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Welcome to Huckleberry Heaven

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New owners, but same old Grind

New owners, but same old Grind

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Wearing the woods

Wearing the woods

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The Mason Jar makes a splash

The Mason Jar makes a splash

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Estacada parties arty

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August 28, 2014

Around Town

by Isabel Gautschi
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Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED - Family History Day and Ice Cream Social A panel of local historians and genealogy experts will share ways to research your family history during Family History Day at Philip Foster Farm on Saturday, Aug. 16. Wifi will be available during the event. The farm opens at 11 a.m., the Heartstrings Duo will perform live music at 1 p.m., a Meet the Experts introduction will be held at 1:30 p.m., there will be opportunities to learn from historians and genealogists from 2-4 p.m., ice cream sundaes will be served at 2:30 p.m. and a Rose Ramble guided tour of the farms historic blossoms will be given at 3 p.m. Admission is $5 a person or $20 for a family for non-members. The farm is at 29912 S.E. Highway 211, Eagle Creek. For more information visit www.philipfosterfarm.com or call 503-637-6324.
August 14, 2014

Around Town

by Isabel Gautschi
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August 07, 2014

Around Town

by Isabel Gautschi
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July 30, 2014

Around Town

by Isabel Gautschi
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by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Young cancer survivor Mikey Miltenberger, center, walks in a past Relay for Life event. Mikey's mother, Brande, is the event chairwoman for the 2014 Estacada Relay for Life.
July 23, 2014

Walk for the cure

by Isabel Gautschi
Chances are you know someone or know someone who knows someone with cancer. “Everyone I know has had someone they know,” said Brande Miltenberger, who is organizing the Relay for Life event in…
by: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - The Springwater Presbyterian Church is turning 125-years-old. Kathy Scott is chairing the committee for the celebration happening Friday-Saturday July 19-20.
July 23, 2014

Springwater Presbyterian Church celebrates its Quasquicentennial

by Isabel Gautschi
Springwater Presbyterian Church is about to have a very big birthday. In honor of the church’s 125 years, the congregation is throwing a birthday party Saturday and Sunday, July 19-20, open to…
July 10, 2014

Around Town

by Isabel Gautschi
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by: COURTESY OF JUDY BEAUDOIN - Kim and Judy Beaudoin arrive in Vanuatu to begin their two-year stint as Peace Corps volunteers in 2000.
July 09, 2014

Warm 'Boxed Wine' never sounded so good

by Isabel Gautschi
Eagle Creek woman publishes experiences in South Pacific You’ll never appreciate cubed ice so much as while reading “Boxed Wine at Sunset.” With their kids off at college, Kim and Judy Beaudoin…
by: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Check out this patriotic pony in the Chamber of Commerce's Fourth of July Parade through downtown Estacada.
July 09, 2014

Independence Day in Estacada

by Isabel Gautschi
Fourth packed with festivities What a Fourth it was. Administrator Connie Redmond called the Estacada Chamber of Commerce’s parade “fantastic.” With 15 floats; 61 horses, llamas and other furry…
by:  ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Sherri Tallmon, owner of Hidden Oaks Llama Ranch, stands with Jack, a 6-year-old llama. Jack is carrying 46 pounds. According to a pamphlet for the event distributed by Debra Langley-Boyer, adult llamas typically weigh 250-400 pounds. They may carry a quarter of their body weight or up to a third for short, easy trails.
July 04, 2014

Event draws regional llama lovers

by Isabel Gautschi
Llama enthusiasts descended into the Estacada area for the annual Back Country Llama Rendezvous and Drive-In. Hidden Oaks Llama Ranch of Estacada hosted the event Friday-Sunday, June 27-29, at…

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