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Snoqualmie Pass - 11/28/2014 4:11:34 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 09:31
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/28/2014 4:11:34 PM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Slush in places with areas of standing water

Weather:
Snowing

A Conundrum for Saudis: Women at Work

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 09:31
A group of academics is joining the Saudi government in a project to lower the hurdles keeping women from becoming employed.

Josh Hawkinson, Cougars hold off Rice in Alaska - Fri, 28 Nov 2014 PST

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 09:27
Josh Hawkinson had a career-high 27 points, and Washington State beat Rice 76-74 in the consolation round of the Great Alaska Shootout on Friday.

UW men’s basketball gears up for Wooden Legacy tournament

WA Huskies - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 09:22
The Washington men’s basketball team is riding a 3-0 start as it heads to California for three games in the Wooden Legacy this week.
Categories: Sports Center

SPD sergeant says she was a target after halting ‘gravy train’

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 09:21
In a lawsuit, Seattle police Sgt. Ella Elias contends that she was the target of retaliation after complaining that lucrative overtime pay had been improperly steered to favor four officers. The city issued a statement denying the allegations.

Arizona man hospitalized over Ebola concerns tests negative

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 09:17
(Reuters) - A Phoenix man who became ill after returning this week from Sierra Leone, one of the three West African nations hardest hit by an Ebola outbreak, on Friday was taken to a hospital where he tested negative for the virus, officials said. The 32-year-old man, who was not identified, was transported to the Maricopa Integrated Health System in Phoenix for evaluation after complaining of sickness including dry-heaving and diarrhea, Phoenix Fire Department spokesman Mark Vanacore said. ...

Saturday's forecast: Snow showers for Pacific NW

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 09:16

What's the weather where you are? Get the details in today's forecast.

       

Editorial: As contract negotiations drag on, get ports back to full speed

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 09:16
Union dock workers have a right to bargain for a new contract, but slowing down the port hurts businesses and consumers.

Free Fall in Oil Price Underscores Shift Away From OPEC

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 09:15
The inability or unwillingness of OPEC to curb production showed that it was no longer the dominating force behind global fuel supplies and prices.

Ferguson a defining moment for race relations in USA

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 09:15

Ferguson could become a defining moment in the country's struggles on the issue of race.

       

On Religion: Brooklyn’s Lubavitch Community: A Culture Captured by the Ultimate Outsider

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 09:12
Chie Nishio, a photographer born in Japan, chronicled the lives of Lubavitch-Chabad Hasidim in Brooklyn, including the movement’s leader, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson.

Ferguson protesters lead 'Time' magazine's 'Person of the Year' ballot

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 09:01

The protesters hold a lead in 'Time' magazine's annual balloting on their website and Facebook page.

       

Pac-12 predictions: Washington faces tough test against Long Beach State

WA Huskies - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 09:01
Don’t let Long Beach State’s 3-3 record fool you, the 49ers should give Washington (4-0) a stiff challenge Friday night in the DirecTV Wooden Legacy semifinals at Cal-State Fullerton’s Titan Gym.
Categories: Sports Center

Brown wants Scots politics 'reset'

BBC World News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 08:59
Former PM Gordon Brown says politicians in Scotland must stop obsessing about constitutional change and focus on improving people's lives.
Categories: BBC World News

Black Friday gets a little less frenzied

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 08:56

Shoppers head into Target just after thei doors opened at midnight on Black Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in South Portland, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday seemed a little less crazy this year.


In Northern Ireland, a Wave of Immigrants Is Met With Fists

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 08:55
Racially motivated attacks have increased at a time when open borders in the European Union have led waves of illegal and legal migrants to Britain and Ireland.

Venezuela jail overdose kills 35

BBC World News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 08:53
Thirty-five Venezuelan inmates are reported to have died after overdosing on the contents of a prison infirmary they stormed.
Categories: BBC World News

BLACK FRIDAY LIVE: Thinner crowds, protests, beer

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 08:53

Target shoppers Kelly Foley, left, Debbie Winslow, center, and Ann Rich use a smartphone to look at a competitor's prices while shopping shortly after midnight on Black Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in South Portland, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday shoppers are starting to look like procrastinators.


Man charged with couple's murder

BBC World News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 08:48
A 38-year-old man is charged with the murder of Patrick and Gillian Kettyle, who were found stabbed at their home in Surrey on Thursday.
Categories: BBC World News

Lawsuit accuses Wells Fargo of biased lending in Chicago area

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 08:44

The Wells Fargo bank branch in Golden, ColoradoBy Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co was sued on Friday by Cook County, Illinois, which accused the largest U.S. mortgage lender of targeting black, Hispanic and female borrowers with predatory and discriminatory lending in the Chicago area. The lawsuit is the latest accusing major banks of biased mortgage lending that harmed major American cities, such as Los Angeles, Miami and Baltimore, and prolonged the nation's housing crisis. These lawsuits have had mixed success. According to a complaint filed in the U.S. ...