Oregon’s unemployment rate is edging downward, dropping two-tenths to 10.2 per cent for February. Employment Economist Nick Beleiciks says the state gained a strong 9800 jobs, almost entirely in the private sector. Still, nearly 217,000 Oregonians remain unemployed, as the jobless rate remained in double digits for the 25th month in a row.
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.