Oregon’s larger blueberry farmers are using trained falcons to keep starlings out of their fields. Getty Pollard runs a company that trains the birds to act was watch dogs against starlings. He says falcons work much better than orchard cannons or other noise makers, because the birds learn the noise makers won't hurt them. The falcons will kill them if they remain in the fields.
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.