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Several decades later, community members enjoyed a night of music, dancing at the Chamber of Commerce Sweetheart Ball

ARCHIVE PHOTO - In 1980, Kim and Jerry Rhoten purchased the Currinsville Market.

1980 — Kim and Jerry Rhoten were the new owners of the Currinsville Market. The couple also owned Carver Grocery. "We have a very large family and need a place for all of them to work," Jerry Rhoten said. "Having several stores helps in purchasing."

1990 — "License to Kill" had recently arrived at Videos on Broadway. The location, billed as "Your Family Video Store," offered customers more than 2,400 tites to watch.

2000 — Jerad Gile was the newspaper's student of the week. He was a fifth grader at River Mill Elementary School. He said the best part of school was seeing his friends at recess. Last year, he won a citizenship award for being helpful toward everyone in his class.

2010 — Swing dancing and music was the theme of Valentine's Day in Estacada. Residents practiced their dance moves at the Estacada Chamber of Commerce Sweetheart Ball in the Mason Ballroom. After the dance came to a close, many residents attended a concert by Art Abrams and the Swing Machine Big Band at the Estacada Auditorium.

2019 — Estacada artist Cheryl Butterfield was among the artists selected for the Clackamas County Arts Alliance Artist Exhibit Program. The artists were featured at various locations around the county throughout the year. She enjoyed painting scenes of Venice and Florence is it reminds her of the time she spent there.

"I relive it while painting. I feel like I've been in Venice for the afternoon," said the Estacada-based watercolor artist, who spent a year in Italy studying art history.


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