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Snoqualmie Pass - 11/5/2014 11:19:55 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 04:19
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/5/2014 11:19:55 AM

Temperature: 46 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is mostly bare and dry. Construction is still in progress from milepost 56 to milepost 61 near the summit. Drivers may experience delays due to lane closures and intermittent rolling slowdowns.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Region’s October home prices dip slightly, but still up for year

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 04:16
King and Snohomish counties both showed slight price drops from September to October, but home prices were up 5 and 15 percent, respectively, for the year.

The weekly Pac-12 Prankings

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 04:16
Our weekly stern, serious look at the state of Pac-12 football . . .

Guests: Seattle schools need formal policy on recess time

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 04:16
Seattle parents, do you know how much recess time your children get each day?

Democrats trailing in state Senate races

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 04:16
Democrats’ hopes of retaking the state Senate appear to be dashed after election-night returns show them trailing in key races.

Student releases pepper spray in NJ high school

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 04:06

Student releases pepper spray in NJ high schoolOfficials say a student released a blast of pepper spray outside the cafeteria at Freehold Township High School.


Steve Wynn bets 'ShowStoppers' show will wow Strip

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 04:04

In this Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 photo, Casino mogul Steve Wynn speaks about his upcoming musical "ShowStoppers," at his office in Las Vegas. Wynn's "ShowStoppers" will take 20 of Broadway's most memorable songs, a list likely to rotate as producers see fit, and present them in a way that explains what sets them apart. (AP Photo/John Locher)LAS VEGAS (AP) — Steve Wynn has had his fill of Cirque du Soleil and thinks Las Vegas visitors have, too.


Guns, ammo found in Eric Frein's hangar hideout

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 04:02

Guns, ammo found in Eric Frein's hangar hideoutThe survivalist marksman charged in a deadly ambush on a Pennsylvania state police barracks stowed guns including a Chinese-made sniper rifle and other gear in an abandoned airplane hangar near where he was captured after 48 days on the run, according to court documents released Wednesday.


Wrong direction for trade

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 04:01
Almost lost in the election coverage was yesterday's Commerce Department report on trade. The trade deficit in goods and services increased 7.6 percent in September to $43 billion. Overall, imports remained steady but exports declined: goods down $2.6 billion to $136.1 billion and services down $400

3 cookie recipes to sweeten your holidays

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 04:01
Reader recipes for chocolate mint, crispy espresso and maple-pecan cookies were selected for inclusion in “Quintessential Cookies: Scrumptious Holiday Recipes from The Seattle Times.”

Ronaldo wants new contract at Real

BBC World News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 03:53
Cristiano Ronaldo says he wants to see out his contract with Real Madrid, which runs until 2018, and sign a new one.
Categories: BBC World News

Correction: Marine-Released story

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 03:49

This image taken from a video shows Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi waving after arriving in Miami on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 in Weston, Fla. Tahmooressi is back home after a Mexican judge ordered his release from jail, where he spent eight months for crossing the border with loaded guns. Family spokesman Jon Franks told reporters that Tahmooressi arrived at a South Florida airport about 6 a.m. Saturday. Franks said Tahmooressi was resting with his family at their home suburban Weston, Fla. (AP Photo/Raul Torres) MANDATORY CREDITWESTON, Fla. (AP) — In stories that ran Nov. 1 and Oct. 31 about the release of US Marine veteran Andrew Tahmooressi, The Associated Press reported erroneously Tahmooressi's status with the Marines. He was honorably discharged after serving his four-year enlistment, not retired.


Mom who left son in cabin for 3 days pleads guilty

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 03:46

Meghan McKeon is shown in an undated photo provided by the Routt County, Colo., Sheriff’s Department. McKeon, 25, pleaded guilty to fatal child abuse Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, after prosecutors said she left her 3-year-old son alone for three days in a cabin without running water. She was sentenced to 22 years in prison after accepting a plea agreement, Steamboat Springs Today reported. Austin Davis died March 27 after McKeon returned to the cabin and found him unresponsive. An autopsy said he died from dehydration. (AP Photo/Routt County Sheriff’s Department)STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Steamboat Springs woman pleaded guilty to fatal child abuse Wednesday after prosecutors said she left her 3-year-old son alone for three days in a cabin without running water.


Rosberg still fighting - Hamilton

BBC World News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 03:39
Lewis Hamilton insists Nico Rosberg is "still there, still fighting" with two races left of the Formula 1 season.
Categories: BBC World News

Washington consultant pleads guilty in corruption scheme

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 03:34
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A political consultant who worked on President Barack Obama's 2004 Senate campaign and advised Philadelphia congressman Chaka Fattah pleaded guilty on Wednesday to participating in a scheme to provide illegal campaign contributions. Thomas Lindenfeld, 59, admitted he agreed to route an illegal $1 million contribution for an elected official during a 2007 campaign, the U.S. Department of Justice said. The official is described only as Elected Official A. ...

Californians support reducing sentences for nonviolent criminals

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 03:33
(Reuters) - California voters passed a measure on Tuesday that will reduce the sentences of nonviolent offenders, potentially releasing 10,000 felons from state prisons. Proposition 47 won the support of 59 percent of voters, California Secretary of State records show. About 40,000 offenders could be annually affected by the new law, reported the state's Legislative Analyst's Office. State savings from the reduction in prisoner population would be used to support school truancy and dropout prevention, victim services, mental health and drug abuse treatment. ...

Wednesday morning Seahawks notes and links: Has defense found itself?

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 03:31
The Seahawks will be back to work today preparing for Sunday's visit from the New York Giants.
Categories: Sports Center

Egypt rights record under fire at UN

BBC World News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 03:22
Egypt is strongly criticised by Western countries and right groups during a regular review of member states at the UN Human Rights Council.
Categories: BBC World News

Video: Jonathan Smith on UCLA

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 03:22
Washington offensive coordinator Jonathan Smith with the media after Wednesday's practice and talked about Saturday's game against No. 18 UCLA.

Obama Requests $6 Billion for Ebola

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 03:20
A White House official said most of the emergency funding would be for immediate response efforts.