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Snoqualmie Pass - 9/5/2014 6:45:30 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 10:15
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/5/2014 6:45:30 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Snoqualmie Pass rock blasting is scheduled Monday, September 8 through Thursday, September 11 starting at 7 p.m. for one hour or more each night. During blasts crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek, milepost 56 and westbound at Price Creek, milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound or past Exit 70 westbound during blast closures.

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World Briefing | Asia: Rare Outbreak of Dengue Fever in Japan

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 10:14
Japan’s health minister on Friday urged the public not to panic after a popular park in central Tokyo was closed because of a rare outbreak of dengue fever.






Saturday’s College Football Games to Watch

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 10:08
No. 7 Michigan State visits No. 3 Oregon in a marquee nonconference game and No. 14 Southern California faces No. 13 Stanford this weekend.

At Cemetery, a Worker Falls Down on the Job

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 10:05
What happened to a grave digger in Queens could have been a scene in a black comedy: He slipped and fell into a grave.

NIH finds old ricin, other forgotten germs in labs

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 09:56
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Institutes of Health said it has uncovered a nearly century-old container of ricin and a handful of other forgotten samples of dangerous pathogens as it combs its laboratories for improperly stored hazardous materials.

Obama Enlists 9 Allies to Help in the Battle Against ISIS

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 09:53
President Obama escalated the response to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria on Friday, recruiting allies to help crush the group and outlining a strategy that echoes the war on terror.






Jeans face an uncertain future amid yoga wear rage

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 09:52

This product image provided by Levi Strauss shows the company's Knit Jeans, made of stretch cotton knit that look like jeans but feel like sweatpants. Companies, including Levi Strauss, which invented the first pair of blue jeans 141 years ago, acknowledge that the jeans business has been hurt by what the fashion industry dubs the “athleisure” trend. That has led them to create new versions of classic denim that are more “stretchy” and mimic the comfort of sweatpants. (AP Photo/Levi Strauss)NEW YORK (AP) — Americans' obsession with jeans is beginning to wear thin.


NIH finds old ricin, other forgotten germs in labs

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 09:50
The National Institutes of Health said it has uncovered a nearly century-old container of ricin and a handful of other forgotten samples of dangerous pathogens as it combs its laboratories for improperly stored hazardous materials.

Fashion Review: Coach, Peter Som, Jason Wu and Creatures of the Wind, Fashion Week, Spring 2015

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 09:49
Alexandra Jacobs reviews the collections of Coach, Peter Som, Jason Wu and Creatures of the Wind.

Outdoor writer Dave Graybill watches fall salmon counts at dams to time fishing success

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 09:46
Here is the latest fishing report from Dave Graybill, longtime Eastern Washington outdoor radio host and angler:

Two injured in West Seattle shooting

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 09:46
Update at 4:20 p.m.: Seattle detectives collected video surveillance from Friday morning's shooting at a West Seattle 7-Eleven and are now working to identify the people involved.

Monique Lhuillier shows delicate beading, pastels

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 09:38

The Monique Lhuillier Spring 2015 collection is modeled during Fashion Week, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)NEW YORK (AP) — Delicate beading on evening dresses in muted pastels were juxtaposed with a lot of shimmer and full puffy quilted skirting Friday on the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week runway of Monique Lhuillier.


Deer jam traffic on San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 09:37

The pair were heading north during Friday's commute

       

Mom accused of dumping newborn baby in trash

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 09:35

Mom accused of dumping newborn baby in trashA Utah woman accused of dumping her newborn in the trash in an attempt to hide her pregnancy from her parents has been charged with attempted murder.


Ocean sunfish washes up on Washington coast

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 09:35

This Aug. 29, 2014 photo provided by Cape Disappointment State Park shows a 7-foot ocean sunfish rarely seen in Washington waters, washed ashore on a beach at Cape Disappointment State Park near Ilwaco, Wash., at the mouth of the Columbia River, with June Mohler, a biological technician working as an interpretative assistant. Mohler said It was found dead on the beach at low tide Aug. 27 by children after a campfire program. "It's really an odd-looking fish," she said Friday. It was taller — 82 inches from fin to fin — than its 70-inch length, and she estimated it weighed close to 300 pounds. (AP Photo/Cape Disappointment State Park, Eric Wall)ILWACO, Wash. (AP) — A 7-foot ocean sunfish rarely seen in Washington waters recently washed ashore on a beach at Cape Disappointment State Park near the mouth of the Columbia River.


IRS says it has lost emails from 5 more employees

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 09:34
The Internal Revenue Service has lost emails from five more employees who are part of congressional probes into the treatment of conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status, the tax service disclosed Friday.

A drone pilot faces a crisis in 'Good Kill'

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 09:34
The ethical cost to a nation and the emotional toll on individuals of America's new weaponry are explored in "Good Kill," a sobering 21st-century riposte to "Top Gun" that stars Ethan Hawke as a former combat pilot reassigned to fly missions in Afghanistan from the safety of a trailer in the Nevada desert

Slowing job growth chalked up to August quirk in numbers

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 09:31
Payrolls climbed by 142,000 workers, less than the 230,000 median forecast of economists, which most are chalking up to the tendency for August jobs numbers to initially come in low, only to show stronger gains as the figures are adjusted over the following months.

Nevada vs. Washington State live chat

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 09:30
Stop by and chat about Friday night's game between Nevada and Washington State.

Hope for Japan, Decades After a Disturbing Loss

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 09:27
Kei Nishikori is the first Japanese man to reach a Grand Slam singles semifinal since Jiro Satoh, who threw himself off a ship a year after playing in a semifinal at Wimbledon in 1933.