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Blewett Pass - 7/9/2014 8:47:22 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:22
Blewett Pass US97
7/9/2014 8:47:22 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 7/9/2014 8:45:30 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:22
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/9/2014 8:45:30 AM

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 is scheduled Wednesday and Thursday starting at 8 p.m and will possibly close the road for two hours or more. During rock blasting closures, crews will close I-90 in both directions from Gold Creek (milepost 56) to Price Creek (milepost 61). During blast closures there are no services eastbound past mp 53 at the summit or westbound past mp 70 near Easton. I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak (Exit 54) and Stampede Pass Interchange (exit 62.

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France eyes anti-terror travel ban

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:21
The French government proposes travels bans to stop citizens travelling to Syria and Iraq to fight alongside Islamist militants.
Categories: BBC World News

New trial ordered for man on 8 murders in 1982

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:14
WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — A man who has spent more than three decades in prison after he was convicted of starting a fire in 1982 that killed eight people, including five children, has been granted a new trial.

Medicare providers complain of duplicative audits

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:14
MIAMI (AP) — Health care companies say they're losing millions of dollars that are tied up in appeals because of increasing numbers of Medicare audits. But the rise in the often duplicative audits has failed to reduce Medicare fraud, according to a report released Wednesday.

Police: prostitute accused in yacht overdose death

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:10
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A high-end prostitute has been arrested on suspicion of murder after injecting heroin into a Google executive on his yacht in Santa Cruz and leaving him to die when he overdosed, according to police.

Syria opposition elects new leader

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:09
Syria's main opposition alliance, the National Coalition, elects Hadi al-Bahra as its new president at a meeting in Turkey.
Categories: BBC World News

Jail term for New Orleans ex-mayor

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:03
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, who became the face of the city worldwide during Hurricane Katrina, is sentenced to 10 years in prison for corruption.
Categories: BBC World News

Greek workers hold 24-hour strike

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:02
Public sector workers in Greece hold a 24-hour strike in protest at continuing spending cuts, with hospitals, prisons and tax offices affected.
Categories: BBC World News

Your Week in Seattle Music: Ringo Starr, Wye Oak, The Fixx and more

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:00
Also featuring: A showcase of local rap's darker side, a didgeridoo-playing Australian folk musician and one of Seattle's most revered—and theatrical—live acts.

Fifty bodies found south of Baghdad

BBC World News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 23:58
The bullet-riddled bodies of 53 men are found south of Baghdad, as Iraq's prime minister claims Kurdistan is becoming a haven for jihadist-led rebels.
Categories: BBC World News

China says it's up to US to drive global economy

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 23:58
China's finance minister said Wednesday that the country is not planning any new stimulus measures and it is up to the United States to drive the global economy.

VIDEO: William and Harry in live web chat

BBC World News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 23:57
The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry have launched the Queen's Young Leaders Programme at Buckingham Palace.
Categories: BBC World News

Bill allowing parole for young offenders advances in Massachusetts

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 23:54
By Elizabeth Barber BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts legislators passed a bill that would grant people convicted of first-degree murder while under age 18 a chance at parole after serving at least 20 years of their sentence. The bill, which was approved late Tuesday, comes after rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court and Massachusetts' highest court that found imposing life sentences without parole on juvenile offenders to be unconstitutional. Governor Deval Patrick, a Democrat, has not indicated if he will sign it. Supporters of the Senate bill noted it does not guarantee parole to juvenile offenders but offers them the chance to plead their cases before a board.

Smoky fire in South Seattle industrial area

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 23:51
If you saw a lot of smoke along East Marginal Way this morning, here’s what it was:

VA apologizes to whistleblowers facing retaliation

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 23:50
A top official at the Veterans Affairs Department says he is sorry that VA employees have suffered retaliation after making complaints about poor patient care, long wait times and other problems.

Michigan man linked to Nazi police dies at 93

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 23:48
DETROIT (AP) — A man under a deportation order for serving in a Nazi-controlled police force during World War II has died in Michigan at age 93.

Bentley set for record sales in 2014

BBC World News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 23:35
Luxury carmaker Bentley says it is on course for record sales in 2014 after a 23% increase in deliveries in the first half of the year.
Categories: BBC World News

Weather service: Tornado hit homes where 4 died

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 23:33

A fireman walks through a debris field off Goff Road in Smithfield, NY., follow a storm on Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Officials in central New York say four people are dead and four homes have been destroyed in building collapses amid severe thunderstorms. (AP Photo/Oneida Daily Dispatch, John Haeger)SMITHFIELD, N.Y. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado destroyed the homes in upstate New York where four people were killed.


Ex-New Orleans Mayor Nagin sentenced to 10 years

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 23:27

Ex-New Orleans Mayor Nagin sentenced to 10 yearsFormer New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his conviction on bribery, money laundering and other corruption charges.