Oregon’s unemployment rate is stalled at 9.5%, but there may be encouraging signs in private industry. Currently there are almost 190,000 unemployed Oregonians looking for work. Employment economist Nick Belieciks says the unemployment rate's a full point lower than it was a year ago. But he says the effects of the debt ceiling debate and the market turmoil has yet to be felt in Oregon.
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.