Central Oregon unemployment rates reach historic lows

Unemployment rates in Central Oregon counties reached historic lows in May, the Oregon Employment Department reported Tuesday.

In Deschutes County, the rate dipped to 3.8 percent, a new historical low, down from 4.2 percent in April. The county added 1,270 jobs, which was slightly more than expected for May. Most of the jobs added were in seasonal industries, including leisure/hospitality and construction.

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