2018: Campfires blaze in spite of burn ban
1969 — At Horner's Market, ham sandwiches were 10 cents each, bread was 23 cents each and frozen beef steaks were 89 cents for a package of 10. An advertisement noted that the store had launched a "second front on war against (the) high cost of living."
1979 — Showings at The Broadway Cinema included "Heaven Can Wait" and "Prophecy: The Monster Movie." An advertisement for the latter promised that "She will find you."
1989 — Items from the newspaper's classified section included pygmy goats for sale, open spots for children at Red Barn Preschool and a job posting for a deputy city recorder for Estacada.
1999 — Members of Eagle Creek Foursquare Church hosted their annual community picnic, which featured food, games and music. During the event, Barbarina Flohr provided face painting, and the Oregon Old Time Fiddlers played.
2009 — The Estacada Booster Club funded a $34,000 project to create a covered area for cooking and concessions at Ranger Stadium. Prior to this, the group sold food under a canvas tent during sporting events. "It's been a goal of ours to come up with a more permanent solution to the tent, and we were finally able to do it," said Michele Jones, a member of the Booster Club.
2018 — Although there was a burn ban in the Mt. Hood National Forest, officials have found numerous abandoned campfires, and leaders from several agencies were helping spread information about fire safety during this warm season. "We're seeing a lot of (abandoned campfires) in dispersed camping areas," said Susan Granbery, a member of a multi-agency national fire prevention and education team that had spent the previous several weeks in the Mt. Hood National Forest sharing information about the burn ban, which had been in place since July. "The Mt. Hood National Forest recognized the need for additional fire prevention specialists. It's important to take precautions to prevent any sort of wildfire."
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