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Satus Pass - 1/25/2016 9:09:07 AM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 01:21
Satus Pass US97
1/25/2016 9:09:07 AM

Temperature: 27 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 1/25/2016 9:02:50 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 01:21
Stevens Pass US2
1/25/2016 9:02:50 AM

Temperature: 25 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare with frost and ice in places. Advance Notice: Avalanche control equipment calibration is planned for US 2 Stevens Pass on Monday, January 25 between 10 a.m. and 12 noon. Eastbound traffic will be stopped at Scenic, MP 58 and westbound traffic will be stopped at MP 64, the summit. Calibration work generally takes from 30 minutes to 2 hours to complete. WSDOT will provide updates should an extended closure become necessary.

Weather:
Clear skies

Blewett Pass - 1/25/2016 9:17:31 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 01:21
Blewett Pass US97
1/25/2016 9:17:31 AM

Temperature: 22 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet, frost and ice in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/25/2016 9:03:16 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 01:21
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/25/2016 9:03:16 AM

Temperature: 28 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet with ice in places. Advance Notice: A closure is planned for the next two nights: Monday January 25, and Tuesday January 26 beginning at 11 p.m. and lasting for 4 hours to remove snow in the ditch line from the East Shed (new bridge) area and east toward Slide Curve. Traffic will be stopped eastbound at MP 56 near Gold Creek and westbound at MP 70 near Easton.

Weather:
Overcast skies with areas of fog

AP FACT CHECK: Gutted? Disaster? GOP hyperbole on military

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 01:04

In this Jan. 23, 2016, photo, Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a campaign stop at Sherburne Hall in Pelham, N.H. Trashing President Barack Obama and arguing that he has failed to spend enough on defense has become a staple for Republican presidential hopefuls. Bush says the Obama administration has "gutted" every weapon system in the U.S. military’s inventory. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio maintains that President Barack Obama is more interested in providing money to Planned Parenthood than for the nation's armed forces. The front-runner in the GOP race, Donald Trump, says the U.S. military is a "disaster." Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says the Obama administration has "gutted" every weapons system in the U.S. military's inventory.


The Latest: Tribe asks feds to stop armed group from travel

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 01:04

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — The latest on an armed group that took over buildings at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local): 9:05 a.m. The Burns Paiute Tribe is asking the U.S. Department of Justice to prevent an armed group from moving freely on and off a national wildlife refuge in Oregon. The […]
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The Latest: Tribe asks feds to stop armed group from travel

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 01:04

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — The latest on an armed group that took over buildings at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local): 9:05 a.m. The Burns Paiute Tribe is asking the U.S. Department of Justice to prevent an armed group from moving freely on and off a national wildlife refuge in Oregon. The […]
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The Latest: Tribe asks feds to stop armed group from travel

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 01:04

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — The latest on an armed group that took over buildings at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local): 9:05 a.m. The Burns Paiute Tribe is asking the U.S. Department of Justice to prevent an armed group from moving freely on and off a national wildlife refuge in Oregon. The […]

Lanky bird's killer kick quantified

BBC World News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 01:02
The secretary bird kicks snakes to death with a strike that packs five times the bird's own weight in a fraction of a second, scientists say.
Categories: BBC World News

High court upholds government's energy conservation program

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 01:02

High court upholds government's energy conservation programWASHINGTON (AP) — In a win for the Obama administration and environmental groups, the Supreme Court on Monday upheld a 5-year-old federal program that pays large electric customers to save energy during times of peak demand.


'Putin is corrupt' says US Treasury

BBC World News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 01:02
The US Treasury tells the BBC that it considers Russia's President Putin to be corrupt - and many of his aides are already under Western sanctions.
Categories: BBC World News

Garfield boys basketball ranked No. 9 in MaxPreps Xcellent 25

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 01:02

Garfield has six players averaging double-digit points, led by Jaylen Nowell's 16.2 per game.
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Garfield boys basketball ranked No. 9 in MaxPreps Xcellent 25

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 01:02

Garfield has six players averaging double-digit points, led by Jaylen Nowell's 16.2 per game.
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Garfield boys basketball ranked No. 9 in MaxPreps Xcellent 25

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 01:02

Garfield has six players averaging double-digit points, led by Jaylen Nowell's 16.2 per game.

The Devil Is in the Detail: 'Lucifer' Star Reveals Music Behind the Man

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 01:00
Star Tom Ellis takes THR into the mind, and the music, of his devilish new character.
Categories: Yahoo! Music News

Watch our Ignite Education Lab speakers present their inspiring stories about education

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 00:56

Eleven speakers presented five-minute talks at our Ignite Education Lab event at Town Hall Seattle last Thursday.
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Watch our Ignite Education Lab speakers present their inspiring stories about education

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 00:56

Eleven speakers presented five-minute talks at our Ignite Education Lab event at Town Hall Seattle last Thursday.
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Watch our Ignite Education Lab speakers present their inspiring stories about education

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 00:56

Eleven speakers presented five-minute talks at our Ignite Education Lab event at Town Hall Seattle last Thursday.

Correction: Big Snowstorm-Airlines story

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 00:52

Travelers wait in a security line at O'Hare International Airport Friday, Jan. 22, 2016 in Chicago. Airlines at Chicago's two major airports have canceled 215 flights largely due to a blizzard threatening down on the East Coast. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford)In a story Jan. 24 about airports returning to service after a blizzard hit the East Coast, The Associated Press, relying on information from Delta Air Lines, erroneously reported that Delta's first flight out of John F. Kennedy International Airport after the blizzard was to Santiago, Chile. The first flight was to Santiago, Dominican Republic.


British explorer Henry Worsley dies on solo Antarctic trek

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 00:52

LONDON (AP) — A British adventurer attempting to become the first person to cross the Antarctic alone and unsupported has died after collapsing from exhaustion within miles of his goal. Former army officer Henry Worsley was just 30 miles (48 kilometers) from the end of the almost 1,000-mile (1,600-kilometer) trek when he called for help […]
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