Surface collector 'crown jewel' of PGE fish passage projects

Surface collector 'crown jewel' of PGE fish passage projects

Juvenile fish will be piped below dam system Driving by Promontory Park Marina, it’s hard to...

Estacada, who are we?

Estacada, who are we?

City launches re-branding effort to capture evolving identity Estacada has been known as many...

Getting shady

Getting shady

More than 100,000 native trees, shrubs will be planted this winter The lower Clackamas watershed...

- Super Bowl XLIX: Seattle Seahawks vs. New England Patriots - Time to get loud

- Super Bowl XLIX: Seattle Seahawks vs. New England Patriots - Time to get loud

Estacada, Sandy fans ready to turn volume up to "12" The Seattle Seahawks will play in their...

Students head to Maryland for drug prevention training

Students head to Maryland for drug prevention training

Estacada High School seniors Alexi Caba, Bridgette Cade and Melissa Nuño take being “Above...


Estacada's Latest News

February 28, 2015

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…
February 27, 2015

Students make Estacada High School Honor Roll

by Estacada News
More than 100 students made the Estacada High School Honor Roll for the first semester of the 2014-15 school year. To qualify, students had to be enrolled full time and earn at least a 3.5 grade…
February 26, 2015

News Briefs

by Isabel Gautschi
Drinkwine submits letter of resignation to council Sean Drinkwine has submitted a letter of resignation from the Estacada City Council. Mayor Brent Dodrill made the announcement during the…
February 26, 2015

District invites early kindergarten registration

by Isabel Gautschi
The Estacada School District is encouraging families with incoming kindergarteners to register early in order to arrange bus transportation before September. Pick up a registration packet from…
Photo Credit: ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Sen. Alan Olsen prepares to give a speech Tuesday, Feb.17, at the state Capitol opposing Senate Bill 324, which extends Oregons low carbon fuel standards.
February 25, 2015

A day in the life of Sen. Olsen

by Isabel Gautschi
Olsen, with Republican block, opposes low carbon fuel standards bill Referring to himself as a “skeptic” of global warming, State Sen. Alan Olsen rushed between display boards and a stack of…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE OREGON STATE ARCHIVES - The preamble to the Oregon Constitution is part of the historic document that needs vital repairs.
February 25, 2015

Schoolchildren asked to help restore Oregon Constitution document

by Shasta Kearns Moore
A $60,000 campaign would restore and permanently display the 158-year-old document To address a longtime funding shortage, the Oregon secretary of state's office has issued a challenge to…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - 2014 Sandy Mount Festival Queen Donna Vedder
February 24, 2015

Sandy Mountain Festival seeks nominations for 2015 Queen's Court

by (none)
The Sandy Mountain Festival is accepting nominations for its 2015 Five Generation Queen’s Court. Every year since 1979, the festival has chosen five women who make a difference in their…
February 24, 2015

Police Log

by Estacada News
Information for this article comes from Sandy Police Department public records. The Sandy Police Department provides service in Estacada. Officers recently filed reports on the following…
These are the covers of the last two Hunting sections published by The Outlook, Sandy Post and Estacada News.
February 20, 2015

Attention all hunters

by (none)
We're trying to connect with folks who live within the circulation areas of The Outlook, Sandy Post and Estacada News who are dedicated hunters — big game, upland game birds and waterfowl. Each…
February 19, 2015

Estacada Community Summit set for Feb. 28

by Estacada News
Leaders of Estacada nonprofit groups, community and civic organizations and local government leaders are invited to the seventh Estacada Community Summit from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 28,…

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Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - A sketch depicting the suspect was released on Tuesday, Feb. 17. The mid-length red hair pictured is believed by authorities to be a wig.
Feb 18, 2015

Investigators seek 'serial flasher' after sightings in Boring,…

by Kylie Wray
Sheriff's office seeks public's help in locating suspect The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office continues to seek tips in a string of indecent exposure incidents that started in December in…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Kate Brown, former secretary of state, took the oath of office Wednesday morning to become Oregon's 38th governor. She was surrounded by her family during the ceremony, her husband, Dan Little; her two stepchildren, Dylan and Jessie, and her mother, Sally. Brown replaces Gov. John Kitzhaber, who resigned as an influence-peddling scandal engulfed his office.
Feb 18, 2015

Brown pledges to 'restore public's trust'

by Peter Wong/Capital Bureau
As she became Oregon’s 38th governor Wednesday, Kate Brown pledged that neither she nor her staff would accept outside compensation. In remarks after she took her oath from Chief Justice Thomas…
Feb 18, 2015

Student survey reveals frightening statistics

by Isabel Gautschi
Data shows high numbers of Estacada students have considered suicide In a survey, about one in five Estacada eighth- and 11th-graders reported seriously considering an attempt on their own…
Feb 18, 2015

School Board approves negotiating contract renewal for charters

by Isabel Gautschi
The Estacada School Board voted to proceed with negotiating a five-year contract renewal for the Estacada Charter Schools during the school board meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 11. Both Estacada…
Feb 18, 2015

Estacada officials react to Kitzhaber resignation

by Estacada News
John Kitzhaber resigned Friday, Feb. 13, as governor of Oregon in the wake of an ethics scandal involving himself and his fiancee, Cylvia Hayes. His resignation went into effect at 10 a.m.…
Feb 18, 2015

Rep. Kennemer talks 2015 legislative priorities

by Isabel Gautschi
Kennemer supports transfer of federal public lands in Oregon to state With the 2015 session of the Oregon Legislature in full swing, state Rep. Bill Kennemer, R-District 39, said he is focusing…
Feb 18, 2015

Olsen again tries for amendment transparency bill

by Isabel Gautschi
Senator discusses legislation he has introduced State Sen. Alan Olsen is again pushing for a bill to require the name of the legislator or committee requesting a set of proposed amendments to be…
Feb 17, 2015

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…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED - Clackamas County Park Rangers Thomas Gray, left, and Victor Harshman install  a new interpretive sign at Eagle Fern Park on Wednesday, Feb. 4
Feb 14, 2015

New signs installed at area parks

by Estacada News
Carver Boat Ramp, Eagle Fern Park and Metzler Park each have a new interpretive sign, and Barton Park will be getting one soon. The signs, designed by the Clackamas River Basin Council in…
Suzanne Bonamici, Ted Wheeler, Mike McLane, Earl Blumenauer
Feb 13, 2015

Leaders react to Kitzhaber's resignation

by Jim Redden
Oregon leaders were quick to react to Gov. John Kitzhaber's announcement that he will resign, effective Feb. 18. Most expressed sadness at the turn of events that will end Kitzhaber's 35-year…




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