State Hospital Holds Job Workshop

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Nearly 200 people turned out for a job fair in Junction City Wednesday, hoping to land a position with the Oregon State Hospital when it opens next year. The hospital will employ more than 500 people when it’s fully operational, most from around the area. Potential employees made their way to … Continue reading »

ODOT to Install Hwy. 99 Traffic Signal

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — A new traffic signal will be activated Tuesday morning on Highway 99 between Eugene and Junction City. It will be placed at the intersection of Highway 99 and Milliron Road. ODOT engineers recently widened the intersection, and they say the new traffic lights were necessary for the increased traffic flow that … Continue reading »

OHA Holds Junction City Hospital Meeting

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — There’s a meeting Thursday night for community members who want to learn more about the mental health hospital under construction in Junction City. Oregon State Hospital’s Junction City campus will bring more than 500 jobs to Junction City. The 225,000-square-foot campus will replace the smaller Pendleton and Portland facilities. It will … Continue reading »

Mental Hospital Walls Put Up

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — For some, this project was more than a decade in the making and with the lifting of each panel, all the parties involved say they become closer and closer to making what was once just a dream, a reality. Construction on the facility alone costs about $84 million, but there are … Continue reading »

Hospital Construction Reaches Milestone

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Wednesday marks a major milestone for the mental hospital being built in Junction City. Construction crews are erecting the largest wall of the hospital, with Representative Val Hoyle and city leaders on site to witness it. They’ll also be watching just how much of an economic impact the construction will have … Continue reading »

Hospital Holds Job Fair for 170 Openings

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Oregon State Hospital will hire hundreds of workers for the new Junction City Mental Hospital. A job fair will be held at the Junction City High School Thursday. The hospital will try to fill 170 open positions. It’s mainly recruiting direct care positions like psychiatrists, nurses, security staff and housekeeping. The … Continue reading »