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CONTRIBUTED - Philip Foster Farm will debut never-before-seen photos in an exhibit at the Estacada Public Library, 825 N.W. Wade St. The show, 'Founding Families: Fostering Community in the Estacada Area,' will be on display in the library from May 22 throughout the summer. Many of the photos, showing local pioneer life in the 1800s and the early 1900s, were donated to the farm or loaned by the descendants of early Estacada families. Philip Foster Farm produced the exhibit in association with the Friends of the Estacada Public Library and the Estacada Area Arts Commission.
April 30, 2015

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April 23, 2015

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April 16, 2015

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ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - The 13th annual Estacada Writer's Night on Saturday, April 18, features memoirist Jean Hart (left), 'A Simplified Map of the Real World' author Stevan Allred (center), 'The Brightwood Stillness' novelist Mark Pomeroy (right) and Little Miss Strange author Joanna Rose (not pictured).
April 15, 2015

Writers: On work and the work of writing

by Isabel Gautschi
Authors tease Writer's Night event on April 18 Work: the daily grind, how you feed your family or your drinking habit, noble toil, or the thing that got eaten by big banks. It’s a rich subject.…
CONTRIBUTED - Marsha Naegeli of Estacada smiles with Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson on the red carpet for the April 1 world premiere of 'Furious 7,' the seventh installment of 'The Fast and the Furious' series.
April 15, 2015

Seeing stars

by Isabel Gautschi
Estacada family gives red carpet recap of 'Furious 7' premiere An Estacada family got a major dose of glamour walking the red carpet with the stars for the “Furious 7” world premier at the TCL…
CONTRIBUTED - Estacada High School senior Kaylee Schaffer took photos of her brother and rearranged them in this collage titled Vexed, a representation of the intense emotions brought on by soccer.
April 14, 2015

Kaylee Schaffer named EHS art student of the month

by Isabel Gautschi
Senior Kaylee Schaffer has been named the art student of the month for Estacada High School. “Kaylee has had a breakthrough year in Advanced Art,” said art teacher Janice Packard. “Her works…
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Artist Nina Bradford beams between two representaitons of amphorae in her show on display at the Spiral Gallery through April 26.
April 08, 2015

Mountain of ancient Roman trash captures artist's imagination

by Isabel Gautschi
Nina Bradford show will be on display at the Spiral Gallery through April 26 While visiting Rome, Nina Bradford became obsessed with Monte Testaccio, a mountain of discarded, ancient pottery…
CONTRIBUTED - The Springwater Players will perform 'I Don't Have a Clue' by Craig Sodaro with permission from Brooklyn Publishing. Dinner theater performances are at 6:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, April 10-11, at $15 a ticket. A matinee performance will be given at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 12 at $10 a ticket. A dessert theater performance will be offered at 7 p.m. Friday, April 17 at $10 a ticket. All performances are at the Springwater Grange, 24591 S. Springwater Road. Reservations are required. Call 503-630-6238.
April 08, 2015

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ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - This banner proclaiming 'God's not dead' opened the Easter Parade through Estacada on Saturday, April 4.
April 08, 2015

Eggcellent Estacada Easter

by Isabel Gautschi
The sun was out and Estacadans gathered en masse to watch the annual Easter Parade on Saturday, April 4. Kids delighted in candy tossed by the boy scouts, youth baseball and softball players,…
CONTRIBUTED - Chicken Chat 4H Fundraiser: Learn all about chickens during the fifth annual chicken chat 4H fundraiser 10-11 a.m. Saturday, April 11 at Wade Creek House, 664 N.W. Wade St. Local chicken experts Mary and Nona Shearer will share tips on equipment, breeds, and raising and handling the fowl. You will get to meet the favorite chickens of local 4H kids. The chat costs $5 per person for ages 11 and up. Kids under 10 get in for free. All proceeds will go to the local the local Oddstock and Craft 4H club. There will also be a 4H raffle. In an effort to reduce the risk of spreading the avian flu, there will not be a coop tour this year.
April 02, 2015

