Estacada's Opinions

Bill MacKenzie
January 12, 2017

Would liberals now support Sweet Cakes?

by Bill MacKenzie
Phoebe Pearl's post follows actions by other NeverTrumpers asserting their intentions to discriminate against Trump supporters.
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January 12, 2017

We want a president who acts presidential

by Editorial Board
Making fun of, castigating our president, is a long American tradition. Is there any doubt that early Americans made fun of George Washington's wooden teeth? It's the president's job, in many…
ARCHIVE PHOTO - In 1997, young Estacada resident Karl Kunberger wrote to president-elect Jimmy Carter  and received a postcard inviting him to the inauguration.
January 12, 2017

1987: Safari Club under new ownership

by Emily Lindstrand
A decade before, an Estacada youth recieved an invitation to Jimmy Carter's presidential inauguration


January 05, 2017

More inside scoops on our mountain road names

by Paul Keller
'I suddenly realized, that, yes indeed, we shed some light on our home-grown road names up here.'
ARCHIVE PHOTO - In 1997, a sign with the current time and temperature was installed at the Pacific One Bank in downtown Estacada.
January 05, 2017

1977: School district bans use of trampolines

by Emily Lindstrand
Years later, the time and temperature sign was back at Pacific One Bank on Broadway Street
ARCHIVE PHOTO - In 2006, Estacada residents Leon Cotter and Max Bryk were the two youngest members of Mt. Hood Community College's jazz combo.
December 29, 2016

1966: Santa proclaims 'no limits' at Campanella's Market

by Emily Lindstrand
Decades later, Estacada residents Leon Cotter and Max Bryk were the two youngest members of Mt. Hood Community College's jazz combo
ARCHIVE PHOTO - When the Estacada Pet and Supplies store temporarily closed in 2006, this fish was one of the few pets left.
December 22, 2016

1966: The 'Flintstones of TV fame' come to town

by Emily Lindstrand
Decades later, three birds and several fish were all that were left at the Estacada Pet and Supplies store
December 15, 2016

Give local gift shopping a chance this season

by Bennett Johnson
In Estacada we have a wealth of gift opportunities, minus lines to the cash register.
December 15, 2016

Letter to the editor

by Emily Lindstrand
Estacada resident warns of link between vaccinations and food allergies
ARCHIVE PHOTO - In 1966, Estacada students were hard at work on their holiday play, 'The Two Faces of Christmas.'
December 15, 2016

2006: Bellydancers perform at Springwater Grange

by Emily Lindstrand
Estacada high school students were preparing their holiday play 'The Two Faces of Christmas' 40 years prior

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FILE PHOTO - Editor Nancy Townsley
Dec 08, 2016

Stop fighting and recognize we all are colored glass

by Nancy Townsley
Consider those around you. Consider yourself. Then imagine an amalgam.
ARCHIVE PHOTO - Estacada students were solemn after schools closed because a budget for the district failed to pass.
Dec 08, 2016

1996: Kevin Costner explores the Clackamas River

by Emily Lindstrand
A decade prior, the Estacada schools had closed because a proposed budget failed
ARCHIVE PHOTO - Sandy Police Chief Kim Yamashita and her dog Chase, dressed in a reindeer costume, participated in the 2015 Shop with a Cop program.
Dec 01, 2016

1966: Red Cross works with military families to send holiday…

by Emily Lindstrand
In 2015, Estacada children participated in the Shop with a Cop program at the Clackamas Walmart
Dec 01, 2016

Let's abolish the death penalty in Oregon

by David L. Jorling
How many of the more than 1,400 inmates who have been executed since 1976 were innocent probably will never be known.
Nov 24, 2016

What our mountain area road names reveal about us

by Paul Keller
The mountain area has always appreciated and valued its history
Nov 24, 2016

2006: Newspaper, businesses give away free turkeys

by Emily Lindstrand
Lucky Estacada residents scored big in the city's 'Great Turkey Giveaway'