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Poor road conditions and power outages shut down SnowCap, Reynolds, Gresham-Barlow, Centennial, more

COURTESY PHOTO: CAROL ZYVATKAUSKAS - Schools may be closed Tuesday, but the tree is open for this little bird.

The lingering power outages and poor road conditions from the weekend storm that walloped East Multnomah County and Western Oregon have prompted school and other closures for Tuesday, Feb. 16.

The Gresham-Barlow School District said that because of power outages and a lack of internet access in various locations across the school district and in neighboring communities, there will be no comprehensive distance learning on Tuesday.

Gresham-Barlow also canceled its meals program due to the poor road conditions and hazardous parking lots. All after-school school activities are canceled and all Gresham-Barlow District facilities will be closed.

The Reynolds School District also canceled distance learning, meal distribution and all school activities.

The Centennial School District also canceled distance learning on Tuesday and there will be no meal distribution.

Multnomah Learning Academy, MLA, public charter school in Gresham is closed Tuesday, Feb. 16, due to power outages.

The Rockwood Boys & Girls Club will be closed Tuesday.

SnowCap Community charities said its food pantry and donation center would be closed and volunteers should not come in.

The meeting of the Rural Fire Protection Department #10 scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 16 has been postposed to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23. The meeting will be held virtually, but the district will make the conference room at Station 76, 30300 S.E. Dodge Park Blvd, available for members of the public who wish to listen to the meeting. Social distancing will be observed; space is very limited. To attend virtually, please call 503-666-6704 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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