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Ten years later, The Artback was working on a mural about life on the Oregon Trail

ARCHIVE PHOTO - Am Griswold's 2009 mural 'An Evening on the Barlow Road' highlighted life on the Oregon Trail.

1969: Estacada area resident Mrs. D.L. Meade, along with her son and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Olson, had recently returned home from a trip to Mecca, Wash., where they visited her grandchildren, who lived on a cattle ranch.

"On their return home they also visited with Mrs. Meade's daughter and family at the national scout camp near Stevenson, Wash.," The News reported.

1979: Showings at the Broadway Cinema included "It Came from Outer Space" and "Creature from the Black Lagoon."

1989: David King was selected as Peace Lutheran Church's new pastor. He was a graduate of Fort Wayne Seminary and had grown up in Michigan.

"Friends, pastors and members of the local congregation attended his ordinance on Sunday, April 16, at the sanctuary on Old Eagle Creek Highway," The News reported.

1999: Estacada Toastmasters member Jerry Polzin had recently won first place in the Area 62 International Speech and Evaluation Contest. He competed against four other speakers.

"Jerry organized his evaluation into a beginning, body and conclusion. He pointed out that the evaluation was from his perspective. His evaluation was clear, concise and without notes. His presentation was well done," said Kay Henselman, another member of the Toastmasters group.

Polzin noted that he joined Toastmasters nine years ago because he had a fear of public speaking that he wished to overcome.

2009: The Artback was preparing to paint "An Evening on the Barlow Road," designed by Am Griswold. The mural would depict life on the Oregon Trail for early pioneers and would be painted on a vacant building near True Value.

"I wanted to do something that would represent Oregon's history," Griswold said.

2018: Students from Red Barn Preschool had recently visited Out to Pasture Animal Sanctuary as a part of their lesson about farm animals. Out to Pasture is a nonprofit organization that is home to more than 150 animals, including donkeys, llamas, potbellied pigs, farm pigs, goats, sheep, chickens and rabbits. Stanley, the goat, and Val, the miniature donkey, particularly enjoyed the students' visit.

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