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There’s a lot of potential for tourism to bloom in Jefferson County.  For years, Jefferson County officials banked on various areas of the county to promote destination resorts. With the recent state decision not to allow destination resorts mapping in the prime Metolius area, the County now is looking to market Jefferson County as a whole. "A number of folks who have shown up at public meetings have really voiced this idea that boy, we have a lot of existing recreational amenities and tourist based amenities. Perhaps we should be focusing on those." Jefferson County Community Development Department Director John Skidmore says the idea is still in it's infancy, and they are putting ideas on paper now.  They hope to get the County Commissions support so they can go forward with promoting Jefferson County.

 

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Jones Road, full road closure between Bennington Lane and NE Butler Market Road. May 18 – August 18, local access only.
 

 

Orion Drive closed in two locations for sewer work; at the intersection with Avery Lane and between Desert Woods Drive and King Hezekiah Way.  From July 11 to Sept. 6. Detours marked.

 

Valhalla Sewer Relocation Project, Mt. Washington Drive at Shevlin Park Road intersection and North to Regency Street. Nighttime closures with detours marked during roundabout construction. Daytime closures for construction towards Regency Street.    7 p.m. – 7 a.m., July 11 – November.

 
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