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October 24, 2014

My View: Susie Tracy

by Estacada News
Seize opportunity to learn about mental illness Mental and emotional well-being is essential to overall health and allows people to realize their full potential, cope with the stresses of life,…
Photo Credit: ARCHIVE PHOTO - In 1984, the Leatham Dance Co. was getting ready to present a variety show for charity. Audience members paid admission with a can of food for the Estacada Family Resources Center. From left: Elaine Leatham, Jerry Toole and Victoria Orchard of the Leatham Dance Co. strike a pose to promote the show.
October 20, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1974: Paper frets over Americans' wasteful habits 1964 Estacada has been daydreaming about a pool for half a century. Prominent Estacada citizens met at Duane Day’s home to discuss the…
Photo Credit: ARCHIVE PHOTO - In this 1984 photo Estacada Mayor John Rowley and City Manager Duane Robinson admire a welcome sign that had been recently restored by the Timber Lake Job Corps. The two-sided sign came from Clackamas and had been repainted three times, but to city employee Ed Larson's knowledge had never been used anywhere as a sign. The sign was in safekeeping of the city. Plans were made to put it up on city property near the Estacada Industrial Park off Highway 224 as soon as the site was prepared and city crews were available for the job.
October 14, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1984: School Board bans showing R-rated movies in classrooms 1974 The paper explained the origins of Fire Prevention Week. On Oct. 8, 1871, Mrs. O’Leary’s stable in Chicago was accidentally set…
Photo Credit: ARCHIVE PHOTO - It was 1974 when Carrell Bennett, manager of the Estacada branch of the First State Bank of Oregon accepted 12,340 pennies from Estacada Junior High School Principal David Stockner and students Benjie Ballou and Pat Blair.
October 07, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Estacada News
1994: Car thief takes off as deputy clings to stolen pickup 1964 As timber exports to Japan soared, Oregon sawmill and plywood firms banded together to form the Save Our Logs Committee in an…
Photo Credit: ARCHIVE PHOTO - 1974: Oregon Pioneer Savings & Loan opened an office in Estacada. Photographed from left: Teller Dorothy Woncert; first depositor, Ione Barr; second depositor, Charlene McCauley; Office Manager Frank Heiple; and Associate Ward V. Cook with the scissors.
September 28, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1994: Estacada passes a water bond 1984 Write-in mayoral candidate Marian West told the paper that Estacada needed a better image. As an associate broker for Stan Wiley Realtors Inc., West said…
September 23, 2014

Letters to the editor

by Estacada News
Grant, volunteers deeply appreciated Eagle Creek Elementary was fortunate to be the recipient of a generous grant from the Nike Employee Grant Fund. Funding from this grant made it possible to…
September 22, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1994: City Councilor sues mayor, city manager 1984 Controversy continued to heat up over the proposed Trestle Trail. The state Recreational Trails Advisory Council held its monthly meeting in…
September 24, 2014

There is no reset on real life consequences

by Dave Wenzel
It was bound to happen sooner or later. The amazing technology of video cameras, their clarity, their reduced size, the ability to take them with us, the hardware to mount them just about…
Photo Credit: ARCHIVE PHOTO - 1984: Lois White stopped a 13-year-old car thief after a high-speed chase, shooting warning shots with a revolver out her window and finally ramming him off the road.
September 15, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1994: Survivor and liberator share memories of the Holocaust 1974 Apparently Promontory Park was once the scene of annual bathtub races. The 1974 race took place on a cloudy September Sunday…
September 14, 2014

Letter to the editor

by Estacada News
Lions roar success of benefit tournament The Estacada and Sandy Lions Clubs are celebrating a successful benefit golf tournament held Saturday, Aug. 2, at Eagle Creek Golf Course. We would like…

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Sep 13, 2014

Dedication fulfills mission 11 years in the making

by Dennis Dahrens
My View: Dennis Dahrens Aug. 23 was the official dedication of the Estacada Veteran’s Memorial. After 11 years of planning and building the memorial, the dedication of the memorial was the…
Sep 09, 2014

My View: Dick Stiles

by Dick Stiles
Schools must resurrect vocational education Your main goal should be that group of students who make up 75 percent of the district’s graduates. Like most schools, there are three groups of…
Photo Credit: ARCHIVE PHOTO - This 1983 photo of City Councilor Tom Nelson and his wife, Kay, crossing the first-ever Best Dam Run finish line was used to promote the second annual Best Dam Run which would be held Sept. 23, 1984.
Sep 08, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1994: Estacada holds two week-long exhibit on Anne Frank 1974 Oregon Republican gubernatorial candidate Victor Atiyeh spoke during the Estacada Chamber of Commerce’s first meeting of the fall…
Photo Credit: ARCHIVE PHOTO - This is current Estacada News route driver Kathy Guthu in 1964.
Sep 02, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1994: Man convicted in drunk driving deaths of a woman and three children 1964 Two Estacada Union High School graduates, Deanna Ruth Tompkins and Kathleen Guthu, completed 10 weeks of basic…
Aug 31, 2014

Letter to the editor

by Estacada News
Mayor, council should have attended event Because I reside two miles from the Estacada city limits, I do not enjoy the priviledge of voting in the Estacada City elections. I do have the…

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