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"Ins Berg says the difference between a bookkeeper and a supreme court Justice is one generation police in Nepal say an open truck carrying villagers from a funeral veered off a mountain road and killed at least sixteen people. I'm Scott Goldberg. ABC news. Komo news one thousand FM ninety seven seven good morning. Once again, it's a Friday forty six and cloudy downtown at ten thirty one. And we appreciate you being with us today less than a month from the full closure of the Alaskan way. Viaduct it happens. January eleventh some major work happening today, though, as crews shorten the northbound highway ninety nine transit lane by about fourteen hundred feet, so crews can repair a dip in the road, the southbound right turn lane to Harrison street will also be shortened and workers will narrow the travel lanes on highway ninety nine near the tunnels. North portal. Komo's their ends on wall. Start says all of these changes are going to help crews working to make that switch over from the viaduct to the tunnel. And give them a. A better chance to avoid those last minute delays. The closure expected to last three weeks. Sound transit CEO Peter Rogoff appears on track to get a sixteen thousand dollar bonus says we hear from komo's Bill Neal the bonus which the Seattle times reports aound transit's executive committee unanimously approved this week with no public debate. After an hour of private discussion caps off the new three year contract. Rogoff signed last month, which includes an eleven percent pay increase. Rogoff is finishing his third year. At the top of sound transit surviving an investigation into complaints about his management style. Which led to the loss of his 2017? Seventeen performance bonus. The full sound transit board is expected to take up the bonus at its meeting next week balloon Neil, KOMO news w police reopening an investigation into a former coach at the Bellevue badminton club Thirty-three-year-old. Nick genita- tells the Seattle times he mistakenly tried to act like a friend with the athletes Christine Chen who trained at the club. Complain nearly a year ago to the US center for safe sport, the nonprofit organized by the US Olympic Committee in response to the sex abuse scandal gymnasts and team doctor Larry Nassar Chen says Jean DASA crossed the line. Repeatedly offering massages to the athletes and suggested they come to his play for a place for private massages. Chen wrote about our concerns online recently saying she was frustrated at say sports lack of action and now five of other girls or young women have shared their concerns about the coach Geno DASA was fired last week police and can't experimenting with body cameras. They are launching a pilot program today with training and within a week ten. Officers will start wearing those cams. Can't police say they anticipate the program will decrease use of force reduce false complaints, enhance public trust a series of storms means to more ski resorts are opening today. White pass and summit west at Snoqualmie this Olympia family sledding from one slope to the next we went eleven work, then we stopped by here. Because we knew they were going to open up tomorrow. But will the crowd see a short-lived snow season? Elite store coupled with Dr warm conditions. We could be an El Nino winter. But in his twenty third season. It's no Kwami guy. Lawrence says mother nature doesn't follow the forecasts every."