The Cascades http://www.kplu.org en Friday morning's headlines http://www.kplu.org/post/friday-mornings-headlines-14 <p>It&#39;s Friday, April 1st. Here&#39;s what&#39;s making headlines around the Northwest:</p><ul><li><strong>Work to Clear Avalanches on Highway 2 Continues</strong></li><li><strong>Flood Update: Snohomish River To Crest This Morning</strong></li><li><strong>WTO Ruling on Boeing: May Not Mean Much</strong></li><li><b>UW&#39;s Thomas Opts for NBA Draft</b></li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p><p><b>Stevens Pass Still Closed</b></p> Fri, 01 Apr 2011 14:41:51 +0000 KPLU News Staff 1123 at http://www.kplu.org Friday morning's headlines Another push to expand and preserve Alpine Lakes Wilderness http://www.kplu.org/post/another-push-expand-and-preserve-alpine-lakes-wilderness <p>There's bipartisan support to expand the Alpine Lakes Wilderness in the Cascades. Republican Representative Dave Reichert and Democratic Senator Patty Murray <a href="http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d111:HR1769:">reintroduced bills to expand the wilderness area</a> and designate part of the Pratt River and the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River as wild and scenic.</p><p> Fri, 11 Feb 2011 16:42:36 +0000 KPLU News Staff 776 at http://www.kplu.org Another push to expand and preserve Alpine Lakes Wilderness Wildlife sightings wanted from I-90 drivers http://www.kplu.org/post/wildlife-sightings-wanted-i-90-drivers <p>Wildlife researchers are asking holiday travelers to keep an eye out for something more than grandmother’s house. The request is specifically for people driving over the hills and through the woods on Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass, the Northwest’s busiest mountain pass.</p><p> Thu, 25 Nov 2010 06:36:30 +0000 Tom Banse 192 at http://www.kplu.org Wildlife sightings wanted from I-90 drivers