Inman urges 'realistic expectations' for test results

Improvement needed in math, English learner performance and charter graduation Susan Inman,...

PSU population study shows modest growth for Estacada

PSU population study shows modest growth for Estacada

Several housing developments underway, upswing in new businesses Portland State University's...

Public opinion gathered on upkeep of roads

Public opinion gathered on upkeep of roads

Mt. Hood National Forest held meetings to answer questions With government funding for roads...

Broadway Streetscape draws mixed views from business

Broadway Streetscape draws mixed views from business

Beautification project to start in January To the excitement of city officials and the...

Artistic bike rack installed

Artistic bike rack installed

Sculpture represents life cycle and cycling With the new sculptural bike rack, more than a...

Landslide covers already closed section of Highway 224

Landslide covers already closed section of Highway 224

A Wednesday afternoon landslide covered all lanes in a section of a closed area of Highway 224...

City asks residents to conserve water

City asks residents to conserve water

City officials are urging residents to conserve and store water in case 36 Pit Fire damage and...

Hoffman named development association director

Hoffman named development association director

The Estacada Development Association welcomed its new executive director and Main Street manager,...

Fish home improvement

Fish home improvement

David Bugni follows the trail toward the beaver dams upstream. On the way he passes a clump of...

WATERSHED GETS HANDS-ON HELP

WATERSHED GETS HANDS-ON HELP

Hundreds of boaters armed with garbage bags storm down Clackamas River They came, 450 strong, and...

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Estacada's Latest News

November 27, 2014

News Briefs

by Isabel Gautschi
PAGE elects new officers The Performing Arts Group of Estacada (PAGE) has elected new leadership in its biannual officer election. Starting Jan. 1, Julie Hamer will serve as president, Cinnamon…
November 25, 2014

Police Log

by Estacada News
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…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Twelve of the 39 pending marijuana cases in Clackamas County will be dismissed under a new policy announced by the district attorney's office.
November 24, 2014

Clackamas County lightens up on marijuana charges

by Saundra Sorenson
In anticipation of Measure 91, many charges will be dismissed Good news for anyone facing a criminal marijuana charge in Clackamas County: Your case may be dismissed, or the charges may be…
November 24, 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…
November 21, 2014

Free Geocaching 101 class offered

by Isabel Gautschi
Learn all about geocaching in a free class sponsored by the Estacada Chamber of Commerce from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Dec. 6 in the Flora Room of the Estacada Public Library, 825 N.W. Wade…
November 20, 2014

News Briefs

by Isabel Gautschi
Warming shelter open There is a warming shelter available at the Estacada Community Fellowship Church, 239 N.E. Main Street from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m. The shelter is available for the homeless,…
November 19, 2014

Clackamas County immigrants favor OC, Happy Valley

by Raymond Rendleman
Oregon experiencing boom in number of people moving here - This week, Portland State University’s Population Research Center (PRC) released its preliminary 2014 population estimates, showing…
November 19, 2014

Limited escorts resume past Highway 224 landslide

by Isabel Gautschi
Late last week the Oregon Department of Transportation resumed limited escorts for those who live near the closed section of Highway 224 in the Three Lynx community or at Ripplebrook. Highway…
November 19, 2014

Do a good deed for those in need

by Isabel Gautschi
Adopt-a-Family desperate for sponsors Each year the Adopt-A-Family program strives to match sponsors with local families in crisis to provide necessities during the holiday season. Janet…
November 19, 2014

Council considers zoning out certain businesses

by Isabel Gautschi
City looking to keep marijuana, adult-oriented businesses out of downtown core The city of Estacada is looking at ways to tighten up its zoning regulations to keep adult entertainment and…

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Nov 19, 2014

Public opinion weighs in on invocation proposal

by Isabel Gautschi
New council to handle decision The council chambers were unusually packed with citizens eager to weigh in on the council’s consideration of opening meetings with a religious prayer, or at least…
Nov 17, 2014

Police Log

by Estacada News
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…
Nov 16, 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: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Mark Cunningham, author of the historical novels 'The Green Age of Asher Witherow' and 'Lost Son,' will give a free Conversation Project talk titled 'From Print to Pixels: The Act of Reading in the Digital Age' 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20 at the Estacada Public Library.
Nov 16, 2014

News Briefs

by Isabel Gautschi
Conversation Project How have the acts of reading and writing been changed by the digital age? This is just one of the questions that will be explored in author Mark Cunningham’s free discussion…
Nov 14, 2014

News briefs

by Kylie Wray
Hoping to open space for downtown customers The city of Sandy’s downtown parking plan is being put into effect. Signs restricting parking time to two hours have been installed along Pioneer and…
Photo Credit: ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Larry Gyure is the sexton for the Estacada Cemetery Maintenance District.
Nov 06, 2014

Lack of votes buries cemetery maintenance levy

by Isabel Gautschi
Sexton: It wasn't a new tax, it was a renewal of a temp levy Voters turned down Measure 3-457, an Estacada Cemetery Maintenance District levy, and Sexton Larry Gyure suspects the results may…
Nov 12, 2014

Anti-tax sentiment guides decision

by Isabel Gautschi
City will search for alternatives to funding street repair Estacada voters rejected a proposed 3-cent per gallon seasonal gas tax intended to boost the city’s street fund. As of unofficial…
Nov 11, 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…
Nov 11, 2014

Help fill a stocking, heart and stomach

by Raymond Rendleman
A local nonprofit organization with no paid staff is looking for volunteers to assist agencies in Clackamas County by providing their neediest clients with a filled Christmas stocking. Fill a…
Nov 09, 2014

Fire Calls

by Estacada News
Information for this column comes from the public records of Estacada Rural Fire District No. 69. Employees and volunteers recently responded to the following incidents. Fire personnel provided…




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