Within the level 3 evacuation zone in Jackson County, the Almeda fire burned though the core business route of Hwy. 99 from the edge of Ashland to the outskirts of Medford. In some spots the wind-whipped fire devastated all businesses on both the east and west sides of the highway, at other times hopscotching its way south, indiscriminately taking out some businesses while sparing others
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Devastating wildfires have ravaged workplaces, homes, communities, and more than 1 million acres of land across Oregon over the past several days. This release covers the Oregon employment situation in August. It does not capture the personal and economic disruption caused by these disasters.
Oregon’s unemployment rate dropped to 7.7 percent in August from 10.4 percent in July