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Morning Roundup

Cascade-Siskiyou Monument back on chopping block, SureID cuts more jobs and Wapato for sale — officially.


That was fast. The Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument is among those recommended for boundary shifts by the Secretary of the Interior. News came yesterday that all 27 monuments under review would maintain their status, but some would face reductions. OPB has the story.

Another day, another round of layoffs. SureID will cut another 79 jobs by Monday, increasing the total number of layoffs to 376 in the last three months. The Oregonian has more.

Wapato formally for sale. Multnomah County is now partnering with CBRE to sell the never-opened jail in North Portland. The county was considering two unsolicited offers, but decided instead to proceed with a formal sale process. The Portland Tribune has the story.

Expanding Hermiston's downtown. One Hermiston business owner is trying to extend the city's downtown thanks to a recent influx of new business and development. Read more from the East Oregonian.

Portland bikeway deemed complete. The $4.5 million project developed a 9 mile north-south route for bikers on the eastside. The path roughly follows 28th Avenue. Read more from the Oregonian.

Bend airport lands $1.6 million. The Federal Aviation Administration awarded the grant to the Bend Municipal Airport as part of $282.6 million in grants nationwide. The funding is earmarked for repairs to the airport's aviation apron. The Bend Bulletin has more.

Op-ed: The Sky is Not Falling. Columnist Jason Norris opines that markets will survive political volatility.

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