Recent Reynolds grad killed by train

Police have identified the man who was struck and killed by a Union Pacific train as an 18-year-old Fairview man.

The Multnomah County Medical Examiner’s Office said Jesse Pham died at 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, on the train tracks near Northeast Fairview Lake Way. Nobody aboard the train was injured.

Pham attended Reynolds High School and graduated in 2012, said Reynolds School District spokeswoman Andrea Watson.

Fairview police have not determined why Pham was on the tracks, and the incident is still under investigation.

Support Gresham Breakfast Lions Club

The Gresham Breakfast Lions Club wil host its second Monte Carlo Casino Night as a fundraiser from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at St. Henry Catholic Church, 346 N.W. First St., Gresham.

The event will support the Lions Club’s main causes: vision and hearing tests; eyeglasses and hearing aids for citizens in need; preventive exams for schoolchildren; support for the Oregon Sight and Hearing Foundation; and scholarships for high school graduates.

Tickets are $50 per person and will include a spaghetti dinner, two drinks and $2,000 in play chips. Professional dealers from

For more information, call Art Abbott at 503-936-0540.

Northwest Flyfishers meet Tuesday

Northwest Flyfishers will meet at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, in the Sam Cox building at Glenn Otto Park, Troutdale.

Beginning with a demo until 6:50 p.m., a general meeting with Todd Alsbury from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife District will discuss fishing for bull and native trout, along with the fish and wildlife High Lakes Program.

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Ski Patrol seeks volunteers

Mt. Hood Ski Patrol, the largest ski patrol in the nation, is seeking volunteers for its 2013-14 ski patrol.

Tryouts are Sunday, March 3, and include a morning meeting and introduction at patrol headquarters in Government Camp, participation in a personal interview and a ski test at Mt. Hood Skibowl.

Participants who are accepted into the apprentice training program for 2013-2014 will spend the season gaining training to become a full patroller.

There are three opportunities for involvement through these tryouts: hill patrollers, associate patrollers and nordic patrollers.

For more information, visit Pre-registration on the website is required by Sunday, Feb. 24.

A heart affair

Julie Hasson, award-winning restaurateur, cookbook author and chef to the celebrities, will team up with Adventist Health’s Northwest Regional Heart Center to teach people how to cook and eat heart healthy. 

Delicious Fair of the Heart, a free event, takes place from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, at the medical center auditorium, 10123 S.E. Market St., Portland.

Hasson and more than a dozen Portland food vendors such as Bob’s Red Mill, Dave’s Killer Bread, Butler Soy Curls and Duck Produce will be at the event, providing free vegetarian food samples, cooking demonstrations and a collection of recipes.

Attendees also will have a chance to take a free heart age appraisal and learn the difference between their biological age and heart age.

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