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Commissioner: Clackamas County seeing results of housing…

Commissioner: Clackamas County seeing results of housing…

Estacada News - Opinion
Sonya Fischer: Our program committed over $11 million in contracts this last year to address homelessness.
Our View: Bad behavior by coaches, parents and fans must…

Our View: Bad behavior by coaches, parents and fans must…

Estacada News - Opinion
Oregon high school sports are losing officials faster than they can be replaced according to the OSAA (Oregon School Activities Association). The…
Voter: Bring back competence to Clackamas County elections

Voter: Bring back competence to Clackamas County elections

Estacada News - Opinion
Naomi Angier: Catherine McMullen, unlike the incumbent clerk, will commit to eliminating barriers for voter access.
Enough is enough: Bad behavior by coaches, parents and fans…

Enough is enough: Bad behavior by coaches, parents and fans…

Estacada News - Opinion
Heads of national and state sports organizations warn that trend could be an end to high school sports
Opinion: Celebrate legacy of U.S. Constitution each…

Opinion: Celebrate legacy of U.S. Constitution each…

Estacada News - Opinion
Linda Neace and Rick Riley: Everyone should refresh their knowledge, renew appreciation for principles of freedom.
Clackamas County: Older adults can tackle social isolation

Clackamas County: Older adults can tackle social isolation

Estacada News - Opinion
Rod Cook: Suicide Prevention Awareness Month provides opportunity to remind citizens that help is available.
Opinion: Clackamas County courthouse deal is bad for us

Opinion: Clackamas County courthouse deal is bad for us

Estacada News - Opinion
Steven F. Cade: Our tax dollars on this project will be exported to Canadian hedge fund.
Friends gather to honor a life well lived — Tim Shibahara

Friends gather to honor a life well lived — Tim Shibahara

Estacada News - Opinion
My View writer Bill Monroe celebrates the life and achievements of his friend and colleague Tim Shibahara. Both served on the Clackamas River Basin…
Clackamas County NAMI: Bullies are back-to-school too

Clackamas County NAMI: Bullies are back-to-school too

Estacada News - Opinion
Bart Brewer: Bullying can not only disrupt learning and bring physical harm but can also cause mental harm.
Opinion: Freezing Oregon property taxes would cause problems

Opinion: Freezing Oregon property taxes would cause problems

Estacada News - Opinion
Former Budget Committee member: Initiative Petition 10 needs to be redrafted so those who can pay for vital public services continue to pay for them.
Reader response: What about water reuse on Clackamas River?

Reader response: What about water reuse on Clackamas River?

Estacada News - Opinion
William Gifford: Summers can create unnecessary competition between maintaining river health, growing water needs.
My View: Oregonians repeatedly reject nuclear power

My View: Oregonians repeatedly reject nuclear power

Estacada News - Opinion
Lloyd Marbet, executive director of the Oregon Conservancy Foundation, lays out reasons for opposing nuclear power, while advocating for investments…
Bob's Red Mill: Employee owners boost retention, recruitment

Bob's Red Mill: Employee owners boost retention, recruitment

Estacada News - Opinion
CEO Trey Winthrop: Oregon businesses are facing historic labor shortages, but employee stock ownership plans can help.
'Rolling coal' isn't a statement, it's a crime

'Rolling coal' isn't a statement, it's a crime

Estacada News - Opinion
If you don't like breathing the exhaust from polluters, report them to the police
Opinion: ODOT will toll to price people off of roads

Opinion: ODOT will toll to price people off of roads

Estacada News - Opinion
Elvis Clark: Appointees to rate-setting committee seek to coerce drivers into failing public-transit system.
Opinion: Clackamas County pandering or seeking solutions?

Opinion: Clackamas County pandering or seeking solutions?

Estacada News - Opinion
Former district manager: Commissioner Paul Savas' appointment to tolling committee appears to be politically motivated.
Clackamas DA: Public can view details in officer-involved…

Clackamas DA: Public can view details in officer-involved…

Estacada News - Opinion
John Wentworth: Nothing is hidden, although there may be a fee associated with review and copying of the information requested.
Column: Our comments are leaving; our commitment isn't

Column: Our comments are leaving; our commitment isn't

Estacada News - Opinion
Starting Aug. 1, Pamplin Media Group will no longer host online comments on its articles.
Exec director: Clackamas Volunteers in Medicine needs your…

Exec director: Clackamas Volunteers in Medicine needs your…

Estacada News - Opinion
Martha Spiers: County residents should help spread the word about the need for a contractor.
My View: Federal funds needed to improve election…

