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Snoqualmie Pass - 4/2/2014 3:50:46 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 19:19
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
4/2/2014 3:50:46 AM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry, wet in places. 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:
Scattered clouds

Cyprus banks stabilising, says IMF

BBC World News - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 19:14
Cyprus is seeing signs of stabilisation in its banking sector following a 10bn-euro bailout, the IMF says, but rising unemployment and bad loans are a challenge.
Categories: BBC World News

New CEO Barra faces tough task in shedding old GM

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 19:13

General Motors CEO Mary Barra pauses as she testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, before the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation. The committee is looking for answers from Barra about safety defects and mishandled recall of 2.6 million small cars with a faulty ignition switch that's been linked to 13 deaths and dozen of crashes. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)WASHINGTON (AP) — "That is not how GM does business."


Melting snow may trigger flooding around Washington State mudslide site

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 19:04
By Jonathan Kaminsky DARRINGTON, Washington (Reuters) - Efforts to recover bodies from a Washington State mudslide that killed at least 28 people could be hampered in the weeks ahead if melted snow runs into a clogged river at the disaster site, officials said. Workers on the mud pile in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, northeast of Seattle, over the past two days have taken advantage of ...

Sahara desert dust brings smog to Britain

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 19:02
European emissions and Sahara dust created a "perfect storm" of pollution that blanketed the country.

Colbert blows up show's official Twitter account

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 19:01
Stephen Colbert is done with the "Colbert Report" Twitter account.

Q&A: Dissecting Google's unorthodox stock split

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 19:01
Google is poised to split its stock using an unusual method aimed at keeping co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin in control of the Internet's most powerful company.

Samsung: Patents developed by Google engineers

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 19:01
Samsung fired back at Apple's accusations of patent theft Tuesday, saying the South Korean tech giant didn't write any of the Android software on its smartphones and tablets, Google did.

Colo. kids getting into parents' pot-laced goodies

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 18:59
Marijuana-laced cookies and other edibles prove tempting for underage kids.

New Spurs stadium 'ready for 2017'

BBC World News - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 18:45
Tottenham Hotspur say it is "feasible" they will move into their new 58,000-capacity stadium in 2017.
Categories: BBC World News

Starbucks: Sorry about '666' in coffee foam

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 18:36
It's usually nice when your barista draws something creative in your coffee foam.

Funeral set for Boston firefighter, father of 3

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 18:32
WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — A 43-year-old Boston firefighter killed with a colleague as they fought a nine-alarm apartment fire last week is being laid to rest.

Kerry: Premature to write off Mideast peace talks

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 18:31
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says it is "completely premature" to write off the Israeli-Palestinian peace process even as negotiations were dealt a blow by a speech in which the Palestinian leader said he would press for U.N. recognition over Israel's strong objections.

Malaysian credibility in jet hunt challenged again

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 18:31
It may mean little to investigators that the last words air traffic controllers heard from the lost jetliner were "Good night, Malaysian three-seven-zero," rather than "All right, good night." But to Malaysian officials whose credibility has been questioned almost from the beginning, it means a great deal.

New CEO Barra faces tough task in shedding old GM

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 18:30
"That is not how GM does business."

NATO allies pledge to beef up eastern defenses

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 18:28
NATO foreign ministers moved Tuesday to beef up the defenses of front-line alliance members feeling menaced by a more assertive Russia, with Secretary of State John Kerry proclaiming the U.S. commitment to their security is "unwavering."

Scandal-weary voters boot DC mayor from office

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 18:28
Reeling from allegations by federal prosecutors that he knew about the dirty tricks that helped him get elected four years ago, District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray tried to rally his base. But his core supporters weren't nearly enough, as a scandal-weary electorate rallied behind a much-younger challenger who promised honest and ethical leadership.

5 things you need to know

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 18:25
The biggest and most buzzworthy news today.

Supreme Court lifts ban on aggregate campaign donations

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 18:23
The Supreme Court lifted some campaign finance limits on wealthy donors

Kent State lockdown lifted after shot fired

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 18:21
No one was injured, according to a spokesman.