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White Pass - 1/25/2016 5:05:20 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 09:26
White Pass US12
1/25/2016 5:05:20 PM

Temperature: 40 °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:
Scattered clouds

Satus Pass - 1/25/2016 5:15:57 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 09:26
Satus Pass US97
1/25/2016 5:15:57 PM

Temperature: 43 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 1/25/2016 5:19:48 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 09:26
Stevens Pass US2
1/25/2016 5:19:48 PM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Scattered clouds

Blewett Pass - 1/25/2016 5:08:48 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 09:26
Blewett Pass US97
1/25/2016 5:08:48 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and fry, wet in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/25/2016 5:10:12 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 09:26
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/25/2016 5:10:12 PM

Temperature: 37 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry, wet 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 62 near Cabin Creek and MP 70 near Easton.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Grand jury indicts leader behind Planned Parenthood videos

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 09:23

Grand jury indicts leader behind Planned Parenthood videosAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Houston grand jury investigating undercover footage of Planned Parenthood found no wrongdoing Monday by the abortion provider, and instead indicted anti-abortion activists involved in making the videos that targeted the handling of fetal tissue in clinics and provoked outrage among Republican leaders nationwide.


China releases, deports Swede detained over rights group

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 09:23

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese government has released and immediately deported a Swedish man it accused of training and funding unlicensed lawyers in the country. Swedish embassy spokesman Sebastian Magnusson confirmed Tuesday that Peter Dahlin had left China but was unable to provide further details. Dahlin was featured in a 10-minute segment on state broadcaster […]
Categories: Sports Center

China releases, deports Swede detained over rights group

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 09:23

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese government has released and immediately deported a Swedish man it accused of training and funding unlicensed lawyers in the country. Swedish embassy spokesman Sebastian Magnusson confirmed Tuesday that Peter Dahlin had left China but was unable to provide further details. Dahlin was featured in a 10-minute segment on state broadcaster […]
Categories: Sports Center

China releases, deports Swede detained over rights group

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 09:23

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese government has released and immediately deported a Swedish man it accused of training and funding unlicensed lawyers in the country. Swedish embassy spokesman Sebastian Magnusson confirmed Tuesday that Peter Dahlin had left China but was unable to provide further details. Dahlin was featured in a 10-minute segment on state broadcaster […]

Whacked by Blizzard of 2016: How did major cities cope?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 09:21

The weekend's big blizzard caused chaos. Here's how four major cities compare in their cleanups.

       

Joevin Jones isn’t Sounders’ biggest new name, but he’ll be a critical addition

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 09:18

The Sounders added left back Joevin Jones on draft day, dealing a first-round pick and allocation money to Chicago for a player they think will be a key player in 2016.
Categories: Sports Center

Joevin Jones isn’t Sounders’ biggest new name, but he’ll be a critical addition

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 09:18

The Sounders added left back Joevin Jones on draft day, dealing a first-round pick and allocation money to Chicago for a player they think will be a key player in 2016.
Categories: Sports Center

Joevin Jones isn’t Sounders’ biggest new name, but he’ll be a critical addition

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 09:18

The Sounders added left back Joevin Jones on draft day, dealing a first-round pick and allocation money to Chicago for a player they think will be a key player in 2016.

El Salvador’s Advice on Zika: Don’t Have Babies

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 09:18
Grappling with a mosquito-borne virus linked to brain damage in infants, El Salvador is advising all women in the country not to get pregnant until 2018.









VIDEO: Meet the new faces of Vietnam's economy

BBC World News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 09:15
As the incumbent prime minister of Vietnam prepares to step down, young entrepreneurs are becoming the face of politics and the economy.
Categories: BBC World News

Judge sides with group building Noah’s Ark on tax incentive

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 09:10

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A religious group building a massive Noah’s Ark tourist attraction in Kentucky has won a legal battle over the state’s withdrawal of a potential tax incentive worth millions. A federal judge ruled Monday that Kentucky officials violated the ark builders’ First Amendment protections by blocking it from the sales tax tourism […]
Categories: Sports Center

Judge sides with group building Noah’s Ark on tax incentive

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 09:10

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A religious group building a massive Noah’s Ark tourist attraction in Kentucky has won a legal battle over the state’s withdrawal of a potential tax incentive worth millions. A federal judge ruled Monday that Kentucky officials violated the ark builders’ First Amendment protections by blocking it from the sales tax tourism […]
Categories: Sports Center

Judge sides with group building Noah’s Ark on tax incentive

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 09:10

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A religious group building a massive Noah’s Ark tourist attraction in Kentucky has won a legal battle over the state’s withdrawal of a potential tax incentive worth millions. A federal judge ruled Monday that Kentucky officials violated the ark builders’ First Amendment protections by blocking it from the sales tax tourism […]

So Far, Amazon and Netflix Are Sundance’s Top Buyers

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 09:07
At the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, the big streaming services, not the traditional studios, are driving the deal-making.









Climate Deal’s First Big Hurdle: The Draw of Cheap Oil

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 09:05
For the accord to work, governments must resist ever more affordable fossil fuels in favor of policies that encourage and, in many cases, require the use of renewable energy sources.