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Blewett Pass - 8/29/2014 12:04:25 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 03:47
Blewett Pass US97
8/29/2014 12:04:25 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.


Snoqualmie Pass - 8/29/2014 12:02:09 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 03:47
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/29/2014 12:02:09 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Snoqualmie Pass rock blasting is complete for the week.


A final guess at the Seattle Seahawks' final 53-man roster

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 03:46
So with just a little more than a day now until Seattle has to make the cuts to get to its 53-man regular season roster, here's one more (likely futile) guess on how it'll look in the end.
Categories: Sports Center

Listening Post: Obama Again Tips the Scales Toward Caution on Syria

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 03:44
At every moment when it has appeared that President Obama might be willing to shrug off his reluctance to act militarily in Syria, he has been drawn back.

NYC developer makes changes in 'poor door' design

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 03:43
NEW YORK (AP) — A plan for a luxury skyscraper with a so-called "poor door" is changing to extend more of a welcome to residents of its cluster of affordable apartments, officials and the developers said Friday.

Pilot in F-15 crash was decorated combat veteran

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 03:41

U.S. Air National Guard Col. James Keefe, commander of the 104th Fighter WingThe pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said Thursday.

Probation for ex-cop who killed elk named Big Boy

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 03:40

FILE - This Jan. 1, 2013 photo provided by Lara Koenig, shows Boulder Police Officer Sam Carter, 37, posing with an elk he allegedly shot in Boulder, Colo. Carter, the former Boulder police officer convicted of killing the treasured bull elk, faces sentencing Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. District Attorney Stan Garnett has recommended that Carter be sentenced to one year in prison. In a court filing, he called Carter "flippant" and "arrogant" attitude toward his conviction in the shooting of the trophy elk known around town as "Big Boy." (AP Photo/Lara Koenig via The Daily Camera, File) NO SALESBOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A former Boulder police officer convicted of killing a treasured bull elk in an upscale neighborhood was sentenced Friday to four years of probation.

Washington Judge Upholds Small City's Pot Shop Ban

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 03:39
Washington judge upholds small city's ban on marijuana shops that are legal under state law

Bits Blog: Apple Appeals Judge’s Decision to Deny a Ban on Samsung Products

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 03:33
The smartphone giants Apple and Samsung have agreed to drop patent suits against each other outside the United States, but their fight here clearly isn’t over.

Sept. 11 memorial to be open on night of anniversary

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 03:31
The plaza on World Trade Center site in New York will o be open to public for first time on the anniversary of the terrorist attacks

Firm: Atlantic City losing 3 casinos, not business

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 03:28
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Wall Street firm predicted Friday that much of the revenue generated by three Atlantic City casinos that are closing will remain in the city after they're gone.

A view of Seattle Steel, 1905

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 03:27
As soon as William Pigott announced his factory plans in 1903, the small neighborhood on Pigeon Point began to boom with mill workers moving into new but modest homes.

Hales wants strong Cook partnership

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 03:22
Alex Hales says captain Alastair Cook is the "right guy at the top of the order" ahead of the third ODI against India.
Categories: BBC World News

Florida mother arrested after five kids found living in filthy home

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 03:18
By Barbara Liston ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida mother has been charged with child neglect after her 10-year-old boy came to school in foul-smelling clothes and told a teacher he could not remember when he last took a bath, court documents showed. Betsy Velasquez, 34, of Kissimmee, was charged on Tuesday and was released from the Osceola County jail on Wednesday on a $1,000 bond. Investigators were alerted by an elementary school teacher who also said the boy had been coming to school late and hungry.

Family of instructor killed at Arizona gun range does not blame girl

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 03:15

Shooting instructor Charles Vacca stands next to a 9-year-old girl at the Last Stop shooting range in White HillsThe ex-wife and children of an Arizona gun range instructor shot and killed by a 9-year-old girl using an Uzi submachine gun do not blame the child and plan on reaching out to her family, according to a TV interview broadcast on Friday. Charles Vacca was showing the girl how to fire the Uzi at the Arizona Last Stop gun range in remote White Hills on Monday when the recoil caused her to lose control of the high-powered weapon, according to the Mohave County Sheriff's Office. Vacca, 39, was struck by at least one round from the Uzi and died, in an accident that has touched off debate over the wisdom of giving children access to high-powered firearms, even in a controlled setting such as a gun range. "He was a good person, but we know they are as well," one of Vacca's daughters, Ashley, told NBC's "Today" show, referring to the girl's family.

EU ministers call for new sanctions against Russia

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 03:12

Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Tomasz Sikorski arrives holding a basket of apples to protest against Russia's ban on food imports, during an informal meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Ministers, in Milan, Italy, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. European Union foreign ministers on Friday were set to weigh adopting a tougher stance on the Ukraine crisis amid increasing calls to beef up economic sanctions against Russia. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)MILAN (AP) — Several European Union foreign ministers on Friday accused Russia of invading eastern Ukraine and said Moscow should be punished with additional economic sanctions.

Divisions Grow as a Downturn Rocks Europe

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 03:07
Leaders are battling a raft of problems, including deflation and unemployment, and many are increasingly taking issue with Germany’s austerity mantra.

Pentagon identifies F-15 pilot killed in Virginia crash

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 03:05
The Pentagon on Friday identified the pilot killed in the crash of an F-15C fighter in Virginia as Lieutenant Colonel Morris "Moose" Fontenot Jr., a U.S. Fontenot, an F-15 instructor and combat veteran, was piloting the Massachusetts Air National Guard plane when it went down on Wednesday in a remote area of western Virginia. Fontenot reported an in-flight emergency shortly before contact was lost with the Washington flight controller, and the crash is under investigation. Fontenot was the inspector general of the Massachusetts Air National Guard's 104th Fighter Wing, stationed at Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield.

3rd tourist cited for flying drone in Yellowstone

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 03:03
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — For the third time this summer, Yellowstone National Park rangers have cited a tourist for illegally flying a drone in the park.

Connecticut catering company penalizes CEO after dog-kicking incident

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 02:50
(Reuters) - The chief executive officer of catering company Centerplate, who was caught on videotape kicking a dog, has been placed on indefinite probation by his employer and ordered to donate to animal welfare efforts, the company's board of directors said. The incident of animal cruelty by CEO Des Hague is "unacceptable," the company's board said in a statement. Stamford, Connecticut-based Centerplate serves large sports and entertainment venues. Other critics have called for a boycott of Centerplate concessions.