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Blewett Pass - 10/9/2014 6:13:08 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:54
Blewett Pass US97
10/9/2014 6:13:08 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

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

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 10/9/2014 6:00:48 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:54
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/9/2014 6:00:48 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Pass Closed

Restrictions Westbound:
Pass Closed

Conditions:
Closure for rock blasting operation is in progress east of Snoqualmie Pass summit. Eastbound traffic is stopped at Gold Creek milepost 56, westbound traffic is stopped at milepost 61 Price Creek. No services are available past exit 53 eastbound and exit 70 westbound.

Weather:


Bits Blog: Microsoft’s Nadella Backtracks From Comment on Women’s Pay

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:54
Satya Nadella, the chief executive of Microsoft, implied during a speech on Thursday that women should not ask for pay raises, a statement that quickly put him in the hot seat.






Oregon governor's fiancee admits to sham marriage

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:52

Cylvia Hayes, fiancee of Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, cries as she speaks at a news conference in Portland, Ore. on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. Hayes has admitted that she violated the law when she married an immigrant seeking to retain residency in the United States. She said she was "associating with the wrong people" while struggling to put herself through college and regrets her actions. (AP Photo/Gosia Wozniacka)PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber's fiancee admitted Thursday that she violated the law when she married an immigrant seeking to retain residency in the United States.


Frigate CO fired after allegedly groping chief's wife

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:49

Cmdr. accused of grabbing the buttocks of the wife of a chief petty officer at a bar.

       

Explosion at Key Military Base in Iran Raises Questions About Sabotage

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:48
An explosion took place deep inside a military base near Tehran, where Iran produces key elements of its missiles and other munitions.

Vehicle sparks caused Yosemite wildfire

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:48

This undated photo provided by DynCorp International shows pilot Geoffrey "Craig" Hunt who was killed Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, while fighting the Dog Rock Fire in Yosemite National Park. Hunt, 62, a 13-year veteran pilot of Dyncorp International, was flying a S-2T air tanker, similar to the plane in the photo, under contract with the state, when his plane hit a canyon wall while fighting the blaze that has caused the closure of the major western entrance into the heart of the park. CalFire has temporarily grounded it's fleet of S-2T's for inspection.(AP Photo/DynCorp International)YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Sparks from a vehicle caused a wildfire at the edge of Yosemite National Park that led to the death of a firefighting air-tanker pilot this week, officials said Thursday.


Wife charged with failure to report husband's dead body

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:43

Illa Soloman faces nine counts in connection with her husband's suspicious death.

       

Paying Respects, Pentagon Revives Vietnam, and War Over Truth

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:39
The website for the Pentagon’s Vietnam War anniversary commemoration largely describes a war of valor and honor that would be unrecognizable to many of the Americans who fought in and against it.

St. Louis shooting reignites anger among activists

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:37

Crowds confront police near the scene in in south St. Louis where a man was fatally shot by an off-duty St. Louis police officer on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. St. Louis Police Lt. Col. Alfred Adkins said the 32-year-old officer was working a secondary security job late Wednesday when the shooting happened. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Carson)ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two months after a Ferguson officer killed Michael Brown, setting off intense national debate about law enforcement treatment of minorities, the shooting death of another black 18-year-old by police in nearby St. Louis has reignited anger among activists already planning weekend protests.


Arrest of Suspected Drug Lord in Mexico Is Seen as Symbolic Amid Police Scandal

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:36
Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, who was arrested in the northern city of Torreon, is accused of running the Juarez ring with an eye for killing and a thirst for allies.

Pro-Line, "Curly Kit" creator Cottrell dies at 82

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:36

Comer Cottrell, creator of Pro-Line products and the Curly Kit, has died in Plano, Texas.

       

Report details Alaska brawl that involved Palins

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:35
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A police report released Thursday detailed a brawl that broke out at an Anchorage house party and involved members of Sarah Palin's family, including allegations that Bristol Palin punched the host several times in the face.

Teen haunted by torture to face attackers in court

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:34

Assailants hacked at him for an hour with a machete, trying to cut off his leg and arm.

       

Hiker missing 3 days found alive near Snoqualmie Pass

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:34

Seattle woman fed her two dogs beef jerky to get them through the ordeal.

       

WHO: Ebola death toll above 4,000

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:34

More than 8,000 confirmed, probable and suspected cases of Ebola had been reported.

       

Mom: I tried to revive my son after aiming to kill

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:31

FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2011, file photo, Gigi Jordan, the multimillionaire mother charged with killing her autistic 8-year-old son, appears in Manhattan Supreme court in New York. Jordan testified at her murder trial Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, that she heard the boy struggling to breathe and her heart pounded. She says she sobbed and tried to resuscitate her son, Jude Mirra. Jude was later found dead of a drug overdose, with Jordan on the floor. (AP Photo/File, Mary Altaffer, File)NEW YORK (AP) — A millionaire pharmaceuticals entrepreneur, living in fear and convinced a mutual death with her developmentally disabled 8-year-old son was the only solution, deliberately gave him a lethal dose of prescription drugs and exchanged goodbyes but later tried to revive him, she told jurors on Thursday.


Oklahoma unveils renovated execution chamber after botched execution

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:29
By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Oklahoma prison officials on Thursday unveiled a renovated execution chamber inside the Oklahoma State Penitentiary, aimed at addressing issues that arose during the state's last execution. The state made additions and improvements to the chamber in McAlester following the botched execution of condemned murderer Clayton Lockett in April, when an intravenous tube was placed incorrectly in his groin area, according to state officials. ...

No charges in fight at party attended by Palins

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:29
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Police in Alaska say no charges will be filed in connection with a fight that broke out at a party and involved members of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's family.

California man charged in transgender activist's choking murder

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:27
By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A man accused of killing a Southern California transgender activist and dumping her body behind a fast-food restaurant was charged with murder on Thursday, but prosecutors said they lacked evidence to prove the case was a hate crime. Randy Lee Parkerson, 38, was charged with a single count of murder in the slaying of Zoraida Reyes, whose body was found behind a Dairy Queen restaurant in Anaheim this summer, Orange County prosecutors said. ...