Getting kids away from sex traffickers is the aim of a proposed Oregon law; it sounds good. A new law would label child prostitutes “victims” rather than offenders. Representative Jessica Vega Pedersen says the victims should be put in a diversion program rather than in jail. But prosecutors want to arrest the kids first to get the information they need to chase down pimps and traffickers.
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.