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Snoqualmie Pass - 8/10/2014 8:15:43 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 23:31
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/10/2014 8:15:43 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Monday through Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and lasting one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70. . I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak interchange, Exit 54, and Stampede Pass interchange, Exit 62. John Wayne Pioneer Trail may be used as an alternate route.

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North Cascades Highway is a ripping good road trip

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 23:31
Here’s a milepost guide to attractions along what might be Washington’s most scenic pavement.

3 North Cascades hikes worth the shoe leather

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 23:31
Try these classic hikes, whether you have a day or a week.

Farms are focus of studies on drinking water toxin

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 23:23

FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2014 file photo, algae is seen near the City of Toledo water intake crib in Lake Erie, about 2.5 miles off the shore of Curtice, Ohio. Environmentalists, scientists and farmers agree that agriculture runoff is feeding the blue-green algae blooms on Lake Erie that are linked to the toxins found in the drinking water of 400,000 people last weekend. But how much of a role do the farms play? Researchers know some of the answers, yet there are still many unknowns. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Scientists and farmers agree that phosphorus from agriculture runoff is feeding the blue-green algae blooms on Lake Erie linked to a toxin found in the drinking water of 400,000 people in Ohio and southeastern Michigan last week.


Pennsylvania teen dies in manure pit, trapped under farm equipment

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 23:22
A 15-year-old drowned in a manure pit in Pennsylvania when a piece of farm equipment overturned and trapped him underneath, officials said on Sunday. Police said the youth from the south-central town of Intercourse was driving a skid loader, a compact piece of equipment that helps farmers remove manure from barns, on Saturday when it accidentally toppled into the farm’s 4 ft-deep manure pond.

Police source: Husband confesses to wife's murder in Pennypack Park

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 23:21

 Husband confesses to wife's murder in Pennypack ParkThe husband of a woman found dead in Pennypack Park has confessed to her murder, a police source tells Action News.


Sunday Best: Helen Mirren looks party perfect

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 23:16
A photo of the great Dame Helen Mirren on the red carpet for a screening of “The Hundred-Foot Journey.”

How to improve fertility through good nutrition

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 23:16
Nutrition, fitness and emotional support from other prospective parents can increase a woman’s chance of conceiving a child.

Mango reaction may predict poison ivy and latex allergy

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 23:16
People’s Pharmacy on allergic reactions; acid-suppressing drugs and their link to bone loss; and canker sores.

Ukraine pounds rebels in Donetsk

BBC World News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 23:13
Ukraine's military pounds the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk city, amid reports that a humanitarian mission could be allowed in.
Categories: BBC World News

Philly history may hold Democratic convention edge

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 23:09

Philly history may hold Democratic convention edgePhiladelphia's track record may give it an early edge over four other cities in its bid to hold the 2016 Democratic National Convention


Crist opponents question his political conversion

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 23:02

FILE- In this July 10, 2014 file photo, Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist speaks at the Florida Press Association and Florida Society of Newspaper Editors at a gubernatorial forum in Coral Gables, Fla., Thursday, July 10, 2014. Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist’s opponents are questioning whether his political conversion is believable as the former governor seeks his old job with his new party. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — It sounds like something Republican Gov. Rick Scott would ask of Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist: "How can the people of Florida trust your recent conversion?"


Protesters rally after black teen's shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 22:57

Lesley McSpadden, left, is comforted by her husband, Louis Head, after her 18-year-old son, Michael Brown was shot and killed by police in the middle of the street in Ferguson, Mo., near St. Louis on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. A spokesman with the St. Louis County Police Department, which is investigating the shooting at the request of the local department, confirmed a Ferguson police officer shot the man. The spokesman didn't give the reason for the shooting. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Huy Mach)FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — About 200 people are rallying outside of a suburban St. Louis police department to protest the death of a black teenager who was shot by police.


Protesters rally after black teen's shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 22:57

Lesley McSpadden, left, is comforted by her husband, Louis Head, after her 18-year-old son, Michael Brown was shot and killed by police in the middle of the street in Ferguson, Mo., near St. Louis on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. A spokesman with the St. Louis County Police Department, which is investigating the shooting at the request of the local department, confirmed a Ferguson police officer shot the man. The spokesman didn't give the reason for the shooting. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Huy Mach)FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — About 200 people are rallying outside of a suburban St. Louis police department to protest the death of a black teenager who was shot by police.


Legia Warsaw request Celtic meeting

BBC World News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 22:56
Legia Warsaw ask Celtic for a "meeting" to decide which side should progress to the Champions League play-off round.
Categories: BBC World News

Tony Stewart, Nascar Star, Kills Driver on New York Track

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 22:51
Stewart pulled out of a race Sunday after he struck a sprint car driver who had climbed from his car Saturday night.






Survivors in Iranian plane crash

BBC World News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 22:50
A plane has crashed near Iran's capital, Tehran, killing most of the 48 people on board, though others survived, state media reports.
Categories: BBC World News

NAACP: Feds should investigate black teen's death

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 22:43

Lesley McSpadden, left, is comforted by her husband, Louis Head, after her 18-year-old son, Michael Brown was shot and killed by police in the middle of the street in Ferguson, Mo., near St. Louis on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. A spokesman with the St. Louis County Police Department, which is investigating the shooting at the request of the local department, confirmed a Ferguson police officer shot the man. The spokesman didn't give the reason for the shooting. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Huy Mach)FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A local NAACP chapter has called for a federal investigation into the death of a black teenager who was shot by police in a St. Louis suburb.


Team: Stewart won't race Sunday after fatal crash

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 22:32
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Tony Stewart will not race Sunday following the death of a sprint car driver who was struck and killed by Stewart at an upstate New York dirt track.