More unemployed Oregonians decided to get back into the workforce. The state jobless rating moving up just slightly in July, from 8.5 to 8.7%.
State Employment Economist Nick Beleiciks says Oregon's rate remains just a little higher than the national unemployment rate of 8.3%. But the state added about 1800 jobs in July; and July marked the first five-month streak of payroll growth since March of 2007.
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.