The show must go on

The show must go on

Springwater Players production deals with comedic misadventure, life in the theatre

Fighting her way to the top

Fighting her way to the top

Martial Arts champion Mihaela Keller looks forward to teaching classes in Estacada

Teaching children how to learn

Teaching children how to learn

Todos Juntos focuses on literacy skills, problem solving for children in Clackamas County

Library celebrates changes

Library celebrates changes

Librarians discuss National Library Week activities, changes to library over the years

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FILE PHOTO - Estacada Uncorked, the annual family-friendly wine, food and microbrew event, is scheduled from 4-9 p.m. Saturday, June 24, on Broadway Street.
April 20, 2017

Around Town

by Emily Lindstrand
Listing of local events, public meetings, community center activities and support groups
April 20, 2017

NEWS BRIEFS: Celebrate National Poetry Month

by Emily Lindstrand
What's inside: Enter 'If I were Mayor Contest,' local scout honored
April 20, 2017

SCHOOL BRIEFS: Apply to Girls State, Boys State

by Emily Lindstrand
What's inside: celebrate teacher appreciation week, apply to law enforcement camp


CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: BRICKER-DOWN PRODUCTIONS - Cast and crew work on the set of 'The Man Who Loved Flowers,' a short film shot in Estacada based on a Stephen King story of the same name.
April 20, 2017

Film shot in Estacada finds success

by Emily Lindstrand
'The Man Who Loved Flowers' showcases locations around downtown Estacada
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: JOSH KULLA - Sandy resident Shannon Montgomery has helped run the Sandy Mountain Festival for 45 years. She started helping her mother with the festival at age 13 and has only missed two festivals since then because of study abroad.
April 18, 2017

Shannon Montgomery keeps the festival running and the cookies…

by Brittany Allen
Sandy Mountain Festival has been a family affair for 45 years
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Estacada Earth Day volunteers gather in front of city hall after their efforts last year. Several local opportunities for volunteering are scheduled for this Earth Day, as well.
April 18, 2017

Plant a tree, tidy a trail this Earth Day

by Pamplin Media Group
Planting, cleanup events scheduled in downtown Estacada and Wade Creek Park
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Surja Tjahaja will teach a class on mindfulness at the Estacada Public Library next week.
April 18, 2017

Building pathways to inner peace

by Emily Lindstrand
Mindfulness class to be held at the Estacada Public library
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Connie Redmond enjoys reading with students at River Mill Elementary each week.
April 18, 2017

A ubiquitous volunteer

by Emily Lindstrand
Connie Redmond is involved with tutoring, Fire Corps in Estacada
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: JOSH KULLA - Tami Guttridge is the Master of the Springwater Grange outside Estacada. She and her family have been involved in local Grange and 4-H activities for over a century now.
April 18, 2017

Cultivating team spirit

by Emily Lindstrand
Tami Guttridge follows family tradition with Springwater Grange, 4-H Group
PAMPLIN MEDIA PHOTO: JOSH KULLA  - Gresham Rotary Club President Diane Noriega leads a meeting on Wednesday, April 5, at M&M Restaurant and Lounge on North Main Avenue.
April 18, 2017

Diane Noriega: Breaking the mold

by Zane Sparling
Rotarian president has storied career and passion for higher education

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PAMPLIN MEDIA PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Bobbi Gene Culter is the founder and director of Therapy Works Northwest, a nonprofit that helps children through occupational therapy.
Apr 18, 2017

Bobbi Gene Culter: Dedicated to helping kids grow

by Christopher Keizur
Gresham resident's pediatric therapy business and nonprofit sits high in the saddle
PAMPLIN MEDIA PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - After 26 years at the helm of SnowCap, Executive Director Judy Alley will retire the end of October. Her proudest moment, during her nearly three decade tenure at the agency, was the establishment of a community garden.
Apr 18, 2017

Judy Alley: The poster child for bootstrap success

by Anne Endicott
SnowCap's executive director knows well the challenges facing agency's clients
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Tami Jo Saling-Caldwell, T.J. to all who know her, founded Apple of His Eye Chairty, which works in India and Rwanda.
Apr 18, 2017

Serving God's people no matter where they are

by Teresa Carson
Tami Jo Saling-Caldwell founded charity to help widows and orphans
Apr 18, 2017

Clackamas leaders lay out ambitious goals

by Peter Wong
Road repairs and planning for new courthouse, plus economic development and help for rural areas and people 'left behind'
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Puppy raiser Sandy Lissman has raised an even dozen puppies that went on to become full-fledge guide dogs for the blind. Today, she received her next puppy, Falla, a black labrador retriever, from Bill Miner, a partner in charge at Portland law firm Davis Wright Tremain. Falla will be Lissman's companion for the next 13 to 15 months before entering formal guide dog training with Boring-based Guide Dogs For The Blind.
Apr 14, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Guide dog puppies meet their new families

by Pamplin Media Group
Boring-based Guide Dogs For The Blind introduces its newest batch of trainees
Apr 13, 2017

Cop log

by Emily Lindstrand
Officers from the Sandy Police Department filed reports on the following incidents in Estacada
Apr 13, 2017

SCHOOL BRIEFS: Apply to Girls State, Boys State

by Emily Lindstrand
What's inside: Law enforcement camp applications available, middle school students will perform
FILE PHOTO - There will be a Bible Journaling class in Estacada from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, May 21.
Apr 13, 2017

Around Town

by Emily Lindstrand
Listing of local events, public meetings community center activities and support groups
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: WONSER WOODS - A night in the 1,400-square-foot Grand Fir Suite at Wonser Woods Estate is up for bid at the Unique Experiences auction. The space serves as the honeymoon suite at Wonser Woods, a wedding venue and bed and breakfast.
Apr 13, 2017

'Unique experiences' promises good times

by Emily Lindstrand
Chamber of Commerce's Spring Gala scheduled for Saturday, April 29, at the Estacada Community Center
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: BOYD HOLLOWAY - Lake Titicaca is the subject of this photo by Boyd Holloway, one of the pieces in his show at the Estacada library.
Apr 12, 2017

Exploring Peru

by Emily Lindstrand
Library presentation features photographs, artifacts, maps and other items that highlight Peru