Painting past adventures

Painting past adventures

Local artist Enola Egge's work will be featured at the Estacada Public Library

Art from all ages

Art from all ages

Annual student art show will hang in the Spiral Gallery through the end of January

Multiple armed robberies occur within two days

Multiple armed robberies occur within two days

Around 7 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, a male suspect entered Big Jim's Corner Market at 580 N. Broadway...

Local sounds

Local sounds

Estacada transplant Skylar Johns says city has helped him grow as musician

Orchid Health clinic blooms

Orchid Health clinic blooms

Clinic finds success at Wade Creek location and hopes to soon expand its mental health offerings

Mulling over  the mill

Mulling over the mill

Residents remember the influence of Park Lumber Mill as the property's future is pondered

Art for the holidays

Art for the holidays

Gallery's December show will feature multiple artists and focus on gifts

The magic of 'Fantastic Beasts' casts a spell around town

The magic of 'Fantastic Beasts' casts a spell around town

Estacada residents eager to see new film in 'Harry Potter' franchise

Shoeboxes of love

Shoeboxes of love

When parishioners at Clackamas Valley Baptist Church first found out about Operation Christmas...

The right choice

The right choice

Looking back, Vivian Parkinson is sometimes surprised at her decision to join the U.S. Army....

Journey through the Clackamas

Journey through the Clackamas

It’s been a good year for Spring chinook salmon in the Clackamas River. Officials from...

The haunting of the Springwater house

The haunting of the Springwater house

Thomas was born on Halloween, so it’s an eerie but fitting coincidence he lived in a haunted...

On the road to restoration

On the road to restoration

The Mt. Hood National Forest has many miles of roads less traveled, which is something several...

Landslide risk highest where disaster struck before

Landslide risk highest where disaster struck before

If a massive earthquake triggered landslides across Oregon, what would be the state’s...

Here comes the fungus

Here comes the fungus

Want to get the dirt on mushrooms? If so, add the fifth-annual Estacada Festival of the Fungus to...

Estacada bond attempts to break the 'mold'

Estacada bond attempts to break the 'mold'

In the depths of an unused classroom toward the back of Estacada High School, mold lurks on a...

Traveling on the 'Road to Success'

Traveling on the 'Road to Success'

When stepping inside of the Estacada’s School District’s new Road to Success program,...

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January 19, 2017

Wyden says he'll work with GOP, Trump - to a point

by Peter Wong
Oregon Democrat will press for progress on transportation funding, health care, but push back against Trump, GOP on other issues.
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: DYAN KIRKPATRICK - Dyan Kirkpatrick will soon open her studio in Estacada to those who are interested in learning more about Bible journaling. Classes are scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 21, and Sunday, June 29.
January 19, 2017

Journaling through the Bible

by Emily Lindstrand
Estacada resident will open up her studio for Bible journaling classes
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO - Clackamas County commissioners will stay in a lawsuit against the state on timber revenue, but could ask for timber land instead of money if the counties previal.
January 19, 2017

Clackamas board stays in timber lawsuit

by Peter Wong
But county commissioners propose recovery of state forest land, not money, if western Oregon counties prevail against the state.


January 19, 2017

Police log

by Emily Lindstrand
Officers recently filed reports on the following incidents in Estacada
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Freelance photographer and writer Jim Lommasson will share the stories of soldiers who have returned home at an upcoming Conversation Project event at Clackamas Community College.
January 19, 2017

News Briefs

by Emily Lindstrand
Center looks for kitchen manager, College hosts Conversation Project events
FILE PHOTO - The Estacada Community Center offers many fitness classes, including senior exercise, Tai Chi, dance fitness, Zumba and Tae Kwon Do.
January 19, 2017

Estacada Community Center makes exercise accessible for all

by Emily Lindstrand
Class offerings range from Zumba and dance fitness to Tai Chi and Tae Kwon Do
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: KACY KISHPAUGH -  Kacy Kishpaugh teaches a REFIT class starting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Estacada First Baptist Church gym.
January 19, 2017

Around town

by Emily Lindstrand
Listing of local events, public meetings, community center activities and support groups
January 12, 2017

Police log

by Emily Lindstrand
Officers recently filed reports on the following incidents in Estacada
January 12, 2017

News Briefs

by Emily Lindstrand
Chamber of Commerce calls for student-submitted business plans, office volunteers
FILE PHOTO - The Estacada Community Center will host a dinner dance on Saturday, Jan. 21.
January 12, 2017

Around Town

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

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Jan 12, 2017

Schools resumed last week in spite of snow

by Emily Lindstrand
District's transportation director discusses safety protocols for inclement weather and how closures are determined
Jan 11, 2017

Snowfall affects roads, shutters schools

by Emily Lindstrand
Estacada City Hall, schools and library will all be closed today, Jan. 11
COURTESY PHOTO - Commissioners hope to conduct public interviews with nine and appoint someone to Position 5 by end of January.
Jan 10, 2017

Record 77 apply for Clackamas board vacancy

by Peter Wong
Commissioners hope to conduct public interviews with nine and appoint someone to Position 5 by end of January.
PHOTO COURTESY: GINA WITHROW - Teri Gant started the Father's Heart Street Ministry out of the back of her car at the Blanchet House in downtown Portland.
Jan 09, 2017

Teri Gant, founder of Father's Heart Street Ministry in Oregon…

by Raymond Rendleman
Longtime Estacada resident Teri Gant, who founded the Father's Heart Street Ministry in Oregon City, died in the hospital on Jan. 1 from complications of pneumonia and the flu virus. She was 68.
Jan 05, 2017

Police log

by Emily Lindstrand
Officers recently filed reports on the following incidents in Estacada
Jan 05, 2017

Around town

by Emily Lindstrand
Listing of local events, public meetings, support groups, library and community center activities
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: MELANIE WAGNER - Workers from Portland General Electric work to remove utility poles near the intersection of Highway 224 and Broadway Street. The poles will be replaced with underground conductors in order to provide more reliable service.
Jan 05, 2017

Power switch

by Emily Lindstrand
Portland General Electric workers remove utility poles and install underground conductors
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: JOEL VAUGHN - 'Aharown Luke introduces a chicken to a guest at his farm during a tour on Saturday, Dec. 31.
Jan 05, 2017

Down on the farm

by Emily Lindstrand
Families visit Aslan's How Organics farm for a New Year's Eve tour
FILE PHOTO - Many Estacada leaders are excited about Dollar Generals new store, expected to open this fall at the former Safari Club location.
Jan 05, 2017

Leaders look forward to the new year

by Emily Lindstrand
Many projects are scheduled for 2017, including parks master plan update and new Dollar General location
Jan 05, 2017

Spend the winter with books

by Emily Lindstrand
Adult Winter Reading program will run from Monday, Jan. 9, to Friday, March 17