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Snoqualmie Pass - 3/25/2015 5:27:50 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 21:54
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
3/25/2015 5:27:50 AM

Temperature: 37 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, snow and slush in places

Weather:
Rain and snow mix

Suspect dead after shooting that killed California police officer

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 21:53
A suspected shooter in the San Francisco Bay Area city of San Jose was found dead from a gunshot wound following an exchange of gunfire with police on Tuesday night that killed one officer, local authorities said. The suspect, identified as Scott Dunham and said to be in his 50s, was dead on the balcony of his apartment when police found him early Wednesday morning, the San Jose Police Department said on Twitter. Veteran officer Michael Johnson was killed in the gunfire exchange, officials said. A standoff ensued, with San Jose Police Chief Larry Esquivel telling a late-night news conference that Dunham was likely still in his home.

VIDEO: Welcoming cyclists in Johannesburg

BBC World News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 21:45
Pitching the cycle against the car as Johannesburg tries to encourage commuters to switch from driving to cycling.
Categories: BBC World News

Day in pictures: 25 March 2015

BBC World News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 21:44
A selection of striking images from around the world
Categories: BBC World News

Neil Alexander, Live Like Lou founder, dead of ALS at 49

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 21:42
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A financial planner who worked with the University of Pittsburgh to create the Live Like Lou Center for ALS Research, has died of the disease he fought to cure. Neil Alexander was 49.

Elephants rescue lorry in Louisiana

BBC World News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 21:41
A pair of elephants helped prevent a lorry, stuck in a muddy lay-by, from overturning in the US state of Louisiana.
Categories: BBC World News

Toppled fish truck makes a stinker of a commute Tuesday night

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 21:34
When an overturned truck blocked Highway 99 southbound, the evening commute in downtown Seattle was gridlocked.

1 of last Howard Johnson's eateries sold, ending 57-year run

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 21:30
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — One of the three remaining Howard Johnson's restaurants still in business has been sold and will close after a nearly 60-year run in a New York village.

Vermont city losing 600K-plus gallons of water daily in leak

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 21:28
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — The city of Rutland, Vermont, is losing more than 600,000 gallons of water a day because of a leak.

Kraft and Heinz to Merge in Deal Backed by Buffett and 3G Capital

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 21:24
The merger will create the fifth-largest food and beverage company globally, with Heinz controlling 51 percent and Kraft shareholders owning the rest.






China rejects call to free activists

BBC World News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 21:24
China rejects calls from foreign governments to release five women's rights activists who have spent nearly three weeks in detention.
Categories: BBC World News

Picasso valued at $140M heading to NYC auction

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 21:23
NEW YORK (AP) — A radiant masterpiece by Pablo Picasso from the 1950s will lead an auction in May where it could top $140 million.

Ford recalls over 220,000 vehicles in North America for three issues

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 21:10

Ford Motor Co unveils the new 2011 Ford Explorer outside the Ford Motor World Headquarters in DearbornFord Motor Co said on Wednesday it is recalling more than 220,000 vehicles in North America for potential issues with door handles, vacuum pump relays and sensors. The No. 2 U.S. automaker said it is recalling 212,911 Ford Explorer SUVs and Ford Police Interceptor utility vehicles from model years 2011 to 2013 because a spring that controls the interior door handle may become loose and cause the door to become unlatched in a side-impact crash, increasing the risk of injury. Affected are 194,484 vehicles in the United States and its territories, 12,392 in Canada and 6,035 in Mexico, the company said. Dealers will inspect all four interior door handle assemblies and repair or replace at no cost as needed.


Controversial Gatlin gets Nike deal

BBC World News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 21:10
Sprinter Justin Gatlin, who has served two doping bans, signs a lucrative deal with Nike, while Tyson Gay is also set to wear the kit.
Categories: BBC World News

'Stand by Me' among 25 records being preserved at US library

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 21:03

FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2011 file photo, American soul singer Ben E. King speaks during a news conference in Tokyo. One of the most broadcast songs of the 20th century, Ben E. King's "Stand by Me," has been selected for preservation at the Library of Congress, along with recordings from Joan Baez, The Righteous Brothers, Steve Martin and the darker sounds of the band Radiohead. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the most broadcast songs of the 20th century, Ben E. King's "Stand by Me," has been selected for preservation at the Library of Congress, along with recordings from Joan Baez, The Righteous Brothers, Steve Martin and the darker sounds of the band Radiohead.


Ted Cruz websites redirect traffic to campaign

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 20:58

Anonymous owner of Ted Cruz 2016 domain names agrees to send traffic to official campaign website.

       

Search narrows for woman possibly kidnapped for ransom

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 20:57

Crews are using sonar along the Mare Island waterfront to help in the search.

       

White Pass - 3/25/2015 4:12:07 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 20:54
White Pass US12
3/25/2015 4:12:07 AM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, slush in places

Weather:
Snowing

Satus Pass - 3/25/2015 4:05:23 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 20:54
Satus Pass US97
3/25/2015 4:05:23 AM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Stevens Pass - 3/25/2015 4:14:47 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 20:54
Stevens Pass US2
3/25/2015 4:14:47 AM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet, slush and ice in places

Weather:
Light snow