettered industrialization under the Communist Party's authoritarian rule.

World reacts to death of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:17
Reaction to death of writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez:

Ferry captain arrested in South Korea disaster

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:17
A prosecutor says the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago has been arrested.

A big off-season coming for Christine Michael

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:17
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Seahawks officially announce signing of Sidney Rice

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:16
This is sort of a clerical thing, as the Seahawks announced on Tuesday they had agreed to terms with receiver Sidney Rice. Today, they announced that Rice officially put pen to paper, signing his contract for the 2014 season.

Blackberry Smoke fires up country rock tonight at the Neptune | Concert preview

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:16
Atlanta country rock band Blackberry Smoke has put out just three studio albums in 14 years on three different labels. That's not usually a recipe for success — or staying power. But they've got both thanks to a reputation as relentless road warriors and a passionate fan base that extends to E

Live chat today at 1:30 p.m. to preview the Huskies' spring game

WA Huskies - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:16
Join me for a live chat at 1:30 p.m. today to preview UW's spring game on Saturday.
Categories: Sports Center

Record Store Day Underscores a Small Renaissance

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:13
Record Store Day, now in its seventh year, highlights the perseverance of independent stores around the country.

Republican shot dead in west Belfast

BBC World News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:12
A prominent dissident republican, Tommy Crossan, has been shot dead in west Belfast.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Pakistan library named 'Bin Laden'

BBC World News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:11
An Islamic seminary for women in Pakistan's capital Islamabad has renamed its library after the former al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden.
Categories: BBC World News