2008: 6-year-old writes letter to the editor

Estacada News - Opinion
Several decades before that, Wong's King had opened its doors in Estacada for the first time

Let's not return to County Sheriff's information black hole

Estacada News - Opinion
The News reached a boiling point when theSheriff's Office made reports financially inaccessible.

OPINION: Sen. Kruse may be gone, but were lessons learned?

Gresham Outlook - Opinion
Kruse said he didn't want to change his behavior because he didn't know which women had complained.

Editorial: Governor right to focus on jobs in her address

Gresham Outlook - Opinion
Unemployment may be at record lows right now, but not everybody is experiencing the boom.

My View: Single-payer health care cuts costs

Gresham Outlook - Opinion
Insurance administrators are not evil. They are, rather, a product of our uniquely dysfunctional health care system.

Mark your calendars for March 23 gala

Gresham Outlook - Opinion
The event supports Home For Our Troops, which builds and donates custom homes for post-9/11 veterans.

2008: Estacada Community School offers dance lessons

Estacada News - Opinion
Thirty years prior, a new store had opened its doors for the first time in Eagle Creek

What's the chance of a woman president?

Gresham Outlook - Opinion
What's holding women back? Both structural and cultural barriers keep women from advancing.

Let's talk about REAL education reforms

Gresham Outlook - Opinion
Oregon is failing its public school students. We've known about this for years.

A new kind of resolution: recycle

Gresham Outlook - Opinion
There are two main ways we can ruin recycling, writes editor Leslie Pugmire Hole.

1998: Joan Baker among baking competition finalists

Estacada News - Opinion
Two decades prior, a fisherman caught a 20 pound steelhead near the River Mill Dam

MEASURE 101: Voters should OK tax increase

Gresham Outlook - Opinion
Despite what proponents say, Measure 101 is not a referendum on public employee pensions.

Secretary of State: Oregon fails 1 in 4 students

Gresham Outlook - Opinion
Oregon students deserve a world-class education. We can do better. We must do better.

Quit boasting about how great it is to live here

Gresham Outlook - Opinion
And other NEW YEAR'S GRIPES from Paul Keller, a former editor of the Sandy Post newspaper.

1987: Safari Club and Cazadero Inn host New Years parties

Estacada News - Opinion
Ten years before, Park's Distributing's grocery store was preparing to open in Estacada

Sexual harassment a long-overdue conversation

Gresham Outlook - Opinion
Many men in power will remember this as the year that their pasts caught up to them.

My View: Give to the arts by year-end

Portland Tribune - Opinion
Oregonians may get a 2017 tax credit for giving to the Oregon Cultural Trust and qualifying arts organizations by Dec. 31.

1997: Residents share their most memorable Christmas gifts

Estacada News - Opinion
Twenty years prior, children and families visited with Santa after a holiday parade

We can stop the tragedy of homeless school children

Gresham Outlook - Opinion
The highest rates of homelessness among school children can be found in rural school districts.

Editorial: Superfund cleanup must not be delayed

Gresham Outlook - Opinion
The secrecy of the talks is troubling, particularly in a process in which trust and credibility are key.

1977: High school cracks down on drug use

Estacada News - Opinion
In 2007, young Estacada residents wrote letters to Santa, which were then printed in the newspaper

Letter to the editor

Estacada News - Opinion
Estacada city leaders thank those involved with annual 'Lights on Broadway' celebration

Light rail: Delayed vote may be best of bad options

Gresham Outlook - Opinion
The new lightrail line isn't only needed inside Washington County: All of the metro region needs it.

1977: Estacada resident plans to set record for eating tacos

Estacada News - Opinion
Ten years later. music students at Estacada High School took to the streets to sing Christmas carols

My View: Kids' health shouldn't be a budget bargaining chip

Portland Tribune - Opinion
Congress has cut funding to the Children's Health Insurance Program; Sen. Ron Wyden vows to fight for funding to allow the program to continue.

When it's time to say me too

Gresham Outlook - Opinion
I had become jaded and thought of sexual harassment as the price of being female on this planet.

2007: Community members tour brightly-decorated…

Estacada News - Opinion
In 1977, Norm Christensen delivered the city's Christmas tree to the downtown area

1977: Estacada School Boardapproves corporal punishement

Estacada News - Opinion
Two decades later, 91-year-old Oliver Bowman was delivering Loaves and Fishes meals

1977: Safari Club wants to know if readers are hungry

Estacada News - Opinion
Twenty years later, Estacada high School was staging a female version of 'The Odd Couple'

Veterans deserve support every day

Gresham Outlook - Opinion
Veterans have given us freedom, security and the greatest nation on earth, America.

1997: Open house features holiday gifts with 'Christmas…

Estacada News - Opinion
Two decades prior, a bakery had opened at the Estacada Safari Club and was eager to cater

1977: Corporal punishment considered in schools

Estacada News - Opinion
Ten years later, Estacada High School Senior Missy Jones was crowned homecoming queen

1997: Ghosts haunt Community Center

Estacada News - Opinion
Two decades before, Estacada High School senior Lori Holliday was crowned homecoming queen.

