1969 — Items from the newspaper's classified advertisements included a John Deere tractor, a stingray bicycle and an early American Console Piano, all of which were for sale.
1979 — Clackamas Community College would soon take charge of the educational program at Timber Lake Job Corps in the Mt. Hood National Forest. "The cooperative agreement with Timber Lake provides full-time and part-time instructors for the Job Corps project near Estacada with the costs shared between the college and the federal government," The News reported.
1989 — Events from The News' community calendar included a meeting of the Christian Home Educators of Estacada and Eagle Creek, an Awana Youth Group meeting at Estacada First Baptist Church and a suicide prevention workshop at Estacada High School.
1999 — Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Deputy Jim Landles was the new resource officer for the Estacada School District. He had served as a DARE officer in the school district for the past three years and had worked for the sheriff's office for 24 years. "Landles said he first joined CCSO because of his desire to help people and because he thought he could make a difference," The News reported. "Through the DARE program, he found helping kids was a very rewarding experience so when the SRO position was presented to him, he jumped at the chance."
2009 — Visitors toured the fire station and rode fire engines during the Estacada Rural Fire District's open house. The event also featured hands-on demonstrations by local firefighters, including the vehicle extrication process and rope demonstrations.
2018 — Officials from Portland General Electric and community members gathered at the Faraday Powerhouse to commemorate the 111-year-old structure as it was removed and replaced. On Monday, Sept. 24, PGE hosted a gathering at the hydroelectric plant on the Clackamas River. Speakers included PGE President and CEO Maria Pope and Clackamas County Commission Chairman Jim Bernard.
"This powerhouse has withstood 111 years. It's a tribute to our predecessors and what they were able to do," Pope said.
Construction on a new powerhouse is expected to be completed at the end of 2020.
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