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Signs of hope for the Oregon economy. The State Employment Department says although the unemployment rate is up to 10.6%, the number of jobs has grown substantially. November was another month of strong jobs gains for Oregon.  The economy added 6300 jobs; 5900 of which were in the private in the private sector. Employment Economist Nick Beleiciks says the unemployment rate is slightly higher because more people are starting to look for jobs; and that's a sign of a recovering economy.

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  • Click on the link for the latest conditions on the mountain passes.

 

  • I-84,Troutdale MP 17 - 62, in the Coumbia Gorge remains closed. The highway is closed EB at Exit 17 in Troutdale. Trucks use US-26 to OR-35 as an alternate route.

 

  • Construction at 27th Street . Northbound Lane Closed from Ferguson to Bear Creek.  Detour in place.

 

  • 27th and Bear Creek Rd intersection varying traffic control changes

 

  • O.B. Riley Road South-bound lane closed south of Mervin Samples Rd (12/17)