The jobless rate in Oregon is 8.3%. But that number covers up a much higher rate in rural communities. State Senator Ted Ferrioli gave the example of 17% unemployment in Grant County and wondered if it is because of unions or one party dominance in Oregon or the “goofy” land use system. He also pointed out that Oregonians on average earn $5,000 less than the national average.
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.