The cost of food as a part of income is at its lowest level ever in the U.S.; 9%. It’s also the lowest level in the world. Brent Searle, with the Oregon Department of Agriculture, says retailers that sell on high volume are one reason. The efficiency of growers and food producers has also helped keep prices down. When baby boomers were kids, the cost of food was 17% percent of income.
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.