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Crash damages fire station administration building

Crash damages fire station administration building

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by: ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Student designs anti-drug artwork for bench Estacada High School student Cecilia Lee designed the anti-drug message artwork now adorning the bench at Northeast Sixth and Broadway. The project was sponsored by Drug-free Estacada Families and Youth (DEFY).
July 11, 2014

News Briefs

by Isabel Gautschi
Philip Foster Farm receives grant The Kinsman Foundation of Milwaukie, which supports Oregon architectural preservation projects, awarded $8,900 in grant funds to the Jacknife-Zion-Horseheaven…
July 11, 2014

Man killed in tree felling accident

by Isabel Gautschi
An Estacada man was killed while attempting to fell a tree in the Mt. Hood National Forest on Thursday, July 10. According to a press release issued by the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office, a…
July 10, 2014

Dust off your fans, the heat is coming

by Pamplin Media Group
Temperatures in metro area could hit 100 Weather expert Steve Pierce says the Portland area, and the Pacific Northwest, should prepare for brutal heat in the coming week. "The Pacific Northwest…
by: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ  - Mary Stewart (right), an agritourism consultant, walks with Carol Westergreen on the grounds of Westergreens Out in the Garden Nursery in Molalla.The nursery welcomes guests as part of the Molalla Country Farm Loop.
July 10, 2014

FARM FRESH AGRITAINMENT

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Changes have made agritourism more popular, but limits are still murky Oregonians love their farmers. Grocers tout their local cherry farmer cred on freeway billboards. Dairy farmers assure us…
July 09, 2014

Broadway Streetscape meeting planned

by Isabel Gautschi
The Broadway Streetscape Project will reconstruct public amenities on Broadway Street. Construction is expected to begin in January 2015. Public information meetings on the project will be held…
July 06, 2014

Police Log

by Isabel Gautschi
Information for this column comes from Sandy Police Department public records. The Sandy Police Department provides service in Estacada. Officers recently filed reports on the following…
July 05, 2014

Fire Calls

by Isabel Gautschi
The information for this column comes from the public records of the Estacada Rural Fire District No. 69. Employees and volunteers recently responded to the following incidents. Fire personnel…
July 03, 2014

Price per acre in Industrial Campus drops nearly $50,000

by Isabel Gautschi
In an effort to give extra incentive to buyers, the price per acre has been significantly reduced on the Estacada Industrial Campus. Better Homes & Gardens Commercial Real Estate announced in a…
July 02, 2014

Officials strive to make Estacada bike-friendly

by Isabel Gautschi
Estacada-Detroit bike route approved It makes sense that the theme of this year’s Chamber of Commerce Fourth of July Parade is “bicycling” as the city has been making great strides toward…
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July 02, 2014

County shuts down weighmaster program

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Clackamas County announced it is shutting down its highway weight enforcement program in the wake of the Feb. 6 shooting death of weighmaster Grady Waxenfelter. The decision to make permanent a…

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Jul 02, 2014

News Briefs

by Isabel Gautschi
Wade Street repaved thanks to grant You’ve probably noticed that Wade Street is being completely redone. The street is being reconstructed and paved thanks to a $50,000 Special City Allotment…
Jul 02, 2014

Fireworks prohibited in Mt. Hood National Forest

by Isabel Gautschi
Mt. Hood National Forest officials have issued a press release reminding the public that fireworks are prohibited on federal lands, such as the forest. Violations of this law are punishable by a…
Jul 01, 2014

Police Log

by Estacada News
Information for this column comes from Sandy Police Department public records. The Sandy Police Department provides service in Estacada. Officers recently filed reports on the following…
Jun 29, 2014

Fire Calls

by Estacada News
The information for this column comes from the public records of the Estacada Rural Fire District No. 69. Employees and volunteers recently responded to the following incidents. Fire personnel…
Jun 28, 2014

Orchestracada seeks new members

by Isabel Gautschi
Anyone 6 years and up interested in playing a musical instrument is invited to join Orchestracada. Already a musician? You’re invited to join Orchestracada and share your talent with new…
Jun 27, 2014

News Briefs

by Isabel Gautschi
Council approves budget The Estacada City Council formally adopted the $7,371,344 2014-15 budget during its meeting on Monday, June 23. Changes from the previously approved budget include: n…
Jun 27, 2014

Eagle Creek family tied up while home robbed

by Isabel Gautschi
Five masked and gloved people robbed a home in the 22500 block of Southeast Van Curen Road in Eagle Creek in the early morning hours of Friday, June 27. According to a press release issued by…
Jun 26, 2014

Estacada-Detroit bike route approved

by Isabel Gautschi
The Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission has officially approved the new Cascading Rivers Scenic Bikeway between Estacada and Detroit. The decision was made during the commission’s…
Jun 25, 2014

Clackamas County deputy sues over anti-Semitic remarks

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Clackamas County sheriff's corrections deputy Rich Sneath is suing the county for discrimination, claiming he was harassed and ridiculed because he is Jewish. Sneath’s lawsuit, filed June 24 in…
Jun 25, 2014

Yamashita lobbies against marijuana legalization

by Isabel Gautschi
If a marijuana legalization initiative appears on the November ballot, it’s safe to say Sandy/Estacada Police Chief Kim Yamashita will be firmly in the “just vote no” corner. Yamashita expressed…




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