High unemployment plagues the Warm Springs Indian Tribe. They had hoped to build a new casino in the Gorge but are instead moving ahead with a new casino in Warm Springs. KahNeeTa Resort General Manager says the Indian Head Casino should attract more visitors when it opens early next year because it's much closer to Highway 26. The casino in KahNeeTa will close when the new one opens.
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.