Large fire spreads near Estacada

Large fire spreads near Estacada

A sprinkling of ash and a cloud of smoke are hovering over the Estacada area due to a large fire...

Wild by nature

Wild by nature

The Mt. Hood Wilderness is within driving distance for many local hikers. But just because it is...

Friends solicit donations for Franks family

Friends solicit donations for Franks family

After losing their 9-year-old daughter in August, Robert and Stacey Franks are struggling with...

Even a library needs good friends

Even a library needs good friends

The Friends of the Estacada Public Library has been in existence for less than a year, but...

Historic building available to make new memories

Historic building available to make new memories

History is alive and well in more ways than one in the Viola School House. Chelle Mitchell wants...

Suspense builds for 'The Man Who Loved Flowers'

Suspense builds for 'The Man Who Loved Flowers'

Stephen King indie short to film in Estacada Estacada is known as a charming small town, close to...

Two hospitalized after Springwater Road crash

Two hospitalized after Springwater Road crash

Two people were hospitalized after a crash on South Springwater Road near South Ester Court on...

Recycling Depot reduces hours

Recycling Depot reduces hours

The city of Estacada is reducing the hours of the Estacada Recycling Depot at 800 N.W. Evergreen...

Timber Town Fitness nears opening date

Timber Town Fitness nears opening date

Scott Crosby, one of the owners of Timber Town Fitness, confirmed that the new gym will open...

Volunteers to clean river during float

Volunteers to clean river during float

The Clackamas River Basin Council and We Love Clean Rivers are planning the 12th annual Down the...

'The price of admission was love'

'The price of admission was love'

1970 concert goers share memories of Vortex I Looking out over what is now a field thick with...

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Photo Credit: AMERICAN RED CROSS - The Red Cross currently has 14 evacuees at the shelter opened in conjunction with The First Baptist Church in Estacada. Residents of the Silver Fox RV Park are the primary clients at the shelter. More evacuees might be arriving at the shelter later t his evening.
September 14, 2014

Wildfire prompts evacuations near Estacada

by Peggy Savage
The 36 Pit fire is currently within 10 miles of the town and Highway 224 is closed to traffic A wildfire near Estacada, called the 36 Pit Fire, is currently spreading and has swept through more…
September 12, 2014

Fire Calls

by Estacada News
The information for this column comes from the public records of the Estacada Rural Fire District No. 69. Employees and volunteers recently responded to the following incidents. Fire personnel…
September 11, 2014

East wind fans region's wildfire flames

by Pamplin Media Group
A familiar force from the east was making its presence quite apparent on Thursday as a strong wind swept through the Columbia River Gorge to stir trees and rattle windows in the Portland area.…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED - Gerald 'Gary' Curry
September 11, 2014

News Briefs

by Isabel Gautschi
Fire Department honors Gary Curry Estacada Rural Fire District 69 officers paid tribute to honorary member Gerald “Gary” Curry during his celebration of life memorial on Friday, Sept. 5. Curry…
September 11, 2014

High school roof repairs temporarily halted due to strong odor

by Isabel Gautschi
Estacada School District Superintendent Marla Stephenson has decided to temporarily halt roof repairs at Estacada High School due to a complaint of a strong smell of roofing tar. Roughly a third…
September 08, 2014

Races for state lawmakers heat up in Clackamas County

by Raymond Rendleman
House seat in OC, Gladstone; Senate district also covers Estacada, Canby and Molalla - How is Cover Oregon like the light-rail project being built between Portland and Oak Grove? It’s a fair…
September 07, 2014

Fire Calls

by Isabel Gautschi
The information for this column comes from the public records of the Estacada Rural Fire District No. 69. Employees and volunteers recently responded to the following incidents. Fire personnel…
September 06, 2014

News Briefs

by Isabel Gautschi
Council to ask citizens for a seasonal gas tax A seasonal gas tax for Estacada will be put to the vote in the November general election. During the Monday, Aug. 25 city council meeting, Mayor…
September 04, 2014

Volunteers needed for fall clean-up

by Isabel Gautschi
Estacada Parks and Recreation is looking for volunteers to help with a fall clean-up from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 6. Volunteers are meeting at Wade Creek Park. Bring gloves, pruners and…
September 02, 2014

Free grant-writing workshops set for September

by Ellen Spitaleri
Three grant-writing orientation workshops are scheduled for September; two are sponsored by the Clackamas County Cultural Coalition and the third is offered by the Clackamas County Public Health…

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Photo Credit: ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - This sign is hanging in the doorway of The Mason Jar.
Sep 01, 2014

News Briefs

by Isabel Gautschi
The Mason Jar closes abruptly The August Chamber Lunch Forum was unexpectedly moved to the Country Restaurant & Lounge despite having been scheduled at the Mason Jar, a new café in downtown…
Aug 30, 2014

Police Log

by Estacada News
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…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY: AMY CARLSON - A dark-gray 2010 Honda Accord shot through the back window has more than $100 in damage, scaring everyone in the Roaring River Campground.
Aug 28, 2014

Labor Day warning: Don't shoot near campgrounds

by Raymond Rendleman
Next year’s Roaring River Canoe Slalom, which has been taking place for the place for the past eight years along the Clackamas River, is in danger of being cancelled after a mysterious drive-by…
Aug 28, 2014

Commissioners come to Estacada

by Isabel Gautschi
Citizens will have an opportunity to speak with Clackamas County Commissioners in a question-and-answer style town hall meeting co-hosted by the Estacada Chamber of Commerce from 7- 8:30 p.m.…
Marla Stephenson
Aug 27, 2014

What's the plan?

by Isabel Gautschi
Superintendent unveils process to identify district's values What is your ideal Estacada student like? Estacada School District Superintendent Marla Stephenson would like to know. “We have more…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED - Aaron Gant
Aug 27, 2014

Gant, Gates and Neujahr to run for City Council

by Isabel Gautschi
Three people have signed up to run for the three soon-to-be vacant Estacada City Council seats. The terms of Councilors Michele Conditt, Rob Gaskill and Emil Hnidey will end Dec. 31. All three…
Aug 26, 2014

Police Log

by Estacada News
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…
Aug 24, 2014

Fire Calls

by Isabel Gautschi
The information for this column comes from the public records of the Estacada Rural Fire District No. 69. Employees and volunteers recently responded to the following incidents. Fire personnel…
Aug 21, 2014

Council gives city manager a thumbs up

by Isabel Gautschi
It seems Estacada City Manager Bill Elliott came out of his yearly evaluation unscathed — smiling, actually. The City Council evaluated Elliott in executive session on Monday, Aug. 11. Members…
Aug 21, 2014

City to clean yards of vacant properties

by Isabel Gautschi
Mayor Brent Dodrill directed city staff to clean up the messy yards of vacant, bank-owned properties around Estacada. Dodrill said during the council meeting on Monday, Aug. 11, that the…



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