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The issue of how to keep our kids safe in school is one hot topic, and the Oregon Legislature will take it up this session.

 

District 59 Representative John Huffman says he's been working with a proactive group School Safety Proposal, to find a reasonable and balanced plan for the legislature to consider.  "It's definitely going to be a hot topic this session. And I’m trying to bring it to a reasonable conversation with balance and common sense, saying, you know it's difficult to have 100% security for any facility, school or otherwise. But, could we be doing better in every facility and encouraging every school district to look at their policies and procedures."

 

Huffman says many of the school districts he's spoken with are already working to increase security, some even are considering armed guards.

 

But he says there is not a "one size fits all" fix for the issue, and the mental health component also needs to be considered.

 

Traffic & Weather

 

 

 

 

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.

 
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