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753 studednts in the Bend LaPine School District have been identified as homeless.

 

The year before, the district had 726 homeless studnents, about 27 students less.

 

Continuing high rates of unemployment and foreclosures still plague the area.

 

The number of homeless students in the state actually went down slightly last year.

 

State-wide more than 21-thousand pre-school to high school students in Oregon are homeless.  That means they live in shelters, cars, motels and other people's homes. 

 

On average, five percent of sutdents in Oregon school districts are homeless.

 

 

Traffic

 

 

  • Click on the link for the latest conditions on the mountain passes.

 

  • I-84,Troutdale MP 17 - 62, in the Coumbia Gorge remains closed. The highway is closed EB at Exit 17 in Troutdale. Trucks use US-26 to OR-35 as an alternate route.

 

  • Construction at 27th Street . Northbound Lane Closed from Ferguson to Bear Creek.  Detour in place.

 

  • 27th and Bear Creek Rd intersection varying traffic control changes

 

  • O.B. Riley Road South-bound lane closed south of Mervin Samples Rd (12/17)