Pacific Northwest cities shut down in record heat

PORTLAND, Ore., June 28 (Reuters) – Temperatures are expected to break records in the Pacific Northwest again on Monday, bringing the city of Portland to a standstill as residents crouch in air-conditioned homes or cooling centers. A day after Portland saw temperatures rise to 112 degrees F (44.5 degrees Celsius) …

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Oregon Adds 6,900 Jobs In May | New

Oregon’s unemployment rate fell below 6% for the first time since March 2020, when the state’s rate was 3.6%, according to the Oregon Department of Employment. The unemployment rate of 5.9% in May is the same as the revised rate in April. The US unemployment rate fell to 5.8% in …

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The Western mega-drought | The week

California and the Southwest are facing high temperatures, severe drought, and a new hotter and drier normal. Here’s all you need to know: What is the current situation ? The West is in the midst of a generalized drought emergency of historic intensity. Seventy-two percent of the West is in …

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5 best accountants in Austin 🥇

Below is a list of the best accountants in Austin. To help you find the best accountants located near you in Austin, we’ve compiled our own list based on this list of valuation points. Top Austin Accountants: The best rated Accountants in Austin are: Insogna CPA – provides accounting and …

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Several positions available – Yankton School District | Jobs

The Yankton School District is now accepting applications for the following positions: Full Time Head Guardian at Webster Elementary Year-round position, 40 h / week. Mainly daytime hours, with a few nights and weekends. Experience wanted. Eligible for medical insurance, retirement, paid vacation, paid sick leave and other voluntary insurance …

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States examine impact of marijuana on composition and injuries

State courts continue to question whether employers and insurers should reimburse marijuana in workers’ compensation and how a positive marijuana test can impact accident compensation, says a published legislative update Friday by the National Insurance Compensation Board. As of early 2021, Connecticut, New Mexico, New York and Virginia have legalized …

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