Love your highway with Historical Society
The Troutdale Historical Society is holding its biggest fundraiser of the year, inviting sweethearts to celebrate Valentines Day while helping to fund a highway exhibit.
The Love the Highway dinner and auction will raise funds for the societys upcoming exhibit, King of Roads By Way of the People, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Historic Columbia River Highway.
The auction-dinner will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, with the silent auction, followed by dinner and the live auction at 7 p.m. at The Troutdale House, 411 E. Columbia River Highway in Troutdale (right next to the big yellow caboose at the Depot Museum). A program will feature stories of the highway.
Tickets are limited, with ticket reservations recommended through the Troutdale Historical Society, 503-661-2164. Prices are $60 per person or $110 per couple. A table for eight costs $400.
Money may be mailed for tickets to Troutdale Historical Society, 219 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale, 97060, by Feb. 7.
Gun goes off on bus, Gresham man arrested
A Gresham man was arrested Friday, Jan. 17, after a semiautomatic handgun he was carrying on a bus traveling north in unincorporated Milwaukie went off.
The bullet struck the floor of the bus, and no one was injured, said Lt. Robert Wurpes, spokesman at the Clackamas County Sheriffs Office.
Witnesses said Troy Robanske, 42, allegedly reached into a small case and the gun went off.
TriMet dispatch alerted police near the intersection of Southeast McLoughlin Boulevard and Concord Road.
Robanske allegedly tried to hide the weapon in a restroom after he left the bus. Police later found and arrested him.
Robanske was booked into the Clackamas County Jail and charged with felon in possession of a firearm, unlawful use of a weapon, unlawful possession of a firearm and reckless endangerment.
Gresham fire displaces five people
A residential fire in Gresham displaced five adults Friday, Jan. 17.
Red Cross volunteers responded to the fire in the 200 block of Southeast Hacienda Court to assist.
Disaster volunteers provided lodging, food, comfort kits and other services to the five displaced.Add a comment