1977: Theater owner weds between movies

Estacada News - Opinion
Three decades later, leaders at Estacada High School were searching for someone to be a mascot

Letter to the editor

Estacada News - Opinion
Community trade fair is a success, connects Estacada businesses and new customers

1987: Safari Club hosts men's night out

Estacada News - Opinion
Ten years before, a third grade class was building a model city and taking inspiration from Estacada

1977: Publisher criticizes district for not shopping local

Estacada News - Opinion
A decade later, Bill Morrow completed the 7.5 mile Best Dam Run in less than 40 minutes

1987: Newspaper readers could rent a grandmother

Estacada News - Opinion
The decade prior, a local theater owner said he would play Star Wars not a day longer than 28 years

Oregon ablaze: Let's take steps to minimize future fires

Portland Tribune - Opinion
The number of human-caused wildfires is rising - plus climate change and fuel buildup are exacerbating conditions that threaten trees and community…

1977: Ransom note sent for pet rock

Estacada News - Opinion
Two decades later, investigators believed a bear tore siding off an Estacada home

Letter to the editor

Estacada News - Opinion
It is illegal by state legislature to ask someone to prove their service animal is a service animal

2007: Letter praises Harmony Bakery

Estacada News - Opinion
Two decades earlier, a local kid won a bicycle in the Sentry Store Kid's Day drawing

1997: Frankie's Fabulous 50's opens in Estacada

Estacada News - Opinion
Ten years later, an Springwater 4-H member spent a day at the Oregon State Fair

1977: California native praises Estacada

Estacada News - Opinion
In 1997, longtime residents David and Anita Horner celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary

1967: Garfield Notes gives updates on residents

Estacada News - Opinion
Three decaes later, Philip Foster Farm held festivities for Descendents Day

Letters to the editor

Estacada News - Opinion
Leaders from American Legion and Estacada Area Community Events give thanks

1967: Smokey Bear encourages readers to prevent…

Estacada News - Opinion
Ten years later, the Estacada Police Department had a new patrol car and two vehicles again

1987: Three-year-old honored for participating in…

Estacada News - Opinion
Two decades prior, the newspaper offered advice on keeping moths out of readers' homes

1967: Estacada couple travels across the country

Estacada News - Opinion
Ten years later, the Timber Festival court returned after a hiatus. Members of the court included Irene Cordell, Kelly Stapleton, Mary Cole and…

1977: Bull killed in a 'senseless' incident

Estacada News - Opinion
In 1987, exotic dancer Richard 'Buba' Scott complained that Estacada women 'seemed to be skinny little things'

1987: Estacada resident trains guide dog for the…

Estacada News - Opinion
Ten years later, the Campfire Kids were preparing to tell their new penpals about Estacada

2016: Estacada fourth-grader triumphs in contest

Estacada News - Opinion
In 1987, a truck overturned on Highway 224 after the driver lost control when bugs flew into his eyes.

'Parenting is not for the squeamish'

Estacada News - Opinion
My challenge to you is to not get caught up in a parenting style that is driven by sensationalized media reports that cause you to believe things are…

1977: Estacada High School students sell house for…

Estacada News - Opinion
Twenty years later, the Springwater Presbyterian Church recieved a new roof

Hey, mom, happy Mother's Day!

Estacada News - Opinion
Mothers around town share the wisdom they're acquired over the years

My View: Remembering Michael Stoops

Estacada News - Opinion
Michael helped found the National Coalition for the Homeless in Washington, D.C., in 1980 and joined the staff in 1989. Before moving to D.C., he was…

1967: Scholarship Commission honors Estacada…

Estacada News - Opinion
Thirty years later, local children were rewarded for their honesty

Immunizations have no bearing on medical neglect

Estacada News - Opinion
During the past year, Attorney Bob Snee was hired by a young couple in Portland to get their newborn infant returned to them after the state took…

1997: Chamber hosts the circus

Estacada News - Opinion
Two decades earlier, Debbie Copher and Mollie Shibley were honored for their academic achievements

1977: Newspaper discusses Estacada historical fact,…

Estacada News - Opinion
Ten years later, Estacada students found success at the Clackamas community College skills contest

1967: Education Association hosts game night

Estacada News - Opinion
Prior to that, the Springwater Pony Pleasure Driving Club met at Milo McIver park

Data doesn't support raising kids in culture of fear

Estacada News - Opinion
The overall protective environment we have created for our kids impacts their sense of trying new things.

Raise age to buy, use tobacco to 21

Estacada News - Opinion
Analysts expect the number of adult smokers in Oregon to drop if we make it harder for teens to legally buy a pack of cigarettes.

