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White Pass - 1/27/2016 3:31:55 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 07:47
White Pass US12
1/27/2016 3:31:55 PM

Temperature: 41 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. A traffic light is directing traffic lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays. Starting Monday, Jan 25 culvert installation across US 12 at the MP 154, flaggers will direct traffic, may be times that the road will be closed for up to 30 minutes at a time. This work will 24 hours a day, seven days a week until completed.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 1/27/2016 3:38:50 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 07:47
Satus Pass US97
1/27/2016 3:38:50 PM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Overcast skies with areas of fog

Stevens Pass - 1/27/2016 3:35:48 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 07:47
Stevens Pass US2
1/27/2016 3:35:48 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Blewett Pass - 1/27/2016 3:38:58 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 07:47
Blewett Pass US97
1/27/2016 3:38:58 PM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/27/2016 3:23:07 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 07:47
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/27/2016 3:23:07 PM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. Closure is planned for Wednesday Jan 27 and Thursday Jan 28 beginning at 11 p.m. and lasting for 4 hours to remove snow in the ditch line near the construction zone and the new bridge. Traffic will be stopped eastbound at milepost 56 near Gold Creek and westbound at milepost 62 near Cabin Creek and milepost 70 near Easton.

Weather:
Overcast skies with areas of fog

Drug abuse bill raises hopes for election-year achievement

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 07:46

Michael Botticelli, director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on attacking America’s epidemic of heroin and prescription drug abuse, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)WASHINGTON (AP) — In a testy election year likely to see scant collaboration between Republicans and Democrats, there's a glint of hope in Congress for a bipartisan bill aimed at fighting heroin and opioid addiction — a deadly, growing problem that afflicts states both red and blue.


Ferguson, Missouri releases details of proposed consent decree

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 07:43

Girl carries an upside down U.S. flag during a protest march in FergusonBy Julia Harte WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The city of Ferguson, Missouri, released details on Wednesday of a tentative deal with the U.S. Justice Department to reform its police department and resolve a federal probe following the 2014 fatal shooting of a black teenager that ignited national protests. The shooting of 18-year-old, unarmed Michael Brown by white Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson exposed tension between the city government and the largely black community outside St. Louis that erupted into violent protests after a grand jury chose not to indict the officer. It was one of a series of highly publicized killings of black men mostly by white police officers that set off a nationwide debate about the use of police force, especially against minorities.


A January Pause, but Fed Affirms Plan for Gradual Rate Increases

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 07:42
The Federal Reserve, which raised its benchmark interest rate last month for the first time in years, acknowledged weak global growth but said it still expected to increase rates.









Wyoming looks at habitat protection for migrating big game

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 07:41

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission will discuss and could adopt new measures on Thursday to protect big-game migration routes, including areas where antelope and mule deer make some of their species’ longest known seasonal treks in North America. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department recommends protecting bottlenecks, or areas where […]
Categories: Sports Center

Wyoming looks at habitat protection for migrating big game

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 07:41

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission will discuss and could adopt new measures on Thursday to protect big-game migration routes, including areas where antelope and mule deer make some of their species’ longest known seasonal treks in North America. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department recommends protecting bottlenecks, or areas where […]
Categories: Sports Center

Wyoming looks at habitat protection for migrating big game

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 07:41

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission will discuss and could adopt new measures on Thursday to protect big-game migration routes, including areas where antelope and mule deer make some of their species’ longest known seasonal treks in North America. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department recommends protecting bottlenecks, or areas where […]

Kentucky Senate votes to ban fetal tissue sales

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 07:40

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Senate voted Wednesday to ban the sale of fetal body parts, the latest reaction to undercover Planned Parenthood videos in Texas that led to a grand jury indictment of two anti-abortion activists. Republican state Sen. Max Wise, who wrote Kentucky’s bill, criticized the grand jury’s decision and said the […]
Categories: Sports Center

Kentucky Senate votes to ban fetal tissue sales

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 07:40

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Senate voted Wednesday to ban the sale of fetal body parts, the latest reaction to undercover Planned Parenthood videos in Texas that led to a grand jury indictment of two anti-abortion activists. Republican state Sen. Max Wise, who wrote Kentucky’s bill, criticized the grand jury’s decision and said the […]
Categories: Sports Center

Kentucky Senate votes to ban fetal tissue sales

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 07:40

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Senate voted Wednesday to ban the sale of fetal body parts, the latest reaction to undercover Planned Parenthood videos in Texas that led to a grand jury indictment of two anti-abortion activists. Republican state Sen. Max Wise, who wrote Kentucky’s bill, criticized the grand jury’s decision and said the […]

Girl goes bonkers upon learning she’s seeing Donald Trump

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 07:39

FARMINGTON, N.H. (AP) — It wasn’t a trip to Disney World or a One Direction concert that sent a Maine girl into tears of ecstasy. It was an opportunity to see Donald Trump. A video posted online shows 9-year-old Ava Lovley bursting into tears when she was told that she was going to see the […]
Categories: Sports Center

Girl goes bonkers upon learning she’s seeing Donald Trump

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 07:39

FARMINGTON, N.H. (AP) — It wasn’t a trip to Disney World or a One Direction concert that sent a Maine girl into tears of ecstasy. It was an opportunity to see Donald Trump. A video posted online shows 9-year-old Ava Lovley bursting into tears when she was told that she was going to see the […]
Categories: Sports Center

Girl goes bonkers upon learning she’s seeing Donald Trump

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 07:39

FARMINGTON, N.H. (AP) — It wasn’t a trip to Disney World or a One Direction concert that sent a Maine girl into tears of ecstasy. It was an opportunity to see Donald Trump. A video posted online shows 9-year-old Ava Lovley bursting into tears when she was told that she was going to see the […]

Sorority activities at Duke suspended after hospitalization

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 07:38

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Sorority activities at Duke University have been halted after a new member’s alcohol-related hospitalization. Larry Moneta is Duke’s vice president for student affairs. He released a statement Wednesday saying all sorority activity was suspended after the student’s hospitalization and other concerns about the recruitment process, known as “rush.” Moneta said the […]
Categories: Sports Center

Sorority activities at Duke suspended after hospitalization

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 07:38

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Sorority activities at Duke University have been halted after a new member’s alcohol-related hospitalization. Larry Moneta is Duke’s vice president for student affairs. He released a statement Wednesday saying all sorority activity was suspended after the student’s hospitalization and other concerns about the recruitment process, known as “rush.” Moneta said the […]
Categories: Sports Center

Sorority activities at Duke suspended after hospitalization

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 07:38

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Sorority activities at Duke University have been halted after a new member’s alcohol-related hospitalization. Larry Moneta is Duke’s vice president for student affairs. He released a statement Wednesday saying all sorority activity was suspended after the student’s hospitalization and other concerns about the recruitment process, known as “rush.” Moneta said the […]