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Blewett Pass - 4/2/2014 4:13:59 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 07:26
Blewett Pass US97
4/2/2014 4:13:59 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 - 4/2/2014 4:13:38 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 07:26
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
4/2/2014 4:13:38 PM

Temperature: 47 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is mostly bare and dry. Monday through Thursday, during daylight hours, prepare for intermittent rolling slowdowns in both directions, from milepost 56, Gold Creek, to milepost 61, Price Creek. Monday through Friday night's traffic will be reduced to one lane in both directions.

Weather:
Broken clouds

Prosecutors told of potential problem with SPD in-car videos

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 07:20
The King County Prosecutor's Office said today that it has been informed of a potential problem with Seattle police patrol-car video that could affect prosecutions.

Chris Hansen: 'Seattle will have a basketball team'

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 07:20
Had a chance to sit down and talk with Chris Hansen this morning.

Quarterback Keith Price 'very impressive' at UW's Pro Day workout

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 07:20
Keith Price wore a black baseball cap backwards as he completed 43 of 46 throws (unofficially) during his showcase event at UW's Pro Day workout today at Dempsey Indoor Center.

Enter ‘Call the Market’ game

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 07:19
Second-quarter contest open. Deadline to enter April 17.

Evaluation for teen who tackled World Trade Center

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 07:19

Justin Casquejo passes through security at a courthouse in New York, Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The 16-year-old boy described as a thrill-seeker bypassed an inattentive security guard in the middle of the night and climbed a ladder to the spire of 1 World Trade Center, where he apparently took pictures, authorities said. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)NEW YORK (AP) — A daring teenager who sneaked to the top of the nation's tallest building — 1 World Trade Center — will be assessed in a program for youthful offenders, a judge said Wednesday.


WSU will waive tuition for students affected by mudslide

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 07:18
UPDATE: 4 p.m. | WSU has extended the waiver offer to students whose permanent addresses are in Arlington.

Albuquerque mayor unveils police reforms

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 07:18
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry is asking the U.S. Justice Department to complete its investigation of the city's troubled police department and help officials develop a reform plan.

DC mayoral nominee can't breeze to victory

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 07:18
Muriel Bowser's decisive victory in the District of Columbia's Democratic mayoral primary makes her the presumptive favorite to become the city's eighth mayor, but she can't expect to breeze through the general election like Democratic nominees have in four decades of mayoral elections.

Deputies: Alcohol involved in Burien car-motorcycle death

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 07:17
UPDATE, 3:52 p.m. | The motorcyclist killed after a car-motorcycle collision in Burien has been identified as Lee Cornett, 40, according to the King County Medical Examiner's Office.

In the Garden: Gathering Moss

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 07:17
It often pops up accidentally, but few know how to make it happen on purpose.
    

Expert: Lost runner broke basic survival rule

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 07:16

This image from video provided by KTXL Fox 40 Sacramento, shows trail runner Robert Root after being rescued Tuesday, April 1, 2014, near Foresthill, Calif., in Placer County. Root was found alive in snowy conditions, two days after he went missing near a trail in a mountainous region of Northern California, authorities said. Root, 55, of Modesto, Calif., was wearing only a light running shirt, shorts and running shoes when he was discovered by rescuers on the Western States trail. (AP Photo/KTXL Fox 40 Sacramento)FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A California runner who walked out of the wilderness after being lost for two bone-chilling nights didn't follow a basic rule of search-and-rescue — stay put, wilderness experts said Wednesday. Still, he beat the odds.


Dog escapes Texas backyard, somehow gets to Ohio

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 07:14

This photo taken March 29, 2014, and provided by Megan Sams shows Corbin, a Chihuahua-Dachshund mix while at the Animal Friends Humane Society in Hamilton, Ohio. Corbin disappeared from his home in Killeen, Texas, on March 25 and was found four days later tied to a bench outside an animal shelter in Hamilton. (AP Photo/Megan Sams)HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A small dog that escaped its fenced-in yard in Texas was found outside a southwest Ohio animal shelter, and its owners have no idea how he traveled more than 1,000 miles in a few days.


VIDEO: Monroe body parts surprise tourists

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 07:13
A statue of the iconic movie star Marilyn Monroe has been dismantled in California, to the surprise of tourists.
Categories: BBC World News

State plans for pot-shop license lotteries

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 07:12
Washington state will hold lotteries this month for its coveted legal marijuana retail licenses.

With pot legal, festival trying to go mainstream

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 07:12

FILE - In this April 20, 2013, file photo, members of a crowd numbering tens of thousands smoke marijuana and listen to live music at the Denver 420 pro-marijuana rally at Civic Center Park in Denver. Organizers of Denver’s annual April 20 marijuana festival announced on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, that rapper B.o.B and singer Wyclif Jean will headline the event as they try draw a big post-legalization crowd and shake the memory of last year’s event, which was marred by a still-unsolved shooting. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)DENVER (AP) — Organizers of Denver's annual April 20 marijuana festival on Wednesday announced that rapper B.o.B and singer Wyclef Jean will headline the event as they try to draw a big post-legalization crowd and shake the memory of last year's event, which was marred by a still-unsolved shooting.


Appeals court: Texas executions back on schedule

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 07:12

File - In this Sept. 21, 2011 file photo, a corrections officer keeps watch outside the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Huntsville Unit in Huntsville, Texas. On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, a federal judge issued a temporary injunction halting the executions of Tommy Lynn Sells, a convicted serial killer who was set to die Thursday April, 3, 2014, and Ramiro Hernandez-Llanas, another inmate scheduled to die April 9, 2014. U.S. District Judge Vanessa Gilmore declared that the state's prison system must disclose to defense attorneys more information about the supplier of a new batch of lethal-injection drugs. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)HOUSTON (AP) — The executions of two Texas inmates are back on schedule after a federal appeals court overturned a judge's order halting the lethal injections.


College athletes take labor cause to Capitol Hill

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 07:10

From left, former Northwestern University football quarterback Kain Colter, Ramogi Huma, founder and President of the National College Players Association and Tim Waters, Political Director of the United Steel Workers, arrive on Capitol Hill in Wednesday, April, 2, 2014. Members of a group seeking to unionize college athletes are looking for allies on Capitol Hill as they brace for an appeal of a ruling that said full scholarship athletes at Northwestern University are employees who have the right to form a union. Former Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter _ the face of a movement to give college athletes the right to unionize _ and Ramogi Huma, the founder and president of the National College Players Association, scheduled meetings Wednesday with lawmakers. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke)WASHINGTON (AP) — Northwestern University athletes pressed their case for collective bargaining rights during meetings Wednesday with lawmakers, as a vote was scheduled for them to decide whether to authorize a union.