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

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.
April 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…
April 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…
April 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…


April 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…
April 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…
April 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,…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Harold Thurber and Violet Sullivan dance the afternoon away at Harold's 100th birthday party held on Saturday at the Estacada Community Center. The couple has been a couple for 22 years.
April 21, 2016

"Quite a life"

by Emily Lindstrand
Not everybody can say they celebrated spending more than 20 years with a significant other just days after their 100th birthday party. But Harold Thurber can. Thurber, his friends and family…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Updates to Promontory Park Marina include new docks and a canoe and kayak launch. The park was closed for two years while Portland General Electric worked on fish passage and recreational improvements.
April 21, 2016

PGE reopening Promontory Park Marina in May

by Emily Lindstrand
Just in time for the summer recreation season, the Promontory Park Marina in the North Fork reservoir is scheduled to reopen May 21 after a two-year closure. The marina closed while Portland…
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: EMILY LINDSTRAND - Clackamas River Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Kari Hulsey was named Estacada's Teacher of the Year at the April 13 school board meeting. Here, she stands outside of her classroom with student Andrew Reidel.
April 21, 2016

Kari Hulsey named Estacada's teacher of the year

by Emily Lindstrand
Kari Hulsey’s dedication to her students extends far beyond the classroom. “I’ll go to their baseball and soccer games, or their piano recitals,” said Hulsey, who teaches fourth grade at…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: ESTACADA FBLA - Estacada High School's FBLA chapter won several awards in the organization's state conference from April 7-9 in Portland.
April 21, 2016

Estacada business students win state awards

by Emily Lindstrand
Estacada High School's Future Business Leaders of America chapter ended its first year on a strong note, taking home several awards at the organization's state conference April 7-9. Grace…

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Apr 21, 2016

School briefs

by Emily Lindstrand
District hosts kindergarten event Youngsters in the Estacada School District who will turn five years old by Sept. 1 and their parents or guardians are invited to a "kindergarten connection"…
Apr 21, 2016

News briefs

by Emily Lindstrand
Downtown store hosts workshop Chikeola Karimou will teach a workshop on creating a vision board for life goals from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 27 at the Mason Jar, 360 Broadway St. Karimou,…
Apr 21, 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 21, 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…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: ESTACADA RURAL FIRE DISTRICT - Community members gathered Saturday at the Estacada Fire Station to have breakfast and support the Sanchez-Serrano family.
Apr 21, 2016

Pancake breakfast raises $3,700 for Estacada family

by Pamplin Media Group
In a continuation of the “Put a Buck on the Truck” fundraiser, the Estacada Fire Rural Fire District raised $3,700 Saturday at a pancake breakfast to support the Sanchez-Serrano family and…
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: EMILY LINDSTRAND - Melanie Juarez and Michael Gambel stand in front of the menu at the Ranger Station inside Estacada High School. Juarez and Gambel are two of the stores student workers.
Apr 14, 2016

High school store provides real food, skills for Estacada…

by Emily Lindstrand
Every morning, the eight students in Estacada High School’s retailing class prepare the Ranger Station for another day of operation. “We clean and restock the store and do inventory and…
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Musician Ellen Whyte has enjoyed her collaboration with Estacada Middle School.
Apr 14, 2016

Estacada middle school embraces the past with Sankofa

by Emily Lindstrand
Next time you’re listening to your favorite blues tune, ask yourself what you know about its history. Seventh graders at Estacada Middle School will give audiences the opportunity to learn about…
Apr 14, 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 14, 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 14, 2016

School briefs

by Emily Lindstrand
FBLA wins state awards At the Future Business Leaders of America State Conference from April 7-9 in Portland, Estacada High School’s chapter won several awards. Grace Hamilton and Brittany…