City asks residents to conserve water

City asks residents to conserve water

City officials are urging residents to conserve and store water in case 36 Pit Fire damage and...

Hoffman named development association director

Hoffman named development association director

The Estacada Development Association welcomed its new executive director and Main Street manager,...

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Fish home improvement

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WATERSHED GETS HANDS-ON HELP

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October 24, 2014

News briefs

by Isabel Gautschi
Chamber seeks tourism grant proposals Do you have an idea that could bring more tourists to the Estacada area? You may be eligible for some financial support. Connie Redmond, administrator for…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Richard Etulain, author of 'Lincoln and Oregon Country Politics in the Civil War Era' and numerous other history books, will lead a Conversation Project discussion on Oregon's identity 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at the Estacada Public Library.
October 23, 2014

Conversation Project returns

by Isabel Gautschi
Richard Etulain will lead a conversation on “A State of Change: Oregon’s Evolving Identities” beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at the Estacada Public Library. Etulain, a history author,…
October 22, 2014

OSP: Avoid driving Highway 224 near fatal crash

by The Clackamas Review
A three-car pileup has killed one person and caused mayhem for the evening commute in Clackamas County. Oregon State Police reported Wednesday afternoon that a fatal crash has closed Highway 224…
October 21, 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: CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE - Devon Scott Woltring
October 20, 2014

Resident warns intoxicated thief with shot in the floor

by Isabel Gautschi
Devon S. Woltring, 22, of Estacada is in jail after allegedly stealing money, returning to the home and attacking the resident. Sandy Police officers arrived at a home in the 400 block of…
October 19, 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…
Photo Credit: CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Tara Jean Wisegarver
October 23, 2014

Woman arrested after pulling knife in Harvest Market parking lot

by Isabel Gautschi
Tara Jean Wisegarver, described by police as an Estacada and Sandy area transient, was arrested on accusations of pulling a knife on a man in the Harvest Market Thriftway parking lot. Just…
October 17, 2014

DEFY offers Youth Mental Health First Aid training

by Isabel Gautschi
Drug-free Estacada Families and Youth (DEFY) will host a free Youth Mental Health First Aid Training 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, at the Rivermill School Library, 850 N. Broadway St.…
Photo Credit: CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE - Curt Steininger
October 16, 2014

Steininger trial bumped to March

by Isabel Gautschi
The trial of Curt Steininger, the former Estacada City Councilor accused of child molestation, has been bumped to 9 a.m. March 10 at the Clackamas County Circuit Court. Steininger was indicted…
Photo Credit: ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - City and business leaders celebrated new downtown business Tucana Professional Resources with a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday, Oct. 9. Pictured from left: City Manager Bill Elliott, Chamber President Tamara Pugh, Mayor Brent Dodrill and Tracia Larimer, owner of Tucana Professional Resources.
October 16, 2014

News Briefs

by Isabel Gautschi
Estacada welcomes new business City leaders celebrated new downtown Estacada business Tucana Professional Resources and the new ownership of Barbara’s Flower’s and Coffee with back-to-back…

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Oct 15, 2014

Clackamas Women's Services comes to Estacada

by Isabel Gautschi
Clackamas Women’s Services has opened a satellite office in Estacada. CWS works with partners throughout the county to provide free, confidential, multi-lingual services such as counseling,…
Oct 15, 2014

Estacada student population on decline

by Isabel Gautschi
Clackamas River Elementary may have had to unexpectedly add a kindergarten class this year, but the Estacada School District continues to bleed students from the junior high grade level and up.…
Oct 15, 2014

Many seniors not taking full course load

by Isabel Gautschi
A significant number of Estacada High School juniors and seniors are not taking full course loads. Superintendent Marla Stephenson discussed the situation during the school board meeting on…
Oct 09, 2014

Candidates to speak at Chamber Lunch Forum

by Isabel Gautschi
Incumbent State Sen. Alan Olsen and challenger Jamie Damon will speak during an Estacada Chamber of Lunch Forum from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at City Hall. Olsen and Damon are running…
Photo Credit: PHOTO BY: JONATHAN HOUSE - Clackamas County Tax Assessor Bob Vroman looks over old, physical copies of residential parcel maps. The Clackamas County Assessor oversees arguably the most complex tax department in Oregon with 57 full-time and one part-time staff members creating and processing about 170,000 bills in 133 different taxing districts.
Oct 08, 2014

Tax bills, reality often don't mix

by Shasta Kearns Moore
It’s property tax season, and you know what that means. No? Well, you’re not the only one. Oregon’s property tax system increases in complexity every year, due in large part to initiatives…
Oct 06, 2014

Last chance for county's Republican candidates?

by Raymond Rendleman
Professor Jim Moore sees demographic trends affecting area - Who the heck are state Sen. Alan Olsen (R-Canby/Oregon City/Gladstone), state Rep. Brent Barton (D-OC/Gladstone), and state Rep.…
Oct 06, 2014

Stay up for the lunar eclipse

by Isabel Gautschi
Viewing party set for early morning Oct. 8 Weather permitting, OMSI will lead a free lunar eclipse viewing with the Rose City Astronomers 1-5:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8 in the Equestrian Area of…
Oct 06, 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…
Oct 05, 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…
Oct 04, 2014

'Handsome' man sought in house burglary

by Pamplin Media Group
Portland officers were looking Saturday for an approximately 6-foot-tall black man in his 20s, with a muscular build wearing dark clothes after a report of an individual breaking into a home in…



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