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Yotam Ottolenghi’s sumptuous second vegetarian volume | Books for Cooks

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 05:16
Yotam Ottolenghi, the author of “Jerusalem” and “Plenty,” returns with “Plenty More.”

Mom shot by 2-year-old: nuclear scientist who supported gun rights

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 05:16
Concealed weapons are part of everyday life in Idaho, and that's unlikely to change in the Mountain West state despite a shocking accident in which a 2-year-old boy reached into his mother's purse, grabbed her gun and shot her in the head inside a Wal-Mart.

FAA proposes $91,000 shipping fine against Amazon

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 05:16
The Federal Aviation Administration alleges that the Seattle online retailer did not properly package one item that leaked hazardous materials.

Kurds in new Islamic State group offensive in Iraq

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 05:15
Backed by U.S.-led airstrikes, Kurdish Iraqi forces said they launched a large-scale offensive Wednesday to push Islamic State group extremists from an area outside the militant-held northern city of Mosul.

Hitchhiker charged in deadly South Carolina carjacking

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 05:06
By Colleen Jenkins (Reuters) - A South Carolina man accused of shooting two people who gave him a ride on Christmas Eve and dumping them on the side of an interstate has been arrested on a murder charge, a sheriff said on Wednesday. John Asher Farrell Villarreal, 22, was jailed on Tuesday after a deputy spotted the car that police said he had stolen six days earlier in what they said appeared to be a random but deadly encounter between the hitchhiker and two strangers. ...

Hiker killed after getting hit by avalanche on mountain

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 05:05
BAKERVILLE, Colo. (AP) — A man who was snowshoeing up a central Colorado mountain died after getting hit by an avalanche.

Apartment fire displaces residents in Bangor, Pa.

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 05:03

Apartment fire displaces residents in Bangor, Pa.At least a dozen residents are out of their homes after an apartment fire in Northampton County.


City Link announces 2,356 job losses

BBC World News - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 04:57
The administrators of collapsed delivery firm City Link announce 2,356 job losses after a bid to buy the company fails.
Categories: BBC World News

‘Downton Abbey’ and History: A Look Back

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 04:55
An episode-by-episode look at period details from the show, which returns for its fifth season on PBS on Sunday, and how those events have been covered in The New York Times.






Cactus Bowl: Media day highlights with Huskies' Shaq Thompson, Hau'oli Kikaha, Danny Shelton, Deontae Cooper

WA Huskies - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 04:46
Here are some quotes and video from the Huskies' availability at the TicketCity Cactus Bowl media day this morning, two days before Washington plays Oklahoma State in Tempe:
Categories: Sports Center

Well: 5 Things to Know About New Year’s Eve

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 04:45
New Year’s Eve can ring in healthful resolutions and new beginnings, but it can also be a risk factor for accidents, death and other dangers.






Group sues to free bear caged 18 years at Pennsylvania sweets shop

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 04:42
By David DeKok HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - A national animal rights group is suing the owner of a Pennsylvania ice cream shop to force him to release a female bear kept caged behind his store as a public attraction for 18 years, the group said on Wednesday. The lawsuit against James McDaniel, owner of Jim Mack’s Ice Cream Shop in Wrightsville, a town about 90 miles west of Philadelphia, alleged the black bear, named Ricky, was treated inhumanely. “Ricky can take only a few steps in any direction before she must turn around,” the lawsuit by the Animal Legal Defense Fund said. ...

White Pass - 12/31/2014 11:17:56 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 04:34
White Pass US12
12/31/2014 11:17:56 AM

Temperature: 14 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is mostly bare and dry, wet in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Satus Pass - 12/31/2014 11:14:20 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 04:34
Satus Pass US97
12/31/2014 11:14:20 AM

Temperature: 52 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry ice in places.

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 12/31/2014 11:17:14 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 04:34
Stevens Pass US2
12/31/2014 11:17:14 AM

Temperature: 11 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry with frost and ice in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Blewett Pass - 12/31/2014 11:03:33 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 04:34
Blewett Pass US97
12/31/2014 11:03:33 AM

Temperature: 7 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Southbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Compact snow and ice in places on the roadway

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 12/31/2014 11:06:17 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 04:34
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
12/31/2014 11:06:17 AM

Temperature: 15 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry with ice in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Man builds snow cave to survive 2 nights in canyon

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 04:33
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A snowmobiler from Arizona who survived two nights in a remote northern Utah canyon built a snow cave and used pieces of his snowmobile to protect him from the cold. But he said in an interview Tuesday that he had little to drink after his bottles of Gatorade froze solid.

Some reaction to the Mariners' trade for Seth Smith

Seattle Mariners - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 04:31
Good morning.
Categories: Sports Center