Hoffman named development association director

Hoffman named development association director

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Fish home improvement

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Photo Credit: CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE - Devon Scott Woltring
October 20, 2014

Resident warns intoxicated thief with shot in the floor

by Isabel Gautschi
Devon S. Woltring, 22, of Estacada is in jail after allegedly stealing money, returning to the home and attacking the resident. Sandy Police officers arrived at a home in the 400 block of…
October 19, 2014

Fire Calls

by Estacada News
The information for this column comes from the public records of the Estacada Rural Fire District No. 69. Employees and volunteers recently responded to the following incidents. Fire personnel…
Photo Credit: CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Tara Jean Wisegarver
October 23, 2014

Woman arrested after pulling knife in Harvest Market parking lot

by Isabel Gautschi
Tara Jean Wisegarver, described by police as an Estacada and Sandy area transient, was arrested on accusations of pulling a knife on a man in the Harvest Market Thriftway parking lot. Just…
October 17, 2014

DEFY offers Youth Mental Health First Aid training

by Isabel Gautschi
Drug-free Estacada Families and Youth (DEFY) will host a free Youth Mental Health First Aid Training 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, at the Rivermill School Library, 850 N. Broadway St.…
Photo Credit: CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE - Curt Steininger
October 16, 2014

Steininger trial bumped to March

by Isabel Gautschi
The trial of Curt Steininger, the former Estacada City Councilor accused of child molestation, has been bumped to 9 a.m. March 10 at the Clackamas County Circuit Court. Steininger was indicted…
Photo Credit: ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - City and business leaders celebrated new downtown business Tucana Professional Resources with a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday, Oct. 9. Pictured from left: City Manager Bill Elliott, Chamber President Tamara Pugh, Mayor Brent Dodrill and Tracia Larimer, owner of Tucana Professional Resources.
October 16, 2014

News Briefs

by Isabel Gautschi
Estacada welcomes new business City leaders celebrated new downtown Estacada business Tucana Professional Resources and the new ownership of Barbara’s Flower’s and Coffee with back-to-back…
October 15, 2014

Clackamas Women's Services comes to Estacada

by Isabel Gautschi
Clackamas Women’s Services has opened a satellite office in Estacada. CWS works with partners throughout the county to provide free, confidential, multi-lingual services such as counseling,…
October 15, 2014

Estacada student population on decline

by Isabel Gautschi
Clackamas River Elementary may have had to unexpectedly add a kindergarten class this year, but the Estacada School District continues to bleed students from the junior high grade level and up.…
October 15, 2014

Many seniors not taking full course load

by Isabel Gautschi
A significant number of Estacada High School juniors and seniors are not taking full course loads. Superintendent Marla Stephenson discussed the situation during the school board meeting on…
October 09, 2014

Candidates to speak at Chamber Lunch Forum

by Isabel Gautschi
Incumbent State Sen. Alan Olsen and challenger Jamie Damon will speak during an Estacada Chamber of Lunch Forum from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at City Hall. Olsen and Damon are running…

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Photo Credit: PHOTO BY: JONATHAN HOUSE - Clackamas County Tax Assessor Bob Vroman looks over old, physical copies of residential parcel maps. The Clackamas County Assessor oversees arguably the most complex tax department in Oregon with 57 full-time and one part-time staff members creating and processing about 170,000 bills in 133 different taxing districts.
Oct 08, 2014

Tax bills, reality often don't mix

by Shasta Kearns Moore
It’s property tax season, and you know what that means. No? Well, you’re not the only one. Oregon’s property tax system increases in complexity every year, due in large part to initiatives…
Oct 06, 2014

Last chance for county's Republican candidates?

by Raymond Rendleman
Professor Jim Moore sees demographic trends affecting area - Who the heck are state Sen. Alan Olsen (R-Canby/Oregon City/Gladstone), state Rep. Brent Barton (D-OC/Gladstone), and state Rep.…
Oct 06, 2014

Stay up for the lunar eclipse

by Isabel Gautschi
Viewing party set for early morning Oct. 8 Weather permitting, OMSI will lead a free lunar eclipse viewing with the Rose City Astronomers 1-5:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8 in the Equestrian Area of…
Oct 06, 2014

Police Log

by Isabel Gautschi
Information for this column comes from Sandy Police Department public records. The Sandy Police Department provides service in Estacada. Officers recently filed reports on the following…
Oct 05, 2014

Fire Calls

by Estacada News
The information for this column comes from the public records of the Estacada Rural Fire District No. 69. Employees and volunteers recently responded to the following incidents. Fire personnel…
Oct 04, 2014

'Handsome' man sought in house burglary

by Pamplin Media Group
Portland officers were looking Saturday for an approximately 6-foot-tall black man in his 20s, with a muscular build wearing dark clothes after a report of an individual breaking into a home in…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED BY JANIE DAMON - Visitors enjoyed learning about history while pressing cider during Philip Foster Farms 39th Annual Cider Squeeze Saturday, Sept. 27.
Oct 03, 2014

News Briefs

by Isabel Gautschi
Runners have a dam good time Despite early concerns that wildfire smoke might force cancellation of the event, the Best Dam Run took place as scheduled on Saturday, Sept. 27. More than 400…
Oct 02, 2014

CCC to hold public forums on bond measure

by Estacada News
Clackamas Community College has scheduled three forums to discuss a bond measure appearing on the Nov. 4. general election ballot. Ballot Measure 3-447 would update and modernize the college’s…
Photo Credit: ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Don Hamilton, a public information officer for ODOT, examines a charred stretch of trees along Highway 224 on Sept. 25.
Oct 02, 2014

36 Pit Fire phases out

by Isabel Gautschi
Estacada had an exciting few weeks with the 36 Pit Fire burning thousands of acres along the Clackamas River and Highway 224 about eight miles away from town, but things are slowly returning to…
Oct 02, 2014

First Friday artist's reception Oct. 3

by Isabel Gautschi
The Spiral Gallery will hold an artist’s reception for Connie Athman, the gallery’s featured artist for October. Athman’s watercolor show “East Meets West” will be on display. The First Friday…



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