The incoming Archbishop for Portland says Pope Francis will become an excellent leader of the Catholic Church. Bishop Alexander Sample says the Pope's humility and work with the needy give him the experience he needs to lead. Sample does not think Pope Francis will bring radical change to the church. As an Archbishop in Argentina he's already on the record as opposing gay marriage.
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.