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58-foot dead whale washes ashore on Long Island

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:26

In this photo provided by The Riverhead Foundation, authorities investigate the death of a 58-foot finback whale that washed ashore on an eastern Long Island beach in Shirley, N.Y., Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. Kimberly Durham and staff from the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation are investigating. Durham said a forensic examination will be conducted on Friday to seek a cause of death but there were no visible signs of injury. (AP Photo/The Riverhead Foundation)SHIRLEY, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of 58-foot finback whale that washed ashore on an eastern Long Island beach.


Officials Admit a ‘Defeat’ by Ebola in Sierra Leone

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:16
The decision to help families treat patients at home signifies a significant shift in the struggle against the rampaging disease.

Teen gunman in 2013 Colorado school shooting was bent on revenge

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:16

An Arapahoe high school student prays at the school in Centennial, ColoradoBy Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - An 18-year-old Colorado high school student, who shot to death a classmate last year before committing suicide, had planned the attack for months and had written in a journal that he would soon "shoot up my school," authorities said on Friday. The new details emerged as police completed their investigation into the rampage at Arapahoe High School, where Karl Pierson fatally wounded 17-year-old Claire Davis. Armed with a 12-gauge pump action shotgun, a machete and three Molotov cocktails, Pierson stormed the school in the Denver suburb of Centennial on Dec. ...


Lorenzo Romar adds Tiffani Walker to staff

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:16
Washington hired Tiffani Walker as director of men’s basketball operations.

ISIS Intensifies Siege of Kurdish Enclave in Syria

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:15
The Islamic State is pouring reinforcements into the besieged Syrian city of Kobani, a Kurdish enclave, despite heavy attacks from American-led aircraft.

Jury rejects Iowa guard's sexual harassment suit

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:13
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A jury on Friday rejected an Iowa prison guard's lawsuit that claimed she was sexually harassed after inmates were repeatedly allowed to watch sexually graphic and violent moves.

Prayer service held in Indiana for American held by Islamic State

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:10
By Susan Guyett PLAINFIELD Ind. (Reuters) - Family and friends of Abdul-Rahman Kassig held a prayer service on Friday for the U.S. humanitarian worker held hostage by Islamic State militants, expressing hope he will survive his ordeal and lauding his willingness to help others even in the face of danger. Kassig, a 26-year-old from Indiana formerly known as Peter Kassig, was threatened in a video issued last week by Islamic State that showed the beheading of British aid worker Alan Henning, 47. ...

Landon Donovan Plays Last Game for U.S. Men's National Team

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:10
After being left off the World Cup roster this summer, Landon Donovan put aside tension with the U.S. men’s national team and played the final game of his 15-year international career, a friendly match against Ecuador.

Ex-guard, inmate convicted in Hawaii gang trial

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:05
HONOLULU (AP) — A former guard was found guilty of taking bribes from a Hawaii prison gang to smuggle drugs and cigarettes to prisoners, while an inmate was convicted of leading a brutal attack to maintain his position in the gang.

White Pass - 10/10/2014 5:32:41 PM

White Pass Report - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:05
White Pass US12
10/10/2014 5:32:41 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

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

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Satus Pass - 10/10/2014 5:33:00 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:05
Satus Pass US97
10/10/2014 5:33:00 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:


Stevens Pass - 10/10/2014 5:32:40 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:05
Stevens Pass US2
10/10/2014 5:32:40 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

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

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Blewett Pass - 10/10/2014 5:35:27 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:05
Blewett Pass US97
10/10/2014 5:35:27 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.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 10/10/2014 5:33:30 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:05
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/10/2014 5:33:30 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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

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

Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Monday, Oct. 13 through Thursday, Oct. 16, starting at 5:30 p.m. and lasting one or more hours. During blasts, crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek milepost 56, and westbound at Price Creek milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound, or past Exit 70 westbound, during blast closures.

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Ebola Patient Sent Home Despite Fever, Records Show

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:04
Medical records of Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian who died this week in Dallas, contradict earlier statements from the hospital that treated him.






No charges for Florida woman in stun gun case

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:01
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida prosecutor is dropping charges against a 61-year-old woman who had a stun gun fired in her back by a Tallahassee police officer.

2 men each sentenced to 25 years for brutal Kirkland home invasion

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:01
Two men who attacked another man with knives during a vicious home-invasion in Kirkland a year ago were each sentenced Friday to just over 25 years in prison.

Ex-pilot wore uniform to cut airport security line

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:01
A pilot fired from Cathay Pacific Airlines says he wore his former employer's uniform and badge to bypass security at Honolulu International Airport.

Monday Memo

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:01
A look at business events during the week

Chelan County PUD plans informal chats in chelan with customer-owners

Chelan County PUD - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:00
Get your PUD-related questions answered on Tuesday, Oct. 14
Categories: Chelan County