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White Pass - 1/26/2016 6:17:56 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:37
White Pass US12
1/26/2016 6:17:56 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. A traffic light is directing traffic through a single lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays at the signals. Starting Monday, Jan 25 WSDOT will be installing a new culvert across US 12 at the MP 154. The signal will be shut off and flaggers used. There may be times that the road will be closed for up to 30 minutes at a time. This work will 24 hours a day, seven days a week for the next five days.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 1/26/2016 6:14:20 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:37
Satus Pass US97
1/26/2016 6:14:20 PM

Temperature: 43 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Broken cloud cover

Stevens Pass - 1/26/2016 6:17:14 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:37
Stevens Pass US2
1/26/2016 6:17:14 PM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Blewett Pass - 1/26/2016 6:03:33 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:37
Blewett Pass US97
1/26/2016 6:03:33 PM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Broken cloud cover

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/26/2016 6:06:17 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:37
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/26/2016 6:06:17 PM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet. Temporary closure is planned for Tuesday Jan. 26, Wednesday, Jan 27 and Thursday, Jan 28 beginning at 11 p.m. and lasting for 4 hours to remove snow in the ditch line near the construction zone and the new bridge. Traffic will be stopped eastbound at milepost 56 near Gold Creek and westbound at milepost 62 near Cabin Creek and milepost 70 near Easton.

Weather:
Rain showers

AP News Guide: A look at the 'affluenza' teen case

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:35

FILE - This Dec. 28, 2015, file photo, released by Mexico's Jalisco state prosecutor's office shows who authorities identify as Ethan Couch, after he was taken into custody in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The Mexican lawyer for Couch said Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, that his client has dropped an appeal against deportation and will return to Texas to face charges. (Mexico's Jalisco state prosecutor's office via AP, File)FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving accident has dropped an appeal against deportation from Mexico and will return to Texas to face new charges in the coming days. Attorney Fernando Benitez said Tuesday that Ethan Couch formally ratified his decision to drop the appeal on Monday. Couch is scheduled to appear at a hearing in Texas on Feb. 19 over whether his case will be transferred to the adult system.


Oregon protester: 'It's hard to decide what to do'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:35

Member: "A peaceful resolution is not dead people."

       

Indiana bus crash kills school principal, hurts 2 children

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:33

Students at Amy Beverland Elementary School are picked up after school after a bus accident in Indianapolis on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. Authorities said an adult was killed and two children were seriously injured when a bus waiting outside the elementary school suddenly lurched forward and struck them. (Mykal McEldowney/The Indianapolis Star via AP) MANDATORY CREDITINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis elementary school principal was seen pushing several students out of the way an oncoming bus before the vehicle fatally struck her, authorities said Tuesday.


Hawaii humpback whale sanctuary won't be expanded

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:27
HONOLULU (AP) — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it's abandoning the idea of expanding a national marine sanctuary around Hawaii.

Hawaii humpback whale sanctuary won’t be expanded

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:27

HONOLULU (AP) — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it’s abandoning the idea of expanding a national marine sanctuary around Hawaii. Office of National Marine Sanctuaries Acting Director John Armor said in a statement Tuesday the agency is withdrawing its proposal after listening to input from the community and the state of Hawaii. The […]
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Hawaii humpback whale sanctuary won’t be expanded

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:27

HONOLULU (AP) — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it’s abandoning the idea of expanding a national marine sanctuary around Hawaii. Office of National Marine Sanctuaries Acting Director John Armor said in a statement Tuesday the agency is withdrawing its proposal after listening to input from the community and the state of Hawaii. The […]
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Hawaii humpback whale sanctuary won’t be expanded

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:27

HONOLULU (AP) — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it’s abandoning the idea of expanding a national marine sanctuary around Hawaii. Office of National Marine Sanctuaries Acting Director John Armor said in a statement Tuesday the agency is withdrawing its proposal after listening to input from the community and the state of Hawaii. The […]

Oregon State University has a 'mammoth' find

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:19

"Some of the bones are not in very good shape, but some are actually quite well preserved."

       

VIDEO: Netanyahu: 'UN has lost its neutrality'

BBC World News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:18
Israel's Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has accused the UN secretary general Ban ki-Moon of encouraging terrorism, after he said it was human nature for the Palestinians to react to occupation.
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10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:14

A health worker shows larvae of the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes found inside a warehouse during an operation to combat the mosquitoes that transmits the Zika virus in Recife, Pernambuco state, Brazil, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. Brazil's health minister Marcelo Castro says the country is sending some 220,000 troops to battle the mosquito blamed for spreading a virus suspected of causing birth defects, but he also says the war is already being lost. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:


As Amazon earnings approach, all eyes on cloud

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:11

Some analysts estimate Amazon Web Services will account for about one-third of the tech and retail giant’s operating profit in the fourth quarter. That could feed hopes that the cloud business could this year surpass retail as Amazon’s biggest source of profit.
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As Amazon earnings approach, all eyes on cloud

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:11

Some analysts estimate Amazon Web Services will account for about one-third of the tech and retail giant’s operating profit in the fourth quarter. That could feed hopes that the cloud business could this year surpass retail as Amazon’s biggest source of profit.
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As Amazon earnings approach, all eyes on cloud

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:11

Some analysts estimate Amazon Web Services will account for about one-third of the tech and retail giant’s operating profit in the fourth quarter. That could feed hopes that the cloud business could this year surpass retail as Amazon’s biggest source of profit.

Sounders’ Cristian Roldan on teammate Ozzie Alonso: ‘I’m here to take his spot’

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:09

Though Osvaldo Alonso, Andreas Ivanschitz and Erik Friberg are the early favorites to claim the three starting midfield positions, Sounders coach Sigi Schmid said Cristian Roldan could step in and contribute from Day 1.
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Sounders’ Cristian Roldan on teammate Ozzie Alonso: ‘I’m here to take his spot’

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:09

Though Osvaldo Alonso, Andreas Ivanschitz and Erik Friberg are the early favorites to claim the three starting midfield positions, Sounders coach Sigi Schmid said Cristian Roldan could step in and contribute from Day 1.
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