PGE launches floating surface collector

PGE launches floating surface collector

If you happened to have been driving down Highway 224 near North Fork Dam last Thursday, you may...

District sticks with two K-5 schools, slows enrollment equalization

District sticks with two K-5 schools, slows enrollment equalization

Implementation adjusted for parent concerns The Estacada School District is moving ahead with...

Mining disappointment

Mining disappointment

Promise of gold lures prospectors to Mount Hood in late 1800s, but ends with broken dreams The...

District, parent divided on outdoor school decision

District, parent divided on outdoor school decision

Concerned over the potential for injury at outdoor school, the Estacada School District has...


Estacada's Latest News

May 23, 2015

Police Log

by (none)
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…
May 21, 2015

District allows Figgins to attend outdoor school

by Isabel Gautschi
Parent, supporter say district needs to stop excluding disabled students The Estacada School District will allow Bryten Figgins, a medically fragile Clackamas River Elementary sixth-grader, to…
May 21, 2015

News Briefs

by Isabel Gautschi
School board plans June 9 appointment Estacada School Budget Committee member John Miller is expected to be appointed to the school board during the school board meeting on Wednesday, June 9.…
CONTRIBUTED - Aurora M. Cook
May 21, 2015

Birth

by Estacada News
COOK — Aurora M. Cook, the daughter of Heidi M. Gardner and Galen W. Cook of Estacada, was born at 12:01 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22. She was 19½ inches and weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces. Aurora joins…
May 19, 2015

Wheeler, Riedel win contested school board races

by Isabel Gautschi
Ben Wheeler and Ken Riedel have won the at-large school board seats in the two contested races for the Estacada School Board. Unofficial election results show Wheeler took the Zone 6 race with…
May 20, 2015

Randall, Bresko, McAdoo elected to fire board

by Isabel Gautschi
Chris Randall, John Bresko and John McAdoo ran unopposed for Position 2, Position 3 and Position 5 seats respectively on the Estacada Fire District Board. There are no candidates listed for a…
May 20, 2015

Parent asks for clarification on complaint process

by Isabel Gautschi
Mudrow: Board makes policy; school operation out of purview At what point does a parent complaint reach the Estacada School Board? Amy Crombie asked the board for a show of hands whether they…
May 20, 2015

Turning students into good citizens at heart of strategic plan

by Isabel Gautschi
After months of development, the five-year strategic plan for the Estacada School District has been revealed. Jennifer Behrman, a teacher on special assignment and internal facilitator for the…
May 20, 2015

Library considers request to relocate farmhouse

by Isabel Gautschi
Though originally planned for demolition, a citizen has proposed relocating the house next to the Estacada Public Library to another location. Library Director Michele Kinnamon said it had been…
COURTESY: SALEM-KEIZER PUBLIC SCHOOLS - Salam Noor is likely to become Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction at the Oregon Department of Education.
May 18, 2015

Governor taps Salam Noor for top education post

by Shasta Kearns Moore
The Salem-Keizer veteran has experience from early childhood to higher education Gov. Kate Brown announced Monday that Salem's Salam Noor should replace Rob Saxton as Deputy Superintendent of…

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May 17, 2015

Police Log

by (none)
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…
May 16, 2015

Fire Calls

by (none)
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…
May 14, 2015

State revenue forecast: Kicker on the way

by Peter Wong/Capital Bureau
UPDATE: University presidents want more money for schools State economists are projecting both a $473 million rebate to taxpayers next year and up to $264 million more for the state budget in…
May 14, 2015

News Briefs

by Estacada News
Art students earn honorable mentions Estacada High School art teacher Janice Packard announced that two Estacada students, Alena Kozlova and Teresa Mantei, earned honorable mentions in the…
May 14, 2015

Council considers internal promotion to city manager

by Isabel Gautschi
Elliott hopes to retire by Aug. 3 As City Manager Bill Elliott’s retirement looms, the Estacada City Council has decided to first advertise for his replacement in-house. The decision was made…
PEGGY SAVAGE - A visitor inspects one of many quilts hanging on display in the Dibble House.
May 08, 2015

Molalla Quilt Show features more than quilts

by Peggy Savage
The Molalla Quilt Show opened today to sunshine that promises to last the weekend -- perfect weather for strolling through Molalla's Dibble House Museum Complex to check out the displays of…
May 07, 2015

News Briefs

by Estacada News
Council appoints King to unexpired term Four candidates came forward in the hope of being appointed to the Estacada City Council seat vacated by Sean Drinkwine in February, including Drinkwine…
May 06, 2015

District, parent near outdoor school agreement

by Isabel Gautschi
Petition for inclusion gains more than 1,000 signatures A compromise appears to be in the works for a medically fragile Clackamas River Elementary sixth-grader to participate in outdoor school.…
May 02, 2015

ODOT offers open house on hazard removal

by Isabel Gautschi
The Oregon Department of Transportation is holding an open house on plans to address rock falls and hazardous trees along a five mile stretch of Highway 224 east of Promontory Park. Construction…
Apr 30, 2015

Springwater church to hold breakfast fundraiser for flood-relief…

by (none)
Springwater Presbyterian Church is preparing to send youth group and congregation members to a weeklong mission in Loveland, Colo., to assist with relief and cleanup from the floods of 2013. A…




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