Stable housing is a public safety issue

Estacada News - Opinion
As chief co-sponsors of HB 2004 and former law enforcement officers, we are fighting for safe and stable housing for an additional reason: it is…

Access to medicine outweighs the risks

Estacada News - Opinion
The cost of not passing HR2128 means thousands of visits to doctors, translating to significant costs for Oregonians. This means scheduling a visit…

1977: Male beauty pageant considered

Estacada News - Opinion
A decade later, a little dog faced down a larger one on Zobrist Street

Raise age to buy, use tobacco to 21

Estacada News - Opinion
Deaths from tobacco use are the No. 1 preventable cause of death in Oregon, according to the state Public Health Division, and most people start…

State needs to keep fingers off our money

Estacada News - Opinion
Letter writer Carlton Bruce of Sandy says the state government has plenty of money, it's just over spending.

1967: 'Namu' makes a splash at Broadway Theater

Estacada News - Opinion
Two decades later, Eagle Creek students were excited about fish

Oppose bill, keep pseudoephedrine out of reach in…

Estacada News - Opinion
Pseudoephedrine is a necessary precursor ingredient used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine, so it fuels our illicit drug trade while depleting…

Trumps's priorities deviate from values of…

Estacada News - Opinion
It's all about values (or lack thereof), and the president and many of his Republican brethren clearly value tax cuts for the wealthy and a…

1967: 5,000 eggs prepared for Easter festivities

Estacada News - Opinion
Two decades later, Estacada Elementary School was adorned with animals

2007: Auction boasts an evening with Academy Award,…

Estacada News - Opinion
Two decades prior, the Community Center hosted an Easter-themed auction

1997: Bakery employees celebrate birthdays

Estacada News - Opinion
Ten years later, there was a new pet store in town

There's fake news, and then there's genuine fake…

Estacada News - Opinion
The news being targeted by the president - you know, the stuff reported by organizations like The 'Failing' New York Times, CBS, CNN, etc. - is not…

Letter to the editor

Estacada News - Opinion
Drug, alcohol and substance abuse is an issue that's not only visible in the our community but also in our local schools.

Redistricting will move Oregon forward

Estacada News - Opinion
Oregon's Legislature is responsible for redrawing district lines objectively. However, partisanship and incumbency can unduly influence how…

1987: Retired school band director comments on…

Estacada News - Opinion
A decade later, Virginia and Stan Swartzendruber donated deserts to Estacada High School

You can help shape Estacada News opinion pieces

Estacada News - Opinion
From our vantage point as a locally produced community newspaper, we need to focus on our full attention on our primary mission, which is to provide…

1967: Golf chairman lauded for sportsmanship

Estacada News - Opinion
Twenty years prior, a puppet starred in an advertisement for health insurance

Give us your Amazing Kids nominees soon

Estacada News - Opinion
The Pamplin Media Group is once again sponsoring the annual Amazing Kids award, presented to a young people who have made a difference in their…

Put a cork in it: Oregon needs hiring freeze now

Estacada News - Opinion
Most states, when they confront financial hard times, put a hold on hiring.

Letter to the editor

Estacada News - Opinion
What will count as success in 'getting immigrants off welfare?' How many and where are they now? What is the goal? Shorter time on welfare? None on…

2016: Longtime code enforcement officer retires

Estacada News - Opinion
In 1977, a lucky shopper won $100 worth of local merchandise

1987: Yankee Lady writes love letter to Doodlebug

Estacada News - Opinion
Nearly three decades later, a local family was eager to share their farm with the community

1997: Kevin Costner films at Three Lynx

Estacada News - Opinion
Three decades before, the Eagle Creek Hatchery manager was honored for his work with fish

2007: First homes constructedat Regan Hill Heights…

Estacada News - Opinion
Three decades prior, the newspaper warned of dangerous driving conditions

State should show flexibility with snow days

Estacada News - Opinion
While we applaud strict guidelines aimed at improving school performance, we urge the State Board of Education to waive the classroom-minimum this…

Letter to the editor

Estacada News - Opinion
American Legion thanks community members for their support of a homeless veteran

Estacada Chamber: Working hard for community…

Estacada News - Opinion
Over the past two years the chamber has been reinventing itself in an effort to be more relevant and valuable to local businesses

1977: Writer warns of dangerous items lurking in…

Estacada News - Opinion
A decade later, an Estacada family planned to adopt from Brazil

We want a president who acts presidential

Estacada News - Opinion
Making fun of, castigating our president, is a long American tradition. Is there any doubt that early Americans made fun of George Washington's…

Would liberals now support Sweet Cakes?

Estacada News - Opinion
Phoebe Pearl's post follows actions by other NeverTrumpers asserting their intentions to discriminate against Trump supporters.

1987: Safari Club under new ownership

Estacada News - Opinion
A decade before, an Estacada youth recieved an invitation to Jimmy Carter's presidential inauguration

More inside scoops on our mountain road names

Estacada News - Opinion
'I suddenly realized, that, yes indeed, we shed some light on our home-grown road names up here.'

1977: School district bans use of trampolines

Estacada News - Opinion
Years later, the time and temperature sign was back at Pacific One Bank on Broadway Street

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