The Downtown Bend Business Association is just one of more than a dozen people and groups recognized for extraordinary efforts to keep sidewalks clear, in the past year.
Gov. Kate Brown announced the appointment Tuesday. She's expected to name a replacement for D.A. Daina Vitolins, who has served in the position since 2008.
"Tourism 101" takes place Wednesday, 1-2 p.m. at the Tower. A panel of experts will discuss the pros and cons of tourism, and take questions from the audience.
Jefferson County saw the biggest improvement, with its jobless rate dropping .3% from April to May. All three Central Oregon counties remain at record low unemployment.
ODOT continues to test the soil underneath the new over-crossing to investigate why the structure has sunk about a foot since construction began.