1980: Lakeshore Drive neighborhood annexed into city limits
1980 — The city of Estacada would soon gain new residents. More than half the residents of the Lakeshore Drive area signed a petition in support of annexing the neighborhood, which consisted of 145 people, into city limits. "The planning commission has endorsed the annexation which will become official when the city council accepts the petition submitted by residents," The News reported.
1990 — The Eagle Creek Parents Club was hosting a Sweetheart Carnival to raise funds for art projects and equipment. There would be a lover's lane cake walk, photo booth, games, prizes and food for purchase.
2000 — Estacada High School's winter formal princesses made an appearance during a pep assembly at the school. The group included Jessica Richardson, Heather Cebette, Joy Thompson, Jayme Dodrill, Lindsey Cleveland, Heather Bardell, Kalli Gaskill, Emily Hyde, Sadie Main and Stacy Trubacik.
2010 — Items from the newspaper's Around Town calendar included registration for the Estacada Little League, $2 lunch at the Estacada Community Center and a toddler storytime
at the Estacada Public Library.
2019 — E-book usage was on the rise at the Estacada Public Library. In May 2012, readers at the Estacada library downloaded 93 e-books and digital audiobooks, a figure that grew to 875 downloads in December 2018. From July to December 2018, Estacada patrons downloaded a total of 4,705 digital items. "The circulation has just gone up and up," said Estacada Public Library Director Michele Kinnamon. "It's gotten more and more popular as people find out about it and become adept with devices."
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