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Stevens Pass - 7/11/2014 3:09:59 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 06:52
Stevens Pass US2
7/11/2014 3:09:59 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Blewett Pass - 7/11/2014 3:03:33 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 06:52
Blewett Pass US97
7/11/2014 3:03:33 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 7/11/2014 3:17:14 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 06:52
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/11/2014 3:17:14 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting is completed for the week. I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak (Exit 54) and Stampede Pass Interchange (exit 62.

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Udall suggests problems with Gardner pill plan

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 06:47
DENVER (AP) — Democratic Sen Mark Udall is skeptical of his challenger's proposal to make birth control pills available over the counter, without a prescription.

Well-known humpback whale killed in boat collision

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 06:40

This July 2014 image provided by NOAA shows NOAA Fisheries Alaska Region Marine Mammal Stranding Coordinator Aleria Jensen, right, measuring the length of a female humpback whale while University of Alaska Fairbanks marine biology graduate student Suzie Teerlink holds the other end of the line during a necropsy near Funter Bay, Alaska. The 48-foot cetacean had been been seen in the waters of southeast Alaska for nearly 40 years but was found dead July 1, 2014. (AP Photo/NOAA)JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials are investigating after a 48-foot female whale well-known in the waters of southeast Alaska was killed in a collision with a boat.


Church funeral for Ohio priest convicted of murder

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 06:36
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A church funeral for a Roman Catholic priest in Ohio who died while serving a prison sentence for the 1980 death of a nun proceeded Friday as a few people protested at the church's diocese headquarters.

Florida movie theater shooter wins release from jail on bond

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 06:33
By Letitia Stein TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - A retired Florida police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of a fellow moviegoer during a dispute over texting is expected to go home on Friday night after being released from jail on bond, his lawyer said. Bail was set at $150,000 for Curtis Reeves, 71, who has been in jail without bond since the January shooting at a Tampa-area movie theater. A judge ordered Reeves under house arrest, and he is only to leave home to shop for groceries, seek medical care or attend religious services. "Mr. Reeves did nothing but use the law of self-defense in order to preserve his own life," his lawyer, Richard Escobar, told reporters.

1 dead, 1 hurt in central Indiana plane crash

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 06:30
GREENWOOD, Ind. (AP) — A single-engine airplane lost power moments after taking off from a small central Indiana airport, struck two homes and crashed, killing the pilot and critically injuring a passenger, a fire chief said.

Texas mass murder suspect collapses in court as crime recounted

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 06:24

 Haskell cornered by authorities outside ex-brother-in-law’s homeBy Erwin Seba and Terry Wade HOUSTON (Reuters) - The man accused of killing six members of his former wife's family, including four children, at their suburban Houston home collapsed in court on Friday when details of the crime were read aloud and was wheeled out in an office chair by sheriff's deputies. Ronald Lee Haskell, 33, was in court wearing orange prison attire for a hearing after being charged on Thursday with capital murder in the shooting deaths of his former wife's sister, her husband and four of their children, aged 4 to 14. Police have said Haskell entered the home on Wednesday posing as a delivery man and searching for his former wife, then methodically executed members of the family. Doug Durham, Haskell's public defender, said his client had been in and out of hospitals in Utah and California with a history of mental illness and that he was not taking prescribed medication at the time of the killings.


Judge delays Ga. trial in salmonella outbreak

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 06:20
Three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak traced to a southwest Georgia peanut plant five years ago will go on trial two weeks later than initially planned, a judge decided Friday.

Possible chlorine leak at Michigan amusement park

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 06:19
MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — Some patrons at a western Michigan amusement park have been hosed down after a possible chlorine leak near a water ride.

Police chief shoots, kills armed suspect at bank

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 06:17
PRINCETON, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a police chief visiting a western Kentucky bank shot and killed an armed man who entered wearing a stocking over his head.

5 things you need to know about visual arts

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 06:16
This blog post is a two-fer: It consists of things to see AND do. Yeah, it's hot, yeah, we know. ArtsPage HQ's motto is (one of our many mottoes) that it's  never "too" anything to get out and look at great art.

Kansas senator's longevity gives GOP foe opening

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 06:16
Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts stoked the political brushfire he was hoping to smother during a recent Kansas City-area radio morning show.

Opera Review: ‘The Passenger’ at the Park Avenue Armory

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 06:13
Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s opera “The Passenger,” at the Park Avenue Armory, explores a fateful encounter between a former Nazi death camp inmate and her SS overseer.






Questions and answers about saltwater spills

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 06:11
An estimated 1 million gallons of saltwater generated by oil drilling has leaked from a North Dakota pipeline, company and tribal officials say, and federal authorities are investigating whether any of the liquid reached Lake Sakakawea, one of the nation's largest man-made lakes. Here are some questions and answers about the spill and saltwater:

ND pipeline breach renews call for more monitoring

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 06:11
A saltwater spill from an underground pipeline in North Dakota has renewed calls from farmers and environmentalists to require new monitoring to help ensure that such breaches are prevented or caught quickly.

Anthrax scare reveals more CDC lab safety problems

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 06:11
Citing an anthrax scare and other safety problems, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday said it shut down two research labs and stopped shipping highly dangerous germs to other labs.

Ohio company wins rights to shipwreck's gold

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 06:11
A fugitive treasure hunter's company has lost its bid to stop deep-sea explorers from bringing up gold and other artifacts from a ship that sank off the South Carolina coast in 1857 and has been the subject of legal fights for nearly 30 years.