A historical movement

A historical movement

Why will the Lucy and Josiah Burnett House cross the road? To get to the other side, of course. ...

Getting back in the Vortex groove

Getting back in the Vortex groove

Some might find the story hard to believe. In 1970, a Republican governor organized a...

A portrait of Summer

A portrait of Summer

Estacada’s latest mural celebrates the connectivity of all people, a theme that extended to...

Getting out there

Getting out there

Whether pitching a tent or hooking up a recreational vehicle, many people love to camp during the...

Estacada Development Association uncorks successful evening

Estacada Development Association uncorks successful evening

A variety of Estacada residents and visitors packed Broadway Street for a new event this weekend....

Collecting stories at the campground

Collecting stories at the campground

Metzler Park hosts strive to make all guests feel welcome Leroy Gibson sums up the best part of...

Clowning around

Clowning around

When reflecting on formative moments in her life, Lisa Brookshier recalls the time she received...

Annual Juneteenth celebration promotes awareness, community

Annual Juneteenth celebration promotes awareness, community

Event commemorates the day slavery ended in the United States Mayor Charlie Hales honored a...

Auction to benefit those with rare lung disease

Auction to benefit those with rare lung disease

When Carrie DeRosia was in the eighth grade, she passed out while running around her...

Estacada baseball advances to state title game

Estacada baseball advances to state title game

The Estacada High baseball team is making school history by defeating Banks 8-3 in 9 innings...

The return of Promontory Park

The return of Promontory Park

Promontory Park hadn’t seen many visitors since its two-year closure, but that changed this...

Estacada singer-songwriter celebrates release of first album

Estacada singer-songwriter celebrates release of first album

Country singer-songwriter Jessica Elliot’s life has changed significantly over the past few...

Pierce, Brown ready to face off in governor's race

Pierce, Brown ready to face off in governor's race

Salem physician Bud Pierce celebrated his victory as the Republican nominee for governor, beating...


Estacada's Latest News

August 26, 2016

Police log

by Elize Manoukian
Entries in this public safety report are provided by the Sandy Police Department, which provides police services in Estacada. Arrests At 4:20 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, Virgil L Joyner, 52, of…
August 26, 2016

Volunteers give back to the Clackamas

by Elize Manoukian
A grey whale swimming down the Clackamas River would raise some eyebrows. Tons of trash, however, can float by unnoticed. Since 2003, more than 34 cumulative tons of garbage, roughly the size of…
August 25, 2016

Sandy police launch free app

by Teresa Carson
The Sandy Police Department has released a free mobile app so community members in Estacada and Sandy can stay connected with law enforcement developments through their smartphones and tablets.…


PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: SHANNON O. WELLS - An Honor Flight of Oregon group of World War II veterans pose for a group photo at the U.S. World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. in September 2015. The nonprofit Honor Flight grroup is seeking veterans from the Gresham, Portland and surrounding areas for the next trip Sept. 28-Oct. 2.
August 23, 2016

Honor Flight seeks veterans for free trip to Washington, D.C.

by Pamplin Media Group
Nonprofit group transports World War II vets to see memorials Honor Flight of Portland is calling on World War II veterans in Clatsop, Columbia, Washington, Multnomah, Hood River, Clackamas,…
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ELIZE MANOUKIAN - The Orchid Health grand opening featured music provided by a father-daughter DJ combo from Sandy, free barbecue and opportunities for new patients to mingle with health care providers.
August 25, 2016

Community welcomes Orchid Health

by Elize Manoukian
Clinic celebrated Thursday, Aug. 18 before official opening on Aug. 22
August 21, 2016

Filed this week: Sandy PD cop log

by Elize Manoukian
Information from this column comes from the Sandy Police Department public records. The Sandy Police Department provides law enforcement services in Estacada. Officers recently filed reports on…
August 20, 2016

