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Snoqualmie Pass - 6/24/2014 2:07:04 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 05:43
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
6/24/2014 2:07:04 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Rock blasting is scheduled for Tuesday through Thursday starting at 8 p.m. and is expected to last one hour or more. During blasting I-90 is closed from milepost 56 Gold Creek to milepost 61 Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70. I-90 is closed to bicycles in both directions between Hyak, exit 54 and Stampede Pass Interchange, exit 62. Bicyclists use the John Wayne Pioneer Trail.


Retired officer the man found dead at Arlington

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 05:42
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Officials say a man who apparently committed suicide at Arlington National Cemetery last week was a 92-year-old retired Air Force colonel.

Eyes on you: Experts reveal police hacking methods

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 05:38

Malicious software expert Sergey Golovanov, with Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, speaks during a “cyber self-defense course” hosted by his firm in east London on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Kaspersky and University of Toronto-based Citizen Lab are publishing reports detailing the workings of software produced by Hacking Team, an Italian cyber surveillance company. The reports, which were released simultaneously on Tuesday, show how law enforcement agencies across the globe are taking a page out of the cybercriminal handbook, using targets’ own phones and computers to spy on them with methods traditionally associated with the world's most malicious hackers.(AP Photo/Raphael Satter)LONDON (AP) — Law enforcement agencies across the globe are taking a page out of the hacker's handbook, using targets' own phones and computers to spy on them with methods traditionally associated with cybercriminals, two computer security groups said Tuesday.

New Yorkers Cast Votes in Rematch of Rangel vs. Espaillat

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 05:38
State Senator Adriano D. Espaillat has taken aim at the long tenure of Representative Charles B. Rangel in the Democratic primary to represent New York’s 13th Congressional District.

More than 50 dogs killed in Dallas house fire

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 05:37
More than 50 dogs were killed and two people injured when a fire swept through a Dallas house on Tuesday, fire officials said. "It is unknown why so many dogs were in one home, but reportedly there were more than 70," said Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesman Jason Evans. The homeowners, a husband and wife, were transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, fire officials said. The surviving dogs have been turned over to animal control and were being treated for injuries, they said.

California eatery marks fois gras ban with free pate portions

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 05:36
By Madeleine Thomas SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - In a special offer to wistful diners on the two-year anniversary of California’s foie gras ban, a Napa Valley restaurant plans to serve up the culinary delicacy to a select number of its patrons next month – for free. Production and commercial sales of foie gras, a pate dish made from the enlarged, fatty liver of a force-fed goose or duck, became illegal in California in July 2012 under a law enacted eight years earlier by the state legislature. Yet a handful of chefs, including Ken Frank, executive chef and owner of La Toque in Napa Valley, have bypassed the ban by simply giving away plates of foie gras to customers at their restaurants instead of selling it. On July 5, Frank said he plans to continue his act of culinary civil disobedience by hosting a free foie gras-centric lunch at his restaurant titled, “The State of Foie Gras.” Frank said California law does not prohibit transportation of foie gras into the state, and it remains readily available from producers elsewhere across the country and in Canada.

Music powers rebirth in 'Begin Again'

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 05:36

This image released by The Weinstein Company shows Mark Ruffalo, left, and Keira Knightley in a scene from "Begin Again." (AP Photo/The Weinstein Company, Andrew Schwartz)NEW YORK (AP) — When the bassist turned filmmaker John Carney was young, a borrowed Walkman played while cycling to school was an epiphany.

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VIDEO: Sudan death row woman freed again

BBC World News - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 05:33
A Sudanese woman freed from death row on Monday has been released again after being briefly detained with her family at Khartoum airport.
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Will Google exec raze 122-year-old Portland house?

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 05:31
The comments are rolling in hot and heavy today on an Oregonian story about a neighborhood protest against plans to demolish a house in Portland's Willamette Heights.

A challenging job for US special forces in Iraq

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 05:31
U.S. teams of special forces going into Iraq after a three-year gap will face an aggressive insurgency, a splintering military and a precarious political situation as they help Iraqi security forces improve their ability to battle Sunni militants.

When Artists Come into The Fold

E-Town - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 05:04
It’s funny. I used to think I knew everything there was to know about music. I’d somehow end up catching on to up-and-coming bands before many of my peers, and have the bragging rights of seeing them in very small venues – “before they were cool,” as they say. When I was younger I saw […]
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Cougars add linebacker Chandler Leniu to recruiting class

WA Cougars - Tue, 06/24/2014 - 10:06
Chandler Leniu was called the “heart and soul” of the defense of his Southern California high school team that finished 16-0 and was ranked No. 1 nationally. Leniu had signed with California but failed to meet an academic requirement there.
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Former Cougars basketball coach Ken Bone hired at Montana

WA Cougars - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:16
Ken Bone has been hired as an assistant coach at Montana.
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Retiring WSU track coach Rick Sloan fell in love with Pullman 41 years ago

WA Cougars - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 03:22
Rick Sloan will retire as Washington State’s track and field coach after the NCAA championships, which are this week in Eugene. Sloan, who competed in the decathlon in the 1968 Olympics, came to WSU in 1973 as an assistant and has been head coach since 1994.
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Record 8 Huskies taken in MLB draft

WA Cougars - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 08:40
Seven UW players drafted Saturday after right-hander Jeff Brigham went in the fourth round Friday.
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State presidents sound off on Pac-12’s plan for future of NCAA athletics

WA Cougars - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 13:31
UW’s Michael Young, WSU’s Elson Floyd talk about the proposed 10-point plan by the Pac-12 as part of a wider push by the Big Five NCAA conference on how to govern the future of college athletics.
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For WSU, new football complex is the cat’s meow

WA Cougars - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 14:16
Five-story building ‘next logical step’ in restoring Cougar football program to prominence, says AD Bill Moos.
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Academic honor for WSU’s Slaybaugh

WA Cougars - Sat, 05/31/2014 - 14:46
Slaybaugh is a kinesiology major with a 4.0 grade-point average. The senior, who switched from catcher to outfielder in his final year of eligibility, was also a first-team Academic All-America selection in 2013. He started 51 of 52 games this year and was second on the team in batting average (.299
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