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Snoqualmie Pass - 11/25/2014 4:52:19 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:01
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/25/2014 4:52:19 PM

Temperature: 46 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traffic Delayed

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Eastbound lanes remain closed at mp 63 near Stampede Pass due to damage to the overpass from a collision. Traffic is detoured via the off and on ramps. Eastbound traffic is backed up approximately 7 miles and motorists are experiencing up to two hours of added travel time. Crews are working to clear debris and repair the structure to allow traffic flow under the overpass. Roadway bare and wet with standing water in places.

Weather:
Raining, heavy at times

Benedict Cumberbatch makes brainiacs look sexy

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:01
An interview with Benedict Cumberbatch, who is in theaters this fall and winter with “Penguins of Madagascar” and “The Imitation Game.”

Monthly jobless rate rises in most Washington counties

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:01
Joblessness in October was slightly higher than the previous month in 36 of Washington state’s 39 counties, but King county’s jobless rate fell to 4.5 percent, the lowest it has been since April.

Woman hurt in bus-car collision in Lower Queen Anne

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 09:59
A woman was injured when a car and bus collided in Seattle's Lower Queen Anne neighborhood Tuesday evening.

Always wiser to keep your emotions in check, mate

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 09:59
When taking your game of computer chess goes a little too far.

Port of Seattle OKs budget

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 09:59
The port commissioners approved a 2015 budget that reduces the tax rate but keeps stable the total amount raised from King County property owners.

Macy's parade: Past and present

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 09:59

A look back at the historic parade in New York City.

       

Obama to Introduce Sweeping New Controls on Ozone Emissions

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 09:59
The regulation would be the latest in a series of E.P.A. controls on air pollution that wafts from smokestacks and tailpipes, and would probably set off a battle among all sides of the issue.






Ferguson tweets, hashtags spike as anger rises

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 09:53

There were 3.5 million tweets in the three hours after grand jury decision was announced .

       

Ebola isolation at US base 'pretty much vacation'

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 09:52

This photo taken on Nov. 4, 2014 provided by the U.S. Air Force, shows the 633rd Air Base Wing established at the Langley Transit Center in a pre-existing expeditionary training center, for military personnel returning from Ebola missions in West Africa, at Langley Air Force Base Va. With plenty of flat screen TVs, game nights and even an outdoor fire pit, life in isolation for members of the U.S. military who have returned from the Ebola mission in West Africa can look a lot like summer camp. The Defense Department is requiring military service members to undergo 21 days of isolation and monitoring as a precaution, but that doesn't mean the troops are sitting in a hospital or even just one building. At Langley Air Force Base, one of five U.S. bases designated to house returning service members for monitoring, a wooded section of the base near the runway has been turned into a small village. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force, Staff Sgt. Jason J. Brown)HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — With plenty of flat screen TVs, game nights and even an outdoor fire pit, life in isolation for members of the U.S. military who have returned from the Ebola mission in West Africa can look a lot like summer camp.


Seahawks 12th Fan of the Week: Montana, Nevada's Ken Dagel still makes it games

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 09:48
The Seattle Times will highlight a 12th Fan of the Week throughout the season. Each fan will predict the outcome of the next Seahawks game against a Seattle celebrity and Times reporters and columnists.

Seattle-area home prices keep cooling

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 09:47
The average price of existing single-family homes in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties declined 0.2 percent in September over August, the S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city index showed.

OPEC unlikely to stem decline in oil prices

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 09:46
OPEC is at a crossroads. The group, which produces 30 million barrels of oil per day, one-third of global liquid fuel demand, is facing the most pronounced decline in oil prices since the financial crisis hit in 2008. And the world now is drastically different.

$2.5 million claim filed against city of Seattle over crash involving Councilmember Clark

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 09:46
A $2.5 million claim has been filed against the city of Seattle, citing a collision more than two years ago in which a vehicle driven by Councilmember Sally Clark injured a bicyclist.

Despite Chaos, Police in Ferguson React With Restraint Not Shown After August Killing

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 09:39
The scene in Ferguson went from tense but civil before the announcement of the grand jury’s decision to a night of looting, fire and chaos.

Former Under Secretary of Defense Withdraws Her Name for Pentagon’s Top Post

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 09:36
Michèle A. Flournoy, who was seen as a leading contender to succeed Chuck Hagel as defense secretary, has asked not to be considered, citing family concerns.






Obama Threatens to Veto $440 Billion Tax Deal

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 09:36
The president, saying that an emerging agreement to extend a number of existing tax cuts favored corporations over the middle class, delivered a setback to negotiations that have already been divisive.






Fatal shooting victim involved in Chester crash

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 09:36

Fatal shooting victim involved in Chester crashPolice are investigating an accident and a fatal shooting in Chester.


Report: U.S. commandos rescue 8 hostages in Yemen

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 09:25

The raid led by U.S. troops killed seven al-Qaeda militants, 'The New York Times' reports.