My View: Federal funds needed to improve election…

Estacada News - Opinion
A $20 billion bill in Congress would help every state make elections more secure with predictable funding.
NAMI: Kindness can help improve minority mental health

NAMI: Kindness can help improve minority mental health

Estacada News - Opinion
Bart Brewer: There are many other roadblocks communities face, such as barriers to care
Former state official: Thousands on brink of losing health…

Former state official: Thousands on brink of losing health…

Estacada News - Opinion
Charles Gallia: Congress should make American Rescue Plan Act subsidies permanent before insurance premiums rise.
My View: My belief in the right to choose

My View: My belief in the right to choose

Estacada News - Opinion
Legislator: Oregon must continue its leadership in standing up for access to reproductive care.
Letters To The Editor

Letters To The Editor

Estacada News - Opinion
Topics include support for Tina Kotek for Oregon governor; homelessness in Estacada; response to mass shooting
NAMI board president: Trauma survivors can help others…

NAMI board president: Trauma survivors can help others…

Estacada News - Opinion
La'Verne Lynn Adams: I survived domestic abuse and now am a licensed professional counselor.
NAMI: Misgendering can lead to stigma against trans people

NAMI: Misgendering can lead to stigma against trans people

Estacada News - Opinion
Bart Brewer: Marginalization faced by transgender population contributes to higher rates of depression, social isolation
League of Women Voters: Clackamas County, state see…

League of Women Voters: Clackamas County, state see…

Estacada News - Opinion
Marge Easley: We urge public officials, as well as voters, to view the blurred barcodes and delay in counting ballots as an important lesson.
It's time to restore trust in Clackamas County elections

It's time to restore trust in Clackamas County elections

Estacada News - Opinion
Pamplin Media Group editorial board: Sherry Hall must leave clerk's office and make room for qualified candidate Catherine McMullen
Doctor: Exercise may be better for depression than…

Doctor: Exercise may be better for depression than…

Estacada News - Opinion
Y. Pritham Raj, M.D: Walks with someone you love who is dealing with depression may just be the best medicine.
Opinion: Clackamas County elections are foundation of…

Opinion: Clackamas County elections are foundation of…

Estacada News - Opinion
Charles Gallia: Clerk Sherry Hall is up for reelection, and her opponent, Catherine McMullen, has taken the time to educate herself and become…

Former Clackamas County employee: Latest fiasco is…

Estacada News - Opinion
Former Clackamas County employee: Latest fiasco is…
Ashley Carroll: Sherry Hall has a history of election errors, erroneously sends out private emails, refuses to take any responsibility.

Opinion: Did Sherry Hall attempt to undermine…

Estacada News - Opinion
Opinion: Did Sherry Hall attempt to undermine…
Wayne Potter: Clerk's ineptness or deliberate sabotage means she has every reason to resign.

Oregon leaders worried by mega-drought fire season

Estacada News - Opinion
Oregon leaders worried by mega-drought fire season
The sustained dry periods make trees and other vegetation more likely to ignite if hit by lighting or human carelessness.

OHSU professors: Clackamas County residents can…

Estacada News - Opinion
OHSU professors: Clackamas County residents can…
PSU researchers: Aging and Disability Resource Connection streamlines access to information and resources

Letters to the editor

Estacada News - Opinion
Letters to the editor
Topics include Rep. Christine Drazan; Multnomah County Sheriff's race; Senate District 26 candidate Daniel Bonham; Stan Pulliam's campaign event

Opinion: 'Vote like it matters,' even with damaged…

Estacada News - Opinion
Opinion: 'Vote like it matters,' even with damaged…
Clackamas County Commission Chair Tootie Smith pledges to push for 'accountability and transparency' in future elections.

Opinion: Clackamas County can't afford any more…

Estacada News - Opinion
Opinion: Clackamas County can't afford any more…
Former Budget Committee member: Join me in supporting Catherine McMullen, who will not tolerate embarrassing missteps.

Five citizens: We can't wait to vote Sherry Hall…

Estacada News - Opinion
Five citizens: We can't wait to vote Sherry Hall…
Clackamas County voters say choice is clear to pick Catherine McMullen as the next election clerk.

NAMI: How labeling language affects mental health

Estacada News - Opinion
NAMI: How labeling language affects mental health
Bart Brewer: We shouldn't let diagnoses blind us from the people behind those labels

Endorsements: Kotek, Pierce are parties' best picks…

Estacada News - Opinion
Endorsements: Kotek, Pierce are parties' best picks…
A moderate Republican and a practical Democrat are the right options when facing a three-way race in November.