Fine wheelin' by the water

by Elize Manoukian
Inaugural 4x4 cruise-in invites big rigs to Promontory The suspense was high at Promontory Park last weekend, and so were the suspensions. Nearly 200 Jeeps, trucks, Broncos and other 4x4…
JOHN BAKER - What's a county fair without some thrill rides? The Clackamas County Fair, which runs through Sunday in Canby, has plenty to enjoy.
August 20, 2016

Clackamas County Fair is beating the heat

by John Baker
Despite the rising temperature, fairgoers are determined to enjoy this year's event Five days into its six-day run, the Clackamas County Fair & Rodeo appears to be dealing with the heat quite…
COURTESY PHOTO - GOP nominee Donald J. Trump is not thrilling every Republican officer holder in Oregon. Some say they don't support him.
August 22, 2016

'Spending money on Donald Trump is like buying coffin nails by…

by John Schrag
What Oregon Republicans think about their presidential nominee (not all of them are angry) Earlier this week, Bill Bryant, the Republican gubernatorial candidate in Washington, announced that he…
August 22, 2016

News briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Area Boy Scout recognized for achievement Deven P. Miller of Estacada, recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout in the Thunderbird District through the Cascade Pacific Council of Boy Scouts of…

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Aug 18, 2016

Orchid Health celebrates clinic opening

by Elize Manoukian
Orchid Health cuts the ribbon for the new Wade Creek clinic in Estacada this week, and is celebrating with free food and music from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18. At the grand opening event, at 535…
Aug 18, 2016

Motor home crash leaves Estacada family homeless

by Pamplin Media Group
No one injured in the wreck Pamplin Media Group An Estacada family is homeless after an out-of-control tractor-trailer destroyed their motor home Tuesday, Aug. 9. The wreck occurred in…
Aug 18, 2016

School board puts bond onNov. ballot

by Elize Manoukian
$55 million request would fund upgrades for school buildings In the latest move to address shortcomings of district buildings, the Estacada School Board has unanimously voted to put a $55.1…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFF - Curt Allen Steininger, 34, was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison for sexual abuse of a young relative.
Aug 16, 2016

Former Estacada city councilman gets 8 years

by Elize Manoukian
Curt Steininger convicted for sexual abuse of a child Curt Allen Steininger was sentenced to eight years in prison on Tuesday for sexual abuse of a young relative and for possession of child…
Aug 15, 2016

Police log

by Emily Lindstrand
Information from this column comes from the Sandy Police Department public records. The Sandy Police Department provides law enforcement services in Estacada. Officers recently filed reports on…
Aug 14, 2016

Estacada Garden Club gears up for another year

by Pamplin Media Group
After a summer hiatus, the Estacada Garden Club will soon begin its 89th year this September. Since its inception in 1927, the club has strived to promote interest in gardening and aid in the…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: STEVEN BROWN - This 1950 Merc belong to Brad Venderberg.
Aug 13, 2016

Car shows roll into Metro area

by Pamplin Media Group
Whether you're in Gresham, Hillsboro or Clackamas County, there are plenty of car show on tap this week. Thousands of people converged on downtown Gresham on Saturday, taking in the sights of…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Estacada resident Bethy Rossos recently competed in the Great American Seafood Cookoff, held in New Orleans, La.
Aug 11, 2016

Cooking her way to New Orleans

by Emily Lindstrand
Whether it’s to New Orleans or on live television, cooking has taken Estacada resident Bethy Rossos many places. Over the past weekend, Rothos competed in the Great American Seafood Cookoff,…
Aug 12, 2016

Cars, motorcycles cruise into town

by Emily Lindstrand
This weekend, downtown Estacada was decorated with a variety of cars, trucks and motorcycles. On Saturday, Aug. 6, the Route 26 Cruisers and the Estacada Area Support Our Troops foundation…
Aug 12, 2016

News briefs

by Emily Lindstrand
Food Bank calls for volunteers The Estacada Area Food Bank has an open position for a part-time volunteer. The position involves greeting clients, explaining the food bank’s operations and…