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Blewett Pass - 1/22/2016 12:26:45 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 04:54
Blewett Pass US97
1/22/2016 12:26:45 PM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, slush in places

Weather:
Rain and snow mixed

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/22/2016 12:40:03 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 04:54
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/22/2016 12:40:03 PM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet.: A closure is planned tonight starting at 11:30 p.m. over Snoqualmie Pass for snow removal near milepost 58. EB traffic will be stopped at milepost 56 near Gold Creek and WB traffic will be stopped at milepost 70 near Easton. WSDOT crew will be working tonight to remove snow in the ditch line from the East Shed (new bridge) area near milepost 58 and east toward milepost 59. No services are available past exit 53 eastbound and exit 70 westbound during closures.

Weather:
Broken clouds

Pittsburgh man’s obituary asks voters not to vote for Trump

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 04:53

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh chiropractor’s obituary is asking people to not vote for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, in lieu of sending flowers. Jason Brown tells the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (http://bit.ly/1nE7BEu ) he and his brother decided to include the line in their father’s obituary after recalling one published in August for a New Jersey […]
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Pittsburgh man’s obituary asks voters not to vote for Trump

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 04:53

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh chiropractor’s obituary is asking people to not vote for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, in lieu of sending flowers. Jason Brown tells the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (http://bit.ly/1nE7BEu ) he and his brother decided to include the line in their father’s obituary after recalling one published in August for a New Jersey […]
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Pittsburgh man’s obituary asks voters not to vote for Trump

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 04:53

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh chiropractor’s obituary is asking people to not vote for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, in lieu of sending flowers. Jason Brown tells the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (http://bit.ly/1nE7BEu ) he and his brother decided to include the line in their father’s obituary after recalling one published in August for a New Jersey […]

New Takata air bag recall to cover 5 million U.S. vehicles

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 04:52

Visitors walk behind a logo of Takata Corp on its display at a showroom for vehicles in TokyoThe new action brings to 28 million the number of Takata air bag inflators recalled and increases the number of vehicles affected in the United States to as many as 24 million, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said. Friday's move was prompted in part by the death of the driver of a Ford Motor Co pickup truck last month, as well as new tests conducted on suspected faulty air bags. "This is a massive safety crisis," NHTSA spokesman Gordon Trowbridge told reporters.


Some want to block Wisconsin coyote hunting contest

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 04:50
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — As the sun begins to set this weekend in northern Wisconsin, hunters will start to gather at Main Street Ed's in the small town of Argonne, coyote carcasses in tow. Some will only have one; others could bring in a half-dozen or more.

Arkansas firefighter fatally shot by person he went to help

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 04:49
A firefighter in Arkansas responding to a medical emergency was fatally shot on Friday by the person he had intended to assist, authorities said. East Pulaski Volunteer Fire Department firefighter Ronald Adams, 29, had responded to a report that a man had suffered a seizure and collapsed in suburban Little Rock, police said. "We're still interviewing witnesses, trying to put together what happened," said Captain Carl Minden of the Pulaski County Sheriff's Department.

Proposed UN resolution would authorize monitors for Colombia

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 04:48
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A proposed U.N. resolution obtained Friday by The Associated Press would establish a political mission to monitor and verify a future cease-fire in Colombia that would end Latin America's longest-running guerrilla conflict.

In Wisconsin, civil service change is another labor setback

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 04:47
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker made a national name for himself among conservatives by redefining Wisconsin's labor landscape, eliminating public unions, wiping out closed shops and erasing local prevailing wages. Now, coming off a short-lived presidential bid, he's poised to deal state workers another blow by revamping the state's 110-year-old civil service system.

Armed group's leader balks at FBI talks without media

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 04:46

Ammon Bundy, right, shakes hand with a federal agent guarding the gate at the Burns Municipal Airport in Oregon on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. Bundy is the leader of an armed group occupying a national wildlife refuge to protest federal land policies. (AP Photo/Keith Ridler).BURNS, Ore. (AP) — The leader of an armed group occupying a national wildlife refuge in Oregon met briefly with a federal agent Friday, but left because the agent wouldn't talk with him in front of the media.


Fort Campbell will reject licenses from 5 states

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 04:45

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Fort Campbell will no longer be able to accept driver’s licenses from Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, New Mexico and Washington as proofs of identity. Fort Campbell spokesman Bob Jenkins tells local media that as of Thursday, anyone from those five states or the American Samoa who tries to get a pass […]
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Fort Campbell will reject licenses from 5 states

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 04:45

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Fort Campbell will no longer be able to accept driver’s licenses from Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, New Mexico and Washington as proofs of identity. Fort Campbell spokesman Bob Jenkins tells local media that as of Thursday, anyone from those five states or the American Samoa who tries to get a pass […]
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Fort Campbell will reject licenses from 5 states

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 04:45

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Fort Campbell will no longer be able to accept driver’s licenses from Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, New Mexico and Washington as proofs of identity. Fort Campbell spokesman Bob Jenkins tells local media that as of Thursday, anyone from those five states or the American Samoa who tries to get a pass […]

Kansas' highest court voids Wichita marijuana ordinance

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 04:43

Marijuana plants are seen in an indoor cultivation in MontevideoBy a 7-0 vote, the Kansas Supreme Court said Wichita ignored filing and disclosure rules that were mandated by state law, and meant to ensure that legislators and voters in the state's most populous city understood the ordinance before a vote was taken. Approved by voters last April with a 54 percent majority, the ordinance set a maximum $50 fine for adults over 21 who were convicted for the first time of possessing no more than 32 grams (1.1 ounces) of marijuana, or related drug paraphernalia. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt had sought to void the Wichita ordinance on that basis and several others, including the basis for Friday's decision.


United Airlines jet skids off runway at Chicago's O'Hare airport

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 04:42
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A United Airlines plane carrying 179 passengers and six crew members skidded partly off the runway on Friday at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport after arriving from San Francisco, but no one was injured, airline and airport officials said.

The Latest: Armed group's leader refuses private FBI talk

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 04:39

Ammon Bundy, left, approaches an FBI gate at the Burns Municipal Airport in Oregon on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. Bundy is the leader of an armed group occupying a national wildlife refuge to protest federal land policies. (AP Photo/Keith Ridler).BURNS, Ore. (AP) — The latest on an armed group that took over buildings at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local):


Hawaii telescope official: Fate of project rests with state

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 04:37

HONOLULU (AP) — The executive director of the embattled Thirty Meter Telescope says he wants to move forward with the project but is waiting to hear from state officials about how to proceed after the Hawaii Supreme Court invalidated a key construction permit. Ed Stone spoke to reporters Friday after participating in a Chamber of […]
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Hawaii telescope official: Fate of project rests with state

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 04:37

HONOLULU (AP) — The executive director of the embattled Thirty Meter Telescope says he wants to move forward with the project but is waiting to hear from state officials about how to proceed after the Hawaii Supreme Court invalidated a key construction permit. Ed Stone spoke to reporters Friday after participating in a Chamber of […]
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Hawaii telescope official: Fate of project rests with state

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 04:37

HONOLULU (AP) — The executive director of the embattled Thirty Meter Telescope says he wants to move forward with the project but is waiting to hear from state officials about how to proceed after the Hawaii Supreme Court invalidated a key construction permit. Ed Stone spoke to reporters Friday after participating in a Chamber of […]