An investigation is ongoing into the discovery of a woman’s body in a park in Salem. Police say some hikers found the body Saturday afternoon along the Willamette River in Minto-Brown Island Park. Authorities have identified the woman as 19-year-old Abigail Agustin Paz of Wood Village. It’s not yet clear how she died.
Oregon is expected to add nearly 182,000 jobs over the next nine years. The Oregon Employment Department forecasts most of those jobs will be in health care because of the state’s aging population. Professional and Business services is second. Most of the jobs will be located in Central Oregon and the Portland area.