The Unemployment Rate in Deschutes County rose in July for the second consecutive month to 4%, Crook County's reached 5.7%, and Jefferson County came in at 5.1%.
Even with all the visitors Central Oregon hosted during the eclipse, Labor Day Weekend promises to be even busier than last year.
The Crook County Sheriff's Office says the 18-year-old and her sister were last seen Sunday in Bend, but their debit card was used at the Symbiosis event on Tuesday.
As of noon Wednesday, areas under Level 3 evacuation orders will be reduced to Level 2, allowing residents to return home. The Milli Fire is now at 12,457 acres and 23% contained.
Crook County law enforcement agencies chased the man as he allegedly drove aggressively down a narrow Forest Service Road in a police-style car, early Tuesday morning.