Sunny afternoon murder

Sunny afternoon murder

Stephen King indie short filmed in town In between takes, make-up artist Christina Kortum paints...

Clackamas District Garden Clubs devoted to community service

Clackamas District Garden Clubs devoted to community service

Before every meeting of the Clackamas District Garden Clubs, all members recite a pledge vowing...

Fungus Festival draws near

Fungus Festival draws near

It’s almost time for the Estacada Festival of the Fungus. Mushrooms are celebrated with art,...

Estacada teams head to International Lineman's Rodeo

Estacada teams head to International Lineman's Rodeo

PGE sends local lineman to Kansas When he’s not serving on the Estacada School Board, Jeromy...

Artist draws inspiration from Eastern aesthetic for nature scenes

Artist draws inspiration from Eastern aesthetic for nature scenes

As a U.S. Forest Service hydrologist and as an artist, Connie Athman spends a lot of time...

A sty of history

A sty of history

Locals pen, paint children's book Oink learns the hard way that pigs have good reason for...

Ten years of 'Hairapy'

Ten years of 'Hairapy'

To say that Hair Concept is more personal than a box store is a bit of an understatement. Okay,...

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October 23, 2014

Administrator announces retirement from chamber

by Isabel Gautschi
Redmond talks Estacada then and now Anyone who has spent any amount of time in Estacada probably knows Chamber of Commerce Administrator Connie Redmond. Redmond wears so many hats at once it’s…
October 23, 2014

Around Town

by Isabel Gautschi
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October 16, 2014

Around Town

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Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED BY MARY WHITNEY - Estacada businesses are getting ready for the annual Estacada Chamber of Commerce Creepy Crawl. Businesses in and around downtown Estacada will give candy to trick-o-treaters from 4-6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31.
October 09, 2014

Around Town

by Isabel Gautschi
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Photo Credit: ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Tracia Larimer and her assistant Sasha smile in the newly opened Tucana Professional Resources office in downtown Estacada. Larimer helps clients gain control of paperwork and projects.
October 04, 2014

Tucana: Bringing order to office chaos

by Isabel Gautschi
There’s a new business in town. Tracia Larimer has moved her Tucana Professional Resources practice into the former tattoo parlor on Broadway. Larimer boils down the essence of her work to one…
October 02, 2014

Around Town

by Isabel Gautschi
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Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED - Kyle Wiese and Candice Jordan will wed Nov. 15.
September 29, 2014

Engagement

by Estacada News
Candice Jordan and Kyle Wiese Candice Jordan of Boring and Kyle Wiese of Estacada became engaged last Thanksgiving at the bride’s parents’ home. The wedding is set for Nov. 15. Candice is the…
September 24, 2014

Around Town

by Isabel Gautschi
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September 18, 2014

Around Town

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September 11, 2014

Around Town

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Photo Credit: ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Jordan Winthrop demonstrates how to use this Estacada Area Chamber of Commerce QR code.
Sep 05, 2014

Winthrop: TraffiQR for tourism

by Isabel Gautschi
When one thinks of tech hubs, Estacada might not be the first place that comes to mind. But local computer whiz Jordan Winthrop has developed a popular app that he hopes will be used to make…
Sep 04, 2014

Around Town

by Isabel Gautschi
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Photo Credit: ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Fun is an important part of learning, Dinsdale says, and she strives to incorporate it into every lesson. Even with memorization. Dinsdale teaches students various ways to learn music from the tactile kinesthetic of playing, to creating a story for each part of the piece and giving the sections (sometimes silly) names, to playing the piece out of order and so on... For Dinsdale, truly learning music is much more engaged and involved than playing by rote.
Sep 03, 2014

Learn to love music

by Isabel Gautschi
Jessica Burnett Dinsdale tells parents that if they walk in to pick up their child, and teacher and student are acting out a scene from “The Three Stooges,” the lesson is right on target.…
Aug 28, 2014

Around Town

by Isabel Gautschi
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Photo Credit: ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Candace Larson holds up her huckleberry haul, destined to be turned into a pie.
Aug 27, 2014

Welcome to Huckleberry Heaven

by Isabel Gautschi
Gatherers go to great lengths — and distances — in search of the coveted berry It’s a long, but beautiful drive from Estacada following the Clackamas River along Highway 224 then Forest Service…
Photo Credit: ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Andrew and Courtney Young are the new owners of The Grind Coffee House.
Aug 27, 2014

New owners, but same old Grind

by Isabel Gautschi
Youngs plan a way to give back You may have noticed that local caffeine haven The Grind Coffee House is under new ownership. But Andrew and Courtney Young hope the change hasn’t been too abrupt.…



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