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Blewett Pass - 1/27/2016 10:25:53 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:50
Blewett Pass US97
1/27/2016 10:25:53 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Raining Lightly

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/27/2016 10:20:51 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:50
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/27/2016 10:20:51 PM

Temperature: 33 °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 gusty winds west

Drug traffickers seek safe haven amid legal marijuana

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:43

DENVER (AP) — Authorities say illegal drug traffickers are seeking refuge in Colorado’s legal marijuana marketplace, growing their crops among the state’s pot warehouses and farms and shipping large amounts out of state to places where it is still illegal. In one case, the owner of a skydiving business crammed hundreds of pounds of Colorado […]
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Drug traffickers seek safe haven amid legal marijuana

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:43

DENVER (AP) — Authorities say illegal drug traffickers are seeking refuge in Colorado’s legal marijuana marketplace, growing their crops among the state’s pot warehouses and farms and shipping large amounts out of state to places where it is still illegal. In one case, the owner of a skydiving business crammed hundreds of pounds of Colorado […]
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Drug traffickers seek safe haven amid legal marijuana

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:43

DENVER (AP) — Authorities say illegal drug traffickers are seeking refuge in Colorado’s legal marijuana marketplace, growing their crops among the state’s pot warehouses and farms and shipping large amounts out of state to places where it is still illegal. In one case, the owner of a skydiving business crammed hundreds of pounds of Colorado […]

Quiz: Test your black history knowledge

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:39

Think you're a black history expert? Test you knowledge with this quiz.

       

Texas driver fatally shot in apparent road rage incident

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:32

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A Fort Worth woman has been fatally shot in what police say was an apparent road rage incident on a Texas highway. Authorities say 26-year-old Brittany Daniel was driving on Interstate Highway 30 in Arlington around 7 p.m. Wednesday when a suspect in the rear passenger seat of another car opened […]
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Texas driver fatally shot in apparent road rage incident

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:32

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A Fort Worth woman has been fatally shot in what police say was an apparent road rage incident on a Texas highway. Authorities say 26-year-old Brittany Daniel was driving on Interstate Highway 30 in Arlington around 7 p.m. Wednesday when a suspect in the rear passenger seat of another car opened […]
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Texas driver fatally shot in apparent road rage incident

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:32

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A Fort Worth woman has been fatally shot in what police say was an apparent road rage incident on a Texas highway. Authorities say 26-year-old Brittany Daniel was driving on Interstate Highway 30 in Arlington around 7 p.m. Wednesday when a suspect in the rear passenger seat of another car opened […]

10 million African children obese or overweight

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:31

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Obesity is on the rise in a rapidly urbanizing Africa.

       

The Latest: 3 more arrested at refuge

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:25

Police officers block the turnout to Sodhouse Lane, which is the main road leading to the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge headquarters, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, near Burns, Ore. Authorities were restricting access on Wednesday to the Oregon refuge being occupied by an armed group after one of the occupiers was killed during a traffic stop and eight more, including the group's leader Ammon Bundy, were arrested. (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; NO LOCAL INTERNET; THE MERCURY OUT; WILLAMETTE WEEK OUT; PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP OUT; MANDATORY CREDITBURNS, Ore. (AP) — The latest on an armed group that took over buildings at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local):


Waving goodbye to a piece of Americana — the lumberjack

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:25

GREENSBORO, Vt. (AP) — In the snowy woods of northern New England and other forested parts of the country, the lumberjack is an endangered species. As high-tech machinery replaces chain saws, which themselves replaced the ax, a generations-old way of life is disappearing, one that historically saw fathers pass on to their sons their love […]
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Waving goodbye to a piece of Americana — the lumberjack

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:25

GREENSBORO, Vt. (AP) — In the snowy woods of northern New England and other forested parts of the country, the lumberjack is an endangered species. As high-tech machinery replaces chain saws, which themselves replaced the ax, a generations-old way of life is disappearing, one that historically saw fathers pass on to their sons their love […]
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Waving goodbye to a piece of Americana — the lumberjack

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:25

GREENSBORO, Vt. (AP) — In the snowy woods of northern New England and other forested parts of the country, the lumberjack is an endangered species. As high-tech machinery replaces chain saws, which themselves replaced the ax, a generations-old way of life is disappearing, one that historically saw fathers pass on to their sons their love […]

Iowa countdown: Trump's anti-debate drama lures fellow candidates

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:24

The Trump drama. It will not end. Here's what happened today in Iowa.

       

Bret Michaels’ childhood home destroyed in fire, 7 escape

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:22

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A fire has destroyed a central Pennsylvania home where Poison lead singer Bret Michaels once lived as a child. Upper Allen Township Fire Chief Jim Salter says firefighters had trouble battling the Mechanicsburg fire Wednesday afternoon because nearby fire hydrants were buried in snow. Mechanicsburg is about 8 miles southwest of […]
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Bret Michaels’ childhood home destroyed in fire, 7 escape

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:22

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A fire has destroyed a central Pennsylvania home where Poison lead singer Bret Michaels once lived as a child. Upper Allen Township Fire Chief Jim Salter says firefighters had trouble battling the Mechanicsburg fire Wednesday afternoon because nearby fire hydrants were buried in snow. Mechanicsburg is about 8 miles southwest of […]
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Bret Michaels’ childhood home destroyed in fire, 7 escape

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:22

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A fire has destroyed a central Pennsylvania home where Poison lead singer Bret Michaels once lived as a child. Upper Allen Township Fire Chief Jim Salter says firefighters had trouble battling the Mechanicsburg fire Wednesday afternoon because nearby fire hydrants were buried in snow. Mechanicsburg is about 8 miles southwest of […]

Asian stocks fluctuate as investors mull latest from Fed

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:19

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets wavered Thursday after the Federal Reserve sounded a note of caution on the world economy and its effect on U.S. growth but left the door open for rate hikes. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index gave up early gains to slip 0.4 percent to 17,098.60. South Korea’s […]
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Asian stocks fluctuate as investors mull latest from Fed

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:19

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets wavered Thursday after the Federal Reserve sounded a note of caution on the world economy and its effect on U.S. growth but left the door open for rate hikes. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index gave up early gains to slip 0.4 percent to 17,098.60. South Korea’s […]
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