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The jobless rate in August was 8.1 percent, essentially unchanged from 8 percent in July.

 

State Economist Nick Bielichicks breaks down where jobs are being added and cut.

 

"Education and health services added 2500 jobs and manufacturing added 1200 jobs.  Financial activities, which is real estate and banking lost about 1300 jobs in August."

 

Unlike most private sector major industries in Oregon, financial services has shown no net recovery over the past six years.

 

 

 

Traffic & Weather

  • Brookswood Blvd CLOSED >< Pinebrook and Lodgepole Dr. (5/14 - 9/4)
  • Skyline Ranch Road CLOSED behind Summit High School (4/22 - 7/22)
  • Milwaukee Avenue CLOSED between NW 12th and 13th until July 31.
  • Lane closures Shevlin Park Road 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (7/13-8/3)
  • Road Closures in the area of Summit High School for a cycling event 3:45 p.m. - 7: 45 p.m. (July 16, 29)
 
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