Investigators say Bailey's fire was intentionally started

Investigators say Bailey's fire was intentionally started

The Estacada Fire District announced in a press release that the fire that consumed popular...

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Music crawl, giant puppets, mural painting and a lot more at Estacada Summer Festival

Music crawl, giant puppets, mural painting and a lot more at Estacada Summer Festival

New giant puppet added each year by local artists Estacada is a town with a lot of artistic...

Mudrow voted school board chairman for 2014-15

Mudrow voted school board chairman for 2014-15

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Estacada's Latest News

July 30, 2014

City to ask voters for seasonal gas tax

by Isabel Gautschi
Conditt seeks public opinion on street funding In November, the Estacada City Council plans to ask voters to approve a 3 cents per gallon May-September seasonal gas tax in an effort to raise…
July 30, 2014

Roosters' welcome runs out in Estacada

by Isabel Gautschi
If you like your peace and quiet, then here’s something to crow about. The Estacada City Council has enacted new animal regulations — effective immediately — that hands an eviction notice to…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Milo McIver State Park will celebrate the 44th anniversary of Vortex I, a  week-long state-sponsored rock festival and hippie gathering with a commemoration event on Aug. 9.
July 30, 2014

Commemoration planned for 1970 hippie festival

by Isabel Gautschi
In 1970 the only state-sponsored rock festival in U.S. history was held at Milo McIver State Park in an effort to divert the attention of protesters during a scheduled visit by President Richard…
by: CONTRIBUTED: DIANNE NELSON - D.G. Nelson
July 24, 2014

Oregon City writer holds Estacada book signing

by Beverly Corbell
First-time novelist to be at Cazadero Inn Author Dianne Nelson of Oregon City has been writing since she was 10, but was always a “shy” writer, she says, and hardly ever shared her work with…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Police responded to the scene of this crash involving a motorcycle and a passenger vehicle on Tuesday, July 15, on Highway 211 at South Hayden Road, south of Estacada.
July 24, 2014

Beavercreek man injured in wreck

by (none)
Motorcycle hits car on Hwy. 221 Oregon State Police are continuing an investigation into a serious injury crash the afternoon of Tuesday, July 15, involving a motorcycle and passenger car on…
July 24, 2014

Clackamas County adds $1.8 million to projects in unanimous…

by Shasta Kearns Moore
A rosier economic picture gave Clackamas County some flexibility in its 2014-15 budget, approved unanimously June 26. “This is the first unanimous budget committee vote in a long, long time,”…
by: OUTLOOK PHOTO; BEVERLY CORBELL - Artist Kolieha Bush is planning to bring her paper mache zebra, on display at the Spiral Gallery, to the Estacada Summer Festival.
July 24, 2014

Abundance of artists - and art lovers - makes Estacada special …

by Beverly Corbell
Festival celebrates town murals Nestled in the forested hills just far away enough from the city, Estacada has long been a draw for artists and art lovers. Jane Reid, founder of the Estacada…
July 24, 2014

Clackamas Community College to put bond issue on November ballot…

by (none)
Funds will update classrooms and facilities Clackamas Community College is going to the public for approval of a bond issue on the Nov. 4 ballot. The Clackamas Community College Board of…
by: CONTRIBUTED: BARB HICKS - After working hard for weeks, the Mossy Rocks 4-H Club finally got their Adopt-a-Road highway sign. From left are Kate Glover, Austin Roberts, Dakota Glover and Alayna Roberts.
July 24, 2014

Mossy Rocks 4-H adopts roads to keep clean

by Beverly Corbell
Lots of trash found along River Mill Road The Mossy Rocks 4-H Club is learning about civic duty and adopted the River Mill and Farmstead roads as a community service project. Twice a year, the…
July 19, 2014

Eugene boy injured in skateboard accident at McIver State Park

by (none)
According to Oregon State Patrol, a 12-year old Eugene boy suffered a potentially serious head injury Saturday afternoon, July 19, when he fell from his skateboard while riding on the entrance…

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Jul 23, 2014

Police Log

by Isabel Gautschi
Information for this column comes from Sandy Police Department public records. The Sandy Police Department provides service in Estacada. Officers recently filed reports on the following…
Jul 23, 2014

Fire Calls

by Estacada News
The information for this column comes from the public records of Estacada Rural Fire District No. 69. Employees and volunteers recently responded to the following incidents. Fire personnel…
Jul 23, 2014

News Briefs

by Isabel Gautschi
Man killed in tree felling accident An Estacada man was killed while attempting to fell a tree Thursday, July 10, on the Mt. Hood National Forest. According to a press release issued by the…
Jul 23, 2014

Councilor seeks public opinion on Estacada streets

by Isabel Gautschi
Want the streets of Estacada fixed? So does City Councilor Michele Conditt. But she wants something from you too: tell the council how you want the repairs funded. Conditt said that one of the…
Jul 17, 2014

CCC, Oregon Tech sign reverse transfer agreement

by The Clackamas Review
More students in Oregon will have the opportunity to be credited with an associate's degree while earning a bachelor's degree through a new "Reverse Transfer" agreement, signed last week between…
Jul 15, 2014

Police Log

by Isabel Gautschi
Information for this column comes from Sandy Police Department public records. The Sandy Police Department provides service in Estacada. Officers recently filed reports on the following…
by: ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Student designs anti-drug artwork for bench Estacada High School student Cecilia Lee designed the anti-drug message artwork now adorning the bench at Northeast Sixth and Broadway. The project was sponsored by Drug-free Estacada Families and Youth (DEFY).
Jul 11, 2014

News Briefs

by Isabel Gautschi
Philip Foster Farm receives grant The Kinsman Foundation of Milwaukie, which supports Oregon architectural preservation projects, awarded $8,900 in grant funds to the Jacknife-Zion-Horseheaven…
Jul 11, 2014

Man killed in tree felling accident

by Isabel Gautschi
An Estacada man was killed while attempting to fell a tree in the Mt. Hood National Forest on Thursday, July 10. According to a press release issued by the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office, a…
Jul 10, 2014

Dust off your fans, the heat is coming

by Pamplin Media Group
Temperatures in metro area could hit 100 Weather expert Steve Pierce says the Portland area, and the Pacific Northwest, should prepare for brutal heat in the coming week. "The Pacific Northwest…
by: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ  - Mary Stewart (right), an agritourism consultant, walks with Carol Westergreen on the grounds of Westergreens Out in the Garden Nursery in Molalla.The nursery welcomes guests as part of the Molalla Country Farm Loop.
Jul 10, 2014

FARM FRESH AGRITAINMENT

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Changes have made agritourism more popular, but limits are still murky Oregonians love their farmers. Grocers tout their local cherry farmer cred on freeway billboards. Dairy farmers assure us…




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