President Obama announced Wednesday his plan to pull 30,000 troops from Afghanistan in the next year. Local soldiers like Brandon Anderchuk who have served in Afghanistan, question whether, in nearly a decade, any country can change another. “I don't think the violence is slowing down. In my opinion, for very insurgent that's killed, another one is born.” 10,000 troops will come home by the fall, and another 20,000 by next fall.
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.