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ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Ezra Kamerman (left) helps Max Piess with lashing posts together. These skills will come in handy for the Boy Scouts camporee in Brooks that Troop 210 is planning to attend in May. Troop 210 members say they enjoy learning outdoor skills, camping, horseback riding and more as members of the Boy Scouts.
Apr 01, 2015

Boy Scout Troop 210 returns

by Isabel Gautschi
After about two years of inactivity, the Estacada Boy Scouts Troop 210 is back. Four of the scouts met at the Eagle Creek Grange Sunday to practice elaborate knots and lash wooden posts together…
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - 'Writers Night': Authors Stevan Allred (pictured), Jean Hart, Mark Pomeroy and Joanna Rose will read works during Writers Night starting 7 p.m. Saturday, April 18 at the Springwater Grange, 24951 S. Wallens Road. The theme this year is 'Work: An Evening of Stories.' Writers Night is presented by the Estacada Area Arts Commission. Donations are gratefully accepted.
Mar 26, 2015

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ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Estacada High School senior Mackenzie Powell shares a laugh with author Robin Cody. Powell said the experience was like meeting a celebrity. She had learned about Cody while working on a sports history project when she discovered his photo still hanging in the high school's sports hall of fame.
Mar 25, 2015

Author Robin Cody returns to alma mater

by Isabel Gautschi
Students press for writing tips What does it take to make it as a writer? Students got a chance to get the answers straight from the horse’s mouth when Robin Cody returned to his alma mater…
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Doug Jamieson gets serious about demonstrating that the Estacada Community Center is a fun place to be, by engaging in a lively ping pong game against Sherril Osborn.
Mar 18, 2015

Community Center poised for change

by Isabel Gautschi
Facility looks to expand focus to all ages while continuing to cater to seniors As the leaders of the Estacada Community Center consider how to use a bequest of 16 acres on Southeast River Mill…
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Open House on Broadway Streetscape Construction: The Estacada Urban Renewal Agency will hold an open house on the Broadway Streetscape Construction from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19, in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 275 S.E. Main St. A brief update will be given, followed by a question and answer session. Anyone may attend the open house, but officials note it may be of particular interest to downtown business owners, people who work or shop downtown or community members who have followed the project.
Mar 19, 2015

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CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Shibley designed and built this labyrinth for Mt. Tabor Presbyterian Church.
Mar 18, 2015

The lure of the labyrinth

by Isabel Gautschi
Local landscape architect discusses peaceful aim of design work Stephen Shibley prepares for his interview by climbing a very tall ladder. He needs it to find the best angle to soak up the full…
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - The Clackamas River Basin Council will present 'Estacada: A River Runs Through It' lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 12 in the Flora Room of the Estacada Public Library, 825 N.W. Wade Street. This free talk will discuss the importance of the Clackamas River Watershed and what you can do to appreciate and preserve it. Refreshments will be served. This is the last the 2014-15 Friends of the Estacada Library lecture series. For more information call the library at 503-630-8273.
Mar 12, 2015

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CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: PAUL STROBEL - Nicola Sampair, portraying Anne Gilbreth, and James Dodd, in the role of Larry,  perform a scene in a rehearsal for the Performing Arts Group of Estacada's production of 'Cheaper by the Dozen.'
Mar 11, 2015

Prepare to laugh, cry, cringe with "Cheaper by the Dozen"

by Estacada News
PAGE stages performances March 12-15 The Performing Arts Group of Estacada (PAGE) is getting ready to stage its latest production: “Cheaper by the Dozen,” a play by Frank B. Gilbreth Jr. and…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - 'A Day in the Life' depicts Koslova's sister fishing at the river. '(It) reminds me of the days when I was little and played with my sister,' Koslova wrote in an artists statement.
Mar 11, 2015

Alena Kozlova named art student of the month

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Junior Alena Kozlova has been named Estacada High School art student of the month for March. “She works patiently and methodically, pulling out and finessing the tiniest details of an image,…




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