NEWS BRIEFS: Join planting event set for Nadaka Nature Park
Help take care of Nadaka Nature Park by joining a community planting event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 25. Meet at the Nadaka Picnic Shelter, 17615 N.E. Glisan Street.
Participants can plant native species in the backyard habitat demonstration garden and 10-acre forest, and remove litter throughout the park.
Tools, gloves, plants and refreshments will be provided.
Icy conditions force semi off I-84
A semi truck slid off the Interstate 84 roadway because of icy conditions on Friday morning, Feb. 3, near mile post 23.
Corbett Fire responded to the accident, discovering the semi had slid down a 50-foot embankment to the Columbia River. Crews used a rope system to extract the driver and passenger. Both had minor injuries.
Corbett Fire warns that the roads in the Columbia River Gorge are extremely icy and dangerous.
Recreation and leisure exhibit opening
The Gresham Historical Society Museum is kicking off a new exhibit, "Recreation and Leisure in Gresham's History," from 5-7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, at 410 N. Main Ave. Refreshments will be available and admission is free to the public.
The exhibit will feature what camping, sports, entertainment and everyday leisure was like over the past century and a half in Gresham. Enjoy photographs and artifacts pertaining to outdoor activities, sit in a 1910 living room and listen to music from wax gramophone cylinders.