The last time the state's rate was lower was in August of 2008, when the rate was 6.7 percent.
State Economist Nick Bielichiks.
"Oregon added 2900 non farm jobs in February. The strongest major industries were construction and manufacturing that both added over one thousand jobs."
February marked the eighth consecutive month of job gains for the state.
During the recession, Oregon lost 150-thousand jobs and so far we've added 3 of the 4 lost jobs back.
Ferguson Road closed between 15th Street and King Solomon Lane. (6/13)
Murphy Road and Parrell Road closed with detours. (9/30)
Powell Butte Highway at Neff and Alfalfa Market Roads (8/31)
Lane closures, flaggers on Skyliners Road (5/25)
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