Breathing room

Breathing room

The boy who threw the first pitch at the Estacada High School home baseball game on Friday,...

Estacada 8-year-old helps the homeless

Estacada 8-year-old helps the homeless

Some people might be bitter about facing lifelong medical issues. Austin McRae isn’t. The...

Taco truck fundraiser helps Estacada family through tough time

Taco truck fundraiser helps Estacada family through tough time

Surrounded by love and support, Pepe’s Tacos looked good in its new green wallpaper. On...

Estacada artists paint different worlds

Estacada artists paint different worlds

Books are known for taking people to other worlds, but does visual art do the same? Many of the...

Estacada's ABCD project engages students with limited mobility

Estacada's ABCD project engages students with limited mobility

Art is a valuable outlet for creative expression, but how does an artist with limited mobility...

UPS foresight prevents potential holiday theft

UPS foresight prevents potential holiday theft

Delivery thought to be stolen, safely stored in shed When he arrived at the Estacada home of...


Estacada's Latest News

May 05, 2016

Publication spotlights teens making a difference

by Pamplin Media Group
Each spring, the Pamplin Media Group honors two dozen youths from communities served by our newspapers. Students like Reynolds High School’s Isaiah Sims, Damascus Christian School’s Moses…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - More than 350 products sold under 42 different brands, including Columbia River Organics, are included in a massive recall of frozen foods announced this week.
May 05, 2016

Northwest company expands recall of frozen foods over listeria…

by The Review
More than 350 products sold under 42 brands at Costco, Safeway, Trader Joe's, Walmart and other stores are included More than 350 frozen food products sold under 42 different brands at stores…
May 05, 2016

Cop 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…


May 05, 2016

Voters asked to approve radio system upgrades

by Peter Wong
Clackamas County voters will decide whether to spend a total of almost $59 million over the next 15 years to upgrade an aging emergency radio communications system that fails to reach areas such…
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: EMILY LINDSTRAND - A reception for Peggy Skycraft's solo art show Botanical Beauties will take place from 6-8:30 p.m. on May 6 at The Spiral Gallery. Skycrafts show features paintings of a variety of flowers and mushrooms found around Oregon.
May 05, 2016

Around town

by Emily Lindstrand
Have an event you’d like to see in the newspaper? Send a description with any relevant information to editor@estacadanews.com by 11 a.m. Monday for inclusion in the week’s paper. Include any…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - A concept sketch, designed by architect Stephen Shibley, shows the expansion of the Estacada Station Plaza. Work on phase two of the project recently began.
May 05, 2016

Construction begins on second phase of cycling plaza

by Emily Lindstrand
As the summer months arrive, city leaders hope to make Estacada catch the eye of outdoor recreation enthusiasts. Construction on the second phase of the bike plaza located at the corner of…
May 05, 2016

American Legion honors three for service

by Emily Lindstrand
Estacada American Legion Carl Douglas Post 74 presented awards to the city’s firefighter, teacher and law officer of the year Thursday, April 28. Recipients were Officer Jeff Argubright of the…
FILE PHOTO - Now in its 33rd year, the Upper Clackamas Whitewater Festival draws adrenaline junkies to test their skill against the rapids.
May 05, 2016

Whitewater festival brings friendly competition

by Emily Lindstrand
Whitewater enthusiasts will once again have the opportunity to make a splash on the Clackamas River. The 33rd annual Upper Clackamas Whitewater Festival is scheduled for May 14-16. The festival…
May 05, 2016

School briefs

by Emily Lindstrand
River Mill announces family fitness night Families are invited to an evening of fitness from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at River Mill Elementary School, 850 N. Broadway St. There will be yoga,…
May 05, 2016

News briefs

by Emily Lindstrand
County has traffic safety commission openings Clackamas County Commissioners are seeking four residents to serve on the county’s traffic safety commission. The commission promotes traffic safety…

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CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Ali Hart's piece 'Reflection of Inner Beauty' took first place for painting at the 2016 Tri-Valley League Art Showcase and Conference.
May 05, 2016

Estacada art students celebrate success at showcase

by Emily Lindstrand
Estacada High School art students received recognition for their work and built upon previous knowledge of their craft during the 2016 Tri-Valley League Art Showcase and Conference. On Tuesday,…
CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE - LYNN A. HAKALA
May 03, 2016

Woman arrested after domestic disturbance

by Emily Lindstrand
Dispute involved two daughters and boyfriend at Lynn Hakala's home A 54-year-old Estacada woman is in the Clackamas County Jail after her arrest Monday, May 2, following a domestic disturbance…
WILLAMETTE FALLS MEDIA CENTER - From left, are OPB reporter Rob Manning, Clackamas County Commissioner Paul Savas, Clackamas County Commissioner Jim Bernard, Clackamas County Board Chairman John Ludlow and Clackamas Review/Oregon City News Editor Raymond Rendleman.
May 02, 2016

Pamplin Media moderates debate for Clackamas County chair…

by Raymond Rendleman
Willamette Falls Media Center and Clackamas Review/Oregon City News Editor Raymond Rendleman co-hosted a more than hour-long debate on April 28 for members of the County Board of Commissioners…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - The school district worked with Creative Company, the same organization the city worked with to create their new branding materials, to develop their new logo.
May 01, 2016

Estacada school district unveils new logo

by Emily Lindstrand
The Estacada School District is in the process of rolling out a new logo and branding materials. The branding was unveiled at the April 13 school board meeting and includes a logo and mission…
FILE PHOTO - The Estacada Farmers Market will return to its location outside of the Wade Creek House for a second year. Here, farmers market leaders stand with Wade Creek House owners Becky and Bill McFarland.
Apr 28, 2016

Estacada Farmers Market prepares for new season

by Emily Lindstrand
Looking for goat milk soap, fair trade coffee beans, or handmade jewelry? The Estacada Farmers Market may have it. Beginning May 7, every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the market returns to…
Apr 28, 2016

Cop 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…
Apr 28, 2016

A new business grows in Eagle Creek

by Emily Lindstrand
Adrian Lincoln is sowing the seeds for a new venture in Eagle Creek. She hopes to open 5 Senses Botanicals at 25590 S.E. Folsom Road sometime next month. The business will offer a variety of…
Apr 28, 2016

Around town

by Emily Lindstrand
Have an event you’d like to see in the paper? Send a description with any relevant information to editor@estacadanews.com by 11 a.m. Monday for inclusion in the week’s paper. Include any…
Apr 28, 2016

News briefs

by Emily Lindstrand
Forest announces road closures Several roads on the Mt. Hood National Forest will be affected by logging projects in upcoming months. In addition to closures, there could be timber harvest and…
Apr 28, 2016

School briefs

by Emily Lindstrand
River Mill announces family fitness night Families are invited to an evening of fitness from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at River Mill Elementary School, 850 N. Broadway St. There will be yoga,…