Opinion: Give Oregon's small businesses a break…

Estacada News - Opinion
Opinion: Give Oregon's small businesses a break…
Lori Olund: Elected officials should avoid overburdening economy's backbone with new regulations.

Sunrise Water: Your lights go out, but you can…

Estacada News - Opinion
Sunrise Water: Your lights go out, but you can…
Kim Anderson: Celebrate Drinking Water Week from May 1-7 with knowledge that water providers are planning and building safeguards.

Opinion: West Coast becoming a breeding ground for…

Estacada News - Opinion
Opinion: West Coast becoming a breeding ground for…
David Pope: Parental groups like Oregon Moms Union are seeking to indoctrinate our children.

Terry O'Neill: Kurt Schrader claims to be…

Estacada News - Opinion
Terry O'Neill: Kurt Schrader claims to be…
Former president of the National Organization for Women: Jamie McLeod Skinner is the truly pro-family candidate in this election

Oregon voters want more from journalists; we're…

Estacada News - Opinion
Oregon voters want more from journalists; we're…
Some don't want journalists picking 'winners' and 'losers' but some triage is needed to best inform the electorate.

Opinion: Catherine McMullen is ready to be…

Estacada News - Opinion
Opinion: Catherine McMullen is ready to be…
Jaime Mathis: Sherry Hall has been doing this job for 20 years and she is not doing it accurately.

Opinion: Catherine McMullen is ready to be…

Estacada News - Opinion
Opinion: Catherine McMullen is ready to be…
Jaime Mathis: Sherry Hall has been doing this job for 20 years and she is not doing it accurately.

OPINION: School boards must regain the trust of…

Estacada News - Opinion
OPINION: School boards must regain the trust of…
OVBC survey finds that a minority of Oregonians feel their local school boards represent their beliefs

Decision 2022: Housing stability, voting access are…

Estacada News - Opinion
Decision 2022: Housing stability, voting access are…
Catherine McMullen: Eviction crisis in Oregon is amplifying obstacles to voting

OPINION: Tolling to encircle Oregon 'like a…

Estacada News - Opinion
OPINION: Tolling to encircle Oregon 'like a…
Bob Rubitschun: ODOT policies would have been unthinkable a few years ago; today, they're moving faster than a runaway freight train.

Opinion: Republicans can win Oregon with moderate…

Estacada News - Opinion
Opinion: Republicans can win Oregon with moderate…
Happy Valley resident: I will more than likely support Betsy Johnson if Christine Drazan doesn't win primary

DECISION 2022: Oregonians should fight war against…

Estacada News - Opinion
DECISION 2022: Oregonians should fight war against…
Sandy Mayor Stan Pulliam is a Republican candidate seeking his party's nomination in the race for Oregon governor.

OPINION: Action needed now to address climate change

Estacada News - Opinion
OPINION: Action needed now to address climate change
Jessie Kochaver: 'It's past time we put these climate-focused policies to use.'

Pulliam: Oregonians should fight war against…

Estacada News - Opinion
Pulliam: Oregonians should fight war against…
Sandy Mayor Stan Pulliam is a Republican candidate seeking his party's nomination in the race for Oregon governor.

OPINION: Missed opportunity for stronger…

Estacada News - Opinion
OPINION: Missed opportunity for stronger…
Metropolitan Mayors' Consortium: 'A second job to make up the missing legislator pay is untenable for most people.'

OPINION: To get beyond red vs. blue Oregon, let's…

Estacada News - Opinion
OPINION: To get beyond red vs. blue Oregon, let's…
Losing faith in the democratic process? Let's make the American government responsible and accountable

Oregon gubernatorial candidate: I will stop I-205…

Estacada News - Opinion
Oregon gubernatorial candidate: I will stop I-205…
Jessica Gomez: Thanks to state's failed leadership, working families in Clackamas County face another fee

Opinion: 'Freedom-loving patriots' engaged…

Estacada News - Opinion
Opinion: 'Freedom-loving patriots' engaged…
Elvis Clark: Officials allowed them to vent their frustrations, conduct a prayer before they left

Citizen: In-person Clackamas County meetings should…

Estacada News - Opinion
Citizen: In-person Clackamas County meetings should…
Richard Jaskiel: We've patiently waited long enough, and I'm glad that Commissioner Paul Savas is ready

Opinion: Clackamas free clinic underscores need for…

Estacada News - Opinion
Opinion: Clackamas free clinic underscores need for…
Gary Sinnen: Our health care 'system' leaves significant numbers of our citizens unable to access care.

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