Rewind to your local movie rental store

Rewind to your local movie rental store

Just In Video owner cites friendly customer service and groceries as key to continued success

Becoming the 'voice of the ocean'

Becoming the 'voice of the ocean'

Longtime Estacada resident enjoys bringing smiles to people's faces through music

Celebrating community through music, family

Celebrating community through music, family

'Our Family' concert, featuring local talent, will premiere Friday, Feb. 17

Bark says Trump's policies will bite the environment

Bark says Trump's policies will bite the environment

Advocacy group for Mt. Hood National Forest cites concerns

Art for the holidays

Art for the holidays

Gallery's December show will feature multiple artists and focus on gifts

The magic of 'Fantastic Beasts' casts a spell around town

The magic of 'Fantastic Beasts' casts a spell around town

Estacada residents eager to see new film in 'Harry Potter' franchise

Shoeboxes of love

Shoeboxes of love

When parishioners at Clackamas Valley Baptist Church first found out about Operation Christmas...

The right choice

The right choice

Looking back, Vivian Parkinson is sometimes surprised at her decision to join the U.S. Army....

Journey through the Clackamas

Journey through the Clackamas

It’s been a good year for Spring chinook salmon in the Clackamas River. Officials from...

The haunting of the Springwater house

The haunting of the Springwater house

Thomas was born on Halloween, so it’s an eerie but fitting coincidence he lived in a haunted...

On the road to restoration

On the road to restoration

The Mt. Hood National Forest has many miles of roads less traveled, which is something several...

Landslide risk highest where disaster struck before

Landslide risk highest where disaster struck before

If a massive earthquake triggered landslides across Oregon, what would be the state’s...

Here comes the fungus

Here comes the fungus

Want to get the dirt on mushrooms? If so, add the fifth-annual Estacada Festival of the Fungus to...

Estacada bond attempts to break the 'mold'

Estacada bond attempts to break the 'mold'

In the depths of an unused classroom toward the back of Estacada High School, mold lurks on a...

Traveling on the 'Road to Success'

Traveling on the 'Road to Success'

When stepping inside of the Estacada’s School District’s new Road to Success program,...

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CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Tong Road meets Highway 224 a few miles east of Carver.
February 23, 2017

Landslide repairs close Highway 224 at Tong Road

by Emily Lindstrand
The Oregon Department of Transportation estimates the closure will last several weeks while engineers make lasting repairs in the vicinity of seven landslidea.
Exceptional Women 2016
February 24, 2017

Who is your nomination for annual Exceptional Woman special…

by Anne Endicott
Tell us about the women you know who make our lives and community better
More than two dozen local 'March 4 Trump' events, including one in Lake Oswego, are planned in support of a March 4 gathering on the Capital Mall in Washington, D.C.
February 22, 2017

Lake Oswego business owner plans 'March 4 Trump'

by Anthony Macuk
Kevin Kerwin's event is part of a nationwide series of pro-Trump rallies scheduled for March 4


Amazing Kids 2016
February 24, 2017

Do you know an Amazing Kid?

by Anne Endicott
We want to know them too! Nominations due by Sunday, March 5
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: U.S. AIR FORCE - Maj. Gen. Randall Ogden was recently promoted to commander of the Fourth Air Force, based in California. Prior to this, the Estacada High School graduate worked at The Pentagon in Washington, D.C.
February 23, 2017

From Estacada to military leadership

by Emily Lindstrand
Major general and credits Estacada with inspiring him to serve in the U.S. Air Force
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: CLACKAMAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE - Mykel Illa portrays Hal Carter and Astrid Bloodgood portrays Madge Owens in Clackamas Community Collge's upcoming production of 'Picnic.'
February 23, 2017

College invites theatergoers to a 'Picnic'

by Emily Lindstrand
Estacada High alumna among the cast of William Inge play
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: MAGGIE KELLY - Maddox Garrison
February 23, 2017

Third grade student wins Bee with 'Caterpillar'

by Pamplin Media Group
Maddox Garrison is trumphant in River Mill Elementary School Spelling Bee
February 21, 2017

Estacada Chamber plans Spring Gala

by Pamplin Media Group
Fundraising event will focus on unique experiences and is scheduled for April
February 23, 2017

Police Log

by Emily Lindstrand
Officers recently filed reports on the following incidents in Estacada
February 21, 2017

Estacada High School honors students for attendance

by Pamplin Media Group
The following students have attended at peast 95 percent of the school's first semester

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CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Harry Olsen's tomato plants tower over his backyard fence. Olsen gardens vertically and will teach a how-to class at the Estacada library later this week.
Feb 21, 2017

Let your plants grow up

by Emily Lindstrand
Master gardener will teach class at Estacada library later this week
Feb 21, 2017

Members sought for county's planning comission

by Pamplin Media Group
The commission advises county commissioners on land-use applications and issues
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: LILA REED - If youre feeling energetic on your trip to Couples Swept Away in Jamaica, you could spend a little time in the resorts lap pool.
Feb 20, 2017

Get swept away to sun, fun in Jamaica

by Lila Reed
Few know about this special gem of a resort in Negril, Jamaica, but now you can experience Couples Swept Away resort. It should be on your bucket list.
COURTESY OF CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE - Dirck Morgan White
Feb 20, 2017

Suspect in Waxenfelter murder arraigned

by Emily Lindstrand
Dirck Morgan White's murder trial will begin in May. He is accused of killing Clackamas County weighmaster Grady Waxenfelter.
COURTESY GRAPHIC - Clackamas County
Feb 21, 2017

Clackamas board seeks grant for courthouse planning

by Peter Wong
Clackamas County commissioners has taken a first step toward a long-planned new courthouse, even though it will not become a reality for several more years.
COURTESY OREGON LIQUOR CONTROL COMMISSION - Bottle deposits in Oregon will double to 10 cents on April 1. Under a bill proposed in the Legislature, even cans for which only a 5-cent deposit was paid can be redeemed for the full 10 cents until Sept. 1, 2018.
Feb 18, 2017

Oregonians could see bottle deposit windfall under bill

by Claire Withycombe/Capital Bureau
The state's bottle and can deposit will double to a dime April 1.
Feb 16, 2017

NEWS BRIEFS: County hosts open houses, Master Gardeners host…

by Emily Lindstrand
Clackamas County's Garden Discovery Day scheduled for March in Oregon City
Feb 16, 2017

SCHOOL BRIEFS: Thespian Society members receive recognition,…

by Emily Lindstrand
HEAL grants will be used to promote healthy and active lifestyles at Estacada High School and Clackamas Community College
FILE PHOTO - There will be a dance at the Estacada Community Center beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18.
Feb 16, 2017

Around town

by Emily Lindstrand
Listing of local events, public meetings, support groups, library and community center activities
PARIS ACHEN/CAPITAL BUREAU - Emily Salisbury, associate professor of criminal justice at University of Nevada Las Vegas and editor of Criminal Justice and Behavior, speaks about women in the criminal justice system at the Oregon Justice Reinvestment Summit at the Salem Convention Center Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.
Feb 16, 2017

Women's prison focus of state summit, legislative session

by Paris Achen/Capital Bureau
Researcher tells Oregon Justice Reinvestment Summit women offenders should be treated differently in effort to downsize state's prison population.