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With the start of the summer travel season just weeks away, you'd better plan on setting aside more money for gas.  The average price of gas in Oregon is up 17 cents in the last week to an average of $3.77 a gallon.  Analysts say the price of crude oil is the main reason for the increase; it's increase more than $10 a barrel over the last three weeks to $9.  The longer crude prices remain high, the higher the price of gas will go.  Add the demand of the summer travel season that'll begin next month and that'll put more pressure to keep gas prices high.

 

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:

 

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  • 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.