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Blewett Pass - 9/24/2014 12:25:01 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 04:01
Blewett Pass US97
9/24/2014 12:25:01 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 9/24/2014 12:26:08 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 04:01
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/24/2014 12:26:08 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Conditions:
Rock blasting closures scheduled Wednesday and Thursday at 6:30 p.m. lasting for one hour or more. During blasts crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek milepost 56 and westbound at Price Creek milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound or past Exit 70 westbound during blast closures.

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19-story Tukwila project will be S. King County’s tallest

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 04:01
Groundbreaking is scheduled Thursday on Washington Place, a $120 million, 19-story tower that will consist of 370 apartments and a 189-room hotel.

Snowboarders lose legal fight for access to Utah resort

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 04:01
Federal judge rules that snowboarders don’t have constitutional right to practice their sport at a private resort; boarder had sued for access to Alta ski area. .

Fall coastal razor clam digs scheduled to begin Oct. 7 with 41 dates set through New Year's Eve

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 04:01
The coastal razor clam season is set to begin in early October with diggers getting an ample 41 dates all the way through the New Year’s Eve holiday.

Comcast Lashes Out at Rivals Opposed to Merger Plan

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 04:00
In a filing with regulators, the company said opponents of the deal first sought “various self-interested requests,” which were denied.






Seahawks once again Bovada favorites to win the Super Bowl

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 04:00
Last week, Seattle and Denver were co-favorites from Bovada to win the Super Bowl, each listed at 9-2. But after Seattle's win over the Broncos Sunday, the Seahawks are now the favorites, listed at 15-4, while Denver has fallen to 5-1.

Huge California mudslide may have been triggered by drought

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 03:59

Handout photo of mud covering Pilgrim Peak Road near Mount Shasta(Reuters) - (Story corrects first two paragraphs to say "National Forest" instead of "National Park") California's three-year drought might have triggered Mount Shasta's worst mudslide in two decades which damaged hiking trails and forced two roads to close over the weekend, a National Forest spokeswoman said on Monday. Mud and debris began flowing down Mud Creek Canyon on the southeast side of Mt. Shasta, a 14,000-foot volcano about 50 miles south of the Oregon border, on Saturday afternoon and continued through the night, Shasta-Trinity National Forest spokeswoman Andrea Capps said. ...


Machine Learning: Making Adjustments in the Search for the Perfect News Feed

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 03:56
Companies like Facebook and Twitter are experimenting with their feeds, sometimes to the chagrin of users who like things the way they are.

First Draft: First Draft Video: Blunt on Fixing Washington

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 03:41
Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri, a Republican who has served in the leadership of both the House and Senate, says Washington would work better if lawmakers returned to fighting out bills the old-fashioned way — in committee and then on floor.

White House tells universities to police work on dangerous pathogens

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 03:40
By Julie Steenhuysen and Sharon Begley CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The White House on Wednesday charged U.S. universities with policing their research on dangerous pathogens that could be used both for legitimate purposes and for biowarfare or bioterrorism. The long-awaited guidelines, issued by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, lay out a framework for university safety review boards to identify research that falls into this category, known as "dual use research of concern." Such research must be reported to the federal government, the policy states. ...

Wiz Khalifa's wife files to end marriage to rapper

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 03:39

FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 file photo, Wiz Khalifa, left, and Amber Rose arrive at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Rose filed for divorce from Khalifa on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. The model cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the couple's breakup after a year of marriage. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, file)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Model Amber Rose is ending her yearlong marriage to rapper Wiz Khalifa.


Apple pulls software update for iPhones

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 03:38
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple has stopped providing an update to its new iOS 8 mobile operating software, following complaints that the update interferes with users' ability to make phone calls.

Judge OKs Minnesota teen move in school bomb plot

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 03:38
WASECA, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota teen accused of plotting to kill his family and classmates will be transferred to a new facility.

Rape joke on Fox cartoons draws attention

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 03:36
The Fox network isn't responding to suggestions that it edit its upcoming crossover episode of "The Simpsons" and "Family Guy" to remove a joke where the punch line is "your sister's being raped."

U.S. immigration agents arrest 19 for human rights violations

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 03:36

Agent Manny Villalobos suits up for his night patrol along the international border between Mexico and the United States near San DiegoBy Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. immigration agents have arrested 19 fugitives sought for human rights violations committed in other countries, Immigration and Customs Enforcement said on Wednesday. Arrested last week during Operation No Safe Haven, the first nationwide crackdown of its kind, the 19 have outstanding removal orders and are subject to being deported, the agency said in a statement. Eight of the 19 are also convicted criminals. Those arrested and their home countries were not identified. ...


Apple pulls iOS update after software causes dropped calls

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 03:35
After rolling out the iOS 8.0.1 update earlier Wednesday, Apple withdrew it when scores of customers experienced dropped cellular service so they couldn’t make calls.

California town approves coyote trapping after spike in pet attacks

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 03:32
By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Officials in a Southern California suburb beset by a surge in coyote attacks on pets, including a small dog snatched from its owner's living room, have approved a plan to trap and kill some of the wild canines roaming the town. The City Council of Seal Beach, a seaside community of about 25,000 residents south of Los Angeles, took the action this week following an uproar over a rise in coyotes venturing into neighborhoods to prey on dogs and cats. ...

Nigel Williams-Goss, not Washington, praised in preseason preview

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 03:31
Washington sophomore guard Nigel Williams-Goss is featured on the Northwest regional cover of Athlon Sports' 2014-15 college basketball preview, which hit the newsstands last week.

Get comfortable, it's going to be a long commute

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 03:31
Stuck in traffic? Find something interesting on the radio, because Wednesday morning's commute is going to be a long one.