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Blewett Pass - 6/26/2014 4:02:27 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 07:34
Blewett Pass US97
6/26/2014 4:02:27 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.


Snoqualmie Pass - 6/26/2014 4:20:00 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 07:34
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
6/26/2014 4:20:00 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

Rock blasting is scheduled Thursday starting at 8 p.m. and is expected to last one hour or more. During blasting I-90 is closed from milepost 56, near Gold Creek to milepost 61, near Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70. I-90 is closed to bicycles in both directions between Hyak, exit 54 and Stampede Pass Interchange, exit 62. Bicyclists use the John Wayne Pioneer Trail.


Georgia parents who kept boy locked in basement to surrender: police

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 07:34

This photo provided by the Detroit Police Department shows Charlie Bothuell V, 12, of Detroit, who has been missing since June 14. Bothuell has been found alive in his father's basement. Detroit police spokesman Sgt. Mike Woody says officers were serving a search warrant at the home near downtown, on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, when they stumbled upon Bothuell. (AP Photo/Courtesy Detroit Police Department)Recardo Wimbush, 33, and Therian Wimbush, 37, who have 10 children, told officials they locked the oldest in the basement because he ran away frequently and molested their other children, according to an incident report released by the Gwinnett County Police Department. "The house, even the room he was in was clean, but the conditions were not acceptable," said police spokesman Corporal Jake Smith. "It's pretty disturbing." The case started with an anonymous call to the county's child protective services department, reporting that a child was being held in a small room with a large jar to use as a makeshift toilet, Smith said. During a hearing to authorize the removal of the child and his nine siblings from the home, "the parents admitted they kept the child locked in the basement room, but said it was because he ran away often and molested the other children," the police incident report said.

McDaniel camp seeks voting problems in Miss. race

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 07:23
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Tea party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel still isn't conceding to six-term Sen. Thad Cochran in the Mississippi Republican primary runoff, but some groups that spent millions supporting McDaniel are walking away.

New York City ID card plan passes in council vote

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 07:22
NEW YORK (AP) — New York will offer identification cards to residents regardless of their immigration statuses under a plan lawmakers passed Thursday and Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to sign to create the nation's biggest municipal ID program.

Seahawks players Derrick Coleman and Doug Baldwin appearing at Surface Pro 3 event Saturday

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 07:20
Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman and wide receiver Doug Baldwin will be meeting and greeting shoppers Saturday afternoon at the Microsoft Store in Bellevue Square -- part of a series of promotional activities for the Surface Pro 3.

Drink up, NYC: Ban on big sodas canned

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 07:17
Big sodas can stay on the menu in the Big Apple after New York state's highest court refused Thursday to reinstate the city's first-of-its-kind size limit on sugary drinks. But city officials suggested they might be willing to revisit the supersize-soda ban.

California pair arrested over prostitution website

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 07:16
By Madeleine Thomas SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - An adult website that prosecutors say hooked up prostitutes with clients, under a thin disguise of offering strip club reviews, has been shut down and the website's two Northern California operators were arrested, federal authorities said on Thursday. Federal prosecutors said the two were arrested on Wednesday in connection with the operations of the website, The website gained attention in May in connection with the death of a Sacramento woman whom police say was killed by her live-in boyfriend, a battalion chief for a California wildland fire agency. claimed to offer “escort, massage, and strip club reviews,” but FBI agents found it also hosted advertisements for prostitutes with explicit photos, menus of sexual services and hourly and nightly rates, federal prosecutors said.

Washington high court takes up minimum wage issue

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 07:16
State, federal and local law may all play a role in the Washington Supreme Court's decision on whether a new $15 minimum wage law in SeaTac applies to airport workers, if the questions asked by justices during oral arguments Thursday are any indication.

Politicians reflect on death of Sen. Howard Baker

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 07:08

FILE - This Nov. 9, 1979 file photo shows three members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, from left, Sen. Jesse Helms, R-N.C., Sen. Howard Baker, R-Tenn., and Sen. Charles Percy, R-Ill discussing the vote in favor of the SALT II treaty, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Baker, who asked what President Richard Nixon knew about Watergate, has died. He was 88. Baker, a Republican, served 18 years in the Senate. He earned the respect of Republicans and Democrats alike and rose to the post of majority leader. He served as White House chief of staff at the end of the Reagan administration and was U.S. ambassador to Japan during President George W. Bush's first term. (AP Photo/Charles W. Harrity, File)Politicians and others across the nation are reacting to the death of former U.S. Sen. Howard Baker, who famously asked regarding the Watergate scandal, "What did the president know and when did he know it?"

Help Seattle-area cops nab the 'Summertime Heat Robber'

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 07:07
The Seattle Safe Streets Task Force is hoping you recognize this bank robber nicknamed the “Summertime Heat Robber.”

Argentina's request to delay payments is denied

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 07:07

Argentine Economic Minister Axel Kicillof speaks during a news conference at United Nations headquarters, Wednesday, June 25, 2014. The winners of a decade-long debt battle asked a U.S. judge on Tuesday to deny Argentina's request for more negotiating time to avoid a catastrophic default. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)NEW YORK (AP) — A judge Thursday denied Argentina's request to extend deadlines to repay a $1.65 billion debt to U.S. hedge funds despite warnings by the country's leaders that making the payment could lead it into a catastrophic default.

New York’s Ban on Big Sodas Is Rejected by Final Court

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 07:02
The State Court of Appeals declined to reinstate New York City’s limits on sales of jumbo sugary drinks, exhausting the city’s legal options.

Federal judge upholds Colorado gun laws, dismisses lawsuit

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 07:01
A federal judge upheld gun laws on Thursday introduced by Colorado in the wake of deadly shooting rampages there and in Connecticut, dismissing a lawsuit filed by sheriffs, gun shops, outfitters and shooting ranges. U.S. District Chief Judge Marcia Krieger issued her ruling after a two-week civil trial in Denver. The measures signed into law by Governor John Hickenlooper in 2013 included banning ammunition magazines with more than 15 rounds. The measures, passed by Colorado's Democratic-controlled legislature with scant Republican support, also required background checks for all private gun sales and transfers.

The story of a 60-year-old hijacking

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 07:00
The little-known story of one of the world's earliest hijackings
Categories: BBC World News

World Cup weighs on Argentine economy

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 07:00
Why Argentina's World Cup success is bad for the economy
Categories: BBC World News

The long, dark walk to the toilet

BBC World News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 07:00
How Indian women manage with only fields for a toilet
Categories: BBC World News