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About 2300 Oregonians work in "sheltered workshops".   The U.S. Attorney for Oregon Amanda Marshall, says the intellectually and developmentally disabled are told they have to do the work if they want needed state benefits.  A federal class action lawsuit says the state is breaking the law.  If successful it would allow qualified disabled people to get integrated employment.  The pay is better and the person would still qualify for necessary benefits.

Help Puerto Rico

Most organizations are asking for cash, rather than supplies, so they can route help to where it’s needed most more quickly. Here are some of the largest groups with campaigns underway:

 

Traffic

 

 

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

 

  • Intersection of NW Broadway Street and NW Delaware for waterline replacement project, road closures with detours clearly marked for thru traffic, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily with roads opened nightly. Motorists are encouraged to avoid this area and use Bond Street and Wall Street.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.